On Saturday the 3rd of July,
adult groups and families are invited to attend - they will
allocated into groups with a maximum of 60. Click
here for details & to book
ANNOUNCEMENT to PILGRIMS
GOING TO LOURDES
Applications are for the 2021
Lourdes Pilgrimage are now open! Please
23rd July to 29th July 2021. Each year, we normally journey
together as pilgrims to the holy Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes,
however, due to Covid-19, this year, some of our pilgrimage
family will have to stay at home to experience our week virtually.
Our main priority is to keep everyone safe at this
challenging time, so if you are in any doubt about whether to
apply to join us in July, Please
for some further guidance.
Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations are
free email reflections sent every day of the year. Each meditation
features a reflection on a yearly theme, with each week building
on previous topics—though you can join at any time! The
theme this year is A Time of
Unveiling. Despite the uncertainty and disorder, our present
moment is a great opportunity to awaken to deeper transformation,
love, and hope. Sign-up
here to receive the Meditations.
There is a weekly Saturday morning Zoom-based
discussion group to explore the meditations.
If you are interested in joining, please
For full details about St Joan of Arc's own overseas
charity, Arcaid or information on how to provide extra support
by signing up to EasyFundraising please click
If you are able to give a one off donation at this time when
Arcaid has so many requests for aid to very poor communities, please
If you know of any overseas projects
which might benefit from
Arcaid’s help, please contact the Arcaid chair, Mariola
2021 SIGNS OF NEW LIFE &
No Mass sign up.
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis.
Daily Mass including Saturday at 11am
(Church closed on Mondays)
Sunday Masses as follows:
Saturday Vigil 5pm
Sunday, Children’s Mass 9.15am
(priority for parents and children from babies to Year 6)
Sunday, Morning Mass 11.15am
Sunday, Youth Mass 5pm
(priority for parents and their young people,
year 7 and above)
One household per bench. Under
provide your own mask, gloves and wipes to sanitise any area
you have touched and sat within the Church.
REMEMBER THE CHURCH WINDOWS ARE ALL
DRESS AS FOR OUTSIDE EVENTS Those in the shielding group
should remain at home.
Everyone will be remembered at Mass.
St Polycarp’s is a lively, vibrant, happy
school community where the Gospel values form the basis of our
ethos and teaching. We are proud of our outstanding academic
success and are driven to provide challenge for all. Provision
in all areas of learning was rated outstanding in our most recent
OFSTED and diocesan inspections.
The Catenians is a national association of
Catholic men based on faith, friendship, family and fun. Our
primary purpose is to establish a network of friends, which
enhances our family life, strengthens our Faith and sustains
us in difficult times. We support each other, our Catholic parishes,
our local Catholic schools and charities.
Today is the feast day of St Aloysius. At the
age of 16, though destined to be a soldier as far as his father
was concerned, he started his training to be a Jesuit priest in
An outbreak of the plague caused the Jesuits
to open a hospital in the city to care for the sick in which the
very young Aloysius served the needs of the patients.
He caught the plague and never recovered and
How can we account for such determination in
someone so young? Certainly it was his natural inclination to
want to be like this but it was also by God’s grace that
he could see that this life of service to the needy was the best
way for him to live.
St. Aloysius did what he was meant to do. We
must live our lives as we are meant to. Regardless of our personal
inclinations we are called to live the life of a Christian through
the love of Jesus in us for others.
Can your family offer an Italian student a home
whilst studying at Farnham College? The Italian link project has
been running since 2009, in which time over 250 students have
studied at All Hallows. 24 students aged between 17-18 are coming
from Collegio Arcivescovile LIA, Italy to study at Farnham College.
year, the UK will host the largest gathering of world leaders
ever to take place on British soil: the ‘COP26’ climate
talks in Glasgow in November. 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. With the eyes of the world
on the UK, we must urge the Prime Minister to make sure communities
hardest hit by the climate emergency are listened to at COP26.
Please sign our petition at //cafod.org.uk/reclaim
For those without internet access, petition cards can be ordered
from the CAFOD Shop: 0300 011 5680. Thank you.
If you are NEW to the parish
or your family details have changed, please complete this