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Ordinations
Ordinations

On Sunday 5th July at a Mass at 2:0pm in St John’s Cathedral, Bishop Philip will be ordaining the following: Matthew King to the Sacred Priesthood: Anthony Fyk to the Diaconate. During the Mass, Edward Hauschild will be instituted as an Acolyte and Ambrose Chou as a Lector. After the Mass during Vespers, Paul Nwune […]

Mass Time Changes
Mass Time Changes

The Priests and Parish Council have been asked to look at the running of the Parish with only two priests available. The clergy are not able to celebrate the number of Masses at the weekend without a change of Mass times. The reality being that there will be times when there will be only one […]

Hospital
Hospital

It is always an issue but it is crucially important that when a Catholic is admitted to the hospital the family ensure that the Priests are contacted so that appropriate support can be given. As access to the hospital may be restricted, especially at this time during the coronavirus emergency, one suggestion is that the […]

Support Your Clergy
Support Your Clergy

Our Easter Offerings are given for the personal use of our priests and form a substantial part of their income. Please remember our priests and if you can give your usual offering for them this will be most gratefully appreciated. You may do so in one of two ways – By making a donation using […]

Holy Week Information
Holy Week Information

Both the Diocese and the Vatican have been producing instructions concerning Holy Week and Easter. They are practical and necessary during this time of difficulty. Here are a few of the instructions which I think you will find interesting: The faithful are no longer under the Sunday obligation to attend Mass. This also includes Easter […]

Applications for the Priesthood 2020
Applications for the Priesthood 2020

Please keep in your prayers the men who are currently filling in applications and sourcing references for their request to be considered for priestly formation. The discernment conference will take place on 20/21st March. Please pray for these courageous and generous men who are tentatively responding to the call to serve.  

Altar Servers - Congratulations
Altar Servers – Congratulations

Congratulations to the following altar servers who were presented with their medals on the Feast of St Stephen: Silver Medal for 10 years service Cleo Brierley, Martin Devon and Chiara Robilliard Bronze Medal Jack Blin, Tristan Klement, Ethan Reid, Logan Triggs and Philip Triggs. Any young people who have made their First Holy Communion may […]

Christmas Services
Christmas Services

The Nativity Of The Lord:  Tuesday 24th December      St Joseph’s Church – 5.00pm (Christmas Family Mass) Notre Dame Church – 6.00pm (Christmas Mass) Delancey Church – 7.00pm (Christmas Vigil & Mass) St Joseph’s Church – 11.30pm (Carols begin followed by Midnight Mass) ~oOo~ Christmas Day: Wednesday 25th December       St Joseph’s Church – 8.00am & 10.30am (Masses) No Evening […]

Does being a Priest, Deacon or Consecrated Life attract you?
Does being a Priest, Deacon or Consecrated Life attract you?

“On this rock I will build my Church” Does a life of faithful prayer and teaching as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life attract you? To explore further contact Fr. John Cooke – Email: vocations@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

Could the Lord be calling you?
Could the Lord be calling you?

“I AM sent me to you.” Could the Lord be calling you to proclaim His name as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life?   To explore further contact Fr. John Cooke. Tel: 01329 318 869 / Email: vocations@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk