Posts Tagged ‘Diocese of Portsmouth’

Viva Voce - Diocesan Magazine
Viva Voce – Diocesan Magazine

Viva Voce a new Diocesan magazine is available. These are free and the Diocese would very much like feedback as to what you think of the new format.

Diocesan ENews
Diocesan ENews

It is well worth signing up to receive Diocesan ENews each week! This week features the homily that Canon Hetherington gave at the Funeral Mass of Canon Dermot McDermot-Roe the longest serving priest in the Diocese. A weekly reflection is also given by our parishioner Jennifer Geach. Go to the diocesan website and click on […]

The Epiphany - January 6th 2019
The Epiphany – January 6th 2019

“Opening their treasure chests, they offered Him gifts.” Are you beginning to see your life as a gift to be given to the Lord as a priest, deacon, religious sister or brother? To explore further contact – Fr. John Cooke – Tel: 01329 318 869 / E-mail:

CAFOD - Needs You
CAFOD – Needs You

CAFOD Portsmouth is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us visit Catholic primary schools in Guernsey. If you are a good communicator and interested in global issues please get in touch. This role aims to empower young people to make a difference in today’s world. You need to have time during the week to visit […]

Jennifer Geach’s Reflection - ‘Going to Confession’
Jennifer Geach’s Reflection – ‘Going to Confession’

See Jennifer Geach’s reflection on ‘Going to Confession’ which you will find on the Diocesan Enews. Sign up to receive the weekly Enews emails by visiting the Portsmouth Diocese website  


A big diocesan Symposium is taking place on Saturday 3rd November 2018, 10 am – 4 pm in The Discovery Centre in Winchester (opp. St. Peter’s church) on Science and Religion. Two leading scientists will ask whether recent research on the Universe suggests the existence of a Creator. There will also be a series of workshops led […]


CAFOD Match Funding can make a huge difference. Portsmouth diocese raised an amazing £4.3 MILLION which will be doubled by the government (Our contribution had already been doubled by Guernsey States meaning we sent over £15,000). The match funding will go towards malnutrition projects in Zimbabwe and Eritrea. Thank you all for your generosity.  

Sherry Weddell - Visiting Diocese
Sherry Weddell – Visiting Diocese

Sherry Weddell, author of Called and Gifted, and Forming Intentional Disciples, is coming to the diocese next month. There are two events for laity, held at Basingstoke Country Hotel. On Friday 18th May 2.00pm – 7.00pm she will be speaking about parish renewal; a few of our parishes will be sharing what they are doing. […]

Share the Journey - A Conference On Refugees
Share the Journey – A Conference On Refugees

Responding to Pope Francis’ and Caritas Internationalis call to “Share the Journey”, CAFOD & Caritas Diocese of Portsmouth are co-sponsoring a conference on refugees on the 12th May in St Edward the Confessor Church in Chandlers Ford. The conference will also be entitled “Share the Journey” so come along and see what we can practically […]

Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2018
Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in His providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of our conversion”. Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of […]