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Retiring Collection - World Mission Sunday
Retiring Collection – World Mission Sunday

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 […]

Retiring Collection - Harvest Fast Day (CAFOD)
Retiring Collection – Harvest Fast Day (CAFOD)

Next weekends retiring collection is for Harvest Fast Day (CAFOD). CAFOD Family Fast day Friday 4th October No one should be beyond reach of the love and support they need to thrive. On Family Fast Day, CAFOD invites us to eat a simple meal for lunch or dinner and give the money we save to […]

Home Mission Sunday - 15th Sept
Home Mission Sunday – 15th Sept

Today we celebrate Home Mission Sunday. We are invited to find ourselves in the Gospel story as we accompany the characters who call out, ‘Rejoice with me!’ These words express the joy of finding something, or someone they had lost. Imagine the joy in your own heart when you see someone you love coming home […]

Annual Mission Appeal - Retiring Collection
Annual Mission Appeal – Retiring Collection

Next weekend there will be a retiring collection for  the work of the Comboni Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. We will welcome Fr Franco  who will make the appeal in our three churches. The Comboni Missionaries are an international Catholic organisation dedicated to ministering to the world’s poorest and most abandoned people, often working in unstable […]

Forest Parish Church Events - 4th-7th July - 10:00am-5:00pm
Forest Parish Church Events – 4th-7th July – 10:00am-5:00pm

Forest Parish Church Events Flower Festival on 4th – 7th July at 10:00am-5:00pm – Theme ‘Artists through the Ages’ The Festival will be opened by local artist Peter Le Vasseur at 10:30am on 4th July Refreshments will be available and there will be a table of crafts & gifts for sale. Summer Concert Friday 5th […]

Choral Classics - 16th July - 7:30pm - St Andrews
Choral Classics – 16th July – 7:30pm – St Andrews

Rejoice! Choral Classics from romantic to Modern St Giles’ Cathedral Choir, Edinburgh Rheinberger Mass in E flat Britten Rejoice in the Lamb together with music by Brahms, Sally Beamish and Gabriel Jackson, featuring Gaudent in coelis, Tantum ergo, Rejoice in the Lamb Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm in St Andrews in the Grange Admission Free – Retiring collection  

Retiring Collection - WINGS
Retiring Collection – WINGS

The retiring collection next weekend is for WINGS. You may remember we were able to support the little Catholic hospital of Christ the King in Tanzania after schoolchildren were killed and injured by a hand grenade. The Tumaini fund has asked if we can help the hospital again as they are struggling to keep the […]

CAFOD Appeal
CAFOD Appeal

We have all seen the terrible devastation caused by Cyclone Idai to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Cafod’s representative in Mozambique, Gabriel Bertani, has emphasized the importance of getting the essentials, food, clean water and hygiene kits, to people quickly. See more on the Cafod website We will take a special retiring collection on the weekend […]

Education Sunday - 09th Sept
Education Sunday – 09th Sept

The retiring collection  next weekend is for Education Sunday. The money donated will be for the upkeep of our two Catholic primary schools, St Mary & St Michael and Notre Dame du Rosaire. This collection helps us greatly as we receive no funding from the States of Guernsey for the upkeep of the school buildings. […]

Sea Sunday - Apostleship of the Sea
Sea Sunday – Apostleship of the Sea

Today is Sea Sunday when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. Without them we would not have most of the items we buy in the shops. Next weekend’s retiring collection is for the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS), the Church’s official maritime welfare agency. It supports seafarers both practically […]