CAFOD Family Fast Day Second Collection Next Sunday 9th Oct – will go towards the World food crisis appeal. Millions of families are facing a food crisis that could be the worst in living memory. Your donations can help CAFOD’s local experts to provide emergency food supplies to families in the worst affected countries in East Africa and support communities around the world working hard to put food on the table. Please take an envelope today from on the seats and return it next Sunday or you can give via the card readers as from next Sun, otherwise online at can also give through the  QR code on the envelope & posters.  Please fill in the Gift Aid section on the envelope if a UK taxpayer.  There’s information on the envelope and online how to start a monthly donation to CAFOD.


Season of Creation continues until 4thOct St Francis’s day. To keep updated about what’s happening around the world see


Live Simply Tip of the Week.  Bus passes for pensioners & people with disabilities. Many in this category have yet to apply and now could be the time with the coming rise in fuel bills and the current climate emergency. Passes are free of charged and can be obtained from West Sussex CC.  Apply online at or phone 033 022 26222. Another way to get to church!

The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has put together an excellent blog with some great practical advice to help you prepare for the winter ahead amid the biggest price rise in energy bills in decades:


There will be an evening of entertainment at Holy Family on Saturday 8th October at 4.00pm, celebrating the past 70 years with words and music. If you have an item to perform, please contact Margaret Burns at by Sunday 18th September.  We would also love to put together a display of groups taking place within the parish. Please contact Margaret if you run a group which could be included in the




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