Next weekends retiring collection is for World Mission Sunday Together we are Mission Next Sunday is World Mission Sunday when the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his charity for world mission. Please support Missio in helping missionaries to work alongside communities throughout the world that are poor […]
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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 […]
Now is a good time of year to let me have your red boxes to count. They do not have to be completely full. Please ensure your name and phone number is on the base. Thank you. Richard
Father Brian wishes to thank you for your kind welcome both here in Guernsey and also in Alderney over the past 2 weekends. A Big Thank You to all those who signed up to the Mission Appeal. In total 47 of you signed up to become new members. A special word of thanks to the […]
At all Masses weekend of 18/19 August we welcome Fr Brian Oswald MHM who will speak on behalf of APF – Mill Hill and their Missionary work. This thank you & appeal is not for money but for parishioners to become members and take a Red Mission Box. The Red Boxes is a focus of […]
To date you have very generously raised £5,528 from your Lent Fast Day donations and CAFOD boxes. The UK Government has pledged to match this amount if the monies are sent in good time. The Guernsey Overseas Aid & Development Commission has pledged to do the same. This means that over £15,000 will be received […]
The total for 2017 amounted to £4607.93 an increase of 19% on 2016. Well done everybody and an enormous “Thank you” to all our supporters for your generosity. I recently received a box without a name on the base. It arrived in a blue “Paddington Bear Bag” The “Bear” is now looking for his owner! […]
The calendars for 2018 have now been received. They are free to supporters and available in the church porches. There are also a few copies of the Annual Review 2016. This is an excellent account of where your generous donations have been spent.
Please would anyone taking collection of a Red Box check that the donor has their name and phone number on the bottom. Thank you.
You will be delighted to know that the total sum raised in England and Wales last year amounted to £3,039,531 of which the three churches in Guernsey contributed £3,075.39 from the Red Boxes and £612 in direct donations. You have supported the work of the church in 98 dioceses across the world. This includes helping […]