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 […]
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I am delighted to report that the Lenten Alms giving during Lent was £6,000. This is an amazing total and will make a huge difference to those who, having fled the civil conflict in Bamenda, are being cared for by members of our sister Diocese. The generosity of the Parish when asked to make some […]
Don’t forget to return your envelope with your almsgiving offerings this weekend or on Holy Thursday. Your offerings will support our brothers and sisters in Bamenda who are homeless, hungry, thirsty and naked having fled their homes because of violence and conflict. Whatsoever we do for the least of our brothers, we do in Christ’s […]
Have you given up that morning skinny latte with an extra shot for Lent? If so the £3.50 you don’t spend each weekday will provide over £100 towards urgently needed medical supplies for those displaced by the civil conflict in our sister Diocese. Keep the special envelope safe and put the money you save from […]
Lenten almsgiving will be used to support BAMENDA Colm Lennon, the Chair of the Diocesan Bamenda Committee, will speak at all Masses next weekend to give us a further insight into the situation facing the peoples of the Cameroon.
Lent comes early this year, and so we have hardly drawn breath from the end of Christmas at Candlemas before we find ourselves lurching into Lent. The word Lent means spring, and properly used the time of Lent, the “joyful season” as it is called in the prefaces of the time, gives us an opportunity […]
In Lent we are all asked to remember prayer, almsgiving and fasting. Prayer in the Parish: Wednesdays – 7.00pm – St Joseph’s – Holy Hour with Rosary Thursdays – 7.30pm – Centre for Peace – Rosary Sunday 19th March – St Joseph’s – 4.00pm – Benediction ~oOo~ Stations of the Cross: St Joseph’s – Fridays […]
CAFOD money boxes are available in the churches now. Fast Day envelopes will be available next weekend in time for Lent Fast Day on 10th March.
Lent Fast Day – Friday 19th February Lenten Almsgiving In order to conclude our year of fund raising for Mary’s Meals we will be dedicating our Lenten Fast Day collection to this very worthy charity. Mary’s Meals vision is ‘Every child deserves an education – and enough to eat. That every child receives one daily meal in […]
Lenten Almsgiving In order to conclude our year of fund raising for Mary’s Meals we will be dedicating our Lenten collection to this very worthy charity. Mary’s Meals vision is ‘Every child deserves an education – and enough to eat. That every child receives one daily meal in their place of education and that all those who […]