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Laudate Si Group
Laudate Si Group

Laudate Si Group is a new Group which is being initiated in response to the initiative of Pope Francis to be aware of Creation and World resources. If you are interested in joining this Group or would like further information please contact Greg Harvey – Tel: 07781110471 / E-mail: famhrv@gmail.com  

Missio
Missio

MISSIO. I am pleased to report that finally the magazines and prayer cards arrived and a few days later the Calendars for 2020. The latter are particularly good and include the “Pope’s Intentions” for each month. I requested that Missio boxes be handed in on 6th October and since then I have received 43 boxes […]

Global Caring Video
Global Caring Video

Climate Change – Our Parish Response to the Pope’s call. A new video ‘Global Caring’ will be shown on Tuesday 5th Nov at 2:00pm in Delancey’s upper room and repeated on Wednesday 6th Nov at 7:00pm in St Josephs Parish Room. PLEASE come along to the session for it’s own sake without pressure to become further involved.  […]

Extraordinary Mission Month
Extraordinary Mission Month

Pope Francis has set aside this month of October for the Church to reflect on the vital importance of bringing the Gospel to the whole world. “Everyone has the right to receive the Good News that Jesus Christ loves them and gave his life to save them.” To support the missionaries in serving the poorest […]

Climate Change - Our Parish Response to the Pope's call
Climate Change – Our Parish Response to the Pope’s call

In 2015 in ‘Laudato si’, Pope Francis sent a message to ‘all people of good will’ to respond to the urgent need to redress the harm humanity is causing to the environment. This message was addressed to each of us. Further to last autumns sessions a new video ‘Global Caring’ will be shown on Tuesday […]

Climate Action - responding to ‘Laudato si’
Climate Action – responding to ‘Laudato si’

The abundance of life on earth has fallen by more than half in the last 40 years (WWF 2015). Should we reflect on that for a moment? ‘Laudato si’ (the Pope’s 2015 letter to all people of the world) demands a rethink of Catholicism’s attitude to the earth and all of creation we share this small […]

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 […]