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2 - C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t A p r i l 2 0 1 7 ‘ C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t ’ i s t h e m o n t h l y n e w s p a p e r w h i c h s e r v e s t h e c o m m u n i c a t i o n s n e e d s o f t h e c l e r g y , o r g a n i s a t i o n s a n d p e o p l e o f t h e D i o c e s e o f P l y m o u t h . E D I T O R I A L E d i t o r : T o b e a p p o i n t e d Y o u r l e t t e r s , a r t i c l e s a n d p h o t o s a r e m o s t w e l c o m e . I d e a l l y p l e a s e s e n d b y e m a i l , o t h e r w i s e b y C D o r p a p e r c o p i e s t o t h e e d i t o r , c / o T h e P r e s b y t e r y , P r i o r y R o a d , S t M a r y c h u r c h , T o r q u a y , T Q 1 4 N Y A D V E R T I S I N G S a l e s M a n a g e r : J a n e t T o o k j a n e t t @ c a t h c o m . o r g P U B L I S H E R & D I S T R I B U T O R P u b l i s h e d b y : C a t h C o m L i m i t e d , N 2 B l o i s M e a d o w B u s i n e s s C e n t r e S t e e p l e B u m p s t e a d , H a v e r h i l l , C B 9 7 B N T e l . 0 2 0 7 1 1 2 6 7 1 0 W e b s i t e : w w w . c a t h c o m . o r g R E G I O N A L M A N A G E M E N T D e a n e r y C o n t a c t s C o r n w a l l D e a n e r y R e v A d r i a n D y e r , 0 1 2 0 9 2 1 3 6 9 8 a d r i a n 1 5 3 @ L i v e . c o m D o r s e t D e a n e r y B r i d p o r t : P a t M c E v o y , 0 1 3 0 8 4 2 4 3 5 8 p a t . m c e v o y @ b l u e b o t t l e . c o m P o o l e : B r i a n C o n d o n , 0 1 2 0 2 6 8 7 3 9 2 b r i a n . c o n d o n @ u w c l u b . n e t W e y m o u t h : E s m é e N i c h o l l s 0 1 3 0 5 8 3 4 0 9 8 E x e t e r D e a n e r y E x e t e r : F r a n c e s C a n n i n g , 0 1 3 9 2 2 0 9 5 4 2 f r a n c e s a n d e d w a r d @ b l u e y o n d e r . c o . u k P l y m o u t h D e a n e r y M o n i c a E v a n s , 0 1 7 5 2 6 6 3 3 8 8 m o n r o b i n @ H o t m a i l . c o . u k T o r b a y D e a n e r y R i c h a r d S t e a d , 0 7 9 5 2 6 7 0 2 9 2 r f v . s t e a d @ b t i n t e r n e t . c o m E d i t o r i a l P a n e l C a n o n M i c h a e l L o c k ( C h a i r m a n ) , R e v T o n y I r w i n , S u s a n n e K o w a l , S u e W a l s h , A d r i a n W a r d l e C O P Y D E A D L I N E : W e d n e s d a y 1 A p r i l , M a y E d i t i o n P l e a s e n o t e t h a t o p i n i o n s e x p r e s s e d b y c o n t r i b u t o r s a r e n o t n e c e s s a r i l y t h o s e o f t h e P u b l i s h e r s , E d i t o r , T h e D i o c e s e o f P l y m o u t h o r t h e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . w w w . p l y m o u t h - d i o c e s e . o r g . u k P r i n t e d o n 1 0 0 % r e c y c l e d p a p e r P l e a s e r e c y c l e t h i s p a p e r E n t e r i n t o y o u r I n n e r R o o m : A L e n t e n I n v i t a t i o n f r o m B i s h o p M a r k I n t h e p a s s a g e o f S t M a t t h e w ’ s G o s p e l t h a t w e h e a r a t t h e b e g i n n i n g o f L e n t , J e s u s i n v i t e s u s “ t o g o i n t o y o u r i n n e r r o o m ” a n d i n t h a t p l a c e t o c a r r y o u t t h e t a s k s o f p r a y e r , a l m s g i v i n g a n d f a s t i n g . I t i s S t A m b r o s e , t h e g r e a t B i s h o p o f M i l a n , w h o g i v e s u s t h e i n s i g h t i n t o w h a t t h e L o r d m e a n s b y t h i s ‘ i n n e r r o o m ’ , w h e n h e s a y s : “ D o n o t i m a g i n e t h a t t h i s i s a r o o m i n y o u r h o u s e m a d e o f b r i c k a n d w o o d , b u t r a t h e r t h a t r o o m w h i c h i s w i t h i n y o u , a n d i s w i t h y o u a t a l l t i m e s . ” I s u p p o s e n o w a d a y s , w e m i g h t c a l l t h a t r o o m , o u r h e a r t , o r t h e s e a t o f o u r p e r s o n a l i t y , t h e p l a c e w h e r e o u r d r e a m s , h o p e s , w o u n d s a n d h u r t s a r e s t o r e d u p . D u r i n g L e n t , J e s u s i n v i t e s u s t o v i s i t o u r i n n e r h e a r t r e g u l a r l y . A l l t h a t w e d o e x t e r n a l l y i n f a s t i n g , i n b e i n g g o o d t o t h o s e i n n e e d a n d i n d e e p e n i n g o u r p r a y e r l i f e , h a s a s i t s o r i g i n a n d g o a l , t h e r e a l i t y o f t h e G o d w h o a b i d e s i n t h i s i n n e r r o o m w i t h i n u s . T h e j o u r n e y o f L e n t i s t o m a k e o u r w a y t h e r e a n d t o d i s c o v e r a n e w t h e L o r d w h o h a s m a d e h i s h o m e w i t h i n u s . I h o p e t h a t t h i s L e n t , a l l o f u s w i l l b e c o m e i n c r e a s i n g l y a w a r e o f t h i s ‘ i n t e r i o r ’ l i f e , s o t h a t w e c a n a s s i s t o t h e r s i n c o m i n g t o k n o w J e s u s w i t h i n t h e i r o w n h e a r t s , t o o . I p r a y t h a t y o u r j o u r n e y t o y o u r o w n h e a r t i s r i c h l y b l e s s e d a n d b e a r s m u c h f r u i t i n y o u r o w n l i f e , a n d i n t h e s e r v i c e o f t h o s e a r o u n d y o u . T h r o u g h o u t L e n t , l e t u s c o n t i n u e t o p r a y f o r o n e a n o t h e r o n t h i s j o u r n e y ‘ w i t h i n ’ . + M a r k A n n u a l D i o c e s a n P i l g r i m a g e t o L o u r d e s E v e r y y e a r p e o p l e f r o m a c r o s s t h e D i o c e s e j o i n t h e A n n u a l D i o c e s a n P i l g r i m a g e t o L o u r d e s . A s i n p r e v i o u s y e a r s p i l g r i m s w h o n e e d 2 4 h o u r n u r s i n g c a r e c o m e w i t h a ‘ S p e c i a l A s s i s t e d S e c t i o n ’ j o i n i n g t h e S o c i e t y o f O u r L a d y L o u r d e s . A n d , y o u n g p e o p l e f r o m a r o u n d t h e D i o c e s e c o m e t o g e t h e r , u n d e r t h e d i r e c t i o n o f F r A n t h o n y O ’ G o r m a n , a s t h e D i o c e s a n Y o u t h P i l g r i m a g e . W h i l s t u n d e r t a k i n g t h e i r o w n p i l g r i m a g e o f f e r s u p p o r t a n d h e l p t o t h e m a i n g r o u p . T h i s s u p p o r t t a k e s m a n y f o r m s i n c l u d i n g h e l p i n g l e s s a b l e p i l g r i m s , s o m e o f w h o m a r e w h e e l c h a i r u s e r s o r j u s t i n n e e d o f a h e l p i n g h a n d , t o g e t t o a n d f r o m t h e G r o t t o a n d t h e o t h e r p i l g r i m a g e e v e n t s t h a t t a k e p l a c e i n t h e D o m a i n a n d a r o u n d t h e t o w n o f L o u r d e s i t s e l f . I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o j o i n t h i s y e a r ’ s p i l g r i m a g e a n d m a k e 2 0 1 7 a ‘ s p e c i a l y e a r ’ f o r y o u a n d f o r t h e p e o p l e y o u w i l l e n c o u n t e r p l e a s e c o n t a c t : M a i n P i l g r i m a g e : F r K i e r a n K i r b y , P i l g r i m a g e D i r e c t o r , T e l : 0 1 8 0 3 2 9 4 1 4 2 ; Y o u t h P i l g r i m a g e : F r A n t h o n y O ’ G o r m a n T e l : 0 1 6 3 7 8 5 1 6 9 7 e m a i l : a n t h o n y . o g o r m a n @ p r c d t r . o r g . u k S p e c i a l A s s i s t e d S e c t i o n : S o c i e t y o f O u r L a d y o f L o u r d e s T e l : 0 2 0 8 8 4 8 9 8 3 3 A C a l l t o A c t i o n ( A C T A ) 2 0 1 7 P r o g r a m m e T h e l o c a l g r o u p p r o m o t i n g d i a l o g u e i n t h e c h u r c h i s i n t h e p r o c e s s o f f i n a l i s i n g i t s p r o g r a m m e f o r t h e r e s t o f t h e y e a r . O n 2 2 n d A p r i l t h e g r o u p w i l l b e h o l d i n g a R e t r e a t D a y a t S c l e r d e r A b b e y f r o m 1 0 . 3 0 a m t o 3 p m . R e g u l a r q u a r t e r l y m e e t i n g s w i l l a l s o b e p o p p i n g u p a r o u n d t h e D i o c e s e : S a t u r d a y 2 0 t h M a y i n E x e t e r , S a t u r d a y 1 2 t h A u g u s t i n P l y m o u t h a n d S a t u r d a y 1 1 t h N o v e m b e r i n L i s k e a r d . I f y o u w o u l d b e i n t e r e s t e d i n a t t e n d i n g a n y o f t h e s e y o u w o u l d b e m a d e v e r y w e l c o m e ; f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n p l e a s e c o n t a c t P e t e r F a r r e l l . T h e g r o u p a l s o h o p e s t o f i n a l i s e t w o e v e n t s f o l l o w i n g u p i t s d a y s o n t h e Y e a r o f M e r c y a n d “ A f t e r t h e S y n o d s . J o y o f L o v e ” w h i c h t o o k p l a c e i n 2 0 1 6 . T h i s y e a r i t i s l i k e l y t o b e f o c u s i n g o n P o p e F r a n c i s ’ a p o s t o l i c l e t t e r , ‘ M i s e r i c o r d i a e t m i s e r a ’ , t h e u p c o m i n g S y n o d i n 2 0 1 8 , a n d a l s o l o o k i n g a t h o w t h e p a r i s h c o m m u n i t y m a y b e e v o l v i n g o v e r t h e n e x t f e w y e a r s . I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o r e c e i v e p e r i o d i c i n f o r m a t i o n o n t h e s e o r f u t u r e A C T A m e e t i n g s , p l e a s e c o n t a c t P e t e r F a r r e l l T e l : 0 1 6 2 6 3 6 9 4 7 8 M o b : 0 7 7 3 0 4 3 9 1 9 4 e - m a i l : p e t a n e @ o u t l o o k . c o m P e t e r F a r r e l l L o c a l C o ­ o r d i n a t o r o n b e h a l f o f A C T A P r o m o t i n g d i a l o g u e w i t h i n t h e c h u r c h F o r m a t i o n f o r t h e N e w E v a n g e l i s a t i o n I n f o r m i n g a d u l t c a t h o l i c s f o r t h e t h i r d m i l l e n n i u m , t h e l a s t t h r e e P o p e s h a v e m a d e i t c l e a r t h a t t h e c o n t e x t i s n o w t h e N e w E v a n g e l i s a t i o n , a c o n t e x t m a r k e d l y d i f f e r e n t f r o m t h e p r e v i o u s c e n t u r y a n d n e e d i n g n e w m e t h o d s a n d n e w v i g o u r t o d e l i v e r t h e G o o d N e w s o f J e s u s C h r i s t , S o n o f G o d a n d S a v i o u r , a m e s s a g e ‘ f o r e v e r a n c i e n t a n d f o r e v e r n e w ’ . T h i s f o r m a t i o n i s f o r a l l a d u l t c a t h o l i c s , e s p e c i a l l y t h o s e w h o s u p p o r t p a r i s h l i f e i n i t s r i c h n e s s a n d s a c r e d n e s s , i t s f e l l o w s h i p , p r a y e r a n d c h a r i t y .   I t i s f o r p a r e n t s , g r a n d p a r e n t s a n d c a t e c h i s t s , f o r r e a d e r s a n d t h o s e i n v o l v e d i n C h i l d r e n ’ s l i t u r g y , f o r a n y o n e k e e n t o k n o w a n d a p p r e c i a t e t h e f a i t h o f t h e C h u r c h m o r e d e e p l y a n d b e b e t t e r e q u i p p e d t o d e f e n d i t a n d p a s s i t o n .   T h e S c h o o l o f t h e A n n u n c i a t i o n , a c e n t r e f o r t h e N e w E v a n g e l i s a t i o n , i s s i t u a t e d a t B u c k f a s t A b b e y , D e v o n , w i t h s a t e l l i t e c e n t r e s a t E a l i n g A b b e y , N e l s o n i n L a n c a s h i r e , S o u t h w a r k a n d o t h e r c e n t r e s b e i n g d e v e l o p e d a r o u n d t h e U K .   T h e c o n t e x t o f t h e t w o B e n e d i c t i n e m o n a s t i c c o m m u n i t i e s h a s p r o m p t e d t h e d e v e l o p m e n t o f t h e p r o g r a m m e w i t h i n t h e B e n e d i c t i n e T r a d i t i o n a s a s p i r i t u a l h o m e t h a t i s a l r e a d y n o u r i s h i n g t h e n e w e v a n g e l i s a t i o n b y i t s h o s p i t a l i t y a n d d a i l y r h y t h m o f p r a y e r i n t h e l i t u r g y o f t h e h o u r s .   T h i s p r o g r a m m e i s d e v e l o p e d a n d l e a d b y a s t r o n g c a t e c h e t i c a l t e a m , s t e e p e d i n t h e C h u r c h ’ s c a t e c h e t i c a l d o c u m e n t s e s p e c i a l l y t h e C a t e c h i s m o f t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h , a n d m a n y p r i e s t s w i l l a l s o b e i n v o l v e d i n l e c t u r i n g .     F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e p r o g r a m m e p l e a s e c o n t a c t : F r G u y d e G a y n e s f o r d R e c t o r , S c h o o l o f t h e A n n u n c i a t i o n T e l : 0 1 3 6 4 6 4 5 6 6 0 E m a i l : e n q u i r i e s @ s c h o o l o f t h e a n n u n c i a t i o n . c o m D i o c e s a n P i l g r i m a g e t o S a n t i a g o d e C o m p o s t e l a 2 0 1 8 O r g a n i s e d b y t h e P a r i s h o f t h e H o l y F a m i l y , E x m o u t h , t h i s u n i q u e p i l g r i m a g e t o S a n t i a g o d e C o m p o s t e l a i n t h e s p r i n g o f 2 0 1 8 p r o m i s e s t o b e a w o n d e r f u l e v e n t . F r P h i l i p A u s t e n , P a r i s h P r i e s t s a y s : “ W e a r e d e l i g h t e d t h a t B i s h o p M a r k w i l l b e l e a d i n g t h e p i l g r i m a g e i n S a n t i a g o a n d w e a r e h o p i n g t h a t t h e r e w i l l b e r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m p a r i s h e s a c r o s s t h e D i o c e s e . ”

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A p r i l 2 0 1 7 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 3 O u r B r i s t o l p o r t c h a p l a i n F r N o e l M u l l i n w a s r e c e n t l y a l e r t e d t o t h e p r e s e n c e o f a n i n j u r e d s e a f a r e r i n h o s p i t a l i n B r i s t o l b y A o S i n P l y m o u t h . A n a c c i d e n t h a d o c c u r r e d o n b o a r d a g e n e r a l c a r g o s h i p o f f P l y m o u t h , l e a v i n g a c r e w m e m b e r i n j u r e d . A f t e r b e i n g b r o u g h t a s h o r e , t h e s e a f a r e r w a s t r a n s f e r r e d t o B r i s t o l f o r t r e a t m e n t . A o S B r i s t o l w a s a b l e t o v i s i t t h e s e a f a r e r i n h o s p i t a l a n d o f f e r s u p p o r t b e f o r e t h e m a n w a s d i s c h a r g e d a n d r e p a t r i a t e d . T h e y b r o u g h t h i m s m a l l g i f t s o f f r u i t , c a k e a n d t o o t h p a s t e a n d a l s o c o n t a c t i n f o r m a t i o n . H e w a s d i s c h a r g e d f r o m h o s p i t a l t o b e t a k e n d i r e c t l y t o t h e a i r p o r t f o r a f l i g h t h o m e n o t l o n g a f t e r w a r d s . W e l l d o n e F r N o e l a n d o u r A o S B r i s t o l a n d A o S P l y m o u t h t e a m s ! L i s t e n t o a L e n t e n P o d c a s t O u r I m m i n g h a m p o r t c h a p l a i n , F r C o l u m K e l l y , i s p r e s e n t i n g a s e r i e s o f w e e k l y p o d c a s t s d u r i n g L e n t . E a c h o n e w i l l c a r r y a u n i q u e s e a f a r i n g t h e m e a n d a r e b a s e d o n t h e S u n d a y G o s p e l s o f L e n t . L i s t e n t o t h e m b y v i s i t i n g : h t t p : / / w w w . a p o s t l e s h i p o f t h e s e a . o r g . u k / l e n t e n ­ v o y a g e . K e e p c h e c k i n g o u r F a c e b o o k p a g e t o f i n d o u t w h e n t h e y ’ r e r e l e a s e d . S e n d a S e a f a r e r a c a r d t h i s E a s t e r M a r t i n F o l e y , A o S G B n a t i o n a l d i r e c t o r , e x p l a i n s h o w y o u c a n g e t i n v o l v e d i n a n e w s c h e m e t o s u p p o r t i s o l a t e d s e a f a r e r s a t s e a . O n e o f t h e h a r d e s t t h i n g s s e a f a r e r s f a c e w h e n t h e y g o t o s e a i s h a v i n g t o c o p e w i t h l o n g p e r i o d s o f i s o l a t i o n a n d l o n e l i n e s s . S p e n d i n g m o n t h s a t s e a o n a s h i p w i t h f e w c o l l e a g u e s t o t a l k t o , a n d b e i n g i n t h e m i d d l e o f t h e o c e a n , h u n d r e d s o r t h o u s a n d s o f m i l e s f r o m l a n d , c a n b e a v e r y i s o l a t i n g a n d s t r e s s f u l e x p e r i e n c e .   M o s t o f u s g e t t o s e e o u r f a m i l y a n d c l o s e f r i e n d s r e g u l a r l y . B u t f o r s e a f a r e r s , w i t h n i n e - m o n t h c o n t r a c t s c o m m o n o n m a n y s h i p s , t h i s i s n ’ t t h e c a s e . T h e y a c c e p t t h i s s a c r i f i c e s t o i c a l l y , a s g o i n g t o s e a i s o f t e n t h e o n l y w a y t o e a r n e n o u g h m o n e y t o s u p p o r t t h e i r f a m i l i e s , w h o a r e o f t e n i n p o o r e r p a r t s o f t h e w o r l d , s u c h a s t h e P h i l i p p i n e s , I n d i a ,   o r U k r a i n e .   F e w s h i p s h a v e i n t e r n e t a c c e s s , d e s p i t e o n g o i n g i m p r o v e m e n t s , a n d u s i n g a s a t e l l i t e p h o n e i s v e r y e x p e n s i v e . T h a t ’ s w h y w h e n A o S p o r t c h a p l a i n s g o o n b o a r d a s h i p t h e y a l w a y s c a r r y a s u p p l y o f m o b i l e p h o n e   S i m c a r d s a n d p o r t a b l e m i f i u n i t s t o p r o v i d e f r e e a c c e s s t o t h e i n t e r n e t o n b o a r d . 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F o r e x a m p l e , t h e l a r g e s t B r i t i s h - r e g i s t e r e d s h i p , t h e C M A G C M K e r g u e l e n , w h i c h c a n c a r r y 1 7 , 0 0 0 c o n t a i n e r s a n d i s t h e l e n g t h o f f o u r   f o o t b a l l p i t c h e s , o n l y h a s 2 6 c r e w m e m b e r s .   R e v R o g e r S t o n e , A o S p o r t c h a p l a i n i n S o u t h a m p t o n , s a i d m a n y s e a f a r e r s t a l k t o h i m a b o u t f e e l i n g l o n e l y o n l o n g v o y a g e s : “ S e a f a r e r s w o r k c l o s e l y w i t h t h e s a m e p e o p l e f o r a l o n g t i m e , e a t i n t h e s a m e p l a c e , s i t o p p o s i t e t h e s a m e p e r s o n   e v e r y m e a l t i m e . ” A s m a l l c r e w h a s s e r i o u s i m p l i c a t i o n s f o r s e a f a r e r s , h e e x p l a i n e d : “ T h e s m a l l e r t h e c r e w , t h e l e s s v a r i e t y s e a f a r e r s h a v e i n t h e i r w o r k p l a c e . A l l i t t a k e s i s f o r o n e a w k w a r d o r d i f f i c u l t c h a r a c t e r a n d   t h e a t m o s p h e r e c h a n g e s f o r t h e w o r s e . T h e f a c t t h a t a c r e w i s u s u a l l y m a d e u p o f s e a f a r e r s f r o m d i f f e r e n t c o u n t r i e s c a n a l s o a f f e c t c o n d i t i o n s o n b o a r d . S o m e t i m e s t h e r e a r e c u l t u r e c l a s h e s w h i c h c a n l e a d t o i s o l a t i o n f o r s e a f a r e r s .   T h i s a p p l i e s a s m u c h t o s e n i o r o f f i c e r s a s i t d o e s t o j u n i o r s e a f a r e r s . S m a l l e r c r e w s m e a n i t ’ s e v e n m o r e d i f f i c u l t t o g o a s h o r e a n d ‘ b e n o r m a l ’ i f o n l y f o r a n h o u r o r t w o . ” T h i s i s w h y   A o S h a s l a u n c h e d a s c h e m e t o s u p p o r t s e a f a r e r s w h o a r e i s o l a t e d a n d f e e l l o n e l y . W o u l d y o u , o u r s u p p o r t e r s s e n d M a s s c a r d s o r E a s t e r c a r d s w i t h   t h i s s i m p l e m e s s a g e : Y o u a r e i n o u r p r a y e r s . A l l y o u h a v e t o d o i s s e n d t h e c a r d t o u s a t o u r o f f i c e i n L o n d o n ( A p o s t l e s h i p o f t h e S e a , 3 9 E c c l e s t o n S q u a r e , L o n d o n , S W 1 V 1 B X . T h e n , t h r o u g h o u r P o r t C h a p l a i n s , w e w i l l a r r a n g e f o r t h e c a r d t o b e s e n t t o a p a r t i c u l a r s e a f a r e r .   W e b e l i e v e s u c h a s i m p l e g e s t u r e c a n g o a t o w a r d s m a k i n g s e a f a r e r s f e e l t h e y a r e n o t f o r g o t t e n a n d , j u s t a s i m p o r t a n t l y , g i v e t h e m e n c o u r a g e m e n t i n d o i n g o n e o f t h e m o s t d i f f i c u l t a n d   i m p o r t a n t j o b s i n t h e w o r l d . W e h a v e s o m u c h t o t h a n k s e a f a r e r s f o r a n d a s i m p l e c a r d c a n b e a s o u r c e o f g r e a t s t r e n g t h a n d c o n s o l a t i o n . N a t h a n i e l X a v i e r A o S D i g i t a l C o m m u n i c a t i o n s P l e a s e a l s o r e m e m b e r i n y o u r p r a y e r s t h e A o S C h a p l a i n s i n o u r D i o c e s e a n d t h o s e t o w h o m t h e y m i n i s t e r : J o h n P i n h a y ( F a l m o u t h a n d F o w e y ) , A n n D o n n e l l y ( P l y m o u t h a n d T e i g n m o u t h ) a n d R e v R o g e r S t o n e ( W e y m o u t h , P o o l e a n d P o r t l a n d ) . M o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e w o r k o f A o S c a n b e f o u n d a t w w w . a p o s t l e s h i p o f t h e s e a . o r g . u k H C P T T h e P i l g r i m a g e T r u s t T h e 2 0 1 7 H C P T p i l g r i m a g e t h e m e i s b e i n g c o o r d i n a t e d b y H C P T ’ s W e s t c o u n t r y R e g i o n a n d i s “ C o m e t o t h e W a t e r ” . F r o m t h e b e g i n n i n g o f t h e C r e a t i o n s t o r y , t h r o u g h o u t t h e B i b l e a n d p a r t i c u l a r l y i n t h e G o s p e l s , t h e t h e m e o f w a t e r i s v e r y s t r o n g ; i t i s n o s u r p r i s e , a s w a t e r i s e s s e n t i a l t o l i f e o n E a r t h . T h e r e a r e h u n d r e d s o f r e f e r e n c e s t o w a t e r i n t h e b i b l e : w a t e r i n C r e a t i o n ; w a t e r i n t h e F l o o d ; w a t e r , o r l a c k o f i t , i n t h e d e s e r t E x o d u s , a n d t h e p a r t i n g o f t h e R e d S e a ; t h e r e s t f u l w a t e r s o f t h e p s a l m s ; t h e w a t e r s o f b a p t i s m i n t h e J o r d a n ; t h e t e m p e s t u o u s w a t e r s o f t h e S e a o f G a l i l e e c a l m e d b y J e s u s ; a n d t h e ‘ w a t e r o f l i f e ’ r e v e a l e d t o t h e S a m a r i t a n w o m a n b y C h r i s t a t J a c o b ’ s w e l l . C h r i s t , t h e ‘ w a t e r o f l i f e ’ , t h e ‘ l i v i n g w a t e r ’ , i s e s s e n t i a l f o r o u r e a r t h l y l i f e , a n d t h e h e a v e n l y l i f e t o c o m e . T h e s t o r y o f t h e A p p a r i t i o n s o f t h e B l e s s e d V i r g i n M a r y t o S t B e r n a d e t t e i s s t r o n g l y i n f l u e n c e d b y t h e t h e m e o f w a t e r a n d t h i s c o n t i n u e s t o o u r d a y s o f P i l g r i m a g e i n L o u r d e s w h e r e w e w i l l t a s t e a n d f e e l t h e w a t e r s t h a t s t i l l g u s h f o r t h f r o m t h e s p r i n g r e v e a l e d t o B e r n a d e t t e b y O u r L a d y o n 2 5 t h F e b r u a r y 1 8 5 8 . O u r L a d y a s k e d B e r n a d e t t e t o t e l l p e o p l e ‘ t o c o m e t o t h e w a t e r t o d r i n k a n d w a s h ’ . W e c o m e t o L o u r d e s ‘ t o d r i n k a n d w a s h ’ . G r e a t m i r a c l e s o f h e a l i n g h a v e b e e n a t t r i b u t e d t o t h e w a t e r s o f L o u r d e s b u t t h e g r e a t e s t m i r a c l e i s f o r e v e r y o n e t o e x p e r i e n c e – t h e l o v e o f G o d f o u n d i n p i l g r i m a g e a t t h i s h o l y p l a c e . O n c e a g a i n i n 2 0 1 7 t h e H C P T p i l g r i m a g e o f f e r s t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o c e l e b r a t e t h e j o y o f ‘ t h e R i s e n L o r d ’ a s w e c o m e t o g e t h e r o n E a s t e r D a y ; o n c e a g a i n w e h a v e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o e n c o u n t e r G o d t h r o u g h t h e l i f e , p r a y e r a n d l i t u r g i e s o f o u r d a y s i n L o u r d e s ; o n c e a g a i n w e s h a l l e x p e r i e n c e t h e l o v e a n d j o y o f G o d i n o u r f e l l o w s h i p i n t h e p r e s e n c e o f t h e L o r d . T h e p r o p h e t I s a i a h t e l l s u s : ‘ E v e r y o n e w h o i s t h i r s t y , c o m e t o t h e w a t e r ’ ( I s a i a h 5 5 : 1 ) . W e c o m e t o L o u r d e s i n a n s w e r t o t h a t c a l l . T h e t h e m e o f w a t e r a l s o p l a y s a h u g e p a r t i n t h e l i f e o f t h e W e s t c o u n t r y . B e i n g a p e n i n s u l a , e v e r y p a r t o f l i f e i s c o n n e c t e d t o w a t e r . I n d e e d i t i s l i f e i t s e l f . T h e T r u s t M a s s w h i c h t a k e s p l a c e o n T h u r s d a y 2 0 t h A p r i l a t 9 a m B S T w i l l b e l i v e s t r e a m e d ; t o j o i n t h e H C P T P i l g r i m s a t t h e M a s s – w h e r e v e r y o u m a y b e – v i s i t : w w w . h c p t . o r g . u k / t r u s t m a s s . A n d , t o g i v e y o u a t a s t e o f j u s t h o w w o n d e r f u l t h e c e l e b r a t i o n s a r e t a k e a l o o k a t l a s t y e a r ’ s T r u s t M a s s a t h t t p : / / w w w . h c p t . o r g . u k / n c p t - t r u s t - m a s s - 2 0 1 6 / H C P T L o u r d e s P i l g r i m a g e P r a y e r – E a s t e r 2 0 1 7 L o r d J e s u s , t h a n k y o u f o r b r i n g i n g u s o n p i l g r i m a g e t o L o u r d e s . O u r L a d y i n v i t e s u s t o ‘ c o m e t o t h e w a t e r , t o d r i n k a n d t o w a s h ’ . M a y t h e w a t e r o f t h e G r o t t o a n d t h e ‘ l i v i n g w a t e r ’ o f y o u r W o r d h e l p u s t o b e b e t t e r p e o p l e . M a y w e l o v e a n d c a r e f o r e a c h o t h e r j u s t a s y o u l o v e a n d c a r e f o r e a c h o n e o f u s . T h r o u g h C h r i s t o u r L o r d . A m e n . A S u m m e r P i l g r i m a g e t o L o u r d e s w i t h H C P T H C P T i s a c h a r i t y o f f e r i n g p i l g r i m a g e h o l i d a y s t o L o u r d e s i n t h e s o u t h o f F r a n c e , f o r h e l p e r s a n d d i s ­ a b l e d a n d d i s a d v a n t a g e d p e o p l e f r o m a r o u n d t h e U K a n d f u r t h e r a f i e l d . T h e t r u s t w a s f o r m e d i n 1 9 5 6 a f t e r a y o u n g d o c t o r , M i c h a e l S t r o d e , f i r s t t o o k f o u r d i s a b l e d c h i l - d r e n o n a p i l g r i m a g e h o l i d a y t o L o u r d e s w h e r e t h e V i r g i n M a r y a p p e a r e d t o a y o u n g p e a s a n t g i r l , B e r n a d e t t e S o u b i r o u s , o n a t o t a l o f e i g h t e e n o c c a s i o n s i n 1 8 5 8 . S u b s e q u e n t l y L o u r d e s h a s b e c o m e a m a j o r p l a c e o f R o m a n C a t h o l i c p i l g r i m a g e a n d m i r a c u l o u s h e a l i n g s . N o w e v e r y y e a r , o v e r 2 , 0 0 0 s p e c i a l n e e d s c h i l d r e n e n j o y t h e T r u s t ’ s E a s t e r p i l g r i m a g e s t a y i n g i n h o t e l s w i t h t h e i r v o l u n t e e r h e l p e r s . E a c h s u m m e r o v e r 1 , 5 0 0 a d u l t s , m a n y o f w h o m a r e d i s a b l e d o r w i t h h e a l t h p r o b l e m s , e n j o y a w e e k a t H C P T ’ s H o s a n n a H o u s e , w h i c h i s i n a s t u n n i n g l o c a t i o n o v e r l o o k i n g t h e f o o t h i l l s o f t h e b e a u t i f u l P y r e - n e e s , c l o s e t o t h e v i l l a g e o f B a r t r è s j u s t o u t s i d e L o u r d e s . I n t h e W e s t c o u n t r y R e g i o n , w h i c h c o i n c i d e s w i t h t h e d i o - c e s e o f P l y m o u t h , t h e r e a r e 2 S u m m e r H C P T L o u r d e s G r o u p s k n o w n a s G r o u p 5 3 9 b a s e d i n T o r b a y a n d 5 7 9 i n t h e S o u t h H a m s . G r o u p 5 3 9 w a s f o u n d e d b y t h e l a t e D r M i c h a e l E v e r i t t i n 1 9 8 0 a n d h a s o v e r a p e r i o d o f 3 7 y e a r s t a k e n a p p r o x i m a t e l y 1 , 5 0 0 S u m m e r P i l g r i m s t o L o u r d e s . N e x t S e p t e m b e r , L i z B e t t e s w o r t h , f o r t h e 7 t h y e a r r u n - n i n g , w i l l b e l e a d i n g t h e 5 3 9 G r o u p o f a b o u t 4 0 o n t h e i r A n n u a l P i l g r i m a g e . T h e m e m b e r s w i l l i n c l u d e F r L o u i s R i e u n i e r , a s S p i r i t u a l L e a d e r , t o g e t h e r w i t h a D o c t o r , a n u r s e a n d a n a r r a y o f y o u n g ( 1 8 u p w a r d s ) a n d n o t s o y o u n g H e l p e r s a n d G u e s t s . T h e t r i p , l a b e l l e d “ a h o l i d a y w i t h O u r L a d y , ” w i l l b e a b a l a n c e o f s p i r i t u a l i t y a n d f u n . V i s i t s t o t h e G r o t t o , a t t e n d i n g t h e I n t e r n a t i o n a l M a s s a n d t h e T o r c h l i g h t P r o c e s s i o n s a r e a l w a y s f a v o u r i t e e v e n t s a s i s t h e B l e s s e d S a c r a m e n t P r o c e s s i o n . T h e r e a r e o t h e r t r i p s t o o i n t o t o w n a n d t h e d a y e x c u r s i o n t o G a v a r n i e h i g h i n t h e P y r e n e a n M o u n t a i n s i s a w e i n s p i r i n g . D u r i n g t h e w e e k o f t h e p i l g r i m a g e H o s a n n a H o u s e b e - c o m e s a h o m e a w a y f r o m h o m e w i t h i n t i m a t e M a s s e s a n d p r a y e r s i n t h e l o v e l y c h a p e l . T h e H o u s e h a s b e e n a d a p t e d f o r t h o s e w i t h s p e c i a l n e e d s ; t h e a c c o m m o d a t i o n i s e x c e l l e n t a n d t h e f o o d d e l i c i o u s . T h e r e i s p l e n t y o f t i m e t o r e l a x a n d e n j o y t h e c o m p a n y a n d t h e s c e n e r y . T h e t h e m e d p a r t y o n t h e f i n a l n i g h t i s a l w a y s g r e a t f u n w i t h s o m e s u p e r b f a n c y d r e s s c o s t u m e s o n s h o w a s w e l l a s s o m e t a l e n t e d e n t e r t a i n e r s . A n y o n e i n t e r e s t e d i n m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n , p l e a s e c o n t a c t L i z o r B a r n e y B e t t e s w o r t h T e l : 0 1 8 0 3 6 0 6 8 0 7 e m a i l : b a r n e y @ b e t t e s w o r t h s . c o . u k G r o u p 5 7 9 w a s f o r m e d a t a l a t e r d a t e i n 2 0 0 6 a n d i s l e d b y F r a n c e s R a y m o n d w h o l i v e s n e a r K i n g s b r i d g e . F r a n c e s h a s b e e n g o i n g t o L o u r d e s f o r m a n y y e a r s w i t h H C P T o r i g i n a l l y w i t h G r o u p 5 1 5 f r o m L i v e r p o o l a n d s u b - s e q u e n t l y G r o u p 5 3 9 b e f o r e G r o u p 5 7 9 w a s b o r n . 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O n e o f t h e b i g g e s t C a t h o l i c Y o u t h E v e n t s i n t h e U K t o o k p l a c e o n S a t - u r d a y M a r c h 1 1 t h , 2 0 1 7 a t   T h e S S E A r e n a , W e m b l e y . T h e C a t h o l i c Y o u t h M i n i s t r y h o s t e d t h e F l a m e C o n g r e s s , w h i c h i s a N a t i o n a l C a t h o l i c Y o u t h E v e n t , a n d a g r o u p o f 1 2 0 y o u n g p e o p l e f r o m o u r d i o c e s e a t t e n d e d . “ T e n t h o u s a n d r e a s o n s f o r l o v i n g G o d a n d f o r k n o w i n g t h a t G o d l o v e s u s . T e n t h o u s a n d w a y s o f s e r v i n g . W e k n o w w h o s e h a n d s w e a r e i n . ” C a r d i - n a l B o f r o m M y a n m a r l e d t h e r e f l e c t i o n s a n d c h a l l e n g e s a n d w e k n e w w e w e r e s o m e w h e r e s p e c i a l b e i n g g i v e n a s p e c i a l m e s s a g e . W e w e r e c h a l - l e n g e d t o r e s p o n d p a r t i c u l a r l y t o o u r b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s w h o a r e r e f u g e e s a n d t o b e b e a c o n s o f h o p e . W e w e r e p r o u d o f a n d m o v e d b y t h e v e r y b e a u t i f u l r e f l e c t i o n g i v e n b y o u r o w n D a v i d W e l l s . W e e n j o y e d h i s ‘ h e l l o P l y m o u t h ! ’ H i s r e f l e c t i o n , c a l l e d ‘ L o v e c h o o s e s Y o u ’ c a n b e a c c e s s e d o n Y o u T u b e . O u r y o u n g p e o p l e c a m e f r o m a c r o s s t h e D i o c e s e , s t a r t i n g i n P l y m o u t h o n S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g a t 0 5 0 0 a m . S o m e b r a v e f e w h a d e v e n s t a r t e d t h e n i g h t b e f o r e f r o m C o r n w a l l . I t w a s a r e a l p i l g r i m a g e t o W e m b l e y A r e n a . B y 1 1 0 0 t h e P l y m o u t h c o n t i n g e n t w e r e i n a n d e n j o y i n g t h e w a r m u p b u t w h e r e w e r e P o o l e ? ? I n t h e n i c k o f t i m e y o u n g p e o p l e f r o m P o o l e a n d W i m - b o r n e j o i n e d t h e i r p e e r s f r o m E x e t e r , T e i g n m o u t h , C u l l o m p t o n a n d P l y - m o u t h a n d t h e s c a r f w a v i n g b e g a n . W e w e r e i n t h e b l o c k n e x t t o C l i f t o n D i o c e s e w h i c h b r o u g h t b a c k m e m o r i e s o f W o r l d Y o u t h D a y a n d o u r l e a d - e r s w e r e a b l e t o m e e t u p w i t h o l d f r i e n d s . D a n n i P i t t a m f r o m P o o l e h a d t h e p r i v i l e g e o f r e p r e s e n t i n g u s o n t h e s t a g e a n d c a r r y i n g o u r L a m p e d u s a c r o s s . D a n n i w a s a l s o a w o r l d y o u t h d a y p i l - g r i m s o s h e h a s h a d a b u s y y e a r . F o r t h e m o m e n t , t h e c r o s s h a s r e t u r n e d t o h e r p a r i s h i n P o o l e . W e w e r e d e l i g h t e d t o b e j o i n e d f o r t h e d a y b y B i s h o p M a r k w h o w a s r e l i e v e d t h a t o u r n e w D i o c e s a n s c a r v e s w e r e s o e a s y t o w e a r . W e w e r e a l s o l u c k y t o i n - c l u d e C a r d i n a l N i c h o l s i n o u r g r o u p p h o t o s h o o t . . . . w e h i j a c k e d h i m f r o m W e s t m i n s t e r ! O u r y o u n g p e o p l e d i d u s p r o u d i n t h e w a y t h e y s t a y e d a n d p r a y e d , l i s - t e n e d a n d s a n g . E v e n a t m i d n i g h t J a c k l e f t C r o w n h i l l s i n g i n g B l e s s t h e L o r d , O M y S o u l ! I a m n o t s u r e w h a t t h e n e i g h b o u r s m a d e o f t h a t . M y t h a n k s m u s t g o t o t h e m a n y a d u l t h e l p e r s f r o m p a r i s h e s w h o e n c o u r - a g e d t h e i r y o u n g p e o p l e t o c o m e a l o n g a n d w h o c o p e d w i t h t h e e n d l e s s p a - p e r w o r k t h e s e t r i p s e n t a i l . T h a n k s a l s o t o t h e D i o c e s a n f i n a n c e d e p a r t m e n t f o r a l l t h e i r s u p p o r t . R o l l o n 2 0 1 9 ! F i o n a H u t c h i n g s C a t h o l i c Y o u t h M i n i s t r y P l y m o u t h D i o c e s e 4 - C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t A p r i l 2 0 1 7 !∀#∃#!∀#!% &∋()∗+,&−!#.∋∗,/#.0)1# !∀#∃∀%∃& ∋()∗+,−. !∀#!∃ ) #%&!∋! !∀#∀∃%& ∋%#() ∗%∀&+,) ∗−. /01 2 33%,∃∀+ ∋#∃45#6 !∀#∀∃%&) 7+8∃&( ∗∗! ∗69+, /&)+00&−)∀).123∀4∗&4#56)5∀−#78)∀79) 3&−.+7∀∃).&−!#5&)4+)∗&∃3)1+,)3−&3∀−&)∀) ,7#:,&)∀79)2&2+−∀%∃&)4−#%,4&)0+−) 1+,−)∃+!&9)+7&; C O T T O N & S O N ( J a n e C o t t o n ) T e l : 0 1 3 0 5 7 6 7 6 7 6 I n d e p e n d e n t F u n e r a l D i r e c t o r s s i n c e 1 9 1 2 C Y M F e d F l a m e C o n g r e s s T o T o a d v e r t i s e a d v e r t i s e P h o n e P h o n e 0 1 4 4 0 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 7 3 0 3 9 9 o r o r 0 7 9 3 1 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 8 3 6 9 0 7 P l e a s e s u p p o r t o u r a d v e r t i s e r s

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W h a t a n a m a z i n g w e e k e n d f i l l e d w i t h g r a c e a n d j o y ! T h a n k y o u t o e v e r y o n e w h o h e l p e d w i t h o r g a n i s i n g i t i n a n y w a y . M a y t h i s b l e s s i n g a n d g r a c e b e s p r e a d o v e r o u r f a m i l i e s , p a r i s h e s a n d w h o l e w i d e w o r l d ! W e w e r e d e l i g h t e d t o w e l c o m e F r P a u l M a d d i s o n ( P i l g r i m a g e P e o p l e ) J e n n y S i n c l a i r ( T o g e t h e r f o r t h e C o m m o n G o o d ) a n d D a v i d W h e a t ( D i r e c t o r o f Y o u t h M i n i s t r y , C l i f t o n ) f r o m o u t s i d e t h e D i o c e s e a s g u e s t s p e a k e r s f o r t h e w e e k e n d . T h e y w e r e j o i n e d b y a n u m b e r o f f a m i l i a r f a c e s i n c l u d i n g D a v i d W e l l s , F r J o n a t h a n S t e w a r t a n d F r M a r k S k e l t o n , f o r t h e u s u a l b l e n d o f k e y n o t e t a l k s a n d w o r k s h o p s . ( b e l o w a n d b o t t o m ) . A n d , R e d e m p t o r i s t p u b l i c a t i o n s w e r e o n h a n d t o o f f e r e v e r y o n e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o e x p l o r e a n d p u r c h a s e p e r s o n a l a n d p a r i s h r e s o u r c e s f o r c a t e c h e s i s a n d s p i r i t u a l g r o w t h . F r P a u l M a d d i s o n f r o m P i l g r i m a g e P e o p l e m o v e d u s g r e a t l y b y t a l k i n g a b o u t t h e p e r s e c u t i o n o f C h r i s t i a n s i n t h e H o l y L a n d . H e w a s d u e t o b r i n g w i t h h i m F o t e h M i c k e l , a C h r i s t i a n l i v i n g t h e r e , b u t F o t e h w a s p r e v e n t e d f r o m l e a v i n g t h e c o u n t r y b e c a u s e o f f a l s e a l l e g a t i o n s m a d e a b o u t h i s f i n a n c i a l s i t u a t i o n . A l t h o u g h F o t e h ’ s p r e s e n c e w a s s o r e l y m i s s e d , i t w a s a v e r y p o w e r f u l t e s t a m e n t t o t h e v o i c e w h i c h w a s m i s s i n g ! W e w e r e b o u n d t o g e t h e r b y g r e a t l i t u r g y , o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r p e r s o n a l p r a y e r a n d t i m e t o s o c i a l i s e o v e r c o f f e e o r l i s t e n i n g t o o u r g r e a t b a n d i n t h e b a r a n d a f a b u l o u s e v e n t w a s g u a r a n t e e d . O u r w e e k e n d c u l m i n a t e d w i t h S u n d a y M a s s c o n c e l e b r a t e d b y B i s h o p M a r k w i t h F a t h e r s P a u l M a d d i s o n , J o n a t h a n S t e w a r t a n d P a u l C u m m i n s ( t o p r i g h t ) . A n d , t h e r a i n b o w t h a t a p p e a r e d o v e r T o r b a y d u r i n g t h e w e e k e n d w a s s u r e l y a s i g n o f t h e p r e s e n c e o f t h e L o r d ! ( r i g h t ) . A p r i l 2 0 1 7 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 5 S o m e t h o u g h t s f r o m B i s h o p M a r k o n ` T h e G r a c i o u s G i f t ` w e e k e n d " T h e S p i r i t l e d J e s u s i n t o t h e w i l d e r n e s s . . . " T h e s e w o r d s a r e s o c e n t r a l t o L e n t , a n d o n i t s F i r s t S u n d a y w e h e a r d t h e m f r o m t h e G o s p e l o f M a t t h e w . I t w a s t h i s l i n e o f t h e G o s p e l w h i c h w a s v e r y m u c h i n m y h e a r t a n d m i n d a s I h a d t h e g r e a t j o y o f c e l e b r a t i n g M a s s w i t h s o m a n y o t h e r s g a t h e r e d f r o m a c r o s s t h e D i o c e s e d u r i n g t h e r e c e n t " G r a c i o u s G i f t " w e e k e n d i n T o r q u a y . I t w a s c l e a r t o m e t h a t t h e y w e r e a l l h a v i n g a j o y - f i l l e d , i n s p i r i n g t i m e . H o w g o o d i t i s t o ` s t e p b a c k ` f r o m t h e n o r m a l r h y t h m s t o a t t u n e t o a d i f f e r e n t r e a l i t y i n o u r l i v e s . T o b e l e d b y t h e S p i r i t i n t o t h e d e s e r t . W e n e e d t h e s e t i m e s i n o r d e r t o r e a l i s e t h a t i t i s n o t w e , b u t G o d , w h o i s a t t h e c e n t r e o f o u r l i f e . A l o n g t h e w a y , w e d i s c o v e r s o m a n y f e l l o w - t r a v e l l e r s , o t h e r d i s c i p l e s w h o s u p p o r t a n d e n c o u r a g e u s . I t i s g o o d t o b e t o g e t h e r , t o s h a r e o n e a n o t h e r ` s f a i t h , t o b e s t i m u l a t e d t o d e e p e n o u r o w n f a i t h a n d t o b e c h a l l e n g e d b y o n e a n o t h e r t o ` g o o u t ` a n d s h a r e o u r f a i t h w i t h t h o s e w h o d o n o t y e t k n o w t h e L o r d . I t h a n k G o d f o r a l l t h o s e w h o o r g a n i s e d t h e w e e k e n d , a n d a l l t h o s e w h o p a r t i c i p a t e d . M a y w e c o n t i n u e t o f i n d i n s u c h e x p e r i e n c e s t h e g r a c e t o l i v e t h r o u g h t h e ` w i l d e r n e s s ` m o m e n t s o f o r d i n a r y l i f e , t o o , a n d t o k n o w t h a t w h i l s t w e m a y f e e l w e a k o r t e m p t e d , t h a t J e s u s h a s g o n e b e f o r e u s . T h r o u g h H i s C r o s s , h e s h o w s u s t h e W a y , a n d h o w w e , i n o u r t u r n , c a n a c c o m p a n y o t h e r s i n f i n d i n g t h e i r w a y t o H i m . + M a r k F r J o n a t h a n S t e w a r t w i t h G a t h e r d e l e g a t e s G a t h e r 2 0 1 8 A l t h o u g h w e l o v e y o u a l l t o s t a y o v e r n i g h t , d a y d e l e g a t e r a t e s d o i n c l u d e r e f r e s h m e n t s . 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The Latin Mass Society www.lms.org.uk 020 7404 7284 Masses in the Extraordinary Form in Plymouth Diocese : Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EE Wednesdays monthly at 10.30am on: April 26 t h , May 17 t h . St. Edward the Confessor, Home Park Avenue, Peverell, Plymouth. PL3 4PG Every Sunday at 11.30am. Blessed Sacrament, Fore Street, Heavitree, Exeter. EX1 2QJ No Mass in April – next Mass 3 rd Sunday of May St. Cyprian’s Chapel, Ugbrooke House, Chudleigh. TQ13 0AD 4 th Sunday of the month at 3pm. Lanherne Convent, St. Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall. TR8 4ER Sundays and every day 7.30am inclusive. Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Cecilia, White Cliff Mill Street, Blandford Forum. DT11 7BN 12 noon Monday 17 th April. Our Lady, Old Mill Lane, Marnhull, Sturminster, Newton. DT10 1JX 12 noon Thursday April 20 th . Any questions contact Maurice Quinn (LMS Rep, Devon) on either : Email : mq018q1057@blueyonder.co.uk Mob. 0555536579 T o a d v e r t i s e T o a d v e r t i s e P h o n e P h o n e 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 N e w s f r o m a r o u n d t h e d i o c e s e . . . 6 - C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t A p r i l 2 0 1 7 C o r n w a l l D e a n e r y M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y P a r i s h , N e w q u a y G u i l d o f S t S t e p h e n E n r o l m e n t s O u r p a r i s h c o m m u n i t y a t M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y w i t n e s s e d a n d s u p p o r t e d t h e e n r o l m e n t o f t w o o f o u r A l t a r S e r v e r s i n t o t h e G u i l d o f S t S t e p h e n a n d t h e c o n f e r r a l o f t h e i r m e d a l s , d u r i n g t h e w e e k e n d M a s s e s o f 1 8 t h a n d 1 9 t h F e b r u a r y . F r A n t h o n y O ’ G o r m a n , o u r P a r i s h P r i e s t , h a s e n c o u r a g e d o u r y o u n g s e r v e r s i n t h e i r c o m m i t m e n t t o s e r v i n g a t M a s s . O u r A l t a r S e r v e r s a r e p i c t u r e d w i t h F r A n t h o n y a n d B e r n a r d M a h e r M C – w h o h a s r e c e i v e d h i s S i l v e r M e d a l f o r m o r e t h a n 1 0 - y e a r s a s m e m b e r o f t h e G u i l d o f S t S t e p h e n . O u r c o n g r a t u l a t i o n s t o t h e m a l l a n d o u r t h a n k s t o F r A n t h o n y f o r h i s e n c o u r a g e m e n t . J o d i e R o b e r t s P a r i s h S e c r e t a r y C o r n i s h w r i t i n g s T h e R e l i g i o u s H e r i t a g e o f N o r t h a n d E a s t C o r n w a l l A u t h o r : R e v F r D a v i d A n n e a r F r D a v i d w r i t e s : “ T h i s l a t e s t s l i m v o l u m e o f m i n e i s r a t h e r m o r e g e n e r a l i n s c o p e t h a n m y p r e v i o u s e f f o r t s . I n j u s t o v e r s e v e n t y p a g e s i t d e s c r i b e s t h e r e l i g i o u s l a n d s c a p e a n d h e r - i t a g e o f N o r t h a n d E a s t C o r n w a l l , f r o m q u o i t s a n d m e n h i r s t o c o n v e r t e d M e t h o d i s t c h a p e l s . T h e r e a r e b r i e f b a c k g r o u n d d e - s c r i p t i o n s o f , a m o n g o t h e r t h i n g s , t h e C e l t i c C h u r c h , t h e R e f o r m a t i o n i n C o r n w a l l a n d t h e v a r i o u s C h r i s t i a n r e - v i v a l s w h i c h h a v e l e f t t h e i r v i s i b l e p r e s e n c e t o d a y . T h e t e x t i s i l l u s t r a t e d w i t h m o r e t h a n a h u n d r e d p h o t o s a n d d r a w i n g s . M y m a i n a i m i s t o e x p l a i n o u r r e l i g i o u s h e r i t a g e t o m y p a r i s h i o n e r s , b u t a n y o n e w h o l o v e s C o r n w a l l w i l l , I h o p e , f i n d t h i s l i t t l e b o o k a h e l p f u l g u i d e . ” C o p i e s a r e £ 5 p l u s £ 1 . 5 0 p & p . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n , p l e a s e c o n t a c t A l i s o n M o o r e , P a r i s h S e c r e t a r y T e l : 0 1 5 6 6 7 7 3 1 6 6 e m a i l : o f f i c e @ s t c u t h b e r t m a y n e . o r g . u k w e b s i t e : w w w . s t c u t h b e r t m a y n e . o r g . u k W a v e H u b N e w p o e t r y f r o m C o r n w a l l ( E d i t e d b y A l a n M . K e n t ) C o r n w a l l i s a t t h e h u b o f t h e C e l t i c S e a , a n d t h i s c o l l e c t i o n o f n e w p o ­ e t r y c e l e b r a t e s t h e b e s t v e r s e t o e m e r g e f r o m t h e r e i n r e c e n t t i m e s . D i v e r s e i n t h e i r i d e n t i t i e s a n d t h e f o r m s i n w h i c h t h e y w r i t e , a l l t h e p o e t s r e p r e s e n t e d h a v e a l a s t i n g r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h t h e t e r r i t o r y a n d i t s p e o p l e . S o m e n a m e s w i l l b e f a m i l i a r b u t e q u a l l y a n e w g e n e r a t i o n o f w r i t - e r s h a s b e e n a s s e m b l e d a l o n g s i d e t h e s e m o r e e s t a b l i s h e d v o i c e s . A l l o f t h e m c e l e b r a t e t h e p o e t i c e n e r g y e m e r g i n g o u t o f t h i s l a n d a t t h e h u b o f t h e w a v e s . T h e c o l l e c t i o n s h o w s a r e n e w e d c o n f i d e n c e i n C o r n w a l l ` s l i t e r a r y p r o w e s s a s w e l l a s a n e n g a g e m e n t w i t h t h e w i d e r w o r l d . A l a n M . K e n t i s a c e l e b r a t e d C o r n i s h a c a d e m i c , p o e t , p l a y - w r i g h t a n d n o v e l i s t . H e i s t h e e d i t o r o f V o i c e s f r o m W e s t B a r b a r y : A n A n t h o l o g y o f A n g l o - C o r n i s h P o e t r y 1 5 4 9 – 1 9 2 8 ( 2 0 0 0 ) a n d T h e D r e a m t S e a : A n A n t h o l o g y o f A n g l o - C o r n i s h P o e t r y 1 9 2 8 – 2 0 0 4 ( 2 0 0 4 ) . H i s s e l e c t e d p o e m s T h e H o p e o f P l a c e w a s p u b l i s h e d i n 2 0 1 0 . E d i t o r : W a v e H u b w a s f i r s t p u b l i s h e d i n 2 0 1 4 a n d , i n c l u d e d i n t h e c o l l e c t i o n i s a t e n s t a n z a p o e m b y A n d r e w C S y m o n s e n t i t l e d ‘ P r a y i n g i n t h e L a d y C h a p e l , P e n z a n c e ( p a g e s 5 7 t o 6 0 ) . A m o v i n g a n d t h o u g h t f u l p i e c e i t w i l l b e o f p a r t i c u l a r i n - t e r e s t t o C S W r e a d e r s i n t h e D u c h y . C h e m i n N e u f C o m m u n i t y , S c l e r d e r A b b e y S i n c e A u g u s t 2 0 1 4 , t h e C h e m i n N e u f C o m m u n i t y h a s e s t a b l i s h e d i t s e l f w i t h i n S c l e r d e r A b b e y w h i c h w a s s t e e p e d i n p r a y e r s f o r m o r e t h a n a c e n t u r y b y P o o r C l a r e a n d C a r m e l i t e S i s t e r s . T h e C h e m i n N e u f C o m m u n i t y , b o r n i n F r a n c e i n 1 9 7 3 a n d f o u n d e d b y F a t h e r L a u r e n t F a b r e S J , w a s c a l l e d t o C o r n w a l l b y t h e f o r m e r B i s h o p o f P l y m o u t h , t h e R t R e v C h r i s t o p h e r B u d d , B i s h o p E m e r i t u s . C h e m i n N e u f i s a C a t h o l i c C o m m u n i t y c o m p o s e d o f m e m b e r s f r o m m a n y d i f f e r e n t w a l k s o f l i f e i n c l u d i n g c o u p l e s , s i n g l e s , p r i e s t s , c o n s e c r a t e d b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s o f d i f f e r e n t C h r i s t i a n d e n o m i n a t i o n s - C a t h o l i c s , P r o t e s t a n t s , O r t h o d o x e s . N o w a d a y s , w h i l s t r e s p e c t i n g t h e v o c a t i o n o f t h i s ‘ T h i n p l a c e ’ , C h e m i n N e u f h a s u n d e r t a k e n i m p r o v e m e n t s t o t h e b u i l d i n g s i n o r d e r t o w e l c o m e g u e s t s f o r a n a u t h e n t i c C h r i s t i a n e x p e r i e n c e o f p r a y e r a n d C o m m u n i t y l i f e . T h e g r o u n d s a n d g a r d e n s o f t h e A b b e y p r o v i d e a p e a c e f u l a t m o s p h e r e w h e r e e v e r y b o d y f e e l s s a f e a n d a t h o m e . T h e s i m p l i c i t y a n d n a t u r a l w a y o f l i f e b r i n g s a s e n s e o f b e l o n g i n g t o t h e u n i v e r s a l f a m i l y u n d e r o n e G o d , O u r F a t h e r . O u r c a l e n d a r o f s p i r i t u a l a c t i v i t i e s c a n b e f o u n d o n o u r w e b s i t e : h t t p : / / w w w . c h e m i n - n e u f . o r g . u k / T h i s y e a r , f o r t h e f i r s t t i m e , C h e m i n N e u f w i l l w e l c o m e a F A M I L Y F E S T I V A L o n t h e t h e m e o f ‘ H o m e - H o m e i s a p l a c e w h e r e t h e h e a r t i s ’ o n S a t u r d a y t h e 1 9 t h o f A u g u s t f r o m 1 0 a m t o 1 0 p m . T h i s d a y i s o r g a n i s e d i n c o l l a b o r a t i o n w i t h t h e C a t h o l i c D i o c e s e o f P l y m o u t h , T h e A n g l i c a n D i o c e s e o f T r u r o a n d C h u r c h e s T o g e t h e r C o r n w a l l . A l l o f t h i s w i l l b e p o s s i b l e w i t h t h e h e l p o f v o l u n t e e r s c o m i n g f r o m d i f f e r e n t C h u r c h e s , w h o a r e a l r e a d y w o r k i n g t o g e t h e r f o r t h i s d a y . D u r i n g t h e d a y f a m i l i e s w i l l h a v e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o s p e n d t i m e i n t h e g r o u n d s o f t h e A b b e y a n d e n j o y t h e n u m e r o u s a c t i v i t i e s w h i c h w i l l b e a v a i l a b l e f o r a l l a g e s t h r o u g h o u t t h e d a y : H i s t o r i c a l t o u r o f t h e A b b e y , A r t s a n d C r a f t , I n d o o r a n d o u t d o o r a c t i v i t i e s , s p o r t s , a s p i r i t u a l J o u r n e y f o r t h e f a m i l y , e t c . I n t h e e v e n i n g t h e r e w i l l b e a B a r b e c u e a n d t h e d a y w i l l e n d w i t h a W o r s h i p c o n c e r t a n d a l i v e b a n d . E v e r y b o d y w i l l b e m o s t w e l c o m e ! S o m e p r a c t i c a l i n f o r m a t i o n f o r t h e S c l e r d e r F a m i l y F e s t i v a l 1 9 t h A u g u s t 2 0 1 7 : w e a r e s i t u a t e d 1 . 5 m i l e s f r o m L o o e ( P L 1 3 2 J D ) o r 1 2 m i l e s f r o m L i s k e a r d . A n o m i n a l e n t r a n c e f e e o f £ 1 0 f o r a d u l t s a n d £ 2 0 f o r f a m i l i e s ( P a r e n t s + 3 c h i l d r e n ) w i l l g i v e y o u a c c e s s t o t h e A b b e y g r o u n d s + a p a c k e d l u n c h . E v e r y b o d y i s m o s t w e l c o m e ; e v e n t h o s e h a v i n g f i n a n c i a l d i f f i c u l t i e s . F o o d a n d d r i n k s w i l l b e a v a i l a b l e a l l d a y , t e a a n d c o f f e e , c a k e s a l l d a y - d o n a t i o n s g r a t e f u l l y r e c e i v e d E v e n i n g B a r b e c u e o p t i o n a l a t £ 2 . 5 0 p e r p e r s o n . 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T h e D i o c e s a n E v a n g e l i s a t i o n T e a m a r e o r g a n i s i n g a w e e k e n d r e t r e a t o f i n s p i r a t i o n a n d p r a y e r f o r M i s s i o n a t B u c k f a s t A b b e y . H o s t e d b y t h e B r o t h e r s o f t h e F r a n c i s c a n o f R e n e w a l , ‘ R u n t o t h e S o n ’ w i l l b e h e l d o v e r t h e w e e k e n d o f 2 3 r d t o 2 5 t h J u n e . 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I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o d i s c u s s e v a n g e l i s a t i o n i n t h e d i o c e s e o r i n y o u r o w n p a r i s h p l e a s e c o n t a c t F r J o n T e l : 0 1 7 5 2 7 0 1 6 6 0 e m a i l : J o n a t h a n . b i e l a w s k i @ p r c d t r . o r g . u k o r M i c h e l e m o b : 0 7 9 4 0 4 5 3 6 0 7 M i c h e l e . t h o m p s o n @ p r c d t r . o r g . u k S ituated in St Marychurch Village A converted Dominican Convent set in two acres of a ward winning gardens • R esidential & Day Care ­ Respite & Short Stay • Single en­suite bedrooms complete with ­ • TV point, telephone & Aid Call System • 24 hour care by fully trained staff • T wo passenger lifts & stair lift • Domiciliary Services & Social Activities For information Guide & additional information Contact: The Manager: Mrs Clare Cronin Mar garet Clitherow House Priory Road, St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4NY Te l : 018 0 3 3 2 6 0 5 6 Fa x : 018 0 3 315 0 6 6 Email: mcha0@tiscali.co.uk Website: www.margaretclitherowhouse.co.uk St. Rita’s Retreat & Conference Centre, Honiton, Devon EX14 1AP Tel: 01404 42601/42635 Email: stritas@btinternet.com Web Site: stritascentre.org.uk For your parish/school retreat our Retreat Centre is a place to be at peace with God and with yourself. Please telephone or email us to discuss your requirements. $ $$$ $ $$$$$ $ $$ `` $ $$ $ $$ $ $$ $ $$$ $ $ $ $ $ $$$ $ $ $$$$$$ $ $ ` ```` ` ```````````````````````````````````````````````````````` !"#$%&"`P)$­*/"+*2$3./&"./$ ` T o a d v e r t i s e T e l e p h o n e J a n e t T o a d v e r t i s e T e l e p h o n e J a n e t 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 o r 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 o r 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 Wishing you all a Holy and Happy Easter E veryone is welcome here, no matter who you are, or where you are on your faith journey C atholic Church of The Most Precious Blood Radway, Sidmouth, EX10 8TW 01395 513340 Easter Services will be celebrated on: Palm Sunday Vigil Mass ­ Saturday 5.30pm Sunday Mass ­ 10.30am Process from St Teresa’s Hall Maundy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper ­ 7pm G ood Friday Celebration of the Lord’s Passion ­ 3pm E aster Vigil Saturday ­ 9pm Easter Sunday Mass ­ 10.30am Details of all other services can be found at www.churchofthemostpreciousbloodsidmouth.co.uk Holy Week and Easter Triduum 2017 St Cuthbert Mayne Parish, Launceston Mayne Close, PL15 8XQ tel: 01566 773166 13th April: 7pm: Maundy Thursday E vening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Watching at the Altar of Repose 1 4th April: 3pm: Good Friday Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion. 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W i t h m e m b e r s l i v i n g a c r o s s t h e U K a n d b e y o n d , t h e G u i l d h a s a m o n t h l y n e w s l e t t e r a n d a n a c t i v e F a c e b o o k g r o u p t o a n n o u n c e u p c o m i n g e v e n t s a n d / o r a r t i c l e s o f i n t e r e s t o n t h e n e w e v a n g e l i s a t i o n . F r o m t i m e t o t i m e , t h e G u i l d h o l d s ‘ G u i l d d a y s ’ t o b r i n g t o g e t h e r l i k e - m i n d e d i n d i v i d u a l s f o r p r a y e r a n d f e l l o w s h i p . N o t e d s p e a k e r s h a v e i n c l u d e d S h e r r y W e d d e l l , B i s h o p P h i l i p E g a n , F a t h e r A l e x a n d e r S h e r b r o o k e a n d D r C a r o l i n e F a r e y a m o n g s t o t h e r s . W h i l e G u i l d d a y s h a v e t a k e n p l a c e i n L o n d o n a n d Y o r k , t h e G u i l d E x e c u t i v e C o m m i t t e e w o u l d b e h a p p y t o h o s t o n e i n D e v o n ! P l e a s e r e g i s t e r y o u r i n t e r e s t ! M e m b e r s h i p i n t h e G u i l d ( £ 2 0 p e r a n n u m ) o f f e r s s p e c i a l a c c e s s t o l e c t u r e s a n d S a c r e d A r t s t u d i e s o n t h e S o t A w e b s i t e . T h e G u i l d h a s a l s o o r g a n i s e d a d i s c o u n t e d s u b s c r i p t i o n r a t e t o t h e C a t e c h e t i c a l R e v i e w , a n e x c e l l e n t r e s o u r c e f o r c a t e c h i s t s a n d a l l t h o s e w o r k i n g i n t h e c h u r c h t o d a y . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n : e m a i l g u i l d o f o u r l a d y a n d s t j o s e p h @ g m a i l . c o m N e w f e e s a n n o u n c e d a t L e w e s t o n L e w e s t o n i s c o m m i t t e d t o o f f e r i n g a h i g h q u a l i t y a f f o r d a b l e e d u c a t i o n t o a s m a n y l o c a l f a m i l i e s a s p o s s i b l e . F o l l o w i n g t h e s u c c e s s o f t h e f e e r e s t r u c t u r e i n t h e J u n i o r D e p a r t m e n t , t h e s c h o o l h a s n o w r e v i e w e d i t s S e n i o r S c h o o l f e e s t r u c t u r e a n d i s d e l i g h t e d t o a n n o u n c e c o m p e t i t i v e f e e s a c r o s s b o t h d a y a n d b o a r d i n g f r o m S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 7 . A c r o s s t h e w h o l e S e n i o r S c h o o l a n d S i x t h F o r m ( Y e a r s 7 t o 1 3 ) , t h e n e w f e e f o r d a y p u p i l s w i l l b e £ 4 , 9 5 0 w i t h e f f e c t f r o m S e p t e m b e r s o 1 7 . K a t e R e y n o l d s , H e a d o f L e w e s t o n c o m m e n t e d : “ S o m a n y p a r e n t s h a v e t o m a k e a c h o i c e a b o u t w h e n , i f a t a l l , t o i n v e s t i n t h e i r c h i l d ’ s e d u c a t i o n , w h i c h i s w h y I ’ m d e l i g h t e d t h a t t h e n e w f e e s t r u c t u r e w i l l m e a n t h a t t h e e x c e p t i o n a l e d u c a t i o n w e o f f e r i s a c c e s s i b l e t o m o r e l o c a l f a m i l i e s ; f r o m t h e i r c h i l d ’ s f i r s t d a y s w i t h u s i n t h e J u n i o r d e p a r t m e n t , r i g h t t h r o u g h t o t h e e n d o f t h e i r e x a m y e a r s i n t h e S e n i o r S c h o o l a n d S i x t h F o r m . T h e r e c o u l d n ’ t b e a b e t t e r t i m e t o j o i n u s a s w e c e l e b r a t e o u r o u t s t a n d i n g a c a d e m i c a c h i e v e m e n t s w i t h 5 2 % A * a n d A G r a d e s a w a r d e d a t A L e v e l . ” T o f i n d o u t m o r e p l e a s e d o a r r a n g e f o r a v i s i t b y c o n t a c t i n g o u r A d m i s s i o n s T e a m T e l : 0 1 9 6 3 2 1 0 7 8 3 e m a i l : a d m i s s i o n s @ l e w e s t o n . d o r s e t . s c h . u k

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I ’ m o f t e n s u r p r i s e d b y t h e w a y s i n w h i c h c h i l d r e n i n t e r p r e t w h a t w e s a y t o t h e m , o f t e n t a k i n g t h i n g s q u i t e l i t e r a l l y . T o g i v e a q u i c k e x a m p l e : o n a r u r a l W e l s h f a r m h o u s e h o l - i d a y m a n y y e a r s a g o , I h a p p e n e d t o m e n t i o n t o m y f o u r - y e a r - o l d s o n t h a t t h e c o w s i n t h e f i e l d s a d j o i n i n g t h e f a r m h o u s e , w o u l d g e t s o a k e d i n t h e t o r r e n t i a l r a i n w e w e r e e x p e r i e n c i n g , ( s o u n d s f a m i l i a r ? ) T o m y g r e a t a m u s e m e n t , h e a p p e a r e d f i v e m i n u t e s l a t e r w i t h a b a t h t o w e l “ . . . t o d r y t h e p o o r c o w s w i t h , ” h e s a i d . P U R E F A N T A S Y A n d w e r a r e l y h e s i t a t e i n p a s s i n g o n s o m e c h i l d - f r i e n d l y f o l k l o r e t o o u r o f f s p r i n g e i - t h e r . T h e m o s t o b v i o u s o f t h e s e i s , o f c o u r s e , t h e t r a d i t i o n o f S a n t a C l a u s . W h i l e ‘ S a n t a ’ d e r i v e d f r o m S a i n t N i c h o l a s , a f o u r t h c e n t u r y G r e e k b i s h o p , t h e n o t i o n o f b r i n g i n g g i f t s t o e v e r y c h i l d i n t h e w o r l d – p r o v i d e d t h e y h a v e b e e n ‘ g o o d ’ t h r o u g h - o u t t h e y e a r – r e m a i n s p u r e f a n t a s y . A n d w e d o n ’ t j u s t s t o p t h e r e . T h e r e ’ s a l s o t h e T o o t h F a i r y – a m y t h i c a l c r e a t u r e w h o r e p l a c e s l o s t b a b y t e e t h w i t h a s m a l l p a y m e n t . A n d f i n a l l y t h e E a s t e r B u n n y – a f o l k l o r e f i g u r e w h o p r o v i d e s c h i l d r e n w i t h E a s t e r E g g s , d e p e n d i n g u p o n h o w w e l l b e h a v e d t h e y h a v e b e e n a t t h e b e g i n n i n g o f E a s t - e r t i d e ! I n f a c t , o n e o f m y y o u n g n e p h e w s w a s s o e n r a p t u r e d b y t h e E a s t e r B u n n y t h a t h i s e n t h u s i a s m k n e w n o b o u n d s . H a v i n g b e e n p r o m i s e d b y h i s p a r e n t s t h a t t h i s g e n e r o u s c r e a t u r e w o u l d i m p a r t g i f t s o f y u m m y c h o c o l a t e e g g s t h e n e x t d a y , h e c r e p t d o w n s t a i r s a f t e r h i s p a r e n t s w e r e t u c k e d u p i n b e d a n d l e f t a d i s h o f c a r r o t s b y t h e f r o n t d o o r a s a t o k e n i f h i s a p p r e c i a t i o n ! S A L V A T I O N O f c o u r s e , a l i t t l e f a n t a s y i n o u r o f t e n d a r k w o r l d c a n b e e n l i v e n i n g a n d h u m o r o u s . H o w e v e r , a s w e a p p r o a c h E a s t e r t h i s y e a r , w e k n o w t h a t t h e r e i s a f a r m o r e i m p o r - t a n t p e r s o n a n d e v e n t t o b e b o t h r e c a l l e d a n d   c o n v e y e d t o o u r c h i l d r e n – a n d t o o u r b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s i n C h r i s t . J e s u s d i e d o n t h e C r o s s t o a t o n e f o r o u r s i n s a n d c o n - t i n u e s t o b e w i t h e a c h a n d e v e r y o n e o f u s u n t i l t h e e n d o f t i m e . C h r i s t ’ s r e s u r r e c t i o n f r o m t h e d e a d b a n i s h e d d e a t h f o r e v e r , g i v i n g m a n k i n d h o p e f o r t h e f u t u r e i n l i f e e v e r - l a s t i n g . I n s h o r t , C h r i s t i s o u r s a l v a t i o n . T H E S W E E T N E S S O F C H R I S T B o t h S a n t a C l a u s a n d t h e E a s t e r B u n n y o f f e r g i f t s o n t h e c o n d i t i o n t h a t c h i l d r e n h a v e b e e n ‘ g o o d ’ a n d b o t h r e m a i n f i c t i t i o u s . O u r L o r d J e s u s C h r i s t , o n t h e o t h e r h a n d , l o v e s e a c h o n e o f u s u n c o n d i t i o n a l l y , a w a r d s u s o u r o w n G o d - g i v e n g i f t s a n d w e l - c o m e s u s w i t h o p e n a r m s e v e n w h e n , a s f a l l i b l e h u m a n s , w e f i n d i t h a r d t o b e ‘ g o o d ’ . U n l i k e s u c h f i c t i o n a l c h a r a c t e r s , d o c u m e n t a r y e v i d e n c e p r o v i d e s v e r a c i t y f o r t h e h i s - t o r i c a l J e s u s . Y e t m o r e i m p o r t a n t l y , o u r h e a r t s a n d s o u l s c l e a r l y r e v e a l G o d ’ s e t e r - n a l p r e s e n c e t o u s , a s w e i n s t i n c t i v e l y y e a r n t o b e c o m e e v e r c l o s e r t o h i m . E a s t e r i s a w o n d e r f u l t i m e o f t h e y e a r f o r a d u l t s a n d c h i l d r e n a l i k e . M a y y o u r c h i l d r e n c e l e b r a t e w i t h c h o c o l a t e e g g s a n d t h e s w e e t n e s s o f C h r i s t . O n e i s a ‘ q u i c k f i x ’ – t h e o t h e r w i l l l a s t f o r e v e r .         J u l i a B e a c r o f t i s a p o p u l a r a n d e x p e r i e n c e d s p e a k e r a n d w o r k s h o p l e a d e r . S h e w i l l b e h a p p y t o g i v e a t a l k t o y o u r g r o u p o r s o c i e t y . P l e a s e v i s i t w w w . s a n c i o b o o k s . c o m f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n . 1 0 - C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t A p r i l 2 0 1 7 Annual Novena in honour of S t. Rita of Cascia Patron of the Helpless The Novena begins on 14th May and finishes with Mass at 12 noon followed by the Blessing of the roses on her feast day 22nd May. Mass will be celebrated by Rt. Rev. Mark O’Toole, Bishop of Plymouth at St. Rita’s Centre, Honiton, Devon Follow the Mass on YouTube from 12 noon. A fter the feast day, blessed rose petals will be sent out to those who request them. To join in the Novena please write to: St Rita’s Promotions, St Rita’s Retreat & Conference Centre, Ottery Moor Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1AP For more information: Tel: 01404 42635. Email: stritas@btinternet.com. Visit our Web Site and see our video: www.stritascentre.org.uk ! !!!!! ! !!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! !!!!! !! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 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A p r i l 2 0 1 7 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 1 1 R E S O U R C E S I N T H E D I O C E S E O F P L Y M O U T H C O R N W A L L D E A N E R Y S e c o n d T u e s d a y s f r o m 2 p m t o 4 p m , J u s t i c e a n d P e a c e / P o v e r t y M e e t i n g f o l l o w e d b y p r a y e r s f o r p e r s e c u t e d C h r i s t i a n s : S t M a r y ’ s C h u r c h H a l l , K i l l i g r e w R o a d , F a l m o u t h . W e d n e s d a y s , 1 0 . 3 0 a m t o 1 p m , E x p o s i t i o n o f t h e B l e s s e d S a c r a m e n t : C h u r c h o f S t M a r y I m m a c u l a t e , F a l m o u t h . W e d n e s d a y s & F r i d a y s E x p o s i t i o n o f B l e s s e d S a c r a m e n t , a f t e r M a s s u n t i l 1 1 a m : S t P a u l t h e A p o s t l e , B o s s i n e y R o a d , T i n t a g e l S a t u r d a y s , a f t e r t h e 1 0 a m M a s s , R o s a r y : S t C u t h b e r t M a y n e C h u r c h , L a u n c e s t o n ; a l l a r e w a r m l y i n v i t e d t o j o i n a s m a l l g r o u p o f p a r i s h i o n e r s a n d p r a y t h e R o s a r y . S a t u r d a y s a t 1 1 a m , L e g i o n o f M a r y : S t P a u l ’ s S o c i a l C e n t r e , T i n t a g e l . T h i r d S a t u r d a y s f r o m 1 . 3 0 p m t o 4 p m , W o m e n ’ s I n t e r n a t i o n a l L e a g u e f o r P e a c e a n d F r e e d o m , P e n z a n c e g r o u p : C H Y M O R G E N , B o t a l l a c k , S t . J u s t , T R 1 9 F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n T e l : 0 1 7 3 6 / 7 8 8 4 3 8 e m a i l : b r i g i t t e m o r r i g a n @ t a l k t a l k . n e t P L Y M O U T H D E A N E R Y S e c o n d M o n d a y e v e n i n g o f e a c h m o n t h f r o m 6 . 3 0 p m t o 8 . 3 0 p m , K n i g h t s o f S t C o l u m b a : C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e . T u e s d a y a f t e r n o o n s f r o m 1 . 3 0 p m t o 3 . 3 0 p m , U n i o n o f C a t h o l i c M o t h e r s : C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e . S e c o n d T u e s d a y o f e a c h m o n t h , P a t r i c i a n s - L e g i o n o f M a r y d i s c u s s i o n g r o u p : C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e ; f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n p l e a s e c o n t a c t R a a d B i n h a m T e l : 0 7 8 1 6 5 4 2 3 4 9 . T h u r s d a y m o r n i n g s a t 1 0 . 3 0 a m ( c o f f e e f r o m 1 0 a m ) B i b l e S t u d y G r o u p : C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e . T h u r s d a y e v e n i n g s f r o m 6 p m t o 8 . 3 0 p m , L e g i o n o f M a r y : C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e . N o r m a l l y F i r s t F r i d a y e v e n i n g o f e a c h m o n t h a f t e r t h e 7 p m M a s s – S t P a d r e P i o P r a y e r G r o u p : C a t h e d r a l ; f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a c t R e v . D e a c o n T o n y I r w i n T e l : 0 1 5 4 8 8 5 3 4 1 3 . S e c o n d S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g o f e a c h m o n t h , 1 1 a m t o 1 2 n o o n – S P U C A n t i - A b o r t i o n P r a y e r s , D e r r i f o r d : F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a c t C h r i s t i n e H u d s o n T e l : 0 1 7 5 2 2 2 4 0 1 8 S e c o n d S u n d a y o f e a c h m o n t h , S u n d a y L u n c h C l u b , E f f o r d : f o r i n d i v i d u a l s , c o u p l e s o r f a m i l i e s w h o w o u l d l i k e t o c o m e ; t o b o o k   p l e a s e c o n t a c t D e a c o n S i m o n F l e t c h e r o r S u z a n n e T e l : 0 1 7 5 2 6 6 7 4 3 3 . S u n d a y e v e n i n g s , a f t e r t h e 6 p m M a s s – C R E D O : A f o r u m f o r y o u n g a d u l t s w a n t i n g t o d e e p e n t h e i r f a i t h a n d s p i r i t u a l l i f e i n t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h t h r o u g h p r a y e r , d i s c u s s i o n a n d c o m m u n i t y . C R E D O m e e t s i n C a t h e d r a l C e n t r e . D O R S E T D E A N E R Y M o n d a y e v e n i n g s a t 8 p m , B o u r n e m o u t h H e b r e w C o n g r e g a t i o n A d u l t E d u c a t i o n : M u r r a y M u s c a t C e n t r e , G l e n F e r n R o a d , B o u r n e m o u t h . A d m i s s i o n f r e e a n d a l l a r e w e l c o m e . F o r d e t a i l s o f t h e t o p i c f o r e a c h s e s s i o n p l e a s e c o n t a c t S p e n c e r N a t h a n e m a i l : s p e n c e r . n a t h a n @ l i n e o n e . n e t T u e s d a y e v e n i n g s a t 7 . 3 0 p m , I n s p i r e 2 0 s t o 4 0 s C h u r c h F r i e n d s G r o u p a n d H o m e G r o u p : S t M a r y ’ s C h u r c h , P o o l e a f t e r t h e 7 p m M a s s . F i r s t w e e k e n d o f e v e r y m o n t h , a f t e r w e e k e n d M a s s e s , P r a y e r M i n i s t r y f o r h e a l i n g o r a n y o t h e r n e e d : O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a , W e y m o u t h . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a c t M i k e N e w b e r y e m a i l : m i k n e w b @ b t i n t e r n e t . c o m F i r s t T h u r s d a y o f e a c h m o n t h f r o m 1 0 . 4 5 a m t o 1 1 . 4 5 a m , S t S w i t h u n ’ s C h u r c h H a l l , A l l i n g t o n , D o r s e t : S t S w i t h u n ’ s C h u r c h C o m m u n i t y w e l c o m e m e m b e r s o f a l l c h u r c h e s t o j o i n t h e i r m o n t h l y c o m m u n i t y c o f f e e m o r n i n g s T O R B A Y D E A N E R Y F i r s t S u n d a y o f e v e r y m o n t h , 4 p m , T o r b a y H o s p i t a l C h a p e l : M a s s c e l e b r a t e d b y F r K i e r a n K i r b y , H o s p i t a l C h a p l a i n . A l l a r e w e l c o m e t o j o i n F r K i e r a n a n d m e m b e r s o f t h e C h a p l a i n c y T e a m t o p r a y f o r a l l p a t i e n t s a n d s t a f f i n t h e h o s p i t a l T h i r d M o n d a y e v e n i n g o f e v e r y m o n t h ( e x c e p t A u g u s t ) , 7 . 1 5 p m , S o u t h H a m s C a t e n i a n s : T h u r l e s t o n e G o l f C l u b . P l e a s e n o t e n e w v e n u e . W e d n e s d a y m o r n i n g s , 9 . 4 0 a m , O u r L a d y H e l p o f C h r i s t i a n s & S t D e n i s , S t M a r y c h u r c h : A l l a r e w e l c o m e t o j o i n p a r i s h i o n e r b e f o r e t h e 1 0 a m m o r n i n g M a s s t o p r a y t h e r o s a r y f o r v o c a t i o n s t o t h e P r i e s t h o o d a n d t h e R e l i g i o u s L i f e . W e d n e s d a y e v e n i n g s f r o m 6 p m , H o l y A n g e l s , C h e l s t o n , T o r q u a y : A d o r a t i o n o f t h e B l e s s e d S a c r a m e n t w i t h V e s p e r s a t 6 . 3 0 p m a n d B e n e d i c t i o n a t 6 . 5 0 p m . S u n d a y e v e n i n g s , 6 p m , C h u r c h o f t h e A s s u m p t i o n o f O u r L a d y , A b b e y R o a d , T o r q u a y : P o l i s h M a s s w i t h C o n f e s s i o n s f r o m 5 . 3 0 p m . E X E T E R D E A N E R Y M o n d a y m o r n i n g s , 1 0 a m t o 1 2 n o o n , R i c h a r d R e y n o l d s C e n t r e : T o d d l e r G r o u p , a l l w e l c o m e . M o n d a y e v e n i n g s a t 7 . 3 0 p m , M e d i t a t i o n G r o u p : R i c h a r d R e y n o l d s C e n t r e , H e a v i t - r e e R o a d , E x e t e r . T u e s d a y e v e n i n g s f r o m 8 p m t o 9 p m , A d o r a t i o n o f t h e B l e s s e d S a c r a m e n t : M o u n t S t M a r y C o n v e n t , W o n f o r d R o a d . 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F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t v e n u e s a n d t o b o o k a p l a c e o n o n e o f t h e ‘ P r e p a r i n g T o g e t h e r ’ c o u r s e s p l e a s e c o n t a c t . m c s w . a d m i n @ m a r r i a g e c a r e . o r g F o r a l l o t h e r e n q u i r i e s a b o u t M C S W p l e a s e c o n t a c t S u e B u r r i d g e , h e a d o f M C S W c e n t r e T e l : 0 1 3 9 5 2 7 2 7 9 9 M o b : 0 7 8 7 5 1 6 1 5 9 5 e m a i l : s u e @ m a r r i a g e c a r e . o r g . u k . M a r r i a g e P r e p a r a t i o n F a c i l i t a t o r s n e e d e d 1 7 0 2 0 9 R e s o u r c e s p a g e M a r c h 2 0 1 7 I M G 0 0 1 o r P D F 0 0 1 ( w h i c h e v e r b e s t ) M a r r i a g e C a r e i s a f a i t h - b a s e d o r g a n i s a t i o n w h i c h d r a w s o n i t s C a t h o l i c C h r i s t i a n s t r a d i t i o n a n d c o n t e m p o r a r y r e s e a r c h t o h e l p c o u - p l e s i n b o t h g o o d t i m e s a n d b a d . W e p r o v i d e m a r r i a g e p r e p a r a t i o n a n d r e l a t i o n s h i p c o u n s e l l i n g a n d a r e l o o k i n g f o r v o l u n t e e r f a c i l i t a - t o r s t o j o i n o u r f r i e n d l y l o c a l t e a m . M a r r i a g e P r e p a r a t i o n C o u r s e F a c i l i t a t o r s p r e s e n t a n d f a c i l i t a t e p r e p a r a t i o n d a y s f o r s m a l l g r o u p s o f e n g a g e d c o u p l e s , t r a i n i n g f o r t h e r o l e i s p r o v i d e d . M A R R I A G E H E L P R e t r o u v a i l l e ( p r o n o u n c e d r e t r o - v i ) h a s h e l p e d t e n s o f t h o u s a n d s o f c o u p l e s a t a l l s t a g e s o f d i s i l l u s i o n m e n t o r m i s e r y i n t h e i r m a r r i a g e . T h i s p r o g r a m m e c a n h e l p y o u t o o . T h e r e i s n o g r o u p t h e r a p y o r g r o u p w o r k . F o r c o n f i d e n t i a l i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t R e t r o u v a i l l e o r t o r e g i s t e r f o r t h e n e x t p r o g r a m m e v i s i t w w w . r e t r o u v i l l e . o r g . u k . N A T U R A L F A M I L Y P L A N N I N G S O U T H W E S T ( N F P S W ) N F P S W o f f e r s a s e r v i c e t o t h o s e C a t h o l i c s w i s h i n g t o c o n c e i v e , s p a c e o r l i m i t t h e i r f e r t i l i t y . W e t e a c h t h e B i l l i n g s O v u l a t i o n M e t h o d ( w w w . b i l l i n g s l i f e . o r g ) . T h i s m e t h o d i s m o r a l l y a c c e p t a b l e t o t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h a n d i s f u l l y i n a c c o r d w i t h t h e C h u r c h ` s d e - f i n i t i v e d o c u m e n t o n b i r t h r e g u l a t i o n : ` H u m a n a e V i t a e ` . W o m e n a r e t a u g h t t o m o n i t o r t h e i r o w n i n d i v i d u a l f e r t i l i t y i n w h a t e v e r s i t u a t i o n o f t h e i r f e r t i l e l i f e a n d a p p l y t h e r u l e s c o r r e s p o n d i n g l y . F o r f u r t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a c t C h r i s t i n e e m a i l : c h r i s h u d 7 8 @ t a l k - t a l k . n e t " P I L G R I M A G E S D i o c e s a n L o u r d e s P i l g r i m a g e S a t u r d a y 2 7 t h M a y t o F r i d a y 2 n d J u n e : f o r f u l l d e t a i l s a n d w h o t o c o n t a c t t o b o o k a p l a c e p l e a s e s e e D i o c e s a n N e w s o n p a g e ( t b c ) o f t h i s e d i t i o n o f C S W . 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D e t a i l s f o r a l l 2 0 1 7 R e t r e a t s s h o w n b e l o w . 1 7 0 2 0 9 R e s o u r c e s p a g e M a r c h 2 0 1 7 I M G 0 0 2 ( t o f o l l o w ) F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n p l e a s e c o n t a c t p o s t : T h e P r e s b y t e r y , 1 9 F o s s e R o a d , K i n g s - b r i d g e , T Q 7 1 N G T e l : 0 1 5 4 8 8 5 2 6 7 0 e m a i l : m j b u t l e r @ y a h o o . c o m o r a d r i a n t o f f o l o @ y a h o o . c o . u k . H a v e y o u v i s i t e d S c l e r d e r A b b e y y e t ? N e s t l i n g a b o v e t h e s e a b e t w e e n L o o e a n d P o l p e r r o i s t h e b e a u t i f u l S c l e r d e r A b b e y . U n t i l r e c e n t l y , t h e A b b e y w a s h o m e t o C a r m e l i t e s i s t e r s a n d i s s t e e p e d i n p r a y e r o v e r m a n y y e a r s . T o d a y , t h i s m a n t l e h a s b e e n t a k e n u p b y t h e C h e m i n N e u f c o m m u n i t y , f o u n d e d i n F r a n c e i n 1 9 7 3 . 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