Diary
Sept. 26th 2017 onwards 7.30pm after 7pm Mass St. Joan's RCIA. "Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults" basically means becoming a member of the Catholic Church. So, if you are a member of any denomination or if you are not baptised and you wish to explore the faith of the Catholic Church and be received into full Communion with the Catholic Church come along on Tuesday evenings. . If you are interested please complete a form in the church porch and place in the envelope provided.
Oct. 2nd Onwards 7.45 to 9.30pm St. Joan's Centre 24-Week Bible Timeline Study Course. Meetings are only on Monday evenings and there are 15 Mondays when no meeting occurs until the finish on the 20th June 2018. The cost is £35 per person. Contact Dorothy McIntosh (tel. 01420 22434) and provide name, address, telephone number and method of payment. Study books will only be ordered when payment is made - the last day for joining and paying is the 3rd September. The actual dates of the meetings are: 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th October, 6th, 27th November, 4th, 11th December, 15th 22nd, 29th January, 5th, 19th, 26th February, 5th, 19th, 26th March, 16th, 23rd, 30th April, 21st May, 4th, 18th June. There are no meetings on the 9th Oct, 13th, 20th Nov, 18th, 25th Dec, 1st, 8th Jan, 12th Feb, 12th March, 2nd, 9th April, 7th, 14th 28th May, 11th June.
18th May 7 to 9pm St. Joan's Centre Youth Club.
18 to 20th May   Worth Abbey The Great Adventure. Retreat for Years 7 to 9. Over the weekend we are going to be exploring the idea that the journey of discipleship is a great adventure that we are each called to through workshops, input, prayer, worship and a whole lot of fun! The price is £84 but bursaries are available. For more information please email: fcarbone@wellspringbrighton.org.uk
23rd May 9.30am St. Joan's Car Park Parish Social Walk. Walk, led by Trevor Hanslip, of part of the Basingstoke Canal. Further details on the Church noticeboard.
23rd May 8 to 9pm St. Joan's Centre Inter Church Praise. Praise and prayer with guests from other churches. Followed by fellowship over coffee and cake.
26th May 10am to 3pm   Healing Prayer Workshop. Geoff & Gina Poulter give practical guidance on developing healing prayer ministry. More information and registration contact Alastair 01252 714809.
30th/31st May 9.30am Onwards Arundel Cathedral Festival of Corpus Christie and Carpet of Flowers. Free entry. On 31st Solemn Mass and procession to Castle at 5.30pm. Refreshments follow.
13th June 12.30pm Wonersh Seminary Corpus Christie Celebration. An afternoon of fun. Come along to enjoy your picnic in the beautiful grounds of the seminary. Arts & crafts, music prayer stations. Further details in Church porch.
6th June 8pm St. Joan's Church Healing Service.
9th June 9.30am to 3.30pm St John's Seminary, Wonersh, Guildford GU5 0QX Priesthood Vocation Reflection Day: A day of reflection for single men aged 35-55 who wish to explore if they have a calling to the priesthood. For more details contact Fr. Con Foley - 01932 842643 or email foleycon@gmail.com.
10th June After 12 (noon) Mass   Family Day. Bring a picnic lunch: drinks, cake and ice cream will be available. The Arc and Hidden Gem bands will be playing. Toddlers' fun, field games.
19th to 23rd June 10am to 3.30pm Wintershall Estate, Bramley The Life of Christ. See www.wintershall-estate.com for details.
8th July 12.30pm St. Joan's Centre Parish Sunday Lunch. Contact Tony Calway.
14/15th July   Brighton Celebrate. Catholic Charismatic Weekend. Non-residential weekend for the whole family. See www.celebrateconference.org
21-26th August   Dublin World Meeting of Families. Bishop Richard invites you to join him for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin with the Holy Father, Pope Francis. The diocese is organising accommodation and transport and it is open to families of all shapes and sizes, from tiny tots to Grandma and Pops! Visit www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/ for more information.
1st to 9th Sept.   Malta & Gozo Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of St. Paul. Led by Fr. Tom Grufferty from Portsmouth Diocese. Half Board at Mount St. Joseph’s Retreat House in Mosta, Malta and return flights from Gatwick Airport. Full Programme to include visits to Valletta, which is European City of Culture, the two famous Caravaggio paintings in the Cathedral, the Three Cities, St. Paul’s Bay, Mosta Rotunda Church, the silent City of Mdina, Rabat, Mellieha, Blue Grotto with a full day in the sister island of Gozo. A walk along the famous promenade in Sliema, St. Julian’s Bay and much more. Full details here.
7 to 9th Sept.   Liverpool Adoremus - National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress. For more information go to Catholic Bishops' Conference website.
6th Oct.   St. Joan's Centre Parish Quiz Night.

Parent and Preschool Children's Group

This group meets on Tuesdays in the morning in St. Joan's Centre 9.00-11.00 am, during term time. Pre-school children and their parents are all welcome to this friendly group.

The Group is for parents with children 0-5 years or those with bumps. We find the parents enjoy it as much as the children. Refreshments and a simple prepared activity are available. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you.

If you have any questions please contact Sarah Quirke.

Noticeboards

To keep the noticeboards tidy, please hand in at the Parish Office all notices, leaflets and posters that you would like to be put up. Please do not put up notices without prior approval.


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