If you would like to write to our MP about Climate Change and Climate Justice but are not quite sure where to start, here are a few points that you could tailor to express your own concerns (see address details below): You have said you are “passionate” about climate change so I am writing toContinue reading “Letters to our MP”
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”
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”
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”
With access to church so severely restricted by Covid-19, we realised recently how easy it is (in normal times) to take things for granted – like the flowers in church. Mostly working on their own, except for the big festivals like Christmas and Easter, the members of our church flower team quietly and invisibly produceContinue reading “Church Flowers”
Sunday 24 January, 5:00 p.m. via Zoom Cornwall faith Forum will be hosting an online event on 24th January to mark the Holocaust. This is one of several events around the world in the coming week – more on this later! More information on the event and instructions on how to participate, can be foundContinue reading “Holocaust Memorial Service”
Nine of our parish children made their First Holy Communion at a special Mass celebrated yesterday (5 December 2020). Although numbers were severely restricted to the children and some family due to the current pandemic, many others were able to join them in spirit through the live-stream. It was the delayed culmination of a longContinue reading “First Holy Communion – a Special Day!”
We understand that here in Truro, a small team is helping Fr John to prepare the way for a parish self-audit, as suggested in Bishop’s recent document A Precious Place. Meanwhile, in response to readers’ suggestions, we have produced a Short Summary of A Precious Place to help and stimulate you to examine the longerContinue reading “A Precious Place: Update”
Thank You to Truro’s own little ‘Secret Santas’ Lucia and Sophia, Marie and David, Maggie, Hywel, Eve and Iestyn who last week put together these goodies into ‘essentials’ bags for the homeless in Truro. Well done!!
Thanks to readers for your generosity in providing Christmas day boxed meals. As well as those who are putting together their own boxes, the SVP have had donations for seven more communal boxes that Tony Barber is very kindly putting together – thank you Tony!