Live Simply, Sustainably, and in Solidarity with the Poor

On 1st October a one day conference was held in Torquay (sponsored by CAFOD and Caritas) The purpose was to revive awareness and implementation of the livesimply initiative in our schools and parishes. The event brought together some great speakers including Marie-Elena Arana (Live Simply Award Co-ordinator); Fr Jonathan Stewart (Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Exeter) whomContinue reading “Live Simply, Sustainably, and in Solidarity with the Poor”

Bishop Mark: “a time of listening in our local churches”

Following on from the opening by Pope Francis this coming weekend of the Synod For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission, Bishop Mark will be launching our Plymouth Diocesan phase on Sunday, 17th October with Mass in the Cathedral. The plan is to follow up soon after with an online gathering, but no details haveContinue reading “Bishop Mark: “a time of listening in our local churches””

Our Lady Star of the Sea, St Mawes

Readers of Our Lady of the Portal Church Bulletin will be familiar with seeing “& Our Lady Star of the Sea & St Anthony” in the heading, and for years St Mawes was represented in our Parish Pastoral Council. However, it may surprise some of you to know that St Mawes has for a longContinue reading “Our Lady Star of the Sea, St Mawes”

See The Sixteen on the Wigmore Hall Stage this Monday

As part of Wigmore Hall’s Spring 2021 series The Sixteen presents an ‘as live’ online performance of music by William Cornysh, Richard Davy, Walter Lambe and King Henry VIII himself.  Recorded live from the Wigmore stage earlier this month, this concert will be broadcast for free on Monday 15 February at 7.30pm and will then be available toContinue reading “See The Sixteen on the Wigmore Hall Stage this Monday”

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”