Weekly Bulletin

Ploughman’s and Pimm’s Lunch – New date Saturday 10th August.12.30 for 1pm.


If you would like to attend but have not managed to purchase your tickets please call the parish office on 01297 32135.

*****Please come along and support*****

Raffle Prizes We would be very grateful for any donations of raffle prizes for the Ploughman’s and Pimm’s lunch. Please pass your donations to Jane Godfrey, Monica or Claire in the Parish Office. Thank you.

The editors of ‘PALS’, our Three Parishes Magazine are requesting contributions for the next edition in late autumn. We welcome articles to reflect the diversity of our three communities. The deadline is the end of September and please send copy by email to pap.porteous@btinternet.com

The Chideock Martyrs The Latin Mass Society is organising a pilgrimage to Chideock Dorset on Saturday September 28th 2019 to honour the four men who suffered martyrdom on July 4th 1594. They are Bl John Cornelius SJ, Bl John Carey, Bl Patrick Salmon and Bl Thomas Bosgrave. Sung Mass in the Tridentine rite will be celebrated in the Church of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs and St Ignatius by Fr Anthony Pillari at 10.30am, followed by a chance to venerate relics of the martyrs. It will also be possible to visit the fascinating museum attached to the Church. Tea and coffee will be available but you are requested to make your own arrangements for lunch, picnic if you wish. The postcode for the Church is DT6 6LF

Gift Aid Donors – You should soon receive an individual statement of how much you gave in the year so that you can check you have paid enough tax to cover the gift aid that the parish will claim. This statement will go to the address that is currently held by the gift aid organiser. If you are expecting a letter but do not receive one please contact Claire in the Parish Office on 01297 32135

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje, 8-15th September 2019

Saint John Paul II described Medjugorje as “the prayer capital of the world.”  Here, Our Lady says, “I have come to tell the world that God exists.”  Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the peace and serenity that exists in Medjugorje where lives are transformed through miracles, both physical and spiritual.

Departing from Bristol.  Limited places.  For details, please contact Michael Carney on dartrey@gmail.com or 07884 014828.

Lym Zim the winners for the draws on the following dates are:

7/7 M Bossy

14/7 S Rowe

21/7 C Michael

28/7 F Wiscombe

Axminster Office Hours:      Monday 9-5

Tuesday 9-1

Wednesday 9-5

Thursday 9-1

Friday 9-1


A thought for the week from Pope Francis:

The Church does not need apologists of its causes nor crusaders of its battles, but sowers humble and confident of the truth, who…trust of its power.


‘Pope Francis’ Little Book of Wisdom, The Essential Teachings’ by Andrea Kirk Assaf, Harper Collins Publishers, 2015