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

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Bishop Mark's Easter message

Choral Evening Prayer
3rd Sundays at 6p.m.

Photos 175th Anniversary Mass, Oct 2018
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9th June 2019
Pentecost page

16th June 2019

Read the Whole Bible in a year!
A reading plan will help: example - advice -
'Word on the go'
for busy Catholics > scripture crash course - Bishops conference scripture working group

23rd June 2019

30th June 2019

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

7th July 2019


Gaudete et Exsultate pdf - Rejoice and be Glad, Pope Francis. key quotes


'The Catholic Church in Penzance: A History 1843-2018', by Anne Shipman.
100 pages, £15. contact the office

2019 events diary date: Voskrensenije, Resurrection St Petersburg  Choir, return visit 15 October.

Continuing study:  DVD Global Healing How our faith helps us care for our common home, responding to Pope Francis' Encyclical letter Laudato Si.” (Care for our common home) For all other current topics, see newsletters.

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Liturgical Calendar 2019

Pilgrimages etc 2019


Homilies archive 

Medjugorje 'message to the world' via visionary Marija, May 25th 2019: “Dear children! God permitted me, out of His mercy, to be with you, to instruct and lead you towards the way of conversion. Little children, you are all called to pray with all your heart for the plan of salvation to be realized for you and through you. Be aware, little children, that life is short and eternal life waits for you according to your merit. Therefore, pray, pray, pray to be worthy instruments in God's hands. Thank you for having responded to my call.”​ more from Medjugorje

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Mary's Meals' offers daily meals to hungry schoolchildren in some of the world's poorest communities, attracting them to the classroom where they can thrive and learn. £13.90 provides meals to a hungry child for a whole school year. See our newsletters for local fundraising info.


“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

update 21st June 2019 v19.23

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