Liverpool Synod results

The diocesan Synod in Liverpool, in which the clergy, religious and the people came together to discern carefully and agree on common goals and priorities in the Archdiocese for the coming years, has just published its results with recommendations on young people, lay ministry and love of neighbour among the highest priorities. It may beContinue reading “Liverpool Synod results”

Catenians’ President’s Sunday

Duchy Catenians finally emerged from COVID isolation to gather live for their President’s Mass in St Augustine’s Church today where they were warmly welcomed by parish priest Fr Michael. A Catenian thread ran through the Mass, including the homily in which Deacon John referred to the fact that in the three readings the Israelites in Babylonia,Continue reading “Catenians’ President’s Sunday”

Churches Together in Walking

The Summer programme for these Wednesday walks is now available. Meeting in the car park of St George’s church in Truro at 9.30am each week and returning by 5pm, these excursions are designed to help walkers discover different parts of Cornwall and enjoy fellowship together whilst doing so.  The group aims to take the minimumContinue reading “Churches Together in Walking”

Coffee mornings are back in town!

Postponed from mid-May, this year’s Christian Aid Coffee Morning finally took place last Saturday attracting well over 30 people, including 7 from St Piran’s.  Held outdoors for the first time, the garden at Summerville in The Crescent provided a restful, colourful background for coffee-drinking, conversation  and wandering around the various stalls —  watercolour paintings, plants,Continue reading “Coffee mornings are back in town!”

A musical treat in Truro to end the G7 week

Truro locals were treated to a rare lockdown treat on Saturday when the Cathedral Choir performed to a capacity (socially distanced) crowd in the Cathedral. Along with an eclectic mix of pieces designed to represent all the G7 countries and ranging from Allegri’s Miserere to Shenondoah, the performance included Gee7 the song written specially forContinue reading “A musical treat in Truro to end the G7 week”

CAFOD G7 interfaith live event at Truro Cathedral

On Thursday 10th June, the eve of the G7 conference, CAFOD hosted an interfaith event, notable for being held live in Truro Cathedral as well as being attended online by perhaps a thousand others.  It was also well-supported by our local community, who found it refreshing to be able to meet again in person! It’sContinue reading “CAFOD G7 interfaith live event at Truro Cathedral”

“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?”