The COMBINED NOTICE BOARDS for parishes of the Thames Isis
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activities taking place in your Parish and across
the whole pastoral area.
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Please pray for the Confirmation
Candidates of the Pastoral area who will be
confirmed at St John's Cathedral in Portsmouth next
Saturday, 23rd May.
SPEAK UP FOR THE LOVE OF….
MASS LOBBY OF PARLIAMENT, Wed 17 June
and TheClimate Coalition
have organised a
mass lobby of
Parliament on Wed 17 June to make
heard with our newly elected MPs and
ask them to
tackle climate change. Millions of
pushed deeper into poverty because of
of a changing climate. The day will
also include an
ecumenical service and a rally
with music and
guest speakers. More info and to
book a place,
please contact the CAFOD Portsmouth
firstname.lastname@example.org or 01252 329385
Lectio Divina has been used by
the church for centuries as a tool for deepening
prayer life. Meaning 'Spiritual Reading' it is
a way of reading the bible, making your reading a
prayer. It helps you to see how the Holy
Spirit , speaking to you through the bible, has
something to say about your life.
Click here for guide to Lectio Divina for
and here for guide for leaders
TO BE A CHRISTIAN IS
TO BE A MISSIONARY
Missio is the name for the
Pontifical Mission Societies.
The Pope has asked
Missio to care for, and support the younger Churches
across the world until they are able to be
Missio is therefore the Church’s
official support organisation for overseas mission;
raising awareness and funds for missionary and
pastoral work worldwide.
The generosity of
Catholics, primarily through the red APF mission
boxes in this country, means that Missio is able to
respond in faith and love to the needs of our
brothers and sisters in over 1000 mission Dioceses
around the world.
Please contact our
Portsmouth Diocesan Directors:
Deacon Richard Budgen (North Hinksey parish) to
learn how you can help.
Find out more about the
Catholic Church in England and Wales here.