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Thames Isis Coordinating Pastor:
Rev Jamie McGrath
01235 520375



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The COMBINED NOTICE BOARDS for parishes of the Thames Isis Pastoral Area

Browse through forthcoming activities taking place in your Parish and across the whole pastoral area.

Please click here if you wish to place information on the main NEWSLETTER and/or your parish notice board

Lent Penitential Services in the Pastoral Area...

Our Lady and St Edmund’s Church, Abingdon—Tues 24th March, 7.30pm
Our Lady of the Rosary, North Hinksey—Weds 25th March, 7.30pm
English Martyrs, Didcot—Friday 27th March, 7pm
St Mary’s, East Hendred—Saturday 28th March, 9.30am

Youth Ministry Coordinator for Abingdon .

Are you:
· a committed Catholic
· experienced in youth ministry and hold a
relevant qualification
· able to take on a leadership role with volunteers
for the parishes in developing our youth
· creative and have excellent communication skills
· dedicated to young people; their spiritual and
human development?
Closing date for applications: Noon - Fri 10th April 2015.
Interviews: Tues 21st April. For more info please
contact Fr. PJ Smith at edchap@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

More info from www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

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 individuals

and here for guide for leaders


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 self-sufficient.
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 David Morgan or Deacon Richard Budgen (North Hinksey parish) to learn how you can help.
Missio website: www.missio.org.uk


Find out more about the Catholic Church in England and Wales here.



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community activities

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Benediction and Exposition
of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays after
9.30am Mass
English Martyrs Church, Didcot

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament also at St Amand's Chapel, Hendred House, every Friday 2-4pm.

Rosary St Armands Chapel - 1st Tuesday of month - 7.00pm

Vincentian Volunteers

A positive opportunity for young people to have a challenging experience in serving vulnerable people, and living in a community with other like-minded volunteers. Accommodation and living expense provided.

For more information please visit the website: