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Do you have an event/courses to advertise to share? Please fill in details of any events or courses that you would like the Diocese to advertise via e-news, website, Portsmouth People or Parish newsletters inserts.

All upcoming events in the diocese and beyond are listed here

 

Rite of Election 2018

 

 

Notices for Newsletters

Have you signed up for Bishop Philip’s weekly e-News?

Bishop Philip invites you to sign up for his FREE weekly e-Newsletter to keep in touch with the latest news and forthcoming events around the diocese. Visit www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/enews to sign up.

 

 

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

  

 

Helping Refugees
The Diocesan Refugee Response Working Group is looking for new members. We would especially welcome people with particular skills - such as administration experience, knowledge of the Middle East, refugee issues, familiarity with benefits and into-work programmes and / or project management skills– to join the core working group. Specific knowledge of Syrian refugee issues is not required for all members, but enthusiasm and desire to learn and help are essential. We are also looking for people who would like to gather in different locations around the diocese to listen to informed speakers and to discuss possible and current action for refugees. Anyone interested should see our website www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/rrwg
email me on PCS@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk or call me on 01730 262 290.  Fr Peter Hollins

  

 

Prayer Requests

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.

  

 

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