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A message for Sea Sunday (8th July)

As we celebrate Sea Sunday, we are invited to remember the 1.2 million seafarers from all nations, professing different faiths, forced to live for several months in the confined space of a vessel, away from their families and loved ones, Continue reading

Pope Francis: communications

“The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32).
World Communications day is  on Sunday 13th May.
Read what Pope Francis says about fake news and journalism for peace.
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Irregular marital situations

Bishop Hugh has invited certain priests to be available to help those in what the Church calls “irregular marital situations”. Continue reading

Pope Francis: Vocations message

“We are not victims of chance or swept up in a series of unconnected events;
on the contrary, our life and our presence in this world
are the fruit of a divine vocation,” . Continue reading

Advent afternoon

On Tuesday 5th December the SVP invited us to afternoon tea with cakes, chat and a quiz, which was enjoyed by all.

St Josephs Advent afternoon 1

St Josephs Advent afternoon 1
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Advent afternoon at St Joseph's 1

Pope Francis message for World Mission Day

Mission at the heart of the Christian faith

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  ONCE again this year, World Mission Day gathers us around the person of Jesus, ‘the very first and greatest evangeliser’ , who continually sends us forth to proclaim the Gospel of the love of God the Father in the power of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

October is the month of the Rosary.

October is the month of the Rosary.
As we pray the rosary we meditate on the Mysteries,
episodes from the life and death of Jesus and Our Lady.
St John Paul II added the Luminous Mysteries to
the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries. Continue reading

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on Thursday 14th September commemorates the finding of the True Cross by St Helena; and the dedication of churches built on the site of the Holy Sepulchre and Mount Calvary. Continue reading

To think about in September

There are many different types of “year” in our country.  The tax year starts in April, the calendar year in January, the liturgical year in December and now, in September, we have the beginning of the academic year.  It’s a good time to start studying.  Continue reading

Message for Sea Sunday

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by and use many objects and products that at some stage of their journey towards us have being transported on vessels. Continue reading