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Vatican news on Ukraine 

 National Safeguarding Report (IICSA)


Bishops' Conference Statement on the publishing of the IICSA Report 10.11.20

Bishops' Conference Statement on safeguarding 20.11.20

Pope Francis' Encyclical: Laudato Si





Winter "warm spaces": After Sunday Morning Mass each week in January. Please play whatever part you can so that we can provide a welcoming warm space for any who come to us for refuge/companionship.

Christian Unity Week: After Sunday Morning Mass each week in January 22.1.23 6pm - service at the Free Church (High Street)

First Holy Communion:

18th December - Ongoing thanks to Sr Frances and to Ann Higginson for their help in preparing the children for the Sacrament : we had a great celebration

Adult formation:

We shall have a programme exploring Divine Renovation, starting in the New Year

Prayers for Ukraine: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament held at Henfield Convent 2-3pm each Tuesday afternoon

Justice and Peace Group  -  Lord help us to live simply so that others may simply live - 

Next meeting t.b.a.

We are hoping to meet with our MP in advance of the COP 26 UN Climate Change conference

Music group: "Learning and Practising". New members, or those otherwise interested are welcome!

Youth in Parish:

World Youth Day 2023:

1-5 August 2023 - invitations for ages 18-30: see newsletters for further details

Altar servers - the parish would welcome younger parishioners who wish to help our church in this way

Youth involvement in our parish -

Some of the younger parishioners have been helping cleaning the church and with the Mass readings. Keep an eye out for what else they will be doing over coming weeks - including bacon butties in the church hall!

Collections for Refugees - see newsletter for details. Our link is through Celia. Link to HAAD website.

Food Bank: Details in newsletter.

Mary's Meals: Double the Love appeal where all our donations will be doubled.





The Diocesan Homepage contains:

1. Bishop Richard's weekly podcast

2. Universalis link for daily Mass readings

3. Diocesan Pastoral Plan

2022 Lourdes pilgrimage - followup meetings with Redshirts and helpers - more information on the Diocesan website

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