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I s s u e 2 3 4 M a y 2 0 1 7 5 0 p G u s g o e s t o J o r d a n P a g e 5 H C P T S u m m e r P i l g r i m a g e - P a g e 3 F r D a v i d M e a d G o l d e n J u b i l e e - P a g e 6 S u m m e r C a m p s - P a g e 1 2

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

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M a y 2 0 1 7 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 3 A o S s u p p o r t s c r e w o f h o l e d s h i p A p o s t l e s h i p o f t h e S e a ( A o S ) v i s i t e d t h e c r e w o f a s h i p a f t e r t h e v e s s e l s u s t a i n e d a h o l e i n i t s s i d e . T h e i n c i d e n t o c c u r r e d o n M a r c h 2 5 w h i l e t h e s h i p w a s l e a v i n g i t s b e r t h i n S o u t h a m p t o n p o r t i n H a m p s h i r e . F o r t u n a t e l y n o o n e w a s i n j u r e d . A o S S o u t h a m p t o n a s s i s t a n t p o r t c h a p l a i n P e t e r M o r g a n h a d v i s i t e d t h e s h i p ’ s c r e w s e v e r a l t i m e s w h i l e t h e v e s s e l w a s w o r k i n g i n p o r t . H e w e n t o n b o a r d t h e s h i p a g a i n t o f i n d o u t h o w t h e c r e w w e r e a f t e r h e a r i n g a b o u t t h e i n c i d e n t , h e s a i d : “ T h e c r e w a r e u p b e a t a n d I a m i n r e g u l a r c o n t a c t w i t h a f e w o f t h e m v i a F a c e b o o k . W e a r e e n s u r i n g t h a t t h e c r e w c a n c o m m u n i c a t e w i t h t h e i r f a m i l i e s w h i l e t h e y w a i t f o r r e p a i r w o r k t o b e c o m p l e t e d . ” P e t e r a d d e d t h a t A o S w i l l c o n t i n u e t o v i s i t t h e s h i p w h i l s t i t i s s t i l l i n p o r t t o s u p p o r t t h e c r e w . L a s t y e a r A o S p o r t c h a p l a i n s i n t h e S o u t h C o a s t o f E n g l a n d v i s i t e d 1 , 2 1 1 s h i p s a n d p r o v i d e d s e a f a r e r s w i t h f a i t h , p a s t o r a l a n d p r a c t i c a l s u p p o r t . 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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 . 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O u r t h a n k s a r e d u e t o t h e a u g m e n t e d C a t h e d r a l c h o i r a n d a l t a r s e r v e r s f o r t h e i r g e n e r o u s p r e s e n c e . T h e c e l e b r a t i o n s c o n t i n u e d o v e r r e f r e s h m e n t s i n t h e C a t h e d r a l S c h o o l s e r v e d b y m e m b e r s o f t h e C a t h e d r a l P a r i s h . C a n o n K e i t h M i t c h e l l P r o v o s t o f t h e C a t h e d r a l C h a p t e r & C o l l e g e o f C o n s u l t o r s R a i n b o w s – a G r e a t S u c c e s s 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 . 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T h i s H o l y W e e k , a y o u n g m a n a b o u t t o e n t e r W o n e r s h s e m i n a r y i n S e p t e m b e r , f l e w o u t t o J o r d a n c a r r y i n g £ 1 0 , 0 0 0 i n d i n a r s a n d s t e r l i n g f o r t h e I r a q i C h r i s t i a n r e f u g e e s . H e w a s t r a v e l l i n g f o r P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e t o d i s t r i b u t e t h e E a s t e r d o n a t i o n s d i r e c t l y t o t h e p a r i s h e s i n J o r d a n w h e r e t h e y a r e b e i n g s u p p o r t e d a n d c a r e d f o r . G u s t a v o C a m p a n e l l o , G u s , w i l l t r a i n f o r t h e p r i e s t h o o d f o r t h e D i o c e s e o f A r u n d e l a n d B r i g h t o n . H e i s a n e x p e r i e n c e d T e a c h e r o f E n g l i s h a s a S e c o n d L a n g u a g e ( T E S O L ) a n d w h e n h e h e a r d w h a t P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e a r e d o i n g t o l i n k p a r i s h e s i n t h e U K w i t h t h o s e i n J o r d a n h e a s k e d i f h e c o u l d h e l p . G u s w a s p a r t i c u l a r l y i n t e r e s t e d i n t h e ‘ E n g l i s h f o r L i f e ’ p r o g r a m m e P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e h a s s e t u p i n J o r d a n a n d h e w i l l s p e n d t h e n e x t t h r e e m o n t h s c o n s o l i d a t i n g t h e p r o g r a m m e . T h e r e f u g e e s s u p p o r t e d b y P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e a r e i n f o u r m a i n p a r i s h e s - t w o i n A m m a n , o n e i n M a d a b a a n d o n e i n Z a r q a . A l t o g e t h e r w e s e n t m o n e y f r o m P l y m o u t h D i o c e s e a n d A r u n d e l & B r i g h t o n f o r 2 2 4 p e r s o n s i n 6 6 f a m i l i e s . E v e r y t h i n g w a s i n n a m e d e n v e l o p e s i n c l u d i n g a n E a s t e r c a r d f r o m t h e l i n k e d E n g l i s h p a r i s h e s . I n a d d i t i o n t o m o n e y f o r f o o d , m o n e y w a s g i v e n s e p a r a t e l y f o r t h e B e a u t i f u l W o m a n s c h e m e ( f o r w o m e n f o r t h e i r p e r s o n a l n e e d s ) , m o n e y f o r t h e p r i e s t s f o r t h e i r o w n f u n d s t o h e l p t h e r e f u g e e s , f o r t r a n s p o r t , f o r h e l p t o w a r d s a n o p e r a t i o n , t h e E n g l i s h t e a c h e r ’ s s a l a r y a n d a p r i n t e r f o r t h e E n g l i s h s c h o o l . A t t h e E n g l i s h e n d p a r i s h e s c h o o s e t o s u p p o r t r e f u g e e s i n d i f f e r e n t a r e a s , s o t h e y c a n b u i l d a r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h t h e m a n d m a k e i t a s p e r s o n a l a s p o s s i b l e . A f t e r G u s ’ v i s i t i n H o l y W e e k F r H a n n a K i l d a n i w r o t e t o u s , h e s a i d : “ I g o t m a n y e n v e l o p e s , t o m e , S i s t e r S a r a a n d I r a q i s i n A s h r a f i e e h , a n d m o r e I c a m e t o k n o w t h i s w o n d e r f u l m a n G u s t a v o … S u r e i n t h e s e e n v e l o p e s t h e r e a r e d o n a t i o n s , g i f t , m o n e y , t h a n k y o u , b u t t h e r e i s m o r e ; f a i t h , l o v e a n d C h r i s t i a n f a m i l i e s a n d P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e e n g a g e d t o h e l p n e e d y p e o p l e w h o a r e o u r b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s f r o m I r a q . T h a n k y o u o n b e h a l f o f t h e m … I s t a r t e d a n e w p r o j e c t t o l e t I r a q i f a m i l i e s m a k e r o s a r i e s ( u s i n g a p a r t o f y o u r d o n a t i o n a n d o t h e r d o n a t i o n s ) , a n d I b u y t h e r o s a r i e s t o g e n e r a t e i n c o m e f o r t h e s e f a m i l i e s … . . I r a q i s a r e h a p p y t o d o t h e s e r o s a r i e s , t h e y f e e l u s e f u l a n d p a r t n e r s w i t h m y p a r i s h … . T h i s t i m e f r o m P l y m o u t h D i o c e s e , t h e m o n e y r a i s e d b y p r i v a t e d o n a t i o n s a n d c o n c e r t s g i v e n b y t h e C o r n w a l l C h o i r i n C a m b o r n e a n d S t A u s t e l l , s u p p o r t e d t h e r e f u g e e s i n A m m a n a t M a r j a l H a m a m . T h e f u n d s r a i s e d b y S c l e r d e r , L i s k e a r d a n d p r i v a t e d o n a t i o n s l o o k e d a f t e r t h e r e f u g e e s i n A s h r a f i y e h . F r o m A r u n d e l & B r i g h t o n D i o c e s e , W e y b r i d g e p a r i s h s u p p o r t e d Z a r q a , a n d C a t e r h a m p a r i s h s u p p o r t e d M a d a b a . A b o u t 1 5 % o f f a m i l i e s e a c h y e a r i n t h e l a s t t w o y e a r s h a v e b e e n g r a n t e d v i s a s f o r A u s t r a l i a . M o r e I r a q i s a r e h o w e v e r s t i l l a r r i v i n g b e c a u s e t h e c o n d i t i o n s i n E r b i l i n I r a q a r e s o t e r r i b l e . T h e y h a v e h o p e t h a t o n e d a y t h e y t o o w i l l g e t t o A u s t r a l i a . T h o s e w h o r e m a i n i n J o r d a n h a v e b e e n t h e r e f o r u p t o t w o a n d a h a l f y e a r s - l i v i n g i n u n c e r t a i n t y , n o t k n o w i n g w h e n a n d i f A u s t r a l i a w i l l t a k e t h e m . T h e s e a r e t h e o n e s w e a r e h e l p i n g t o c a r e f o r a n d k e e p u p t h e i r m o r a l e . P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e t r i e s t o s e n d s o m e o n e e v e r y m o n t h o r t w o t o s e e t h e r e f u g e e s a n d k e e p u p t h e c o n t a c t a n d f r i e n d s h i p . T h e r e i s a c o n s t a n t s t r e a m o f m e s s a g e s f l o w i n g b a c k a n d f o r t h v i a M e s s e n g e r a n d W h a t s A p p a s w e l l a s e m a i l s w i t h t h e p r i e s t s . I f y o u r p a r i s h w o u l d l i k e t o k n o w m o r e a b o u t d i r e c t l y h e l p i n g t h e I r a q i C h r i s t i a n r e f u g e e s p l e a s e g e t i n t o u c h e i t h e r v i a C S W o r d i r e c t t o D e l l a S h e n t o n , e m a i l a d m i n @ p a r i s h e s f o r p e a c e . c o m t e l 0 1 8 0 3 3 1 4 8 6 8 . S o m e b a c k g r o u n d i n f o r m a t i o n : A d e c a d e a g o 3 5 , 0 0 0 C h r i s t i a n s l i v e d i n M o s u l i n I r a q , o p p o s i t e t h e r u i n s o f N i n e v e h b e s i d e t h e r i v e r T i g r i s . I n 2 0 1 3 t h e r e w e r e 3 , 0 0 0 . T h e d a y I S I L t o o k o v e r i n A u g u s t 2 0 1 4 a l l w e r e e i t h e r k i l l e d o r f l e d . L e s s i s k n o w n i n t e r n a t i o n a l l y o f t h e 5 0 , 0 0 0 I r a q i r e f u g e e s i n J o r d a n w h o f l e d i n r e c e n t y e a r s m a n y o f w h o m a r e C h r i s t i a n . T h e t a r g e t e d p e r s e c u t i o n o f t h e C h r i s t i a n s i n 2 0 1 4 b y I S I S w a s p r i m a r i l y a g a i n s t t h e L a t i n C a t h o l i c a n d C h a l d e a n c o m m u - n i t y - t h e o l d e s t , e a r l i e s t c h u r c h e s i n C h r i s t e n d o m . D e l l a S h e n t o n T r u s t e e , P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e M a y 2 0 1 7 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 5 Philosophy for Faith: 24th­27th July Introduction to Catholic Theology: 14th­17th August Ecclesiastical Latin for Beginners: 12th­15th October Charity no. 1155776. Company no. 880007 9 . 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A f t e r t h e M a s s t h e r e w a s a n e x c e l l e n t b u f f e t l u n c h a w a i t i n g u s , o r g a n i s e d b y t h e v e r y e f f i c i e n t h o s p i t a l i t y t e a m . O u r t h a n k s g o t o P a r i s h P r i e s t F r P e t e r M o r g a n f o r l e t t i n g u s u s e h i s c h u r c h a s a v e n u e . I t i s i n m i d - C o r n w a l l a n d n o t t o o f a r f r o m H i g h e r M e n a d u e w h e r e F r . D a v i d h a s a R e t r e a t C e n t r e . C a n o n D a v i d A n n e a r P a r i s h P r i e s t , L a u n c e s t o n 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 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 . I f y o u w i s h t o c o m e t h e r e w i l l s o o n b e a r e g i s t r a t i o n f o r m o n o u r w e b s i t e o r a l t e r n a t i v e l y p i c k u p o n e o f t h e f l y e r s i n y o u r C h u r c h a n d r e g i s t e r b y p o s t . F r e e p a r k i n g o n t h e A b b e y f i e l d s . J o h n P i e r r e C a r o s i n 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 T e l : 0 1 5 0 3 2 7 2 2 3 8 M o b : 0 7 9 7 0 0 0 3 5 1 1 e m a i l : j p h c a r o s i n @ g m a i l . c o m E p i p h a n y H o u s e O n t h e o u t s k i r t s o f T r u r o , E p i p h a n y H o u s e w a s f o r m e r l y t h e B i s h o p ’ s P a l a c e a n d h o m e o f t h e S i s t e r s o f t h e C o m m u n i t y o f t h e E p i p h a n y . E v e n t s a t E p i p h a n y H o u s e i n M a y a n d J u n e i n c l u d e : F r i d a y 5 t h — S u n d a y 7 t h M a y - L a b y r i n t h B u i l d i n g W e e k e n d J o i n u s f o r a p r a c t i c a l w e e k e n d o u t d o o r s , b u i l d i n g a l a b y r i n t h i n o u r b e a u t i f u l g r o u n d s . A c t i v i t i e s w i l l b e s u i t a b l e f o r a l l l e v e l s o f f i t n e s s .   F r i d a y 1 2 t h M a y - B e n e d i c t i n e L i f e L e d b y R e v C a n o n M a l c o l m B o w e r s   T h e r e w i l l b e a s h o r t t a l k , q u i e t s p a c e f o r p e r s o n a l r e f l e c t i o n a n d a c r e a m t e a .   M o n d a y 1 5 t h — F r i d a y 1 9 t h M a y - P a i n t i n g a n d P r a y e r R e t r e a t   L e d b y M a u r e e n E d w a r d s a n d R e v d . D e r e k C o l l i n s . E x p l o r e s p i r i t u a l i t y e x p r e s s e d t h r o u g h p a i n t i n g , l i g h t a n d c o l o u r . S u i t a b l e f o r a l l l e v e l s o f a b i l i t y f r o m b e g i n n e r t o m o r e e x p e r i e n c e d a r t i s t s . O n e - t o - o n e p a i n t i n g t u i t i o n , s p i r i t u a l a c c o m p a n i m e n t a n d p l e n t y o f f r e e t i m e f o r p a i n t i n g a n d r e l a x a t i o n .   W e d n e s d a y 1 4 t h J u n e - C l o u d s L e d b y R e v B r y a n W e s t A Q u i e t D a y o n c l o u d s a s m e t a p h o r s o f s p i r i t u a l r e a l i t y . F r i d a y 2 3 r d J u n e - F r a n c i s c a n L i f e L e d b y P e t e r B o n s e y   T h e r e w i l l b e a s h o r t t a l k , q u i e t s p a c e f o r p e r s o n a l r e f l e c t i o n a n d a c r e a m t e a .   F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t c h a r g e s f o r a l l t h e s e e v e n t s a n d h o w t o b o o k , c o n t a c t L i z z i e P r i d m o r e T e l : 0 1 8 7 2 2 7 2 2 4 9 e m a i l : i n f o @ e p i p h a n y h o u s e . c o . u k

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

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Our friendly staff are always on hand to help you and to offer advice and recommendations. • Bedding Plants • Hanging Baskets • Patio and Pot Plants • Bird Feeders • Annual Seeds • Ceramic Pots and Troughs • Composts • Gifts • Cut Flowers and Bouquets • Christmas Trees Rising Sun Nurseries, Harrowbarrow, Callington, Cornwall PL17 8JD 01579 351231 Website: www.risingsunnurseries.co.uk HTA National Garden Gift Vouchers P l y m o u t h D i o c e s e C a t e c h e t i c a l C a m p s 2 0 1 7 A s a y e a r 1 9 5 2 s t a n d s o u t f o r m a n y t h i n g s : P r i n c e s s E l i z a b e t h h a d j u s t a s c e n d e d t o t h e t h r o n e , a f t e r t h e d e a t h o f h e r f a t h e r ; B r i t a i n w a s c o n t i n u i n g t o r e b u i l d a f t e r t h e e n d o f t h e S e c o n d W o r l d W a r , a n d i n t h e R o m a n 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 C a t h o l i c W o m e n ’ s L e a g u e ( C W L ) a c r o s s t h e d i o c e s e c a m e t o g e t h e r o r g a n i z e t h e i r f i r s t y e a r o f C a t e c h e t i c a l S u m m e r C a m p s . T h e C W L w a s c o n s c i o u s t h a t t h e P l y m o u t h D i o c e s e , b e i n g s u c h a v e r y r u r a l a r e a , h a d m a n y c h i l d r e n o f c a t h o l i c f a m i l i e s u n a b l e t o a t t e n d C a t h o l i c S c h o o l s . T h e i r s o l u t i o n w a s t o o f f e r a r a n g e o f ‘ C a m p s ’ d u r i n g t h e s u m m e r , t o b r i n g t o g e t h e r y o u n g p e o p l e o f s c h o o l a g e t o l i v e a n d s h a r e t h e i r f a i t h , a l l o w i n g s o u n d c a t h o l i c i n s t r u c t i o n f o r t h o s e y o u n g p e o p l e w h o m a y b e l a c k i n g i n C a t h o l i c i n s t r u c t i o n i n a s t a t e s c h o o l e n v i r o n m e n t . T h e f i r s t c a m p s w e r e ‘ u n d e r c a n v a s ’ a n d a s t h e y e a r s w e n t o n , t h e y b e c a m e c e n t r e d o n C a t h o l i c s c h o o l s a r o u n d t h e d i o c e s e , w i t h t h e g r o u p s s l e e p i n g i n c l a s s r o o m s o r d o r m i t o r i e s . T h e r e w e r e J u n i o r C a m p s f o r c h i l d r e n o f p r i m a r y a g e a n d S e n i o r C a m p s f o r t h o s e o f s e c o n d a r y a g e . A d u l t s a n d c h i l d r e n c a m e t o g e t h e r w i t h c a t e c h i s t s t o s h a r e t h e i r f a i t h t h r o u g h l i v i n g a n d g r o w i n g t o g e t h e r . A l t h o u g h t h e C W L r e l i n q u i s h e d t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n o f t h e c a m p s t o a D i o c e s a n C o m m i t t e e , m e m b e r s o f t h e l o c a l C W L g r o u p s s t i l l h e l p w i t h t h e c a m p s b y a s s i s t i n g t h e c a m p c h e f s i n p r e p a r i n g t h e l u n c h t i m e s a n d w i c h e s a n d b a g u e t t e s t o f e e d t h e h u n g r y y o u n g p e o p l e . T h e C W L h a v e a l s o o f f e r e d f i n a n c i a l s u p p o r t w h i c h h a s a l l o w e d t h e c a m p c o m m i t t e e t o p u r c h a s e a l a r g e m a r q u e e – u s e d a s a p r a y e r t e n t d u r i n g t h e c a m p s , a n d , m o r e r e c e n t l y h e l p t o p r o v i d e s o l i d f l o o r i n g i n t h e m a r q u e e . I n 2 0 0 2 , B i s h o p - e m e r i t u s C h r i s t o p h e r , c e l e b r a t e d t h e 5 0 t h A n n i v e r s a r y o f t h e C a m p s w i t h a ‘ m a s s ’ c e l e b r a t i o n M a s s a t P l y m o u t h C a t h e d r a l . A l l t h e S u m m e r C a m p s t o o k p l a c e d u r i n g t h e s a m e w e e k a c r o s s t h e d i o c e s e a n d , o n t h e W e d n e s d a y , a l l t h e c a m p e r s a n d h e l p e r s c a m e t o g e t h e r a t P l y m o u t h C a t h e d r a l , a t t e n d i n g M a s s , e n j o y i n g l u n c h , f o l l o w e d b y a n a f t e r n o o n o f a c t i v i t i e s , b e f o r e r e t u r n t o c o n t i n u e t h e c a m p s . T e n y e a r s l a t e r t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n o f t h e c a m p s p a s s e d f r o m t h e C W L t o t h e d i o c e s e a n d , t h a n k s t o t h e g e n e r o s i t y o f B u c k f a s t A b b e y , t h e l o c a t i o n o f t h e c a m p s i s n o w c e n t r e d o n G r a n g e h u r s t H o u s e . I n 2 0 1 2 t h e 6 0 t h a n n i v e r s a r y w a s c e l e b r a t e d w i t h p a r t y i n g a t e a c h o f t h e c a m p s . A p p l i c a t i o n s a r e n o w o p e n f o r t h i s y e a r ’ s S u m m e r C a m p s , a l l h e l d a t G r a n g e h u r s t H o u s e a t B u c k f a s t A b b e y . T h e S e n i o r C a m p ( f o r Y e a r s 6 – 1 0 ) a n d t h e S t P e t r o c ’ s C a m p ( Y e a r s 1 1 - 1 2 ) t a k e p l a c e f r o m S u n d a y 3 0 t h J u l y t o F r i d a y 4 t h A u g u s t a n d t h e J u n i o r C a m p f r o m S u n d a y 6 t h t o F r i d a y , 1 1 t h A u g u s t . F o r f u r t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n a n d a p p l i c a t i o n v i s i t : w w w . p d s u m m e r c a m p s . o r g . u k . T o c e l e b r a t e t h e 6 5 t h Y e a r o f C a m p s t h i s s u m m e r , t h e t e a m h a v e d e c i d e d t o h a v e a n o p e n - h o u s e ‘ a f t e r n o o n t e a ’ a t e a c h e v e n t . T h i s i s t o g i v e e v e r y o n e w h o h a s b e e n i n v o l v e d w i t h t h e c a m p s i n t h e p a s t t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o e x p e r i e n c e w h a t t o d a y ’ s c a m p s a r e l i k e a n d t o s h a r e m e m o r i e s . T h e ‘ a f t e r n o o n t e a s ’ w i l l t a k e p l a c e f r o m 3 p m t o 5 p m o n T u e s d a y 1 s t A u g u s t ( S e n i o r s a n d S t P e t r o c ’ s ) a n d T u e s d a y 8 t h A u g u s t ( J u n i o r s ) . I f y o u h a v e h e l p e d w i t h t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n o f t h e c a m p s i n t h e p a s t , a n d w o u l d l i k e t o v i s i t t h e S u m m e r C a m p s f o r t e a o n e i t h e r o f t h o s e 2 d a t e s p l e a s e e m a i l D e a c o n M i c h a e l T u r n b u l l a t m i c h a e l . t u r n b u l l @ p r c d t r . o r g . u k s a y i n g w h i c h o f t h e 2 d a t e s y o u w o u l d l i k e t o a t t e n d . W e h o p e t h a t t h r o u g h t h e s u p p o r t o f m a n y f a m i l i e s a n d h e l p e r s , t o g e t h e r w i t h t h e s u p p o r t o f B u c k f a s t A b b e y a n d t h e d i o c e s e t h a t t h e C a t e c h e t i c a l S u m m e r C a m p s w i l l c o n t i n u e t o p r o v i d e a f u n e v e n t f o r y o u n g p e o p l e t o s h a r e a n d g r o w i n t h e i r C a t h o l i c f a i t h f o r m a n y y e a r s t o c o m e . 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