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Bishopric Retreat at Douai Abbey March 21

1 February 2021
The Bishopric Retreat, planned to take place at Douai Abbey from 9 to 12 March 2021, has had to be cancelled due to the current pandemic restrictions.
It is hoped that the 3 Retreats planned for later in the year will still proceed.
  • Belmont Abbey 21 - 24 June
  • Worth Abbey 4 - 7 October
  • Ampleforth Abbey 29 November - 2 December

Mrs Joss Westwood Retires from Halton Chaplaincy Centre

15 December 2020
Mrs Joss Westwood has recently retired from her role as Chaplaincy Clerk at RAF Halton after many years of dedicated service.  She will be well known to many within the RAF RC community not only through the helpful and cheerful way in which she carried out her duties, but also through her service to the Holy Family Church at RAF Halton and to the Principal Roman Catholic Chaplains who have been stationed there.
Pictured is Joss being presented with an icon of The Holy Family by Deacons Dave Skillen and Neil Galloway at a lunch in December to mark her retirement at Halton House Officers' Mess.  
We wish Joss every happiness and blessing on her retirement.

Deacon Dave Skillen baptises baby Alex at the Station church of Ss Geroge & Michael, RAF Odiham

October 10th 2020
We pray for baby Alex and his family as together they continue to grow together in faith.
We ask the Lord's blessing on all their family and friends. 

New Pastoral Administrative Assistant Role for RAF

7 September 2020
Wg Cdr (Rtd) Jem Wynne started today in the new role of Pastoral Administrative Assistant to the Principal Roman Catholic Chaplain of the RAF.  Click on the image above to read more about Jem and the new role.

New Catholic Chaplain for

the Royal Navy

September 5th 2020
Admiral Tim, speaking after the Passing Out Parade, said “I was delighted to welcome Father Tom into the Royal Navy at his Passing Out. Having known Fr Tom as our assistant parish priest for the last 3 years it is very exciting that he has chosen the RN for the next phase of his vocation.”
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