“Building a better World after the Pandemic”

Truro Cathedral Interfaith Event: Thursday 10 June, 7pm People from different faith communities are gathering together at Truro Cathedral as well as online, in an act of witness on the eve of the G7 Conference taking place here in Cornwall. The G7 summit will see heads of government from seven of the world’s richest countriesContinue reading ““Building a better World after the Pandemic””

The Synod: coming to a church near you?

Pope Francis this week  pressed the fast-forward button on synodality in the Church, by dramatically shaking up the process for the next Synod of Bishops – on the subject of synodality itself. This was originally scheduled as a three-week gathering of bishops in Rome in October next year. But Pope Francis has decreed that fromContinue reading “The Synod: coming to a church near you?”

Diocesan Environmental Policy

Bishop Mark has published our first Diocesan Environmental Policy, agreed by the Trustees in January. Issued in response to The Catholic Bishop’s Conference document “Call of Creation” the policy “promotes serious reflection on our relationship with God, with our neighbour and with the earth through the way we manage our resources as a Church andContinue reading “Diocesan Environmental Policy”

Memories of Tremough Convent School

Les Filles de le Croix, a religious order founded in France in 1641, included in its mission providing girls with the same educational opportunities as boys. At the beginning of the second world war, the Sisters had a school in Falmouth, but wanted to open for boarders. They bought Tremough and the school opened inContinue reading “Memories of Tremough Convent School”

A Truro Wedding, at last!

Helen and Christian finally got married at Our Lady of the Portal Church on 17th April, after several postponements due to the pandemic. Helen is of course familiar as a regular singer in the church choir and has even been known to perform for us with her ukulele! Helen’s mum Evelyne writes “I can’t thankContinue reading “A Truro Wedding, at last!”

Our Parish, Our Church:

What does the future hold? On 1st May 2021, Bishop Mark is re-starting the “Precious Place” review of parish structures in the diocese with an online event led by international speaker Michael Dopp, on Missionary Parishes. Designed to engage both clergy and laity in addressing the key issues raised by A Precious Place, the twoContinue reading “Our Parish, Our Church:”

Journeying with Jesus

A Lenten Journey Dcn Andrew invites us to join him in following the Lent course, “Journeying with Jesus” written by Redemptorist priest Fr Denis McBride. There will be 6 sets of zoom meetings starting on Monday 22nd February at 6pm with a final 7th session on Resurrection on Monday 12th April. If you are interestedContinue reading “Journeying with Jesus”