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I s s u e 2 4 4 A p r i l 2 0 1 8 5 0 p S e r v i n g t h e C h u r c h i n t h e S o u t h W e s t R e d e m p t i o n “ W e a d o r e y o u , O C h r i s t , a n d w e p r a i s e y o u , b e c a u s e b y y o u r C r o s s y o u h a v e r e d e e m e d t h e w o r l d . ” C o n t i n u e d o n p a g e 5 P a g e s 6 & 7 P a g e s 1 0 & 1 1

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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 8 ‘ 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 N i c k L a y t o n 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 c s w @ c a t h c o m . o r g 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 P l e a s e n o t e t h e p r e v i o u s e m a i l a d d r e s s w a s w r o n g 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 : 1 0 t h 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 , a n y D i o c e s e o r t h e w i d e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . 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 S t M a r y ` s F a l m o u t h H a s T a l e n t ! S t M a r y ` s C h u r c h F a l m o u t h c a l l e d f o r v o l u n t e e r s f r o m t h e P a r i s h t o s h o w o f f t h e i r i n d i v i d u a l t a l e n t s , t h e r e s u l t w a s a n e v e n i n g o f S o n g , V e r s e , M u s i c a n d l a u g h t e r . F a t h e r B r i a n a c t e d a s c o m p a r e a n d i n t r o d u c e d e a c h a c t w i t h a j o k e . T h e a c t s r a n g e d f r o m p o e t r y , t h r o u g h t h e p l a y i n g o f m u s i c a l i n s t r u m e n t s , s o n g s a n d d u e t s . A f t e r r e f r e s h m e n t s t h e e v e n i n g c o n c l u d e d w i t h a P o t t e d P a n t o m i m e c a l l e d ` F o r t y W i n k s B e a u t y ` . T h e c o s t u m e s w h i c h h a d b e e n p u t t o g e t h e r b y t h e c a s t , w e r e a l a u g h a n d a h a l f , a n d t h e c a s t p e r f o r m e d w i t h g r e a t s k i l l ( s o m e h a v e b e e n n o m i n a t e d f o r O s c a r s ) a n d t o g e t h e r g a v e t h e a u d i e n c e a n e n t e r t a i n m e n t f u l l o f l a u g h s . T h e e v e n i n g w a s d e c l a r e d b y t h o s e a t t e n d i n g t o b e a r e a l t o n i c . O n e e l d e r l y p a r i s h i o n e r a t t e n d i n g M a s s t h e f o l l o w i n g m o r n i n g s a i d h e r s t o m a c h w a s s t i l l a c h i n g f r o m l a u g h i n g t h e n i g h t b e f o r e ! T h a n k s t o M a t t B r o m a g e f o r t h e s u p e r b p h o t o g r a p h s . I n d u c t i o n o f F r J o h n G i l b e r t i n T r u r o T u e s d a y 9 t h J a n u a r y 2 0 1 8 w a s t h e o c c a s i o n o f t h e I n d u c t i o n o f F r J o h n G i l b e r t a s P a r i s h P r i e s t o f O u r L a d y o f t h e P o r t a l a n d S t P i r a n , T r u r o a n d o f O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a a n d S t A n t h o n y , S t M a w e s . A l t h o u g h h e h a d b e e n i n r e s i d e n c e i n h i s r ô l e a s P a r o c h i a l A d m i n i s t r a t o r f o r o v e r a y e a r , i t w a s w i t h g r e a t p l e a s u r e , t h a t w e w e l c o m e d F a t h e r J o h n a s o u r P a r i s h P r i e s t . A p o n t i f i c a t i o n o f p r i e s t s a r r i v e d f o r t h e s p e c i a l c e l e b r a t i o n o f M a s s . W e w e r e a l s o b l e s t w i t h t h e p r e s e n c e o f t h e D e a n o f T r u r o C a t h e d r a l , t h e v e r y R e v e r e n d R o g e r B u s h , a n d m e m b e r s o f t h e r e l i g i o u s s i s t e r s f r o m F a l m o u t h , w h o c a m e t o s h a r e i n o u r c e l e b r a t i o n s . T h a n k f u l l y , t h e i n c l e m e n t w e a t h e r d i d n o t d a u n t t h e m a n y p a r i s h i o n e r s f r o m T r u r o , S t M a w e s a n d s u r r o u n d i n g c h u r c h e s f r o m c o m i n g f o r s u c h a n a u s p i c i o u s o c c a s i o n . F r P e t e r M o r g a n , D e a n o f C o r n w a l l , w a s t h e P r i n c i p a l C e l e b r a n t , w i t h s e v e r a l c o n ­ c e l e b r a t i n g a n d a s s i s t i n g p r i e s t s , a l o n g w i t h a f e w d e a c o n s , i n c l u d i n g D e a c o n A n d r e w S h u t e o f T r u r o . A s t h e o p e n i n g h y m n ` C h r i s t t r i u m p h a n t , e v e r r e i g n i n g ` , r a n g o u t , p l a y e d b y o r g a n i s t M i c h a e l S c o b l e , i t w a s t r u l y ` w i t h h e a r t s a n d v o i c e s r a i s i n g , t h i s s h a l l b e o u r s o n g ` t h a t s e t t h e t o n e f o r t h e p r o c e e d i n g s a s M a s s b e g a n . I n h i s h o m i l y , s p e a k i n g o f t h e s i g n i f i c a n c e a n d i m p o r t a n c e o f t h e o c c a s i o n a n d o f b o t h t h e s p i r i t u a l a n d s o c i a l a s p e c t s , t h e D e a n r e f e r r e d t o t h e i m p o r t a n c e o f ` b r e a k i n g b r e a d t o g e t h e r b o t h a t t h e a l t a r a n d i n t h e p a r i s h h a l l ` , a s a n i n t e g r a l l i n k ( a s w i t h a l l g o o d C a t h o l i c c e l e b r a t i o n s ) b e t w e e n t h e s a c r e d a n d t h e s e c u l a r , t h a t o f t h e a n t i c i p a t e d ` p a r t y ` l a t e r ! D e p e n d e n c e o n O u r L o r d i s a t t h e v e r y c e n t r e o f o u r l i v e s , b u t a n i n t e r ­ d e p e n d e n c e o f e a c h a n o t h e r i s a l s o e s s e n t i a l i n t h e j o u r n e y o f a p a r i s h , i t i s a t w o ­ w a y t h i n g . S u p p o r t i n g , e n c o u r a g i n g , h e l p i n g p r a c t i c a l l y a n d s p i r i t u a l l y , a n d s h a r i n g e a c h w i t h t h e i r o w n t a l e n t s a n d g i f t s i n f r i e n d s h i p w i t h i n a n d o u t s i d e o f o u r c o m m u n i t i e s . T h e p u r p o s e o f t h e R i t e o f I n d u c t i o n i s t o c o n f i r m u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s o f t h e p a r i s h p r i e s t , w h e t h e r g u i d i n g , t e a c h i n g , l e a d i n g o r i n a s u p p o r t i n g , c a r i n g r o l e a n d h i s p r o m i s e s t o c a r r y o u t t h i s d u t y . H o w e v e r , m o s t i m p o r t a n t l y a r e t h e p a r i s h i o n e r s , w h o t h r o u g h t h e i r b a p t i s m h a v e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y t o p l a y t h e i r p a r t i n t h e l i f e o f t h e C h u r c h t o o . T h e r e f o r e , p r o m i s e s o f t h e i r h e l p a n d s u p p o r t , t h e i r a c c e p t a n c e o f t h i s r o l e a r e a s k e d o f t h e m a l s o . A f t e r t h e h o m i l y , t h e D e a n r e a d o u t t h e L e t t e r o f A p p o i n t m e n t f r o m t h e B i s h o p , t h e n F a t h e r J o h n m a d e t h e P r o f e s s i o n o f F a i t h b e f o r e t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n . N e x t , v a r i o u s Q u e s t i o n s w e r e p u t t o b o t h p r i e s t a n d p e o p l e r e g a r d i n g t h e n a t u r e o f t h e i r m i n i s t r y o n e t o a n o t h e r . A f t e r e a c h q u e s t i o n a l l a f f i r m a t i o n s w e r e m a d e a d d i n g , ` w i t h t h e h e l p o f G o d ` . A f t e r a p r a y e r , F a t h e r J o h n ( s i t t i n g i n t h e P r e s i d e n t i a l C h a i r ) r e c e i v e d t h e D o c u m e n t o f h i s A p p o i n t m e n t a n d w a s ` e n t r u s t e d w i t h t h e k e y s o f t h e c h u r c h ` . T h e n h e g r e e t e d t h e p e o p l e i n t h e n a m e o f J e s u s t h e L o r d , a n d w a s w e l c o m e d b y a l l , a n d a s h o r t a d d r e s s g i v e n . T h e I n d u c t i o n c e r e m o n y c o m p l e t e , M a s s t h e n c o n t i n u e d w i t h t h e L i t u r g y o f t h e E u c h a r i s t . F i n a l l y , a s o u r e n t r a n c e h y m n ( C h r i s t T r i u m p h a n t ) , i n v i t e d u s v o c a l l y t o ` h e a r u s a s w e s i n g ` , w e r e c e s s e d s i n g i n g t h e h y m n ` T e l l o u t m y s o u l ` , r e i n f o r c i n g t h e m e s s a g e a n d e n d o r s i n g t h e t h e m e a n d e m o t i o n f e l t b e a u t i f u l l y w i t h t h e w o r d s , ` t e n d e r t o m e t h e p r o m i s e o f h i s w o r d , f i r m i s h i s p r o m i s e , T e l l o u t , m y s o u l , t h e g r e a t n e s s o f t h e L o r d , u n n u m b e r e d b l e s s i n g s g i v e m y s p i r i t v o i c e . I t w a s a p o w e r f u l m e s s a g e w i t h g r e a t m e a n i n g a n d e x p r e s s i o n f o r e v e r y o n e t o t a k e f o r w a r d t o s p r e a d t o a l l w h o w e r e n o t f o r t u n a t e e n o u g h t o b e t h e r e t h a t n i g h t a n d t o l i v e o u t , a L i t u r g y , a R i t e o f t h e C h u r c h m a y b e r a r e l y s e e n , b u t n e v e r f o r g o t t e n . A n d s o , w i t h G o d ` s b l e s s i n g ( a n d h e l p ) , w e l o o k f o r w a r d i n j o y f u l h o p e t o o u r c o n t i n u i n g j o u r n e y , i n f a i t h , i n l o v e a n d i n c o m m u n i t y , c o n f i d e n t l y l e d a n d h e l d i n t h e s a f e h a n d s o f o u r F a t h e r J o h n , P a r i s h P r i e s t o f O u r L a d y o f t h e P o r t a l , T r u r o , a n d O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a , S t M a w e s . b y G e n e v i e v e K n i g h t , O u r L a d y o f t h e P o r t a l a n d S t P i r a n , T r u r o F r J o h n G i l b e r t

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

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Y o u c a n a l w a y s p h o n e u s o n ( 0 1 3 6 4 ) 6 4 5 5 0 6 o r e m a i l o n b o o k s h o p @ b u c k f as t . o r g . u k C o m e a n d s e e t h e v a r i e t y o f r e l i g i o u s b o o k s , C h r i s t i a n r es o u r ces , C a r d s , J ew e l l e r y , C D ’s , D V D ’s , i d e a l g i f t s ! A l s o o u r i n t e r es t i n g r a n g e o f M o n a s t i c p r o d u c e f r o m a c r os s E u r o p e . B u c k f as t A b b e y B o o k s h o p , M o n a st i c S h o p a n d N E W E x h i b i t i o n S h o p B u c k f as t A b b e y R et a i l i s d e l i g h t e d t o a n n o u n c e t h e F o r m a l O p e n i n g o f t h e N e w M o n a st i c W a y E x h i b i t i o n a n d t h e B l e ss i n g o f t h e N e w E x h i b i t i o n S h o p o n T h u r s d a y 5 t h A p r i l 2 0 1 8 a t 1 0 . 3 0 a m ­ A L L W E L C O M E “ W e a d o r e y o u , O C h r i s t , a n d w e p r a i s e y o u , b e c a u s e b y y o u r C r o s s y o u h a v e r e d e e m e d t h e w o r l d . ” W h e n w e s a y t h e s e w o r d s , d o w e e v e r w o n d e r h o w w e u n d e r s t a n d C h r i s t ’ s r e d e m p t i o n ? W h a t d o e s i t m e a n f o r a h u m a n b e i n g t o b e r e d e e m e d ? I h a v e a l w a y s t h o u g h t t h e e a r l y c h a p t e r s o f G e n e s i s t e a c h u s s u c h i m p o r t a n t l e s s o n s a b o u t w h a t i t i s t o b e h u m a n , a n d w h a t h a s g o n e w r o n g w i t h u s . S o m e t i m e s w e d e s c r i b e a h u m a n b e i n g a s a ‘ r a t i o n a l a n i m a l ’ – a n d t h a t i s t r u e , o f c o u r s e . B u t t h e f i r s t t w o c h a p t e r s o f G e n e s i s t e l l u s s o m e t h i n g m o r e i m p o r t a n t : t h a t t h e k e y t o b e i n g h u m a n l i e s i n t h e e s s e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s t h a t m a k e u p o u r l i v e s . F i r s t l y , o f c o u r s e , o u r r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h G o d , w h o c a l l e d u s i n t o b e i n g , “ i n t h e i m a g e o f h i m s e l f . ” S e c o n d l y , o u r r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h o u r f e l l o w h u m a n b e i n g s “ f o r i t i s n o t r i g h t t h a t m a n s h o u l d b e a l o n e ” . A n d t h i r d l y , o u r e s s e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h t h e p h y s i c a l w o r l d o f w h i c h , t h r o u g h o u r b o d i e s , w e a r e a p a r t . G e n e s i s p a i n t s t h e G a r d e n o f E d e n a s a t e r r e s t r i a l p a r a d i s e , w h e r e m a n i s a t h o m e w i t h h i s G o d , w i t h E v e , a n d w i t h t h e w h o l e o f c r e a t i o n . W h a t h a s g o n e w r o n g ? T h e t h i r d c h a p t e r o f G e n e s i s t e l l s u s o f s i n , o f p r i d e a n d d i s o b e d i e n c e . I t a l s o t e l l s u s o f t h e c o n s e q u e n c e s o f s i n : t h e t h r e e e s s e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s a r e b r o k e n . A d a m a n d E v e t r y t o h i d e a w a y f r o m G o d , t h e y b l a m e e a c h o t h e r a n d l o s e t h e i r i n n o c e n c e , a n d t h e y w i l l n o w k n o w p h y s i c a l h a r d w o r k , p a i n , s u f f e r i n g a n d d e a t h . T h e y a r e n o l o n g e r i n p a r a d i s e , b u t i n a h a r s h w o r l d o f s i n a n d d e a t h . W h y d o w e c a l l J e s u s C h r i s t o u r R e d e e m e r ? I s i t n o t b e c a u s e h e c a m e r i g h t i n t o t h i s r e a l w o r l d o f h u m a n s i n a n d i t s c o n s e q u e n c e s , a n d l i v e d o u t f o r u s t h o s e e s s e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s t h a t e v e r y h u m a n b e i n g n e e d s ? T h e c l i m a x o f J e s u s ’ l i f e a n d s t r u g g l e a g a i n s t s i n c o m e s i n h i s P a s s i o n . H e r e h e i s f a c e d b y t h e s i n s w e h u m a n s c o m m i t a g a i n s t e a c h o t h e r : h a t r e d a n d j e a l o u s y , t r e a c h e r y , i n j u s t i c e , d i s l o y a l t y , v i o l e n c e a n d a g g r e s s i o n , m o c k e r y – t h e s i n o f t h e w o r l d i s h u r l e d a g a i n s t h i m . A n d h e e x p e r i e n c e s t h e p h y s i c a l s u f f e r i n g a n d p a i n a n d d e a t h t h a t s i n u n l e a s h e d . A n d i n s o m e s t r a n g e w a y , h e a l s o e x p e r i e n c e s t h a t d i s t a n c e a m a n c a n f e e l f r o m G o d : “ M y G o d , m y G o d , w h y h a v e y o u f o r s a k e n m e ? ” W e c a n c a l l J e s u s o u r R e d e e m e r b e c a u s e i n t h e m i d s t o f t h i s t e r r i b l e e x p e r i e n c e o f w h a t h u m a n s i n c a n d o , J e s u s d o e s n o t b r e a k t h o s e t h r e e e s s e n t i a l r e l a t i o n s h i p s w e n e e d , b u t a f f i r m s t h e m . S o h e p r a y s f o r h i s m u r d e r e r s : “ F a t h e r , f o r g i v e t h e m f o r t h e y k n o w n o t w h a t t h e y d o . ” H e a c c e p t s t h e s u f f e r i n g a n d m a k e s i t a n a c t o f s e l f ­ o f f e r i n g i n h u m i l i t y a n d o b e d i e n c e : “ N o t m y w i l l , F a t h e r , b u t t h y w i l l b e d o n e . ” A n d h e d o e s n o t l o s e t r u s t i n G o d : “ F a t h e r , i n t o t h y h a n d s I c o m m e n d m y s p i r i t . ” I c a l l J e s u s C h r i s t m y R e d e e m e r b e c a u s e h e i s w h a t i t i s f o r a h u m a n b e i n g t o b e r e d e e m e d . I d o n ’ t s e e R e d e m p t i o n a s s o m e s t r a n g e a c t t h a t h e d o e s : r a t h e r i t i s s o m e t h i n g h e i s : h e l i v e s i t , a n d h i s o f f e r t o a l l o f u s i s t o c o m e t o h i m a n d s h a r e h i s l i f e . H o w w e c a n d o t h a t c o u l d b e t h e s u b j e c t o f a n o t h e r r e f l e c t i o n ! 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5 1 2 6 ABTA N o . Y 5 2 8 0 J o i n u s o n T h e P i l g r i m s C h o i c e F l y d i r e c t t o L o u r d e s f r o m E x et e r 2 5 t h M ay t o 1 s t J u n e 2 0 1 8 T h e D e v o n , C o r n w a l l , S o m e r s e t a n d D o r s e t L o u r d e s P i l g r i m a g e T a n g n e y T o u r s 2 0 1 8 t h e m e ­ “ D o w h a t ev e r H e t e l l s y o u ” By a i r ­ f r o m £ 6 9 9 p e r p e r s o n S t a y i n g a t t h e 4 s t a r E l i s e o H ot e l w w w . t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m e ­ m a i l : s a l e s @ t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m F R E E B R O C H U R E L I N E : 0 8 0 0 9 1 7 3 5 7 2 w w w . t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m / E x et e r Fa t i m a b y a i r ­ F r o m L o n d o n H e a t h r ow 1 1 M ay 4 N i g h t s 1 1 J u n e 4 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 5 8 0 p p i n c . i g h t s Fr o m £ 5 8 0 p p i n c . i g h t s H o l y L a n d P i l g r i m a g e s 1 2 N ov 7 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 9 9 9 p p p l u s i g h t s R o m e , S a n G i o v a n n i & A s s i s i 1 5 O c t 7 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 7 2 9 p p p l u s i g h t s P r i c e i n c l u d e s : M i d - a f t e r n o o n i g h t s w i t h F l y b e F u l l b o a r d a c c o m m o d a t i o n S p i r i t u a l a n d S o c i a l p r o g r a m & E x c u r s i o n t o t h e P y r e n e e s 1 1 S e p t . 6 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 6 7 9 p p i n c . i g h t s 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 8 The Latin Mass Society www.lms.org.uk 020 7404 7284 Masses in the Extraordinary Form in Plymouth Diocese : St. Edward the Confessor, Home Park Ave., Peverell, Plymouth, Devon. PL3 4PG Sundays 11.30am . Sung Mass Blessed Sacrament Church, Fore Street, Heavitree, Exeter, Devon. EX1 2QJ 3rd Sundays at 3pm St. Cyprian’s Chapel, Ugbrooke House, Chudleigh, Devon. TQ13 OAD 4th Sundays at 3pm. Lanherne Convent, St. Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4ER Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation . Sung Mass 8am. * Mondays to Saturdays inclusive 7.30am Low Mass *Rosary and sermon at 7.30am Our Lady’s, Old Mill lane, Marnhull, Dorset DT10 1JX Thursdays at 12 noon the following dates – April 5th; June 14th; August 16th; October18th. All Masses Low Buckfast Abbey (Blessed Sacrament Chapel), Buckfastleigh, Devon. TQ11 OEE All Masses are Low and are at 10.30am Monday April 9th; Wednesday May 16th; Wednesday June 13th; Wednesday July 18th; Wednesday August 15th Our Lady of Lourdes & St. Cecilia, White Cliff Mill Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset. DT11 7BN All Masses at 12 noon the following days and dates: Thursday 10th May; Thursday 26th July; Saturday 8th September. Any questions contact Maurice Quinn (LMS Rep, Devon and Dorset) on either : Email : mq018q1057@blueyonder.co.uk Mob. 0555536579 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 S PUC Branches in P lymouth Diocese send

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J O E W ALSH T O U RS PIL G R IMA G E S W E O FFE R L O U RDES L O N D O N : 0 20 3 4 68061 7 | CARDIFF : 0 2 92 0003 8 6 5 www.joe w a lshtours.co.uk | i n f o @jo e w al s h t o u r s.co. u k Bonde d & L icense d b y t h e C ivi l A viatio n A uthorit y i n t h e U K | ATO L 5 16 3 | A B T OT 5 332 £ 6 9 9 p p f r o m £ 2 A UGUS T | 6 N IGHT S F r om E xeter £ 7 7 9 p p f r o m £ 2 3 J UL Y | 5 N IGHT S Fr o m C ard i f f » Direc t F light s t o T arbe s ­ L ourde s A irport » Ful l r eligiou s p rogramm e l e d b y S p iritu a l Di r e ctor » R etur n airp o r t t r a n s fers i n L ourdes » D a i l y breakfast , l unc h & d inner » Ful l a ssistanc e o f professiona l guide s & r e p re s e n tatives t hr o u g h o u t » B o n d ed & l i c ensed f o r full n a n c ial protection » Great selection of h o tels D AIL Y B REAKFAST , L UNC H & D INNER B O O K O N L I N E & S A V E £ 1 0 C ALLING ALL Single and widowed women Seeking to dedicate their life to God Through vows in secular society C ontact: The Secretary, The Leaven, c/o The Friars, Aylesford ME20 7BX T el: 01883 742488 E mail: kinman@ouvip.com W ebsite: www.theleaven.org.uk The Leaven Carmelite Secular Institute T A p r i l 2 0 1 8 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t ­ 7 L e d b y F r . P h i l i p , t h e g r o u p c o n s i d e r e d t h e ‘ I a m ’ s a y i n g s o f J e s u s b e f o r e f o l l o w i n g ‘ s i g n s ’ t h a t l e d t h e m a r o u n d t h e e x t e n s i v e b u i l d i n g a n d g r o u n d s t o s t a t i o n s . E a c h s t a t i o n d i s p l a y e d o n e o f t h e s a y i n g s , t o g e t h e r w i t h q u o t a t i o n s f r o m P o p e F r a n c i s t o c o n t e m p l a t e . I n M a y t h i s y e a r B i s h o p M a r k w i l l b e j o i n i n g m a n y o f t h o s e p r e s e n t f o r t h e 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 , a p t l y n a m e d ‘ T h e W a y , t h e T r u t h & t h e L i f e . O u r d a y a t S i d h o l m e g a v e t h o s e p r e s e n t a g r e a t o p p o r t u n i t y t o g e t t o k n o w e a c h o t h e r b e t t e r b e f o r e s e t t i n g o f f o n t h e C a m i n o d e S a n t i a g o . S o m e o f t h o s e t r a v e l l i n g f r o m a f a r s t a y e d o v e r n i g h t f o r a r e s i d e n t i a l r e t r e a t , g i v i n g u s m o r e t i m e t o p r a y a n d b e t o g e t h e r . T h e L e n t e n q u i e t d a y i t s e l f c u l m i n a t e d i n t h e c e l e b r a t i o n o f m a s s t o g e t h e r b e f o r e a l l w e n t b a c k t o t h e i r o w n p a r i s h e s . L e n t e n Y o u t h D a y T H E W A Y , T H E T R U T H A N D T H E L I F E H o w ( N O T ) t o L i g h t a C a n d l e H o l y G h o s t , E x m o u t h , C o n f i r m a t i o n R e t r e a t 2 0 1 8 G e t a n y g r o u p o f p e o p l e t o g e t h e r , g i v e t h e m a b i t o f t i m e a n d s p a c e , a n d y o u ’ l l b e a m a z e d a t w h a t y o u c a n l e a r n . 1 3 y o u n g p e o p l e a n d 1 2 a d u l t s s p e n t t h e w e e k e n d ( 2 3 ­ 2 5 F e b ) o n r e t r e a t a t B u c k f a s t A b b e y a s p a r t o f t h e C o n f i r m a t i o n p r o g r a m m e . S o m e o f t h e t h i n g s w e l e a r n e d w e r e : + e v e r y o n e c a n m a k e a j o y f u l n o i s e – e v e n w h e n t h e y c l a i m t h e y c a n ’ t s i n g + w h a t L a t i n p l a i n s o n g s o u n d s l i k e + t h a t y o u n g p e o p l e a r e n o t a f r a i d t o a s k t o u g h q u e s t i o n s + t h a t t h e y r e a l l y w a n t t o g e t m o r e i n v o l v e d w i t h t h e i r f a i t h + h o w c a l m i n g n i g h t p r a y e r c a n b e + t h a t y o u c a n g o o n p i l g r i m a g e w i t h o u t t r a v e l l i n g f a r + t h a t l i g h t i n g s h o r t c a n d l e s i n t a l l j a m j a r s c a n b e a c h a l l e n g e ­ e v e n w i t h a p a i r o f t o n g s ! W i t h a m i x o f g a m e s , d i s c u s s i o n a n d p r a y e r w e e x p l o r e d a n u m b e r o f t h e m e s , s o m e t i m e s i n s e p a r a t e s e s s i o n s f o r t h e c h i l d r e n a n d t h e a d u l t s , s o m e t i m e s a l l t o g e t h e r . T h e y o u n g p e o p l e e x p l o r e d t h e C r e e d , t h e T r i n i t y a n d t h e C r e a t i o n s t o r y i n G e n e s i s . A s t h i s i s L e n t , t h e y a l s o t h o u g h t a b o u t w h a t s a c r i f i c e r e a l l y m e a n s . T h e a d u l t s d i s c u s s e d h o w w e c a n b e G o o d S h e p h e r d s t o o u r y o u n g p e o p l e , a n d h o w t h e C h u r c h c a n b e s e e n a s t h e “ B r e a d o f L i f e ” C a f e . E v e r y o n e w a l k e d t h e ‘ p e r s o n a l p i l g r i m a g e t r a i l ’ d e v i s e d b y F a t h e r P h i l i p . A n d t o g e t h e r w e l i g h t e d c a n d l e s a n d p r a y e d , t h o u g h t a b o u t G r a c e , a n d d i s c u s s e d h o w w e c a n m a k e o u r C h u r c h ( a n d o u r c h u r c h ) r e a l l y w e l c o m i n g t o a l l . T h e c o n f i r m a t i o n c a n d i d a t e s s a i d : + I ’ v e e n j o y e d l e a r n i n g a b o u t t h e T r i n i t y . + I b e c a m e c l o s e r t o G o d . + I e n j o y e d v i s i t i n g t h e g a r d e n s . + I d i d n ’ t i t e x p e c t i t t o b e T H I S F U N ! ! + l i k e t h e b r e a k f a s t s . + I a m n o w s u p e r c o n f i d e n t a b o u t m a k i n g m y c o n f i r m a t i o n . + I t m a d e m e t h i n k a b o u t e v e n t h e s i m p l e s t t h i n g s i n t h e B i b l e . + I h a v e h a d a g r e a t c a l m w e e k e n d a n d I r e a l l y l o v e d h a v i n g V e s p e r s i n t h e A b b e y . + W e d e c o r a t e d j a m j a r s a n d p u t c a n d l e s i n t h e m f o r N i g h t P r a y e r . + W e d i d s o m a n y f u n t h i n g s , s t i l l l e a r n i n g a b o u t C h r i s t i a n i t y . + I e n j o y e d d e c o r a t i n g t h e j a m j a r s . + I t w a s f a s c i n a t i n g l e a r n i n g a b o u t c o n f i r m a t i o n w i t h s t i l l h a v i n g F U N ! W e f i n i s h e d w i t h M a s s i n t h e d i n i n g r o o m f o r c a n d i d a t e s a n d p a r e n t s , w i t h t h e c a n d i d a t e s t a k i n g m a n y r o l e s : w e l c o m i n g , r e a d i n g , s e r v i n g a n d p e r f o r m i n g a m o s t j o y f u l h y m n . I t w a s a v e r y s p e c i a l e x p e r i e n c e , a n d a r e w a r d i n g w e e k e n d f o r a l l . S i o b h a n C a n h a m C h i l l o u t @ C h u r c h W e a r e r e a l l y l u c k y i n o u r p a r i s h o f H o l y F a m i l y , E x m o u t h & B u d l e i g h S a l t e r t o n , t o h a v e y o u n g p e o p l e k e e n t o t a k e p a r t i n c h u r c h l i f e . W e h a v e a t e a m o f y o u n g v o l u n t e e r s t h a t h e l p s e r v e t h e p a r i s h ( l i t e r a l l y ! ) a t s h a r e d l u n c h e s a n d f u n d r a i s i n g e v e n t s – T h e ` A T e a m ` n o l e s s ! W e h a v e y o u n g p e o p l e t h a t r e g u l a r l y r e a d a t M a s s a n d a h o s t o f y o u n g s e r v e r s . T h i s y e a r , 1 2 o f o u r y o u n g s t e r s a r e p r e p a r i n g t o m a k e t h e i r C o n f i r m a t i o n a n d a r e u n d e r t a k i n g a c o u r s e o f s t u d y t h a t g u i d e s t h e m i n t o l o o k i n g d e e p e r a t t h e i r f a i t h . T h e y h a v e a l s o e m b r a c e d t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o p u t t h e i r f a i t h i n t o a c t i o n w i t h a f u n d r a i s i n g e v e n t f o r t h e c h a r i t y M a r y ’ s M e a l s a n d a v i s i t t o o u r l o c a l d r o p i n c e n t r e , O p e n D o o r E x m o u t h . I n r e t u r n f o r a l l t h i s i n v o l v e m e n t f r o m o u r y o u t h w e g i v e t h e m t h e c h a n c e t o C h i l l o u t @ C h u r c h – t h e l a s t t i m e w e m e t , w e s h a r e d p i z z a s a n d w a t c h e d a f i l m t o g e t h e r . W e ’ r e l o o k i n g f o r w a r d t o l o t s m o r e e x c i t i n g a d v e n t u r e s t o g e t h e r a n d y o u c a n f o l l o w t h e f u n o n o u r I n s t a g r a m p a g e : @ C o n f i r m a t i o n 2 0 1 8 ( f o r t h o s e t h a t u s e t h e I n s t a g r a m a p p ) .

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8 ­ 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 8 ‘ M y g a r d e n i s a g r e a t j o y a n d a g r e a t r e s p o n s i b i l i t y ’ A N D S O T H E T U R N I N G o f t h e y e a r h a s u s h e a d i n g b a c k n o w t o w a r d s l o n g e r d a y s a n d o n e h o p e s , m o r e f r a g r a n t a n d c o l o u r f u l o n e s . F e b r u a r y – a s u s u a l , h a s b e e n o n e o f t h o s e o d d m o n t h s – i t c a n l u l l y o u i n t o a f a l s e s e n s e o f s e c u r i t y . O n e m o m e n t y o u a r e s i t t i n g i n t h e f u l l s u n w i t h a c u p o f t e a – a l t h o u g h a d m i t t e d l y i n c o a t , h a t a n d s c a r f – a n d t h e n e x t , w i t h o u t a m o m e n t ’ s w a r n i n g , c o m e g a l e s o f e p i c p r o p o r t i o n s w h i c h b a t t l e w i t h a d a m p n e s s t h a t c a n o n l y b e s o g g i l y e n d u r e d . A n d s o , a l l i m a g i n i n g o f s p r i n g i s b l o w n a w a y i n o n e g r e a t c l o u d o f a n y t h i n g n o t n a i l e d d o w n . H o w e v e r , F e b r u a r y a n d M a r c h a r e a l s o t h e t i m e t h a t b u l b s , p l a n t e d i n O c t o b e r , b e g i n t o e n c r o a c h u p o n w i n t e r ’ s d o m a i n , k e e p i n g t h e r u m o u r o f s u m m e r a l i v e . P e r e n n i a l s w h i c h s t o o d t a l l a n d p r o u d w i t h b r a n c h i n g a r c h e s o f f l o w e r a n d l e a f b a c k i n J u l y a n d A u g u s t , a r e n o w d e a d w o o d c u t d o w n t o t h e s o i l ’ s s u r f a c e , b u t h e r e a n d t h e r e t h e s h o o t s a r e r e t u r n i n g ; a d d i n g t h e i r g e n t l e w h i s p e r s t o t h e g r o w i n g i n t i m a t i o n s t h a t i t w i l l b e c o l o u r f u l a n d f r a g r a n t a g a i n . T h e h u g e a m o u n t o f w e e d i n g w h i c h I h a v e d o n e t h i s w i n t e r w i l l b e g i n t o r e a p b e n e f i t s a n d t h e t r a n s f e r o f h i b e r n a t i n g r o o t b a l l s f r o m o n e s e c t i o n t o a n o t h e r i s e x c i t i n g . H o w e v e r , a s I h a v e d u g u p t h e r o o t s y s t e m s o f o n e p a r t i c u l a r p e r e n n i a l c a l l e d C a n a d a G o l d e n r o d , w h i c h i s a b e a u t i f u l l y e l e g a n t t a l l s t e m m e d c r e a t u r e w h i c h i s c a p p e d , a s i t s n a m e s u g g e s t s , w i t h l o v e l y y e l l o w f l o w e r s , t h i s h a s i n v o l v e d m e n e e d i n g t o b e m o r e b r u t a l t h e n I e v e r t h o u g h t p o s s i b l e . D r e a d e d G r o u n d E l d e r r o o t s w h i c h I h a v e s p e n t m o s t o f t h e p r e c e d i n g m o n t h s r e m o v i n g , c l i n g i n s n e a k y d i s g u i s e t o t h e G o l d e n r o d l i k e t h e p l a n t e q u i v a l e n t o f t h e T r o j a n H o r s e , h o p i n g b y i t s c u n n i n g a n d i n t e r t w i n i n g n a t u r e , t o h a v e m e p l a n t i t u n w i t t i n g l y b a c k i n t h e n e w l y c l e a r e d a r e a , w h i c h I a m c a l l i n g t h e F a r a m i r L a w n . T h u s t h e y n e e d t o b e e x t r i c a t e d , s o m e t i m e s b y s t e a l t h a n d g e n t l e p e r s u a s i o n , b u t s o m e t i m e s w i t h t h e f o r c e o f r e m o v i n g p l a s t e r s f r o m g r a z e d k n e e s ! I n t o t h i s b i g e x p a n s e o f n e w l y c l e a r e d g r o u n d w h i c h I h a v e d u g o v e r m a n y t i m e s , I h a v e p u t i n r o t t e d c o m p o s t , w o o d a s h f r o m t h e w o o d b u r n e r , s o i l e n h a n c e r , a n d o r d i n a r y t o p s o i l . A l l s o r t s o f d i f f e r e n t t h i n g s t h e r e f o r e , c o n t r i b u t e t o t h e m a k e u p o f t h e b e d . O n e s i n g l e i n g r e d i e n t w o u l d n o t e n r i c h : i t n e e d s a v a s t a r r a y . T h i s w i l l h o p e f u l l y g i v e t h e f r e s h i n t a k e a g o o d s t a r t . A n g e l i c a , F e n n e l , V e r b e n a , C r o c o s m i a , M e m b r y s i a a n d a s s o r t e d g r a s s e s , a s w e l l a s t h e r e ­ p l a n t e d a n d s p l i t G o l d e n r o d , a r e n o w b e g i n n i n g t o d o t t h e m s e l v e s a r o u n d t h e a r e a . I h a v e b r o k e n u p g r a s s e s i n t o 7 o r 8 n e w p l a n t s w h i c h h o p e f u l l y w i l l t h r i v e a n d f l o u r i s h . F a r a m i r , t h e r a b b i t f o r w h o m t h e l a w n i s n a m e d , ( a l t h o u g h a d m i t t e d l y i t i s m o r e a n e x t e n d e d b e d o f g r a s s e s a n d t a l l f l o w e r s t h a n a l a w n ) h a s t a k e n k e e n d e l i g h t i n h a r v e s t i n g a n d t r i m m i n g m a n y o f t h e a f o r e s a i d , b u t I l i v e i n h o p e t h a t t h e i r s h e e r v o l u m e w i l l p r e v e n t t o t a l e x t i n c t i o n . H o w e v e r I d o a l l t h i s w o r k b e c a u s e I k n o w i t w i l l p a y d i v i d e n d s f o r m y p s y c h e a n d s o u l i n t h e m o n t h s a n d i n d e e d y e a r s t o c o m e a n d I k n o w t h a t t h e p l a n t s t h e m s e l v e s w i l l l u x u r i a t e i n t h e i r n e w f r e e d o m . I k n o w t h a t l a t e r I m a y w e l l d e c i d e t h a t I p u t a p a r t i c u l a r p l a n t i n t h e w r o n g p l a c e . I k n o w I m a y n o t w h o l l y b e n e f i t f r o m t h e f r u i t t r e e s I p l a n t b u t o t h e r s w i l l , a n d I k n o w t h a t h o w e v e r l o n g I s t a y i n t h i s p l a c e ; t h e g a r d e n i s n o t s o m e t h i n g I c a n c o m p l e t e l y c o n t r o l . I c a n c e r t a i n l y c r e a t e a s e t t i n g f o r i t , a n d I c a n h a v e i n m y m i n d a n i d e a l , b u t I c a n n o t m a k e i t g r o w e x a c t l y a s I w a n t i t t o a n d n o r s h o u l d I . O n c e I p l a n t I h a v e t o l e t i t d e v e l o p i n i t s o w n w a y . 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I c a n r e m o v e t h e G r o u n d E l d e r a n d t h e b a d i n f l u e n c e s a n d I c a n g i v e i t n o u r i s h m e n t o f v a r y i n g f e e d s t o h e l p i t o n i t s w a y , b u t t h e r e w i l l c o m e a t i m e w h e n t h e p l a n t s a n d g r a s s e s I h a v e p l a c e d i n t h i s a r e a o f t h e g a r d e n a r e s o w e l l e s t a b l i s h e d t h a t t o u p r o o t a n d m o v e j u s t f o r m y o w n d e l i g h t o r a t m y o w n w h i m , w i l l d o f a r m o r e h a r m t h a n g o o d . M y g a r d e n i s a g r e a t j o y a n d a g r e a t r e s p o n s i b i l i t y . T h e w i s d o m i s a l w a y s t o k n o w w h e n t h e t w e a k i n g a n d e n c o u r a g i n g i s m o r e a b o u t m e t h a n t h e g a r d e n . T h e w o n d e r s o f n a t u r e B y F r . M a r k S k e l t o n

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A p r i l 2 0 1 8 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t ­ 9 A l s o s e r v i n g S c h o o l s , B u s i n e s s a n d H o m e s A l s o s e r v i n g S c h o o l s , B u s i n e s s a n d H o m e s 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 O N 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 CSW101 New contemporary and traditional stained glass designed, made and fitted. Professional repairs and restoration. Website: customstainedglass.co.uk Email: wayne.ricketts@btconnect.com Tel: 0117 955 5390 Wayne Ricketts S tained Glass w J u s t i c e a n d P e a c e i n F a l m o u t h A s C h r i s t i a n s , w e a r e c a l l e d t o u p h o l d t h e d i g n i t y a n d s a n c t i t y o f l i f e o f e v e r y p e r s o n c r e a t e d i n t h e i m a g e a n d l i k e n e s s o f G o d . T h i s e n t a i l s t h i n k i n g g l o b a l l y a n d a c t i n g l o c a l l y : " a s o f t e n a s y o u d i d t h i s t o t h e l e a s t o f m y b r e t h r e n , t h a t y o u d o u n t o m e " . A s a r e s p o n s e t o t h i s , a J u s t i c e & P e a c e A c t i o n G r o u p m e e t s m o n t h l y a t S t M a r y ` s C h u r c h H a l l . U n d e r t h e j u s t i c e a n d p e a c e u m b r e l l a , t h e y c o n s i d e r e d m a n y a s p e c t s o f l i f e i n t h e 2 1 s t c e n t u r y a n d e n d e a v o u r e d t o k e e p a b r e a s t o f t h e i s s u e s a s t h e y a r i s e . T h e g r o u p b r i n g s g o o d n e w s t o a l l m e e t i n g s ( o f w h i c h t h e r e i s p l e n t y ) a s w e l l a s t h o s e s i t u a t i o n s t h a t h i t t h e h e a d l i n e s . T h e m e e t i n g s a r e u n d e r p i n n e d b y p r a y e r , r e f l e c t i o n a n d s h a r i n g v i e w s . P a s t E v e n t s S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 6 ­ I r a q i r e f u g e e s i n J o r d a n A n o p e n m e e t i n g a t w h i c h D e l l a S h e n t o n ( f o u n d e r o f P a r i s h e s f o r P e a c e ) s p o k e m o v i n g l y o f t h e r e f u g e e s w h o h a v e s o u g h t s a n c t u a r y i n J o r d a n b u t h a v e n o m e a n s o f s u b s i s t a n c e , s o m e o f w h o m n o w l i v e i n c o n v e r t e d s h i p p i n g c o n t a i n e r s . A s p o n t a n e o u s r e s p o n s e r a i s e d £ 2 0 0 i n d o n a t i o n s . F o l l o w i n g t h i s , a m e m b e r o f S t M a r y ` s C h u r c h o r g a n i s e d a c o f f e e m o r n i n g w i t h s t a l l s w h i c h r a i s e d o v e r £ 8 0 0 . C h r i s t m a s c a r d s w e r e a l s o w r i t t e n w i t h m e s s a g e s o f h o p e a n d l o v i n g c o n c e r n a n d s e n t t o t h o s e i n J o r d a n . J a n u a r y 2 0 1 7 ­ W o r k s h o p A o n e d a y w o r k s h o p w a s h e l d o n S u s t a i n a b i l i t y ­ " L i v i n g S i m p l y s o t h a t o t h e r s m a y s i m p l y l i v e " . F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 7 ­ V i s i t t o S h e l t e r b o x S h e l t e r b o x i s a C o r n i s h c h a r i t y w h i c h h a s s p r e a d g l o b a l l y . T h e v i s i t w a s t o t h e n e w v i s i t o r s ` c e n t r e i n T r u r o w i t h a 2 ­ h o u r p r e s e n t a t i o n a b o u t t h e l o g i s t i c s , r e a l i t i e s a n d o n g o i n g i m p r o v e m e n t s i n r e s p o n s e s t o d i s a s t e r s . T h e G r o u p p a c k e d o n e o f t h e f a m o u s " G r e e n B o x e s " w h i c h c o s t £ 6 0 0 , a n d h o l d t h e b a s i c l i v i n g n e c e s s i t i e s f o r 8 ­ 1 0 p e o p l e , i . e . t e n t , c o o k i n g a n d e a t i n g u t e n s i l s , w a t e r p u r i f i c a t i o n u n i t , b l a n k e t s , w i n d u p t o r c h a n d a f e w c h i l d r e n ` s i t e m s i n c l u d i n g a t e d d y b e a r . S t u d y d a y s h a v e a l s o b e e n a t t e n d e d o n : T h e N H S , D e m e t i a S u p p o r t , C h u r c h e s T o g e t h e r i n C o r n w a l l a n d a n e c u m e n i c a l d a y o n t h e P e r s e c u t e d C h u r c h . I n v i t a t i o n O u r v a r i e d m e e t i n g s a n d e v e n t s a r e o p e n t o e v e r y o n e a n d i s a g r e a t w a y t o c o m e t o g e t h e r t o r e s p o n d t o o u r c a l l a s C h r i s t i a n s . W e m e e t o n t h e 2 n d T u e s d a y o f e v e r y m o n t h ( e x c e p t A u g u s t ) f r o m 2 p m ­ 3 p m , i n S t M a r y ` s C h u r c h H a l l , F a l m o u t h . E v e r y o n e i s i n v i t e d a n d e v e r y o n e i s 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 M a r y B r a d l e y ­ m a r y @ c o r i s a n d e . p l u s . c o m P r a y e r M a y G o d b l e s s u s w i t h a n g e r a t i n j u s t i c e , o p p r e s s i o n a n d e x p l o i t a t i o n o f p e o p l e ­ s o t h a t w e w i l l w o r k f o r j u s t i c e , e q u a l i t y a n d p e a c e . M a y G o d b l e s s u s w i t h t e a r s t o s h e d f o r t h o s e w h o s u f f e r p a i n , r e j e c t i o n , s t a r v a t i o n a n d w a r ­ s o t h a t w e w i l l r e a c h o u t o u r h a n d s t o c o m f o r t t h e m a n d c h a n g e t h e i r p a i n t o j o y . M a y G o d b l e s s u s w i t h t h e f o o l i s h n e s s o t h i n k w e c a n m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e i n t h e W o r l d ­ s o t h a t w e w i l l d o t h e t h i n g s w h i c h o t h e r s b e l i e v e c a n n o t b e d o n e . Do you struggle to fill your church magazine, pew‐sheet or website? We can help! T T r r y y o o u u r r g g r r a a p p h h i i c c s s a a n n d d e e d d i i t t o o r r i i a a l l : : Fresh each month Copyright‐cleared Seasonally themed Front covers Artwork, puzzles Children’s pages Church news Inspiraonal arcles Community arcles Humour, quotes w ww.parishpump.co.uk enquiries@parishpump.co.uk Downloads in seconds – saves you hours.

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O n T h u r s d a y 8 t h M a r c h S t P a t r i c k ’ s S c h o o l i n T e i g n m o u t h h e l d a F a m i l y a n d F r i e n d s F a i r t r a d e B r e a k f a s t i n t h e i r h a l l . T h e e v e n t w a s o p e n t o a l l c h i l d r e n , s t a f f , p a r e n t s a n d f a m i l i e s o f c h i l d r e n i n t h e s c h o o l a n d a r o u n d 6 0 p e o p l e c a m e . T h e e v e n t t o o k p l a c e d u r i n g F a i r t r a d e F o r t n i g h t , w h i c h h i g h l i g h t s t h e i m p a c t w e c a n a l l m a k e b y c h o o s i n g F a i r t r a d e i n g r e d i e n t s w h e n k i c k i n g o f f o u r d a y . M i l l i o n s o f f a r m e r s a n d w o r k e r s i n d e v e l o p i n g c o u n t r i e s w o r k h a r d e a c h a n d e v e r y d a y t o g r o w t h e f o o d w e e a t , y e t m a n y d o n ’ t e a r n e n o u g h t o k n o w w h e r e t h e i r n e x t m e a l i s g o i n g t o c o m e f r o m . . . w e h a v e t h e p o w e r t o c h a n g e t h i s ! T h e r e a r e 7 9 5 m i l l i o n u n d e r n o u r i s h e d p e o p l e l i v i n g o n o u r p l a n e t a n d i t ’ s e s t i m a t e d t h a t h a l f o f t h e s e p e o p l e l i v e o n s m a l l f a r m s . . . s o s u p p o r t i n g a m o v e m e n t t h a t e m p o w e r s s m a l l h o l d e r f a r m e r s w i l l i n t u r n h e l p t a c k l e t h e i s s u e o f f o o d s e c u r i t y . B y s i t t i n g d o w n f o r a F a i r t r a d e b r e a k f a s t , w e s t a n d u p f o r f a r m e r s a l l o v e r t h e w o r l d . 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B r e a k f a s t i s t h e m o s t i m p o r t a n t m e a l o f t h e d a y b e c a u s e i f w e m i s s i t , o u r b o d i e s s t r u g g l e t o w a k e u p p r o p e r l y a n d o u r b o d i e s d o n ’ t k n o w w h a t t o u s e f o r e n e r g y . W e a l s o l e a r n e d w h a t w e c a n c h o o s e f o r a h e a l t h y b r e a k f a s t s u c h a s : • W h o l e m e a l t o a s t w i t h b u t t e r • F r e s h f r u i t s a l a d w i t h y o g h u r t • B o i l e d e g g s w i t h s o l d i e r s • O m e l e t t e • B a n a n a o n w h o l e m e a l t o a s t • W e e t a b i x w i t h m i l k a n d f r u i t t o p p i n g • P o r r i d g e w i t h m i l k N e x t w e w e n t o n t o t h i n k a b o u t w h a t h a p p e n s w h e n w e m i s s b r e a k f a s t . W h e n w e ’ v e s l e p t f o r 7 ­ 1 0 h o u r s w e h a v e n ’ t g i v e n o u r b o d y a n y e n e r g y o r w a t e r a n d s o t h e p u r p o s e o f b r e a k f a s t i s t o “ b r e a k ­ t h e ­ f a s t ” . W e e a t b r e a k f a s t t o s t o p u s g e t t i n g h u n g r y t h r o u g h o u t t h e m o r n i n g a t s c h o o l a n d t o s t o p o u r t u m m i e s r u m b l i n g . W i t h o u t e n e r g y i n t h e m o r n i n g w e w i l l n o t o n l y b e h u n g r y b u t a l s o f e e l v e r y t i r e d a n d s o m e t i m e s w e c a n g e t d i z z y . M a r t i n L u t h e r K i n g J r o n c e s a i d “ B e f o r e y o u f i n i s h e a t i n g b r e a k f a s t i n t h e m o r n i n g , y o u ’ v e d e p e n d e d o n m o r e t h a n h a l f t h e w o r l d ” , s o w e a s k e d o u r c h i l d r e n t o c o m e u p w i t h i d e a s a b o u t w h a t M a r t i n L u t h e r K i n g m e a n t w h e n h e s a i d t h i s . W e a l s o e n c o u r a g e t h e m t o t h i n k a b o u t t h e f o o d t h e y e a t f o r b r e a k f a s t , w h e r e i t c o m e s f r o m , a n d h o w i t g o t t o t h e i r b r e a k f a s t t a b l e . W e k n o w o u r b r e a k f a s t c o m e s f r o m a l l a r o u n d t h e w o r l d , b u t w e w a n t e d c h i l d r e n t o r e f l e c t o n h o w t h e y f e e l a b o u t t h e f a c t t h a t t h e p e o p l e w h o g r o w o u r f o o d o f t e n m i s s o u t o n b r e a k f a s t t h e m s e l v e s . D o t h e y t h i n k i t ’ s f a i r ? D o t h e y k n o w w h y i t h a p p e n s ? F i n a l l y w e f i n i s h e d b y r e c a p p i n g w i t h t h e c h i l d r e n w h a t t h e i m p a c t i s w h e n w e h a v e n o c h o i c e b u t t o m i s s o u t o n b r e a k f a s t . I t ’ s a n i m p o r t a n t m e a l a n d w e c a n ’ t g e t o u r w o r k d o n e w i t h o u t i t . F a i r t r a d e h e l p s f a r m e r s m a k e s u r e t h e y c a n p u t e n o u g h f o o d o n t h e t a b l e a l l y e a r r o u n d . F a i r t r a d e m e a n s a f a i r e r d e a l f o r f a r m e r s . W h e n p e o p l e c h o o s e F a i r t r a d e , i t m e a n s t h a t m a n y f a r m e r s n o w k n o w t h e y c a n p u t f o o d o n t h e i r t a b l e f o r t h e p e o p l e t h e y c a r e a b o u t a l l y e a r r o u n d . T h a n k y o u t o E v e w h o w a s o u r j o u r n a l i s t a n d p h o t o g r a p h e r f o r t h e d a y . W h e n y o u b u y F a i r t r a d e c e r t i f i e d p r o d u c t s , y o u c a n b e c o n f i d e n t t h a t t h e f a r m e r s w h o p r o d u c e d t h e i n g r e d i e n t s r e c e i v e d a f a i r p r i c e f o r t h e i r h a r v e s t . 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B i s h o p M a r k w a s a b l e t o j o i n u s i n s a m p l i n g s o m e o f t h e s e p r o d u c t s d u r i n g h i s r e c e n t v i s i t a t i o n t o t h e P a r i s h a s w e c e l e b r a t e d a n d w e l c o m e d h i s p r e s e n c e t h e r e w i t h F a i r t r a d e w i n e , c h e e s e a n d b i s c u i t s o n S a t u r d a y n i g h t i n D a w l i s h t h e n F a i r t r a d e t e a , c o f f e e , b i s c u i t s , c a k e a n d r e c i p e s u s i n g F a i r t r a d e p r o d u c t s a f t e r M a s s o n S u n d a y i n T e i g n m o u t h . F a i r T r a d e p r o d u c t s w e r e a l s o a v a i l a b l e a f t e r M a s s t h e f o l l o w i n g S u n d a y . 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A p r i l 2 0 1 8 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t ­ 1 1 Rising Sun Nurseries, near Callington, Cornwall, has a complete range of garden care products, tools, pots, composts and accessories for all your gardening needs, and a wide range of plants, shrubs, trees, bulbs and seeds for every garden. We are open 7 days a week throughout the year. There is ample parking and our coffee shop serves snacks, cakes, teas and ices. 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 E x p e r i e n c e E a s t e r – S t M a r y ’ s C h u r c h , B a r n s t a p l e T h e c h i l d r e n f r o m O u r L a d y ’ s S c h o o l w e r e i n v i t e d t o c h u r c h t o e x p e r i e n c e a n d l e a r n a l l a b o u t t h e E a s t e r s t o r y b e g i n n i n g w i t h P a l m S u n d a y a l l t h e w a y t h r o u g h t o t h e r e s u r r e c t i o n . T h e j o u r n e y b e g a n w i t h t h e c h i l d r e n l i s t e n i n g t o a s t o r y a b o u t t h e E a s t e r s t o r y , w h e r e t h e y w e r e t o l d t h a t i t i s a s t o r y b u t a r e a l s t o r y . T h e c h i l d r e n w e r e t h e n p u t i n t o g r o u p s a n d h a d t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o v i s i t e v e r y s t a t i o n a n d f i n d o u t a b o u t t h e v a r i o u s s t a g e s o f t h e E a s t e r s t o r y . T h e c h i l d r e n w e r e i n v o l v e d i n v a r i o u s a c t i v i t i e s a n d r o l e ­ p l a y s w h i c h i n v o l v e d r e e n a c t i n g P a l m S u n d a y , T h e L a s t S u p p e r a n d T h e G a r d e n o f G e t h s e m a n e . C h i l d r e n w e r e a l s o a b l e t o r e f l e c t o n t h e m o d e r n d a y m e a n i n g o f T h e C r o s s a n d T h e W a s h i n g o f t h e F e e t ; h i g h l i g h t i n g t h e f a c t t h a t J e s u s w a s t h e S e r v a n t K i n g i n w a y t h a t t h e c h i l d r e n w e r e a b l e t o u n d e r s t a n d . T h e e x p e r i e n c e f i n i s h e d w i t h t h e c h i l d r e n s i t t i n g a r o u n d a n e m p t y t o m b a n d d i s c u s s i n g t h e E a s t e r s y m b o l s . U p o n l e a v i n g , t h e c h i l d r e n w e r e g i v e a p a l m c r o s s , a l e a f l e t w i t h s y m b o l s r e l a t i n g t o t h e E a s t e r s t o r y a n d a n E a s t e r E g g s h o w i n g t h e l i n k b e t w e e n J e s u s ’ s d e a t h a n d n e w l i f e . T h e w h o l e s c h o o l , i n c l u d i n g t h e p r e ­ s c h o o l w e r e i n v i t e d t o j o i n t h e c h u r c h t o s h a r e t h i s s p e c i a l e x p e r i e n c e . T h e o l d e r c h i l d r e n w e r e a b l e t o p a r t i c i p a t e i n t h e E a s t e r E x p e r i e n c e b y l e a d i n g t h e s t a t i o n s a n d h e l p i n g t h e i r p e e r s r e f l e c t o n d i f f e r e n t p a r t s o f T h e E a s t e r S t o r y . O u r L a d y ’ s P r i m a r y S c h o o l w o u l d l i k e t o e x t e n d t h e i r s i n c e r e t h a n k s a n d g r a t i t u d e t o t h e s t a f f a n d p a r i s h i o n e r s o f S t M a r y ’ s C h u r c h w h o w e r e i n v o l v e d i n s e t t i n g u p a n d r u n n i n g t h e E a s t e r E x p e r i e n c e , e n a b l i n g t h e c h i l d r e n t o u n d e r s t a n d , l e a r n a n d i n c r e a s e t h e i r k n o w l e d g e o f t h e t r u e m e a n i n g o f E a s t e r . Q u o t e s f r o m c h i l d r e n ‘ W e l e a r n t a b o u t J e s u s a n d w h e n h e w e n t t o h i s m e a l ‘ – B a i l e y G w y n n ‘ T h e t e a m t h a t a n a m a z i n g j o b b e c a u s e t h e y s e t o u t t h e s t a t i o n s n i c e l y a n d t o l d t h e s t o r y o f w h e n J e s u s w a s a l i v e ’ – S a r a h L o u i s e D y e r ‘ I l i k e d s w a p p i n g t h e s t o n e f o r a n E a s t e r E g g ’ – E l e n a G w y n ‘ I l i k e d t h e p a l m s a s I c o u l d i m a g i n e m y s e l f b e i n g t h e r e ’ – O s k a r C z e c h o w s k i

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