is celebrated in our Penzance, Hayle and St. Ives churches at the usual weekend
times and some weekdays. (for Isles of Scilly, see newsletters).
Churches open half an hour before
Mass and close soon after. The Health & Safety of each and every one is paramount. Please be aware of each
other and keep a safe respectful distance.
news with Health & Safety information for Mass in
from Exile' watch a reflection by Bishop
Mark on the resumption of Public Masses
of Churches for Mass
letter from the Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England
Avoid Coronavirus NHS track and trace phone scams
- Catholic churches that can safely do so will re-open for individual prayer
from 15 June ... “Not every Catholic Church will be open ... Local decisions and provision have to lead this process.”
... also his video
message 10th June. local updates are in newsletters.
How to pray and re-connect with the church as places of worship re-open for private prayer.
Archbishop John Wilson speaks as St George's, Southwark, reopens for individual, private
prayer - watch
BBC Radio Cornwall
a Difference Coronavirus help and support links from organisations and individuals. video
calling for 1st timers | more
advice in this BBC news article
Ten suggestions from an enclosed
Carmelite order on how to get through these days in confinement and not perish in the attempt!
Coronavirus NHS track and trace phone scams BBC
message 24th March:
"Closing churches is the right thing to do to save lives." This
message in response to Government announcement 23rd March, strengthening restrictions
to combat the spread of COVID-19 ... "we must all play our part to safeguard the NHS and to save 'precious
"We're going to play our full part in it. That was the call of St. Paul that we ought to be good citizens and today we ought to be good citizens playing our part in the protection of the vulnerable, in our support for the NHS and in the preserving of human life, which is so precious to God in the face of this virus."
"We're beginning to reflect on the experience of the streaming of the celebration of Mass on Sunday and on yesterday's week day. There are many, many encouraging signs. I've heard of congregations being 10 times the normal size. I've heard of families preparing together at home. Families having their own little children's liturgy during the reading of the Word...
"...So we have to deepen our prayer. We have to use the Internet, and all the other things that we have, to encourage one another."
Nichols' 18th March video message, 'a message of hope with Jesus Christ at its centre'
Bishop Mark: “This period of
isolation has given us the confidence to embrace new platforms to communicate
God’s message of love and hope ... ”
L O C K D O W N is a time to:
L - isten to God’s voice and reflect. Let go & let God.
O - bey His Word and His Teachings.
C - all on Jesus name and be calm.
K - now what is the purpose of all of this.
D - well in His presence. Do not panic.
O - ffer a prayer for everyone’s safety.
W - ait and be patient. This too, shall pass.
N - urture our personal relationship with Him.
... God bless us all. (Diocese of Plymouth Facebook
from CBCEW is here
+ CBCEW Coronavirus
THE GOD WHO SPEAKS:
The next sessions of the Diocesan teaching tour have been recorded and are available on the
1) How Catholics Read the Bible
2) Christ in the Old Testament
3) The Fulfilment of the Covenant in the New Testament.
Let’s use our ‘lockdown’ time profitably. Further Scriptural resources are available on www.stpaulrepository.com
God bless. Fr. Jon. Vicariate for Evangelisation & Catechesis
Coronavirus + guidance on staying at home: "The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives."
Advice for everyone - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
online - Spiritual
& Act of Contrition etc
relevant to the Coronavirus pandemic are here
To watch parts 4
& 5 of our CaFE course, 'Let It Be', click here
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A message from Devon and Cornwall Police.
In these ever changing times, if you need to contact the police, and it’s not an emergency why not contact us using one of our online methods?
By visiting our website https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/ you can report non-emergency crime and queries through our online contact methods:
WebChat - allows you to talk directly to our contact centre staff, just the same as calling them. It’s simple and easy to use and can be accessed through any desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Report Crime Online - if you want to report a crime or tell the police about something that’s already happened then fill in the details on the online crime reporting form
(https://services.devon-cornwall.police.uk/crimereporting/) and once submitted your information/crime report will be logged.
If you have a question, but not sure who can help then
AskNED - our online directory will provide the answers to all your non-emergency questions. Visit
https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/contact/ask-ned/ enter your question, select your location and AskNED will provide you with the answer.
So why call when you don’t have to - go online:
Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
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
August 19th 2020 v 01.38 ~ JMJ