Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 13th June 2021

This year, the UK will host the largest gathering of world leaders ever to take place on British soil: the ‘COP26’ climate talks. As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson must push world leaders to show the ambition we need to keep temperature rises below the disastrous 1.5-degree threshold. This means that all countries must play their part. … Read more

Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 6th June 2021

This year, the UK will host the largest gathering of world leaders ever to take place on British soil: the ‘COP26’ climate talks. As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson must push world leaders to show the ambition we need to keep temperature rises below the disastrous 1.5-degree threshold. This means that all countries must play their part. Wealthy … Read more

First Sunday Prayers for Healing

With the removal of some of the COVID restrictions we can again offer Prayers for Healing after Sunday Mass. As this coming Sunday is the first Sunday of the Month (6th June) the prayer team will be offering this ministry in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel after 10:30am and 5:30pm Masses. Remember, no healing is either … Read more

Fighting Modern Slavery Steering Group

The latest edition of the newsletter is available to download from the diocesan website www.abdiocese.org.uk The Steering Group is seeking individuals to be parish/deanery Modern Slavey Awareness Ambassadors. More information on what this voluntary role entails from Rosie Read at rosie.read@abdiocese.org.uk

Parish Offertory

Giving by weekly envelope 2020/21 and Gift Aid Thank you to all those who have switched to monthly standing order during the last year. With the church being closed for part of the year and access restricted, the weekly cash collections have been much lower. If you would like to commence a standing order or … Read more

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

A Future for our Catholic Community in Worthing?

At the recent meeting with Bishop Richard and Sarah Kilmartin (Diocesan Chief Operating Officer), the following principles were presented to the parish and accepted, across the board, as a legitimate and reasonable way forward: The parishes of Worthing (St Mary of the Angels) and East Worthing/Lancing (St Charles/Holy Family) will be conjoined; the Canonical term … Read more

Making the Sign of the Cross

In all our undertakings — when we enter a place or leave it; before we dress; before we bathe; when we take our meals; when we light the lamps in the evening; before we retire at night; when we sit down to read; before each new task — we trace the Sign of the Cross … Read more

Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 30th May 2021

Homeless Project  Worthing Soup Kitchen are looking for a premises where they can run an Emmaus style charity shop alongside a zero waste cafe in Worthing which would help both the homeless and vulnerable in our community. If you know somewhere suitable please contact Khristina on 07974766375 or email worthingsoupkitchen@gmail.com Thank you   CAFOD Parliament in your … Read more

Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 23rd May 2021

Homeless Project  Worthing Soup Kitchen are looking for a premises where they can run an Emmaus style charity shop alongside a zero waste cafe in Worthing which would help both the homeless and vulnerable in our community. If you know somewhere suitable please contact Khristina on 07974766375 or email worthingsoupkitchen@gma il.com Thank you     Laudato Si’ … Read more