© 2022 Our Lady Star of the Sea, East Preston
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Here you can find out all the latest news and events/groups taking place in our Parish. Latest News: Shared Lives - Grand Super Sale in Aid of Chestnut Tree Children’s Hospice on Saturday 21st of May (click here for details) Walk of Witness - Good Friday 15th April 2022 ( click here to see photograps) A talk by Fr Stephen on prayer - part of a diocesan “Invited” programme - click here Lectio Divina: 1 Sam 3:9 “Speak, Lord; your servant is listening…” Join the Lectio Divina group (Fri 7pm- 7:40pm email wardveronica49@gmail.com for the zoom link). NOT a bible study; the Living Word speaking in our hearts. Fr. David - Deacon Allan’s reflections on Fr David - click here On March 17th 2022, there was an Anniversary Mass for former Parish Priest, Fr David Rea, who died on St Patricks’ Day 2020. Fr David’s nieces, Esther Conway and Michelle Healy, flew over from Ireland to attend the Mass; other guests included Rev Andrew Perry and Rev Emma Ham-Riche from St Mary the Virgin, East Preston, and Simon Cross, Clerk to the Council. (Please scroll down to see photographs) Events Include: New Beginnings, a support group for all those who have been widowed. Table Tennis meets every Friday from 2:00pm till 4:00pm Tea, Chat and Scrabble meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 2:00pm Whist Drive meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month 1:00pm till 4:00pm Knitting Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month from 2:00pm till 4:00pm Book group meets the 2nd Monday of each Month The book to read for May is: Her Brilliant Career, 10 extraordinary women of the 50s by Rachel Cooke Silver Songs: Will meet in the Church Hall at 10:30 on the last Thursday of the Month Entrance will be £3 per person, to include coffee and biscuit andproceeds will go to Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice. Ark Parent and Toddler will be open on first Monday of the month (10:00am - 11.30am) in the Church hall. All are welcome. First Holy Communion Programme is for Children in the Parish who have been baptised and are regular Church goers and are eight or over Confirmation Programme is for young adults in the Parish who have made their First Communion and want to commit their faith Bethany Community – will restart its Holy Hour on Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm. We start with Exposition, then Rosary with a Eucharistic flavour, followed by silent adoration. Ending with Evening Prayer of the Church and as much of Benediction as we can without a priest. All welcome. Since Covid, this hasn’t happened and also unfortunately, we have lost some of our Adorers RIP. So here’s hoping a new group of people can come together to adore and praise the Lord every Thursday, the day Jesus left us this wonderful gift. To read about Bethany Community: please follow the link
Silver Songs, November 2021
The Anniversary Mass 17th March 2022
left to right: Fr Stephen Ortiger, Fr Kevin Dring, Fr Seamus Hester, Fr Liam O’Connor, Deacon Tony Kinal, Deacon Allan Veness
left to right: Rev Emma Ham-Riche, Rev Andrew Perry, Deacon Allan Veness, Fr Seamus Hester, Deacon Tony Kinal, Fr Stephen Ortiger, Fr Liam O’Connor, Fr Ian Byrnes, Fr Kevin Dring
Fr David Rea’s nieces Michelle Healy and Esther Conway
The post-Mass lunch provided by members of the parish
Parishioners Maureen and Mick Curran
© 2022 Our Lady Star of the Sea, East Preston
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Here you can find out all the latest news and events/groups taking place in our Parish. Latest News: Shared Lives - Grand Super Sale in Aid of Chestnut Tree Children’s Hospice on Saturday 21st of May (click here for details) Walk of Witness - Good Friday 15th April 2022 ( click here to see photograps) A talk by Fr Stephen on prayer - part of a diocesan “Invited” programme - click here Lectio Divina: 1 Sam 3:9 “Speak, Lord; your servant is listening…” Join the Lectio Divina group (Fri 7pm- 7:40pm email wardveronica49@gmail.com for the zoom link). NOT a bible study; the Living Word speaking in our hearts. Fr. David - Deacon Allan’s reflections on Fr David - click here On March 17th 2022, there was an Anniversary Mass for former Parish Priest, Fr David Rea, who died on St Patricks’ Day 2020. Fr David’s nieces, Esther Conway and Michelle Healy, flew over from Ireland to attend the Mass; other guests included Rev Andrew Perry and Rev Emma Ham-Riche from St Mary the Virgin, East Preston, and Simon Cross, Clerk to the Council. (Please scroll down to see photographs) Events Include: New Beginnings, a support group for all those who have been widowed. Table Tennis meets every Friday from 2:00pm till 4:00pm Tea, Chat and Scrabble meets every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 2:00pm Whist Drive meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month 1:00pm till 4:00pm Knitting Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month from 2:00pm till 4:00pm Book group meets the 2nd Monday of each Month The book to read for May is: Her Brilliant Career, 10 extraordinary women of the 50s by Rachel Cooke Silver Songs: Will meet in the Church Hall at 10:30 on the last Thursday of the Month Entrance will be £3 per person, to include coffee and biscuit andproceeds will go to Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice. Ark Parent and Toddler will be open on first Monday of the month (10:00am - 11.30am) in the Church hall. All are welcome. First Holy Communion Programme is for Children in the Parish who have been baptised and are regular Church goers and are eight or over Confirmation Programme is for young adults in the Parish who have made their First Communion and want to commit their faith Bethany Community – will restart its Holy Hour on Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm. We start with Exposition, then Rosary with a Eucharistic flavour, followed by silent adoration. Ending with Evening Prayer of the Church and as much of Benediction as we can without a priest. All welcome. Since Covid, this hasn’t happened and also unfortunately, we have lost some of our Adorers RIP. So here’s hoping a new group of people can come together to adore and praise the Lord every Thursday, the day Jesus left us this wonderful gift. To read about Bethany Community: please follow the link
Silver Songs, November 2021
The Anniversary Mass 17th March 2022
left to right: Fr Stephen Ortiger, Fr Kevin Dring, Fr Seamus Hester, Fr Liam O’Connor, Deacon Tony Kinal, Deacon Allan Veness
left to right: Rev Emma Ham-Riche, Rev Andrew Perry, Deacon Allan Veness, Fr Seamus Hester, Deacon Tony Kinal, Fr Stephen Ortiger, Fr Liam O’Connor, Fr Ian Byrnes, Fr Kevin Dring
Fr David Rea’s nieces Michelle Healy and Esther Conway
The post-Mass lunch provided by members of the parish
Parishioners Maureen and Mick Curran