Diocese of Plymouth Synodal Journey Update

Diocese of Plymouth Synodal Journey Update

‘Seeking our Heart’s Desire’ The Bishops of England and Wales, having carefully considered the Synodal National Synthesis, have now offered their initial reflections in the light of our shared faith in Christ and our shared belonging to his Church....
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The 15th June has been designated by the United Nations General Assembly as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, to highlight the abuse and neglect of older people, helping us to act against it.  The abuse of older people is an increasing and serious problem, so it is...
Funding for a new community garden

Funding for a new community garden

The Holy Family parish in Penzance is celebrating after being awarded £9,900 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, and £4,674 as a Community Gardens Award from the National Garden Scheme. The church...
Caring for Creation – Laudato Si’ Week

Caring for Creation – Laudato Si’ Week

This week marks the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical – Laudato Si’. The degradation of our Common Home, aggravated by the current global pandemic, has had a disproportionate impact on everyone, especially on those who already face...
Diocese of Plymouth Synodal Journey Update

Diocese of Plymouth Synodal Journey Update

The Plymouth Diocesan synthesis of the feedback we received during our ‘Walking Together’ was submitted to the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales in early April as part of the two-year process requested by Pope Francis for the Catholic Church.  Thank...