The Pre-Marriage Course takes place next Sunday 22nd September for couples intending to marry in 2020. It is a requirement of the Church that all couples attend a pre-marriage course regardless of where the service is due to take place. The Diocese of Portsmouth asks that couples give 12 months notice of their intention to marry. For […]
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Clergy Appointments Bishop Philip has announced the new clergy appointments which take effect from September 2019. Canon Michael will continue to minister to the Catholic community in Alderney. Fr Paul will become the Parish Priest of Fleet & Church Crookham. Fr Steven will become the Parish Priest of Wash Common & Hungerford. Fr Bruce Barnes […]
Last week the Overseas Aid & Development Commission agreed to a request for an exceptional award of £20,000 to support the emergency relief work being undertaken by the Archdiocese of Bamenda to support the many thousands who have been displaced from their homes in the wake of the ongoing civil conflict in the region. This […]
Last Friday we welcomed Bishop Philip to Guernsey for the Confirmation Mass. Whilst here he paid a special visit to the Sisters of Mercy. There is a lovely photo and write up on the latest Diocesan ENews. Visit www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk and click on the ENews section to view.
“On this rock I will build my Church” Does a life of faithful prayer and teaching as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life attract you? To explore further contact Fr. John Cooke – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 […]
“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: email@example.com
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 […]
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 www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk.