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Penzance - St Ives - Hayle, Cornwall (West Penwith) 
& St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly

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Bishop Mark's "Go...Make Disciples" 2017 ( a follow up to 'It is The Lord' )

Bishop Mark's Pastoral Letter May 2017

 'Churches Together in Cornwall' newsletter
April 2017

4th June 2017
links: Pentecost page
Bishop Barron - The Holy Spirit

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11th June 2017

18th June 2017

transferred Solemnity of Corpus Christi, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

25th June 2017

The Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul is on Thursday 29th June.
Vigil Mass in Hayle on Wednesday, 28th at 7p.m. Mass on the day with the School in Penzance church at 10 a.m. and Sung Mass at 7. 30 p.m. Mass in St Ives at 12 noon on the day. This Feast is one of the few Holy Days of Obligation, when we all ought to try and be at Mass to celebrate these great foundation stones of the Church.

Watch on YouTube: HRH Prince Charles speaks out against the persecution of Christians, Yazidis, Jews, Ahmadis, Baha'is and other groups and stresses how for some people religious freedom is a daily stark choice between life and death.
A video message -
for 'Aid to the Church in Need' and on BBC Radio 4's 'Thought for the Day', Dec 22, 2016

2nd July 2017

9th July 2017

16th July 2017

23rd July 2017

30th July 2017

Pilgrimages 2017

Walsingham:
1- 7 October
Contact Parish office

Prayer for Vocations. Loving Father, touch and transform us by the joy of your love. Make us missionary disciples, empowered to carry the love of Christ to our neighbour. May young people be inspired by our example to take up the path of Christian discipleship and dedicate their lives to the service of the Gospel. Raise up new vocations by the power of your Holy Spirit to the priesthood and the consecrated life: send us men and women inspired to be living signs of your mercy. Grant us all an openness of heart that we might readily respond to your call, and proclaim with joy the Good News to the whole world. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Newsletter Archive 2016

Liturgical Calendars 2017/18

Pilgrimages etc 2017/18

Pope Francis - monthly prayer intentions 2017

Medjugorje, 'message to the world' - visionary Marija, May 25th 2017: “Dear children! The Most High has permitted me to call you anew to conversion. Little children, open your hearts to the grace to which you are all called. Be witnesses of peace and love in this peaceless world. Your life here on earth is passing. Pray that through prayer you may yearn for Heaven and the things of Heaven and your hearts will see everything differently. You are not alone; I am with you and intercede before my Son Jesus for you. Thank you for having responded to my call.” Medjugorje, 'message' - visionary Mirjana, June 2nd 2017: “Dear children, As in the other places where I have come to you, also here I am calling you to prayer. Pray for those who do not know my Son, for those who have not come to know the love of God, against sin, for the consecrated - for those whom my Son called to have love and the spirit of strength for you, for the Church. Pray to my Son, and the love which you experience from His nearness will give you the strength to make you ready for the works of love which you will do in His name. My children, be ready. This time is a turning point. That is why I am calling you anew to faith and hope. I am showing you the way by which you need to go, and those are the words of the Gospel. Apostles of my love, the world is in such need of your arms raised towards Heaven, towards my Son, towards the Heavenly Father. Much humility and purity of heart are needed. Have trust in my Son and know that you can always be better. My motherly heart desires for you, apostles of my love, to be little lights of the world, to illuminate there where darkness wants to begin to reign, to show the true way by your prayer and love, to save souls. I am with you. Thank you.” more Medjugorje

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Mary's Meals' provides meals to hungry schoolchildren in some of the world's poorest communities. By offering a daily meal in a place of education, Mary's Meals attracts children to the classroom where they can thrive and learn. A donation of £13.90 provides daily meals to a hungry child for a whole school year. See our newsletters for local info.

 'Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.' ~ St. John Paul

“He said not 'Thou shalt not be tempested, thou shalt not be travailed, thou shalt not be dis-eased'; but he said, 'Thou shalt not be overcome.” ~ Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love

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