Monthly Archives: March 2017

Following the Year of Mercy the children at St Francis’ School Nailsea, are continuing to show mercy to others during Lent by helping those who are sick and disabled. They had a Sponsored Bed/Wheelchair Push to raise money to buy a surgical robot for the Cancer unit at Southmead Hospital and a specialised wheelchair for a child in a developing country.

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Clifton Diocese Youth Ministry invite young people aged 16+ from our parishes and schools to join the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes 17th – 25th August 2017. The Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes offers young people a unique opportunity to journey to a place of great healing and prayer.

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Inspired by Bishop Declan’s letter to pupils across the Diocese, the chaplaincy team at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Bath have joined forces with parishioners at St Mary’s Church and the chaplaincy team at St Gregory’s College to support charity, Mary’s Meals.

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Bishop Declan is to celebrate Liturgies of Reconciliation during the Season of Lent at five venues across the diocese.

Thursday 9 March (Corpus Christi, Weston Super Mare), Friday 17 March (St Thomas More, Cheltenham), Thursday 23 March (St Patrick, Redfield), Thursday 30 March (Holy Rood, Swindon), Thursday 6 April (St John, Trowbridge).

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For this year’s Lenten audio series, we’ve teamed up with Apostleship of the Sea, the bishops’ agency that looks after the practical and pastoral care of seafarers to bring you insightful weekly reflections from port chaplain Father Colum Kelly. Father Colum’s based out of Immingham – a port on the south west bank of the Humber Estuary near Grimsby.

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