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World Mission Sunday - 21st Oct
World Mission Sunday – 21st Oct

Next Sunday, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas missions. Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in building a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world. Please join him on this special day that unites Catholics all […]

October - Month of the Rosary
October – Month of the Rosary

October is the month of the Rosary and the Holy Father has invited us this year to pray the Rosary every day during this entire Marian month. He wants us to join in communion and in penitence, as the people of God, in asking the Holy Mother of God and Saint Michael Archangel to protect […]

Rosary on the Coast - 29th April - 3.00pm - Cobo
Rosary on the Coast – 29th April – 3.00pm – Cobo

Rosary on the Coast on Sunday 29th April at 3.00pm at Cobo Calling all Catholics, Parish Groups and all people of good will to join together in this act of prayer for the nations “The Rosary”. This powerful and popular prayer in which we will pray for the healing and unity of our nations. The […]

Share the Journey - A Conference On Refugees
Share the Journey – A Conference On Refugees

Responding to Pope Francis’ and Caritas Internationalis call to “Share the Journey”, CAFOD & Caritas Diocese of Portsmouth are co-sponsoring a conference on refugees on the 12th May in St Edward the Confessor Church in Chandlers Ford. The conference will also be entitled “Share the Journey” so come along and see what we can practically […]

Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2018
Message of the Holy Father Francis for Lent 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in His providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of our conversion”. Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of […]

Racial Justice Sunday - 28th Jan 2018
Racial Justice Sunday – 28th Jan 2018

Racial Justice Sunday 28th January 2018 “Every stranger who knocks at our door is an opportunity for an encounter with Jesus Christ, who identifies with the welcomed and rejected strangers of every age.”  Pope Francis Belonging: All are welcome On this day Catholics are called to pray for those who experience unjust discrimination or are […]

World Day of the Poor - 19th Nov
World Day of the Poor – 19th Nov

Sunday 19th November is the first ‘World Day of the Poor’. Pope Francis has instituted this new day as a way of inviting us to understand that sharing with those living in poverty “enables us to understand the deepest truth of the Gospel”. In his message for the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis […]

Your Voice Matters - Mega Youth Poll
Your Voice Matters – Mega Youth Poll

In 2018, Pope Francis will invite Bishops and others to Rome to talk about Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment. At this gathering they will discuss how the Catholic Church can accompany young people in their faith and help them to hear God’s call. If you are aged between 13-29 years old, the Catholic Church in […]

Acies  Service - 25th March - 2.30pm – St. Joseph’s Church
Acies Service – 25th March – 2.30pm – St. Joseph’s Church

The Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord Saturday 25th March 2017 Acies  Service – 2.30pm – St. Joseph’s Church On or about 25th March ‘each year’ The Legion of Mary throughout the World invite all its praying and active members to participate in a service of re-dedication to Our Blessed Lady, known as the […]

Spark - 6:30-8:00pm - St Joseph's Hall
Spark – 6:30-8:00pm – St Joseph’s Hall

Spark! Years 5-8 exploring our faith & having fun. Every other Thursday in term time, 6:30-8pm in St Joseph’s hall. £1 a session. Next session this Thursday 2nd March, explore creation with Pope Francis’ letter Laudato Si.