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June 2018

Film Night; ‘The Grace Card (2010)’

Jun 22 @ 8:10 pm - 9:30 pm
The Grace Card

Our Parish Cinema invites you all to see "The Grace Card (2010)" Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. In racially charged Memphis, Tennessee, a searing personal tragedy has left police officer Mac McDonald a bitter, angry soul, blaming a long downward spiral on minorities, "the system" and God Himself. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and…

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Ascent Group – Next Meeting 25th June 2018

Jun 25 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Ascent Group

The next Ascent meeting will be held in the Church Hall on Monday the 25th of June from 2-15pm and the guest speakers will be Parishioners Brian and Linda McCreesh who will talk on “Catholic Cruising with GK Chesterton”. All welcome.’ The Bishop of Northampton will consult with Rome over whether to open the Cause for the writer An investigation into the Cause for GK Chesterton is expected to be handed to the Bishop of Nottingham this summer. Canon John…

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Jun 30
St Bede’s Church, Popley Way
Basingstoke, RG24 9DX United Kingdom
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Are you celebrating a 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th or anniversary over 60 years? If so Bishop Philip would like to invite you to a Mass of celebration. This will take place at St Bede’s Church in Basingstoke on Saturday 30th June 2018. It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate and witness to Marriage. If you would like to come, please visit the Cathedral website http://www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/anniversaries/ and complete the on-line form, Or send an email to anniversaries@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk Please note this…

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July 2018

Join us for a Bereavement Support Workshop on Saturday 7th July 2018

Jul 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St John’s Cathedral Portsmouth, Bishop Crispian Way
Portsmouth, PO1 3QA United Kingdom

You are warmly invited to a workshop that will look at the process of a parish helping people going through dying and bereavement. Our main speaker will be Kathryn Turner, head of the Department for Spirituality in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. There will also be a few speakers from parishes in our diocese. Please come if you are at all interested in learning more, even if you or your parish aren’t currently doing any work in this area.…

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Jul 15 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Catholic Evangelization Seminar given by Albert Galea, National Coordinator of ChristLife Ireland and Board Member of The Irish Network for Evangelization Sunday, 15th July, 2:30PM – 5PM St. Swithun’s Church Hall, 105 Waverley Rd, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 2PL Refreshments will be provided between sessions Topics: THE MEANING OF EVANGELIZATION IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Find out how evangelization is indeed Catholic, wider and richer than Evangelism; how the Good News and the Holy Spirit are at the foundational cornerstone for effective…

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August 2018

Parish Barn Dance Saturday 13th January 2018

Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Parish Barn Dance Ceildh

Can you put into the parish diary this date for a Parish barn dance/Ceilidh on Saturday 13th January 2018? Details will follow

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September 2018
Adoremus National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress

Adoremus – National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool – September 7th to 9th 2018

Sep 7 - Sep 9
The Echo Arena in Liverpoo, Kings Dock, Kings Parade
Liverpool, L3 4FP United Kingdom
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During our last Pastoral Council Meeting (10th July) we have decided to dedicate our new Pastoral Year 2017/2018 for the Eucharist. The main reason is, that the bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool next year 7th - 9th September 2018. So we will focus in our Parish from this September until September 2018: To rejuvenate Eucharistic Adoration; To encourage greater love for the mystery of the Most Holy Sacrament of the…

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TRINITY PILGRIMAGE to Poland Ukraine & Lithuania September 2018

Sep 17 - Sep 28
St Swithun’s Church, 105 Waverley Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2PL United Kingdom
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Holy Trinity

Our Parish "TRINITY PILGRIMAGE" to Poland ,Ukraine  and Lithuania  17th September to 28th September 2018 IMPORTANT / UWAGA ! The deadline for completing the registration form is 20th December 2017    Download the Trinity Pilgrim Registration Form here>>>>>> Our Parish Pilgrimage during the 100th Anniversary of the Independence of Poland; It may be you last chance in such a way before Brexit kicks in; - Come and find about about the culture, heritage, history and devotions of these 3 countries The…

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October 2018

Calling all Catechists -20th October 2018 in St John’s Cathedral

Oct 20 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
St John’s Cathedral Portsmouth, Bishop Crispian Way
Portsmouth, PO1 3QA United Kingdom
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Day for Catechists

Our Diocesan Formation for Mission team has been hard at work to prepare for our next Day for Catechists which will take place on Saturday 20th October in St John's Cathedral. The team met on Saturday 26th May for a meeting and lovely meal out and are now very excited about all the good things they are preparing for all diocesan catechists and Children’s Liturgy coordinators on the 20th October (see here). This day will also be a fantastic opportunity to…

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November 2018

Is God calling you to serve as a Deacon in His Church?

Nov 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 10th November 2018 at 9:00am

One event on 25th January 2019 at 9:00am

One event on 26th January 2019 at 9:00am

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One event on 9th March 2019 at 9:00am

Oscott Seminary, Chester Road
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5AA United Kingdom
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  Oscott Seminary have introduced a preparatory year for men discerning a call to the Permanent Diaconate. This Propaedeutic year consists of three sessions (Friday-Saturday) and commences on 9th/10th November 2018. The other dates for the coming academic year are 9th/10th November 2018 Oscott Seminary 25th/26th January 2019 Oscott Seminary 8th/9th March 2019 fOscott Seminary Its aim is to help candidates better understand the reality of a vocation to Holy Orders and to discern whether this is what God is…

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