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Administrative Assistant - The Catholic Academies & Schools Office (CASO)
The Catholic Academies & Schools Office (CASO) in Portsmouth are looking to appoint a part time Administrative Assistant to support their work with the schools in the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth. Closing date 18th January – see www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/vacancies for full details.
Faith and Sexuality: When it comes to Catholic teaching on sexual morality, all sorts of confusion abounds as to what the Church's vision actually means. Earlier this month the internationally renowned speaker Fr Philip Bochanski, the Executive Director of Courage International, an apostolate supporting those with same sex attraction, gave a talk in Holy Family parish Southampton in collaboration with the Catholic Academies and Schools Office. Fr Philip gives an uplifting and inspirational presentation on how human sexuality, properly understood and cherished as derived from God's beautiful plan for the joy and fulfilment of every human person is a life-giving truth for all of us but especially those struggling to live in a wholesome way, in a world where sex is cheapened and commodified. http://www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/courage.php
If you would ever like prayer for your own intention, for your parish or for any need, do go to the home page of the diocese website, scroll down to the “prayer request” button, where you can leave an anonymous request which will go to 40 intercessors throughout the diocese.