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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  

World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life
World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life “ Before you were born, I consecrated you.” Do you think that you may be called by the Lord to serve Him as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life? To explore further contact Fr. John Cooke – Tel: 01329318869 / Email: vocations@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk  

The Epiphany - January 6th 2019
The Epiphany – January 6th 2019

“Opening their treasure chests, they offered Him gifts.” Are you beginning to see your life as a gift to be given to the Lord as a priest, deacon, religious sister or brother? To explore further contact – Fr. John Cooke – Tel: 01329 318 869 / E-mail: vocations@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

Spirit of Jesus
Spirit of Jesus

“God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts.” Do you feel the Spirit of Jesus prompting you to love and serve Him as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life? To explore further contact Fr. John Cooke vocations@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk or call 01329 318 869  

Thank You
Thank You

Canon Michael and the Priests wish to express their heartfelt thanks for the Easter offerings and gifts received. Also grateful thanks to all who prepared for the Easter Services – the music groups, choirs, those who keep our churches clean, the flower arrangers, the welcomers, the readers, the altar servers, the Eucharistic Ministers, and many […]

Easter Collections
Easter Collections

CAFOD boxes and envelopes should please be brought to Mass on Holy Thursday and form part of the Presentation of the Gifts. Collection at both the Good Friday services will be for the upkeep of the Holy Places in the Holy Land. The collections taken at the Easter Vigil and on Easter Sunday are for […]

Baptismal Preparation 
Baptismal Preparation 

Parents who wish their child to be Baptised please contact the Parish office to arrange an appointment to meet with the Priest. For first time parents please also enrole on the Baptism Preparation Course. This course is Mandatory before your child can be Baptised. Please note that Baptisms are not ordinarily celebrated during Lent. It […]

Hospital and Residential Care Homes
Hospital and Residential Care Homes

If you or a friend is in hospital or due to go into hospital, or are re-locating to a residential or nursing home, please let the Parish office or one of the priest’s know in order to receive continued Church support.  

Parish Priest Appointment for Alderney 
Parish Priest Appointment for Alderney 

Bishop Philip has appointed Father John Lavers as the new Parish Priest for Alderney with effect from September 2017.