Gradually Unlocking

In line with Government advice, the Bishops’ Conference have released further guidelines concerning the celebration of Mass. ‘Hands, face, space’ still exists, as does logging your entry to the church, please. Congregational singing, bizarrely (and sadly), is still not permitted – nor is the Sign of Peace. Holy Communion remains in One Kind. However, you … Read more

Pray and Fast to end Abortion

On Friday 21st May, the Vigil of St Rita, please pray and fast for an end to abortion and euthanasia in this country. On this month’s Day of Prayer and Fasting for Life, we are especially asking you to fast and pray for the end of DIY abortions at home. Please join in and invite … Read more

Church Cleaners Needed

Our teams are needing more help please, especially from early retirees or younger adults! We have various days/times, and just once every 4 weeks! Please call Teresa Turner 01903 211396. Kindly leave a message if no reply.

Calling all Footballers

The parish needs a team of players, aged 16 – 45, to represent it in a 5-a-side football tournament to raise funds for Caring for the Animals Trust. The event will take place on Saturday, 8th May, from 12 noon – 3.00pm. If you would like to register for the event, please contact via email … Read more

Registration of Readers and Eucharistic Ministers

If, prior to the lockdown and its accompanying restrictions, you were on the Sunday Rota, please notify the duty sacristan (or equivalent), at the relevant Mass, of your intention to continue with (or retire from) your ministry. The appropriate people to contact are Clare Collington, Jim Corkery and Dennis Key. Please supply an email address, … Read more

The Open Cloister at Worth – Online Retreats

The Open Cloister at Worth Abbey led by Michael Woodward (member of the Lay Community of St Benedict) 12th-14th March: Oscar Romero and the Salvadorian Martyrs. 26th-28th March (Palm Sunday weekend) The Holy Shroud: Gospel Beyond Words – What the Shroud Tells Us. Book your place online at worth.co.uk/retreats/online-retreats Further information available from toc@worth.co.uk

The Lent Campaign for 40 Days for Life

THE LENT CAMPAIGN FOR 40 DAYS FOR LIFE has just started and will end on 28th March. 40 Days for Life is a campaign of prayer, fasting and peaceful vigil outside abortion centres. Our local abortion centre is in Brighton, but due to current coronavirus restrictions we are not allowed to gather together outside the … Read more

Flowers! Flowers! Flowers!

We are incredibly grateful to Angela Picknell who does a fantastic job of organising, arranging, and preparing flowers week after week after week. Ably assisted by her husband Keith, Angela has faithfully beautified our church for every Sunday and special feast throughout the year. Thank you, Angela (and Keith)! However, all good things must come … Read more

Get Involved: St Vincent De Paul Society

The St Vincent De Paul Society (SVP) offers freindship and practical help to people in need, whoever they are and whatever the need. A housebound person may simply need someone to chat with or to help with a small task. For someone in a crisis situation, a little help with the cost of something essential … Read more

The SVP gives help and seeks help

The lockdown has not stopped the SVP offering friendly practical help to whoever needs it. The Covid pandemic has led to increased loneliness, loss of independence and depression among local people. More people are suffering the results of unemployment and poverty. New problems keep coming. We have been helping local people with food shortage, shopping, … Read more