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Environmental Action Laudato si
Environmental Action Laudato si

Pope Francis’ encyclical ‘Laudato si’ is named after the opening words – ‘Praise be’  – of St Francis’ beautiful song which describes our world like a beautiful mother who sustains and governs us – a mother now crying out because of the harm we have inflicted on her. The Pope addressed it to’ all people […]

Canon Michael’s Open Air Farewell Mass - 30th June - 11:00am - Blanchelande Playing Field
Canon Michael’s Open Air Farewell Mass – 30th June – 11:00am – Blanchelande Playing Field

Canon Michael’s open air farewell Mass on 30th June at 11:00am at Blanchelande playing field (inside if wet) Reminders: We are hoping for a beautiful sunny day, so don’t forget to pack hats, sun screen and a picnic blanket. Pope Francis has appealed to us all that our parishes should be as environmentally friendly and as sustainable […]

Canon Michael's Open Air Farewell Mass - 30th June - 11:00am - Blanchelande
Canon Michael’s Open Air Farewell Mass – 30th June – 11:00am – Blanchelande

Canon Michael’s Open Air Farewell Mass on 30th June at 11:00am at Blanchelande playing field (inside if wet) Last Orders! If you would like to stay for lunch after the Mass Monday 17th June is the last day to call in or telephone the office and let them know. Some reminders We are hoping for […]

Global Catholic Climate Movement
Global Catholic Climate Movement

Global Catholic Climate Movement https://catholicclimatemovement.global/ This week is the 4th anniversary of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ document on our Christian duty towards the environment. “Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or secondary aspect of our Christian experience.”(Pope Francis) Mark the […]

Pope's Intentions - April
Pope’s Intentions – April

The Pope’s Intentions for April: Universal – Workers in War Zones. For doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others.  

LAUDATO SI
LAUDATO SI

UCM have been looking at “ LAUDATO SI” ‘Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. In it he states that the two greatest aims of his papacy are solidarity with those living in poverty and the protection of the planet which he calls Our Common Home. He urges us to do likewise. We live in a […]

Environmental Disaster - Film
Environmental Disaster – Film

Environmental Crisis? Our faith and caring for the earth. Second event. In response to Pope Francis’ call to care for creation and to pass on a healthy planet to our children, join us for a showing of a very short film and discussion of some practical steps we can each take if we are to avoid […]

November Prayers for the Dead
November Prayers for the Dead

In November, please pray each day for the holy souls in Purgatory, that is, our relatives, friends and benefactors who have died, and those with no one to remember or pray for them. It’s possible between 1st and 8th November to gain a plenary indulgence (one per day) applicable to the dead by visiting a […]

Film & Discussion
Film & Discussion

Global Healing – our faith and caring for our common home. A new and inspiring film in response to Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si (‘Praise be to You’) to “every person living in this planet”, to care for creation, our ‘Common Home’, and to pass on a healthy planet to our children’s children. Join […]

Film & Discussion
Film & Discussion

Global Healing – our faith and caring for our common home. A new and inspiring film in response to Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si (‘Praise be to You’) to “every person living in this planet”, to care for creation, our ‘Common Home’, and to pass on a healthy planet to our children’s children. Join […]