Chaplaincy News

                                                                  Spring 2018

                                              THE LENTEN SEASON

PRAYER THEMES:    During Lent we are asked to pray for these intentions: Candidates for the Sacraments; Women; The Needy and Hungary of the World; Penitents and Wanderers.

PRAYER INTENTIONS:  Our Lenten Appeal; Women; Marginalised and Forgotten; Children of Syria.

                                          Children exposed to violence.

POPE’S INTENTION: Evangelisation: Formation of Spiritual Discernment

That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.

INTERNATIONAL DAY:

26th February        Fairtrade Fortnight Begins.

 1st March               World Book Day.

                                 International Schools Meals Day

2nd March                Holi

3rd March                World Wild life Day

8th March                International Women’s Day.

9th March                World Science Week Begins.

12th March             Commonwealth Day

 

SAINT OF THE DAY:

26th February      St Alexander of Alexandria

27th   February      St Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows

28th February        St Oswald of Worcester

 1st March               Saint David, Patron of Wales

2nd March               St Chad bishop

5th March                St Kieran bishop

6th March                St Colette

7th March                Ss Perpetua and Felicity martyrs

8th March                St John of God

9th March                St Frances of Rome religious

REFLECTION:         Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.

                                 (St. Catherine of Siena)