Planting the seeds for Harvest Fast Day

Parishioners from Holy Name, Fishguard at the Harvest briefing

Blessed Oscar Romero regularly preached how:

“God wants a society where we share the good things that God has given for all of us.”

And at Harvest, we share God’s abundance with our neighbours.

“We plant the seeds that one day will grow.”

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Meet Sister Yvonne

sryvCome and meet our overseas partner who is living out Pope Francis’ call to hear the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. Sr Yvonne, who works in Zambia, will be sharing the inspiring story of her work on livelihoods and how she is supporting some of the most vulnerable communities to adapt to climate change. Continue reading

November Memorial Masses in Cardiff and Menevia

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The dates for the Memorial Masses in November, the month of remembrance, are finalised.

In Menevia, the Mass will be celebrated at The Sacred Heart Church in Morriston, Swansea – on Friday 11 November at 7.15 (brief presentation on the Lampedusa Cross) and Mass at 7.30 pm.

In Cardiff the Mass will be at St Joseph’s in Penarth – Friday 25 November at 7 pm.  Refreshments will be available after Mass.

Traditionally November is when we make extra time to remember those who have died – especially family, friends and those who have left a lasting impression in our lives.

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CAFOD retreat – BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!

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As this Year of Mercy draws to a close, we are hosting a retreat at Llantarnam Abbey on Sat 12 Nov that will explore how each of us can continue to live out Pope Francis’ call to be “witnesses of mercy” in our families, communities and in our world. Continue reading

Year of Mercy – talk

th_yom_largeContinuing in our series of Beyond the green envelope talks, we will be exploring Pope Francis’ theme of mercy during this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. We will discuss how we can be living signs of mercy to our global neighbours in the world today. How can we overcome a ‘globalisation of indifference’ in our parish community, especially in light of the growing problems around the world?

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How can we build the Kingdom of God? – talk

th_jow_largeThe last of the Beyond the green envelope series of talks, we will be looking at how we can build the Kingdom of God in a world of severe global inequality. Our faith call us into action, to care for the ‘downtrodden’ and the poorest of the poor. But how can we do that as a parish community? And how can overcome a ‘globalisation of indifference’ in our parish community, especially in light of the growing problems around the world.

Tuesday10 May at St David’s Cathedral, Cardiff.

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