Diary
Sept. 24th 2019 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.
6 to 8th Dec.   Worth Abbey, Sussex Ignite Teenage Retreat. For those in school years 7-9. Ignite retreats are faith filled, fun packed weekends for teenagers. The weekends are all about exploring faith and getting to know God better while having lots of fun and getting to know other young Catholics. Expect talks, workshops, prayer, silly activities, games, sports, drama, a space for silence and stillness, yummy food and lots of fun and laughter! The weekends are run by a member of The Wellspring Community in collaboration with Worth Abbey. Contact toc@worth.org.uk . We’re all very excited to see what God has in store for this year’s group! Hope to see you there.
6th Dec. 7 to 9pm   Youth Club. Christmas Outing.
7th Dec. 9.30am for 10am Lion & Lamb Courtyard, Farnham Carol Singing. In aid of the Catholic Charity "Mary’s Meals". Contact Dorothy McIntosh dorothy.mcintosh@yahoo.co.uk. All donations for the wonderful work done by this charity are most gratefully received.
8th Dec 12.30pm St. Joan's Centre Christmas Parish Lunch. £12 per head, Contact melwhytehead@gmail.com
9th Dec. 2pm St. Joan's Centre Second Monday Club. All retirees welcome games, chat, songs and tea.
15th Dec. 4.30pm St. Joan's Church Carol & Cristingle Service. Refreshments after in St. Joan's Centre.
16th Dec. 7.30pm St. Joan's Centre Ladies Christmas Bring-A-Dish Supper. Bring a dish of food and a bottle to share. Sign up sheet will be in the Church porch shortly.
18th to 22nd Dec   Wintershall Estate Nativity Play. For details go to https://www.wintershall.org.uk/our-events
20th Dec. 10am St. Joan's Centre Coffee and Mince Pies.
Selected Weeks between 3rd Feb. and 24th August   St. Joan's Centre Epic: A Journey Through Church History. This will teach us about Conversion and Councils, Missionaries and The Emperor, Crusaders and Scholars, Weak Leaders and Schism, Protestors and Defenders, The Catholic Reformation, Revolutions and Modernism, A World at War, The New Springtime and The Threshold of Hope. The course consists of 20 evenings during the weeks listed on the notice board. Click here for dates and contact details.
The facilitator for the course is Dorothy McIntosh. A full complement for the course has now been reached.
It is not possible for anyone else to join this course.

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.

Notice boards

To keep the notice boards 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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