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Parish magazine December 2018

  Click here to read the December issue of the Parish magazine online. December is such a busy time of year – but there’s still time to reflect. It’s always so lovely to take a moment to absorb the atmosphere and excitement of the Christmas Tree Festival in All Saints, to catch the sparkle of…

Parish magazine October 2018

Click here to read the October issue of the Parish magazine online. Autumn is a lovely time of year – and the Parish is celebrating Harvest in that time-honoured tradition of eating! By the time you read this, we’ll have enjoyed a Fish and Chip Supper at St David’s, a 3-course Lunch at All Saints…

Flood Relief at Chengannur, Kerala

We have all been touched and concerned with the floods in Kerala. 270 people died, but fifty thousand became homeless – homes were simply swept away or broken up by the water. At Chengannur YMCA alone, 190 people were accommodated from 14 to 31 August. The YMCA was selected as the best model Camp. 2850 Relief Kits were distributed over 28 Municipal…

Walsingham 2018 – 23-26 July

Once again it was time for the South Wales Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk. This year there were again 7 of us from Porthcawl: Linda Fletcher, Carol, Lynda Britton with her friend Jane, Doreen Lewis with her granddaughter, and myself. We were ferried to and from Sarn where we…

Parish magazine September 2018

Click here to read the September issue of the Parish magazine online. Here we are at the start of a new school year – can you believe it! There’s a lot to reflect on in this issue and lots to smile about too – St John’s Summer Fayre, the 200 Club Summer draw, visits and…

Parish magazine Summer 2018

Click here to read the Summer issue of the Parish magazine online. Haven’t we been lucky with this wonderful weather! It may be a little warm, but it certainly puts a smile on people’s faces. The articles in this month’s magazine show there is lots to smile about too. It’s been a time of celebrations…

Congratulations John Berry BEM

Huge congratulations to John Berry who has been awarded the Order of the British Empire Medallist (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The award is “for services to Young People in the UK and Abroad and the community in Northern Ireland.” Very well deserved, John, and appreciated by all in the Parish. Congratulations!

The Navigators sail into Porthcawl

On May the 12th at 1400 hrs the 34ft yacht Rival Star will sail into Porthcawl on Day 2 of a round-Britain expedition seeking the early voyages and life stories of Celtic Christianity. Howard Worsley  and Andy Carnegie will trace the sea routes, landing places and influences of the early Celtic Christian saints. Howard is…

Parish magazine Easter 2018

Click here to read the Easter issue of the Parish magazine online. In spite of the cold and snow of the last few weeks, the signs of Spring are all around us. Daffodils are out, with the tulips close behind and there are lambs bouncing around in the fields – those signs of Spring always…

Parish magazine Lent 2018

Click here to read the January-February issue of the Parish magazine online. Here we are already well into the New Year. After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, we look forward to the relative calm of January and February, but, as this issue shows, there’s been lots happening across the Parish! Read all about the…