A Day of Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic on Friday 27th November. I invite you to join me in prayer: For a speedy end to the pandemic For the protection of all, especially our family and friends For the health of the sick and those who care for them For those suffering financially or […]
Posts Tagged ‘Diocese of Portsmouth’
This Sunday is Good Shepherd Sunday also known as Vocations Sunday (3rd May) Information on how to support the clergy can be found on the Diocesan ENews. If you would like to donate to the Clergy training fund please send a Cheque to the Parish office – Cheque payee ‘PRCDTR’ (mark back of Cheque – […]
Could you inspire young people to make a difference? Could YOU be a CAFOD school volunteer? Schools Volunteers are a vital part of our work bringing Catholic social teaching to the next generation – but there is a shortage in Portsmouth Diocese and we need your help. By becoming a CAFOD School Volunteer you will […]
Divine Mercy Chaplet Sunday 19th April – 3:00pm The Bishop has requested that all in the Diocese should join him for live streaming of the Chaplet from his Chapel in Bishop’s house.
It’s a great joy for our Diocese to welcome Chris Stefanick, founder of RealLife Catholic, who will be leading our big Diocesan day of Celebration of the Word of God next summer. Just to make sure you have the date in the Diary: it’s on Sunday 28th June and we have booked The Guildhall here in Portsmouth. […]
Portsmouth Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Bishop Philip invites all parishioners of the parish to join him in Lourdes. On 15th-19th July 2020 flying by charter aircraft direct to Lourdes (Tarbes) airport from Bournemouth airport. £695 per person for a shared room, all meals included. The cost for those age 14-35 who volunteer to support the pilgrimage […]
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 […]
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.