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St George's Church

 Fri, Dec 14, 2018   

St George’s Church:  There will be no tea/coffee after Mass on Sunday 23rd December.  

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The Rosary

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

The Rosary will be said throughout Advent at St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne.  This will take place every Thursday at 10.45am.  All welcome to this meditation.  Running until Thursday 20th Dec.  

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Encounter

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

The next ENCOUNTER evening will be Sat 15th Dec, 7.30pm at Our Lady of Ransom Church Hall, Eastbourne. Entrance is free, and there’s no need to book. If you haven’t been to an...

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Love In A Box

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

LOVE IN A BOX:  A big thank you to all those who contributed to this worthwhile cause.  The charity, Mustard Seed in Eastbourne, now have the boxes and they will be delivering them...

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Christmas Service Card

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

Christmas Service Card:  Please help with distributing these cards across our town/villages.  Even if you can only take 1 or 2 to your local coffee shop/hairdressers/doctors, it will be much appreciated.  

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

St George’s Film Club next showing will be:                                                             December 16th, wonderful animation about the nativity.   All  showings start at 3 p.m.                                                                                                                          

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St George's Church

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

St George’s Church:  There will be no Tea/Coffee after Mass on Tuesday 11th December.  

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St George's Table Sales

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

St George’s Table Sales:  In 2018, through three Table Sales in the Hall, we have raised £349 For Polegate Children with Cancer. Many thanks to you all for such great support.  The next table sale...

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Cancelled - Christmas Craft

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

The Christmas Craft on Sunday 23rd December has had to be cancelled.  Hopefully we will try and do something similar at Easter.  

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Lights of Love

 Fri, Dec 07, 2018   

Lights of Love St George’s Church is delighted to invite you to celebrate in remembrance of our loved ones and the work undertaken at the Hospice. It is an opportunity for us to...

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Red Wednesday on 28th November

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

Red Wednesday on 28th November is when we especially pray for people who are persecuted for their faith. Many places are being floodlit in Red, including Parliament and Westminster Cathedral. Aid to the...

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St George's Table Sale

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s Table Sale:  Following recent table sales at St George’s , a donation of £20 towards the cost of postage had been donated to Love in a Box.  

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St George's Church

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s Church:  There will be no tea/coffee after Mass on Thursday 29th November.  

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St George's & St Wilfrid's - Date Change

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s & St Wilfrid’s Church:  Changed Date.  Fr Rory has called An Open Meeting on 8th Dec at 10am in St George’s Hall.  Please make every effort to attend, as he will...

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Rosary

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

The Rosary will be said throughout Advent at St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne.  This will take place every Thursday at 10.30am.  All welcome to this mediation.  Starting on Thursday 29th November until Thursday 20th...

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St George's Children's Liturgy

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s Children’s Liturgy:  we will be meeting in the hall on Sunday 2nd December to assemble any final shoeboxes ready for dispatch. There will not be a meeting on Sunday December 9th....

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St George's Love In A Box

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s Love In A Box:  Thank you for all your boxes, blankets and donations to this wonderful Christmas charity. The final date for boxes to be received at church is Sunday 2nd...

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Sunday 2nd December, 3pm Las Posadas

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

Sunday 2nd December, 3pm Las Posadas – All parishioners from both our churches, along with their family and friends, are invited to this traditional Mexican Advent Celebration in St George’s Hall.  We will...

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St George's Children Liturgy

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s Children Liturgy (CL): CL will run on Sun 2nd Dec and not Sun 9th December (this is due to no leaders available). On Sun 16th December, the children will enjoy...

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St George's First Holy Communion

 Fri, Nov 23, 2018   

St George’s First Holy Communion: If your child is school Year 3 or above and ready to make their First Holy Communion in 2019, please speak to Fr Rory/Cathy Hollingdale about registering them...

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South Downs Singers

 Fri, Nov 16, 2018   

South Downs Singers will be performing their Christmas concert at St John's Church in Polegate on Sat 8th December at 3.30 pm.  Tickets are £8 available on the door.  The concert is in...

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Homeless in Eastbourne

 Fri, Nov 16, 2018   

Homeless in Eastbourne:  This year we will be collecting toiletries, gloves, hats, scarves, men’s and women’s new vest/pants & socks for the homeless in Eastbourne.  If you have anything to give, please mark...

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Christina Jones - Ashes

 Fri, Nov 16, 2018   

On Thursday 22nd November the ashes of Christina Jones will be buried in the memorial garden at St George's after the 10am Mass.  

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Fr Rory and friends

 Fri, Nov 16, 2018   

Dear Fr Rory and friends, Words seem so inadequate to express to you my appreciation and thanks for the wonderful party on Saturday evening.  I felt that I was surrounded by love on...

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St Wilfrid's Sales Table

 Fri, Nov 09, 2018   

St Wilfrid’s Sales Table:  This Sunday sees the opening of our Christmas Table in addition to the normal sales table.  The takings from both of these tables will go towards the purchase of...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Nov 09, 2018   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 12 November at 3pm at Christ the King parish rooms. All Catholic men are welcome.  

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Nov 09, 2018   

St George’s Film Club next showings will be:                         November 11th (1958) Gregory Peck and Charlton Heston in a classic western about a family feud.                                           November 25th, animation film about a man and a boy scout   travelling...

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Red Wednesday 28th November

 Fri, Nov 09, 2018   

Red Wednesday 28 November is when Aid to the Church in Need asks us to get together and pray for the millions of oppressed and persecuted Christians around the world.  Further details next week.    

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CAFOD

 Fri, Nov 09, 2018   

CAFOD Put faith into action and help CAFOD in your parish.  As a volunteer in your church community you can mobilise parishioners to act for global justice.  Your unique relationship with the parish priest,...

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Two Bedroom Bungalow for Rent

 Fri, Nov 02, 2018   

A Two Bedroom Bungalow has become available to rent in Polegate – if interested, or you know someone who may be, please speak to Sandra from St George’s on 07791 627368  

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Crosslink

 Fri, Nov 02, 2018   

Crosslink The Link which was established by the churches, does an excellent job.  It has very much a family atmosphere and gives a great welcome.  They would be most grateful for more support from...

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Bereavement Mass - St Wilfrid's

 Fri, Oct 26, 2018   

Bereavement Mass:  Sunday 4th November, in St Wilfrid’s Church at 2pm.  

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Eastbourne Annual Remembrance Service

 Fri, Oct 26, 2018   

Eastbourne Annual Remembrance Concert:  Sunday 4th November at 2.30pm in Our Lady of Ransom Church, Eastbourne.  The concert  will close with a short Drumhead period of reflection and remembrance, after which the band...

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All Souls' Day

 Fri, Oct 26, 2018   

On Friday November 2nd, All Souls’ Day, Fr Rory will bless the graves at Hailsham after the 10am Mass.  Deacon John will bless the graves in the Memorial Garden at St George's after...

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World Mission Sunday

 Fri, Oct 26, 2018   

World Mission Sunday Thank you very much  for your contribution to last week’s World Mission Sunday collection.  Your prayers and donations will help missionaries across the world share the Gospel of hope with those...

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PACT Prison Advice and Care Trust

 Fri, Oct 19, 2018   

If you wish to donate or enquire further to the work of PACT Prison Advice and Care Trust please use either of the following: PACT, 29 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UA or...

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Thank You

 Fri, Oct 19, 2018   

Thank You:  Our thanks to all who supported us for a wonderful walk on Sunday 30th September, either by joining or wishing us well.  It was a glorious sunny day with 21...

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St George's Parish - LOVE IN A BOX

 Fri, Oct 19, 2018   

St George’s parish:  Love In A Box. There are a number of leaflets available at the back of the church for this worthwhile cause. For the whole of November the sale table in...

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Mother's Prayers

 Fri, Oct 12, 2018   

Mother’s Prayers We have been meeting now for only 8 weeks.  We have found since we surrendered our children 100% to Jesus our Lord, wonderful things have been happening.  We have found our children...

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Grandparents Day - St Richard's

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Grandparents Day - St Richard’s:  On Thursday 11th October we invite all Grandparents into St Richards to celebrate Grandparents week in the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton.   The day will begin at 9.30am ...

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Our Lady of Ransom co workers of St Teresa of Calcutta

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Our Lady of Ransom co workers of St Teresa of Calcutta are to have a Day of Recollection in their hall on Wednesday, 24th October to which ALL are welcome.  There will...

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Thank You

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Thank You:  Sebastian had a very positive check up last week, his second surgery has been a complete success.  So we would like to say a big thank you to everyone for...

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Attention St George’s:  There will be no tea/coffee in the hall after Mass on Tuesday 9th October, due to the hall being booked.  

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Christmas Cards

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Christmas cards are on sale at the back of St. George’s Church    

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

St George’s Film Club next showings will be: 7th October  (2002). Comedy.  A 14 year old compulsive liar finds himself at the receiving end of another liar.                                               28th October (3 week break) (2009). Adventure. ...

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Harvest Festival - St George's

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Harvest Festival will be on Sunday 14th October at  St Georges Church.  Can you all bring items suitable for the Food Bank which is in increasing need in this area.  As we are in...

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Collection of Missio Red Boxes

 Fri, Oct 05, 2018   

Collection of Missio red boxes.  Please leave any red boxes ready for collection at the entrance of the church. Collection will take place on 7th and 14th of October. Anyone who requires a...

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St Wilfrid's Quiz Night

 Fri, Sep 28, 2018   

St Wilfrid’s Quiz Night:  Friday 5th October, St Wilfrid’s Hall, 7pm.   Tickets on sale now.  

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Rosary under the Cross

 Fri, Sep 28, 2018   

Rosary under the Cross:  On Sunday October 7th, Feast of the Most Holy Rosary, everyone over the whole world is invited to pray under the Cross at 3pm, the Sorrowful Mysteries in Penance & Reparation...

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Thank You

 Fri, Sep 28, 2018   

Thank you to everyone for supporting the sponsored walk.  I raised £85 for the charity, Friends at Willingdon School.  Alen Thomas, Polegate.  

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Songs of Praise, Churches Together

 Fri, Sep 28, 2018   

Songs of Praise, Churches Together.  Trinity Church, Willingdon warmly welcomed the members of seven local churches,  to their, “Songs of Praise” Service with the help of St. Wilfrid’s Church,  Lower Willingdon.   It was a...

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Rosary under the Cross

 Fri, Sep 21, 2018   

Rosary under the Cross:  On October 7th, Feast of the Most Holy Rosary people of our country are invited to pray in Parish Churches or in other chosen venues at 3pm, the Sorrowful Mysteries...

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Thank you

 Fri, Sep 21, 2018   

Many thanks to all those who put together the St George's Vintage Tea Party and fashion show. We are indebted to "Vicky Deckham" and "Briony Eekland" for giving up their valuable jet setting...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Sep 14, 2018   

CAFOD family fast day this year is on Friday 5th October.  We are asked to eat only a simple meal that day and to give the savings to help the poorest people in the world especially...

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Counters for St George's Church

 Fri, Sep 14, 2018   

Counters for St. George’s Church -  we are looking for volunteers who enjoy counting money! This only takes a few minutes after Mass on Sundays. Two volunteers each week count the Offertory, fill...

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Songs of Praise, Churches Together

 Fri, Sep 14, 2018   

Songs of Praise, Churches Together, This year, Polegate celebrates Songs of Praise at Trinity Church, Willingdon, on  23rd September  at 4.00 pm.  Please do support this enjoyable event which enables us to share...

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Calling all Gardeners

 Fri, Sep 07, 2018   

Calling all Gardeners.  Now is the perfect time to take cuttings and raise them through Autumn/Winter.  If you can do this, we would be grateful for any spare plants to sell at our...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Sep 07, 2018   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 10th September at 3pm in the Parish Room, Christ the King, Langney. All Catholic men are welcome. Further details from Bob 01323 847014  

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Paul & Anne Sullivan

 Fri, Sep 07, 2018   

Paul and Anne Sullivan would like to say goodbye to the many friends they have made at both St George's and St Wilfrid's over the years, as they move to Tunbridge Wells...

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Apostleship of the Sea

 Fri, Aug 24, 2018   

Apostleship of the Sea invites you to a Mass in honour of our patron Stella Maris, Our Lady Star of the Sea. Come pray for the work of Apostleship of the Sea...

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Film Club

 Fri, Aug 17, 2018   

Film Club: 26 August (1946) Gregory Peck stars in  a film about a child who longs for companionship and unexpectedly finds it in the form of an orphaned fawn. 9 September (2015). Charlie and Snoopy's...

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Aug 10, 2018   

Attention St George’s:  There will be no tea/coffee in the hall after Mass on Tuesday 14th August, due to the hall being booked.  

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Ellen McIlroy's Family

 Fri, Aug 10, 2018   

Ellen McIlroy’s family wish to pass on their thanks and that of the Stroke Association for your donations, which came to over £200, given in memory of their mother.   Thank you to you...

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Fri, Aug 10, 2018   

Eastbourne Foodbank is presently overwhelmed with requests for food.  There are more needy people than they can cope with and in this holiday weather it is easy to forget their plight. Please give canned...

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BINGO

 Fri, Aug 03, 2018   

BINGO commences in St Georges Hall on Friday 7th September. Admission is 50p and all proceeds go to Arundel and Brighton Crisis Fund for Families.  Doors open at 7 for 7.30 start.  Future sessions...

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Mothers Prayers

 Fri, Aug 03, 2018   

Mothers Prayers:  Every Wednesday, at 11o`clock at 33 Hailsham Road Polegate.   Mothers Prayers will be said for our Children to Jesus.  All Mothers and women are welcome.  There is a Fathers Prayers but...

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St George's Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Aug 03, 2018   

St George's Vintage Tea Party:  Saturday 15th September, 3.00 pm in the hall.  This year there will be an added attraction - a short fashion show by our very own "in house" exclusive...

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St Wilfrid's Starlight Stroll - A Walk to Remember

 Fri, Aug 03, 2018   

St Wilfrid’s Starlight Stroll - A Walk to Remember Saturday 15th September, registration from 5.30pm, walk starts at 6.45pm.  Gather friends, family and colleagues and join us on Eastbourne’s spectacular seafront for this year’s...

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The gift of knowledge

 Fri, Jul 27, 2018   

The gift of knowledge: The story is told of a man who went to the priest and said, "Father, I want you to say a Mass for my dog." The priest was indignant. ...

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Internship at DABCEC

 Fri, Jul 27, 2018   

Internship at DABCEC:  With the Diocesan Formation Team from September 2018 for one year.  This opportunity is appropriate to those with an interest in formation work within the Church or who wish to...

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Walsingham 5-Day Camping Festival

 Fri, Jul 27, 2018   

Walsingham 5-Day Camping Festival:  23rd - 27th August.  For 16 - 35 year old.  Families also welcome.  Please see poster or visit www.youth200.org  

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Film Club

 Fri, Jul 27, 2018   

Next Film Club Showings:      29th July (2008) A nine year old girl solves a crime in 1920s America. 12th August  (1965) Real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers.   All showings commence at...

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Inclusion Festival (IFAB)

 Fri, Jul 27, 2018   

Inclusion Festival (IFAB):  A day to celebrate diversity in our Diocese and the value of each person.  All welcome.  At St Wilfrid’s School, Crawley on Sunday 16th September 2018, from 11am.  Mass with...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Jul 20, 2018   

CAFOD I would just like to thank you for your prayers and support over the last year.  Without you, the work of CAFOD would not be possible.  Lent 2018 - I am delighted...

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Parish Walk & Picnic, Sunday 30th September

 Fri, Jul 20, 2018   

Parish Walk & Picnic, Sunday 30th September  The Children’s Liturgy children and their families from St George’s warmly invite all St George’s and St Wilfrid’s parishioners to join them for some or all...

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Deacon John Writes

 Fri, Jul 20, 2018   

Deacon John writes: This week’s Fruit of the Holy Spirit is KINDNESS. I ask you to think about some of the reasons people have for being kind to one another. We see a...

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St John's Seminary - Wonersh ...... Can you help?

 Fri, Jul 13, 2018   

St John’s Seminary – Wonersh   …   Can you help? The Seminary, near Guildford, Surrey (which has been involved in the formation of priests for over 125 years) is looking for some help with...

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Marriage Anniversaries Mass

 Fri, Jul 13, 2018   

Marriage Anniversaries Mass:  with Bishop Richard for those couples celebrating a landmark anniversary in 2018.  On Saturday 6th October, at 11.30am, St Joseph’s Church, 122 Ladbroke Road,  Redhill, RH1 1LF  

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Please remember in your prayers

 Fri, Jul 13, 2018   

Please remember in your prayers a young St George’s parishioner, Sebastian Martin.  At just 22 months old he will undergo his second open heart surgery operation at Evelina Children’s Hospital in London on...

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The gift of fortitude

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

The gift of fortitude:  A mother refused to permit her little boy to go for a picnic with his classmates.  On the day of the picnic, however, she changed her mind and gave him permission. ...

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People Matter

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

People Matter[https://CTfE.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=65d646aace19757bab8b5262e&id=aea3cd5cb0&e=361cd3737f]  Ann Gillard, CEO of People Matter writes “Thank you, you have been a great help” - Just one of the many comments that one of our clients made.  People Matter started with Sandy Medway in...

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The Big Encounter

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

THE BIG ENCOUNTER: On Saturday November 10 at Worth Abbey and starting at 6.30pm. It’s a diocesan-wide festival for 15-30s and everyone is welcome. We’ve got Bryony Wells speaking, as well as Bishop...

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The Ashes of Ellen McIlroy RIP

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

The Ashes of Ellen McIlroy R.I.P. will be buried in the Memorial Garden at St George’s after the 10am Mass on Thursday July 12th.  

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St George's Open Parish Meeting

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

St George’s Open Parish Meeting – Father Rory invites all members of the congregation, (particularly younger ones who are the future of our Church) to come to our open meeting on the 14th...

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Apostleship of the Sea - Sea Sunday

 Fri, Jul 06, 2018   

Apostleship of the Sea - Sea Sunday Today is Sea Sunday, when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea.  Without them we would not have most of the...

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Lourdes Pilgrimage Skydive

 Fri, Jun 29, 2018   

Lourdes Pilgrimage Skydive: Bishop Richard and Lucy Barnes will skydive from an aeroplane on Friday 14th September 2018. Please give generously in one of the following ways:  • By purple Gift Aid parish envelope, marked ‘+R skydive’ • By...

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Next Film Club Showings

 Fri, Jun 29, 2018   

Next Film Club Showings:                                                       15th July (1944)  musical comedy-drama about a new young priest taking over a parish from an established old veteran.  29th July (2008) A nine year old girl solves a crime in...

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Dates for your Diaries

 Fri, Jun 29, 2018   

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES OF EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN THE DIOCESE, IN IRELAND AND LIVERPOOL. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL IN MANY CASES. There is a folder in the sacristy in St George’s church giving...

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Dawn Mass

 Wed, Jun 13, 2018   

Dawn Mass 4.50am Sunday 24th June at Seaford Head Car Park. To offer Mass for a New Dawn of Salvation in our country and our World. Followed by shared BBQ Breakfast. Please...

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St George's Hall

 Wed, Jun 13, 2018   

St George's Hall - seasonal reminder. As we begin to enjoy the warmer weather, please could parish hall users ensure that if the windows are opened that the person doing this ensures they...

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Mothers' Prayers

 Wed, Jun 13, 2018   

MOTHERS’ PRAYERS Mothers' Prayers of the Solace Community was started in England in 1995 and has spread rapidly throughout the world. It has the approval, support and blessing of Christian leaders of all denominations....

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Rosary Meditations at the Hospice in the Retreat

 Fri, Jun 08, 2018   

Rosary meditations at the Hospice in the Retreat, on Tuesdays, beginning at 12.45 on Tuesday June 12th for 5 weeks.  Led by Frances, the Hospice librarian.  

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ENCOUNTER Evenings for 15-30s

 Fri, Jun 08, 2018   

ENCOUNTER Evenings for 15-30s:  The evenings  offer 15-30 year olds a chance to meet people, have fun and deepen their faith in a friendly, welcoming environment. Sat June 16th Eastbourne (Our Lady of Ransom)...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Jun 08, 2018   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 11th June at 3pm in the Parish Room at Christ the King, Langney.  All Catholic men are invited to come and find out how we try...

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Mothers Prayers of the Solace Community

 Fri, Jun 08, 2018   

Mothers Prayers of the Solace Community invite you to a day of prayer and talks at Our Lady and St. Philip Neri  RC Church. High Street New Town Uckfield, TN22 5DJ, on...

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First Holy Communion Celebrations at St George's and St Wilfrid's

 Fri, Jun 08, 2018   

First Holy Communion Celebrations at St George’s and St Wilfrid’s  Both celebrations were lovely and thanks are given to the Catechists’ Cathy & Marie and Annette & Sophie for preparing the children.   Also, to...

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The Annual Parish Children's Liturgy Outing to Abbots Wood

 Fri, Jun 01, 2018   

The Annual Parish Children's Liturgy Outing to Abbots Wood took place on Sunday 20 May in glorious sunshine.  There were well over 30 people including children, parents, grandparents, friends from St Thomas a...

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St Richard's Catholic School Job Vacancy

 Fri, May 25, 2018   

St Richard's Catholic College, Ashdown Road, Bexhill on Sea Temporary PA to the Principal (Maternity Cover) Single Status 7 (hours to be negotiated) The Governors are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, highly efficient,...

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St Thomas a Becket Summer Fayre

 Fri, May 25, 2018   

St Thomas a Becket Catholic Primary School's 'All the Fun at the Fayre' summer fayre is taking place on Saturday 9th June   12-4pm - Punch & Judy Show, Inflatables & Games, Refreshments &...

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St Wilfrid's & St George's Summer Gathering

 Fri, May 18, 2018   

REMINDER:  Sunday 20 May, 12 noon to 4pm, St George's and St Wilfrid's Summer Gathering will take place. We warmly invite St George's and St Wilfrid's Children's Liturgy families and all parishioners to...

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Events Taking Place in the Diocese

 Fri, May 18, 2018   

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES OF EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN THE DIOCESE, IN IRELAND AND LIVERPOOL. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL IN MANY CASES. There is a folder in the sacristy in St George’s church giving...

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Diocesan Grandparents' Pilgrimage

 Fri, May 11, 2018   

Diocesan Grandparents’ Pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, West Grinstead with Bishop Richard on Wednesday 13th June 2018, 10.45am - 3.30pm.  Adoration and Reconciliation, Mass with Bishop Richard.  Coffee and...

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Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend

 Fri, May 11, 2018   

Catholic Charismatic Family Weekend:  Cardinal Newman Catholic School, The Upper Drive, Hove, BN3 6ND.  14th & 15th July 2018.  Speakers: David Wells, Rev. John Ryeland and  Michelle Moran.  For more information www.celebrateconference.org, Tel: 01444...

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World Priest Annual Global Rosary Relay

 Fri, May 11, 2018   

World Priest Annual Global Rosary Relay: This is due to happen on Friday 8 June where people are asked to pray the rosary for the sanctification of all priests.  Last year there were...

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, May 11, 2018   

St George's Film Club Next showings will be: Sunday 27th (1960) The adventures of a castaway family (this film could not be shown on the 6th due to technical difficulties) Sunday 10th June (1943) ...

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St Geoge's & St Wilfrid's Summer Gathering

 Fri, May 11, 2018   

REMINDER: Sunday 20 May, 12 noon to 4pm, St George's and St Wilfrid's Summer Gathering will take place. We warmly invite St George's and St Wilfrid's Children's Liturgy families and all parishioners to join...

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Rosary on the Coast

 Fri, May 04, 2018   

ROSARY ON THE COAST: Over 200 people attended this event at the Bandstand on Eastbourne seafront last Sunday and prayed for Faith, Life and Peace across the British Isles. Some people prayed the Rosary...

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Catholic Evening for 15-30's Encounter

 Fri, Apr 27, 2018   

Catholic Evenings for 15-30’s Encounter:  Starts Friday May 18th, Our Lady of Ransom Parish Hall, 7.30pm.  Live Music, Great Speakers, Adoration and Food.  Guest Speaker: Bishop Richard.  

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Apr 27, 2018   

St George's film club:   Please note change of dates.  On 6th May we’ll show (1960)  The story of a castaway family on a desert island.  On 27th May we'll see (1943) The...

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A Weekend of Discovery, A Lifetime of Love

 Fri, Apr 20, 2018   

A Weekend of Discovery, A Lifetime of Love:  Enrich your Marriage with a Marriage Encounter Weekend.  Margaret Roper Primary School, Purley (Non-Residential), 28th-29th April 2018.  This is an enrichment weekend for ordinary good marriages. ...

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Apr 20, 2018   

St George's film club:   Please note change of dates.  On 6th May we’ll show (1960)  The story of a castaway family on a desert island.  On 20th May we'll see (1943) The...

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Les Whittaker from East Grinstead Parish

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

Les Whittaker from East Grinstead Parish is cycling to Walsingham and back to raise money for the pro-life work undertaken by Good Counsel Network. Les will also mark the 50th anniversary of the...

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Rosary on the Coast

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

ROSARY ON THE COAST: Further to our earlier announcement, Rosary on the Coast will be held on Sunday 29th April at the Bandstand on Eastbourne  seafront at 3 pm.  Please try to attend...

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St George's Readers

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

Thank you to St George’s Readers who were so effective and expressive during Holy Week.  There have been many compliments about how well and clearly you all read and stage-managed the longer services. ...

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

St George's film club is back this weekend, 15 April we will show (2005) CS Lewis' classic tale of the magical world of Narnia. On 29 April we'll show (1943) The story...

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St George's Plant Fair

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

St George's Plant Fair Saturday 26th May.  Do you grow seeds and cuttings? Have you got an allotment or greenhouse? Then you can help us produce plants for our fair in May....

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Thank You

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

Thank you to all those who sang so beautifully throughout our Holy Week Services.  Good Friday at St George's was very moving with the mood being set with Kelly's solo of One Cold...

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THE WORD WHO IS LIFE

 Fri, Apr 13, 2018   

THE WORD WHO IS LIFE Dear Brothers and Sisters May I take this opportunity to thank you for your engagement with the Consultation Process that has been taking place across the Deaneries during these...

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Wed, Mar 28, 2018   

Eastbourne Foodbank – St. George’s Church has received another letter of thanks  for the donations of food received and given out to help those in need.  Remember them over the Easter period, including...

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St George's Lenten Giving

 Wed, Mar 28, 2018   

St George’s Lenten Giving:  The Lenten Lunches this year have proved to be a great success. An average of 20 people each week enjoyed delicious soups and bread, cooked and  served by parishioners.  We...

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St George's Church

 Wed, Mar 28, 2018   

St George’s Church:  Would all Misso Red Box holders please bring them into the entrance of the church, to be collected by Christian next Sunday.  Thank you.  

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St George's Film Club

 Wed, Mar 28, 2018   

St George's film club is back after the Easter break. On 15 April we will show (2005) CS Lewis' classic tale of the magical world of Narnia. On 29 April we'll show...

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Happy Easter from all the Catholic Churches In The Eastbourne Deanery

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

Happy Easter from all the Catholic Churches In the Eastbourne Deanery Please pick up a leaflet located in St Wilfrid’s and St George’s Church porch, which contains dates and times of all the Easter...

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Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life & Peace in the British Isles

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life & Peace in the British Isles: On Sunday 29th April 2018 at 3pm. Rosary on the Coast  is an  initiative of the Lay Faithful across the British...

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Holy Week Posters

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

Holy Week Posters are available this weekend, provided free by the Knights of St Columba. Please take one and display it in your window if you can.  

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This Sunday at 3pm

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

This Sunday at 3pm is your last chance to do Stations of the Cross at St George’s – Mary’s Way of the Cross.  Followed by Benediction and then tea and cake in...

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Delia McCann

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

Delia McCann would like to thank everyone for their cards, messages and especially prayers following her recent operation. She has been overwhelmed by everyone's kindness. Please continue to remember her in your prayers...

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Holy Week Activities in Polegate

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

Holy Week activities in Polegate: The Walk of Witness, Good Friday, 30th March, commencing at 10.00 am from the Community Centre. There is a Service at St. John's Church at 10.30am Saturday 31st...

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St George's Church

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

St George’s Church -  The boxes of Gift Aid Envelopes are ready for collection at the back of the church.  Please take your named box as soon as possible. Your old box...

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St George's Church's Appeal

 Fri, Mar 23, 2018   

St George’s Church’s Appeal – there is an attachment in today’s Newsletter for St George’s  parishioners.  A similar appeal will be made in St Wilfrid’s in April.  

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Easter Cards - St George's

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

Easter Cards are on sale at the back of the church at St George’s.  

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Film Club

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

Film Club – the next film will be shown at 4pm in St George’s Hall, 18th March (1957), Disney film, a boy and his stray dog. FREE ENTRY. All parishioners, their friends and family...

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Easter Flower Collection at St George's

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

EASTER FLOWER COLLECTION AT ST GEORGES:  There will be an Easter Flower collection after Mass next Sunday which is Palm Sunday. Thank you all, you are always so generous in your donations.  

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Holy Week Activities in Polegate

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

Holy Week activities in Polegate: The Walk of Witness, Good Friday, 30th March, commencing at 10.00 am from the Community Centre. There is a Service at St. John's Church at 10.30am Saturday 31st...

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St George's Lenten Lunches

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

St George’s Lenten Lunches:  The last lunch will be held on 22nd March after the 11.30 Mass. We look forward to welcoming friends from both communities. Please put your names  on the list...

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A Menu for Lent: Give Up & Instead

 Fri, Mar 16, 2018   

A menu for Lent: Give up & Instead DESSERTS GIVE UP TV one evening a week! Instead, talk to someone. There are those who are isolated by illness or age. Why isolate yourself in...

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Film Club

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

Film Club – the next film will be shown at 4pm in St George’s Hall, as follows: 18th March (1957), Disney film, a boy and his stray dog.  FREE ENTRY.  All parishioners, their...

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Mariapolis 2018

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

Mariapolis 2018:  Beyond all borders, Ampleforth Abbey, April 4-8, Based on the prayer of Jesus “That All May Be One”.  All welcome, including families.  Local contacts Celia 01323 892271 or Hanora 01323...

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Cake Sale - St George's

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

Cake Sale, Sunday 18th March:  Marçal Jané-Heidsiek, one of our parishioners, will be hosting a ​cake ​sale on Sunday 18th March at St. George's church hall, after Mass, to fund his trip to support the...

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CAFOD Lenten Lunch at St George's

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

CAFOD Lenten Lunch at St George’s:  In spite of the poor weather with icy footpaths, 15people from both parishes braved the elements to attend Mass and to enjoy our Lenten soup lunch on...

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Easter Cards - St George's

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

Easter Cards are on sale at the back of the church at St George’s.  

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St George's Lenten Lunches

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

St George’s Lenten Lunches:  The next lunches will be held on the 15th and 22nd March. This week, 23 people came to enjoy soups and bread with friends and we raised £77.35 for...

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A Menu for Lent: Give Up & Instead

 Fri, Mar 09, 2018   

A menu for Lent: Give up & Instead MAIN COURSES GIVE UP speaking unkindly. Instead, let your words be generous and understanding. It costs so little to say something kind and uplifting. Why not...

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Topic: "The Fall and Original Sin Revisited"

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

Topic: "The Fall and Original Sin revisited." Speaker: Revd Keith Williams. He has a Diploma in Theology from Durham University, now retired though still an Assistant Priest at St Peter's C of E...

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Way of the Cross Up Beachy Head

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

Way of the Cross Up Beachy Head:  To pray for those suffering in Mind and Heart, Sunday 18th March at 3pm.  Starting from Bede’s School Car Park  

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Rosary on the Coast of the British Isles

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

On Sunday 29th April 2018 at 3:00 pm there will be "Rosary on the Coast of the British Isles" This is a day of Pilgrimage and Prayer for the re-flourishing of our...

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Readers: St George and St Wilfrid weekend and weekday

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

Readers: St. George and St. Wilfrid weekend and weekday – the meeting is on 10th March, at 10.30 prompt. St. George’s Hall is the venue. Please confirm your attendance if you have not...

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Help Required

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

Help Required:  Owing to the shortage of helpers for Teas and Coffee after Sunday Mass at St George’s, I wish to appeal for persons from the parishioners at St George’s.  It only involves...

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CAFOD Lenten Lunch at St George's

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

CAFOD Lenten Lunch at St George’s:  Following the 11.30am Mass on Thursday 22 February, 16 people from both communities enjoyed soup, croutons and bread in the hall. Thanks to their generosity almost £50...

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St George's Lenten Lunches

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

St George’s Lenten Lunches: These will take place on the 8th, 15th and 22nd March after 11.30 Mass. Tasty homemade soups and friendship.  Both Communities are welcome, please give names to Margaret Piegrome 870990. ...

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A Menu for Lent: Give Up & Instead

 Fri, Mar 02, 2018   

A menu for Lent: Give up & Instead             STARTERS GIVE UP grumbling! Instead, "DO everything you are asked to do and give thanks." Constructive criticism is OK, but "moaning, groaning, and complaining" are...

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Film Club

 Fri, Feb 23, 2018   

Film Club – the next two films will be shown at 4pm in St George’s Hall, as follows: 4th March (2015), Classic story of Swiss girl; 18th March (1957), Disney film, a...

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Readers of both churches

 Fri, Feb 23, 2018   

Readers of both churches – a meeting has been called to discuss the Bishop’s Day of Reflection, on  Saturday, 10th March, at 10.30 in St. George’s Hall. Please be prompt and enjoy coffee and...

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Lenten Lunches, St George's

 Fri, Feb 23, 2018   

Lenten Lunches, St. George’s – our next Lunches will take place on 8th March, the 15th March and the 22nd March at 12.00 noon, following Mass at 11.30 am. It has proved impossible...

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DAY OF PRAYER FOR VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF ABUSE

 Fri, Feb 23, 2018   

DAY OF PRAYER FOR VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF ABUSE This day, requested by the Holy Father, has been designated by our Bishops’ Conference for the Friday of the 5th Week of Lent, 23rd...

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The Woman's World Day of Prayer Service

 Fri, Feb 16, 2018   

The Woman's World Day of Prayer Service will be held this year at St Peter and St Paul's Church in Hellingly. 10am on Friday 2nd March. All are welcome.  

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Advance Diary Notice

 Fri, Feb 16, 2018   

Advance Diary Notice:  The Children’s Liturgy Team is holding its annual gathering for all in our Parish at Abbots Wood on Sunday 20th May 2018.  More information to follow.  

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CAFOD

 Fri, Feb 16, 2018   

CAFOD:  The annual family fast day will be on Friday 23rd February with a collection at the weekend 24th/25th February.  We are asked to forgo a meal and give what we save to...

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St George's Parish Council Meeting

 Fri, Feb 16, 2018   

St George’s Parish Council Meeting:  Friday 2nd March in St George’s Hall at 6.15pm.  

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DAY OF FASTING & PRAYER FOR PEACE IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, SOUTH SUDAN AND ALL THE WORLD

 Fri, Feb 16, 2018   

DAY OF FASTING AND PRAYER FOR PEACE IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, SOUTH SUDAN AND ALL THE WORLD. The Holy Father announced last Sunday that Friday 23rd February - the Friday...

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The Sunday Parish Film Club

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

The Sunday Parish Film Club held biweekly at St George’s hall is becoming a popular Sunday event, we would love to see more parishioners, friends and family attending.  The Film club is suited...

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Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

Stations of the Cross for children and families from both communities will be held on Saturday 17th March at 11.30am in St George’s Church, which will be followed by a Poverty Lunch in...

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Interested in Playing Bowls

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

Interested in Playing Bowls:  Come and meet us, have a cup of tea.  Tuesdays at 1.30pm in St George’s Hall.  All welcome, for more information please ring 01323 484090.  

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St Patrick's Day Cards

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

St. Patrick’s Day Cards are on sale at the back of St. George's Church next Sunday.  

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

Attention St George’s:  There will be no tea/coffee in the hall after Mass on Tuesday 13th February, due to hall being hired.  

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In Preparation for Easter

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

In preparation for Easter, we have the opportunity to meditate upon the different stages of Jesus' Journey towards Calvary, when Stations of the Cross are being held at St George's on Sunday afternoons...

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Mill Hill Missionaries

 Fri, Feb 09, 2018   

Mill Hill Missionaries:  We are grateful to Christian Jane-Heidsiek who has agreed to take over the role of local secretary to the Mill Hill Missionaries and coordinate the collection of money from the...

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The boy who gave his heart away - Friday 9th February

 Fri, Feb 02, 2018   

The boy who gave his heart away - Friday 9th February:  Join award winning author and broadcaster, Cole Moreton, as he tells the moving true story of a miracle of love and medicine...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Feb 02, 2018   

CAFOD:  The annual family fast day will be on Friday 23rd February with a collection at the weekend 24th/25th February.  We are asked to forgo a meal and give what we save to...

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Requiem Mass for Mrs Jane Drake - Monday 12th February, St George's Church

 Fri, Feb 02, 2018   

Requiem Mass for Mrs Jane Drake - Monday 12th February, St George’s Church at 12noon. The family of Jane very much appreciate the support and care that was given to her by parishioners...

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Called by Name Retreat

 Fri, Jan 26, 2018   

Called by Name Retreat:  Called by Name is a vocation retreat for young adults (aged 18-35) being held 9 - 11th February at Worth Abbey, Crawley.  It offers an opportunity for you to...

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Evenings of Reflections with Bishop Richard 2018

 Fri, Jan 26, 2018   

Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard 2018:  Thursday February 8th - St Joseph’s Church, Epsom, Thursday February 22nd - St Michael’s Church, Worthing, Saturday March 3rd - St John’s Seminary, Wonersh, Saturday March 10th...

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Humor in our healing ministry

 Fri, Jan 26, 2018   

Humor in our healing ministry: “Laugh and the world laughs with you.”  “Laughter is music of the spheres, language of the gods.”  And it's fine medicine.  Laughter exercises the face, shoulders, diaphragm, and...

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Revisiting Food Growing Today

 Fri, Jan 19, 2018   

'Revisiting food growing today' - Monday 22 January A highly relevant subject today.  A talk by John Fowler.  He was born on a farm near Mount Kenya and came to England to study agriculture and later...

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The Local Post Office

 Fri, Jan 19, 2018   

The Local Post Office:  For your information the local post office is no longer taking the old (paper) £5. notes.  

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Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Association

 Fri, Jan 12, 2018   

Monday 22nd January, “A retired Kenyan farmer revisits food growing today”. Talk by John Fowler who worked with the Church Missionary Society on Rural Development work in his native Kenya and also Tanzania. 7pm for 7.30pm – 9pm. ...

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Justice & Peace Assembly 2018

 Fri, Jan 12, 2018   

Justice & Peace Assembly 2018:  with Bishop Richard.  Saturday 27th January 2018, Christian Education Centre (DABCEC), 4 Southgate Drive, Crawley RH10 6RP, 10am to 4pm.  “HOPE overcoming FEAR”, the Church in the Modern World. ...

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What is your New Year Resolution?

 Fri, Jan 05, 2018   

What is your New Year resolution? Why not help to make a difference in the fight against poverty and injustice by volunteering for CAFOD? CAFOD, The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, are currently looking...

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The New Year

 Fri, Jan 05, 2018   

The New Year G.K.Chesterton once said: "The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul".  So we pray:...

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Thank You

 Fri, Jan 05, 2018   

Thank you:  Deacon John & Tessa wish to say a big thank you to all who gave cards and gifts to us this Christmas.  We wish you every happiness and blessings for...

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The Eastbourne Catenian Carol Service at St George

 Fri, Jan 05, 2018   

The Eastbourne Catenian Carol Service at St George's, led by Deacon John and supported by John Winter on the organ and Laura Fear on the clarinet, was a  very enjoyable occasion.  Sadly, the...

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New Recruit

 Fri, Jan 05, 2018   

New Recruit:  Barry Megan has had to retire from the Mill Hill Missionary role of local Secretary, due to ill health.  We need someone to replace him as soon as possible, to co-ordinate the collection...

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Friends of the Holy Land

 Fri, Dec 22, 2017   

FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND: Once again we shall be sending the Crib Offerings this year to the Friends of the Holy Land to give hope and practical help to the most...

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The South Downs Singers

 Fri, Dec 22, 2017   

The South Downs Singers would like to thank all those who attended their Carol concert in aid of Children with Cancer, Polegate. The magnificent sum of £1000 was raised on the day plus...

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The Mexican Christmas Custom of Las Posadas

 Fri, Dec 22, 2017   

The Mexican Christmas custom of Las Posadas was held in Polegate last Friday.  It was a very enjoyable, well attended and successful evening.   On arrival everyone was directed by the "innkeeper" in his...

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A Prayer at Christmas

 Fri, Dec 15, 2017   

A Prayer at Christmas As we remember the birth of Jesus, may we thank God for all the good things in our lives, for our friends and families, for our homes and food and...

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St Richard's Catholic College

 Fri, Dec 15, 2017   

St Richard’s Catholic College:  Temporary Part-Time Teacher of RE/English.  Required for spring and summer terms 2018 to teach mainly KS3 classes.  Further details and an application form are available at www.strichardscc.com   Apply immediately for...

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Arundel & Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage

 Fri, Dec 15, 2017   

Arundel & Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage A big thank you to our parish for the collection for the Arundel & Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage.  This year, the pilgrimage office helped a very significant number of pilgrims...

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Peter Robinson's Requiem Mass

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Peter Robinson`s Requiem Mass will be on Monday 11th December at 10am at St Mary Magdalene, Bexhill.  

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FOUND

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Found - a ring was found in St George's Hall last Saturday morning. For further details please contact Shirley.  

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The Eastbourne Catenian's Carol Service

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

The Eastbourne Catenian’s will be holding their Carol Service at St George's on Thursday 21 December at 7pm.  The communities of St George and St Wilfrid are warmly welcome to join them.  

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Attention St George’s:  There will be no tea/coffee in the hall on Tuesday 12th December after Mass, as the hall is hired out.  

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Contact Care

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Contact Care:  Many thanks to those who showed an interest in volunteering for Contact Care following the pulpit presentation at St George's on Sunday 26 November 2017.  

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Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers.  This was a great success, with 18 members of the Ministry from both churches in attendance. Deacon Eugene Adams was informative and thought provoking, leading us through...

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

Eastbourne Foodbank –  Reverse Advent Calendar, St George’s Church when opening the windows of your Advent Calendar, please create a “little bundle of love” for those in need. Small bars  of chocolate, biscuits,...

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Christmas Mass Times

 Fri, Dec 08, 2017   

CHRISTMAS EVE MASS - 5.30PM AT ST WILFRID’S CHRISTMAS DAY MASS - 9.30AM AT ST GEORGE’S  

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BINGO

 Fri, Nov 24, 2017   

BINGO:  The last session this year will be held in St George’s Hall on 1st December, 7pm for a 7.30pm start.  Raffle & refreshments available.  

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St George's Film Club

 Fri, Nov 24, 2017   

St George's Film Club will make its debut on Sunday 10th Dec at 3 pm at the Church's Hall. We will be showing the film "Miracle at 34th Street" (1947 version) and we'll debate...

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North American Indian Prayer on Remembrance

 Fri, Nov 17, 2017   

North American Indian prayer on Remembrance Always remember to forget, The things that made you sad, But never forget to remember, The things that made you glad. Always remember to forget, The people...

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St Anne's Trust Collections

 Fri, Nov 17, 2017   

St Anne’s Trust Collections:  The time has come around again for collections to help the homeless.  Suggested items: men’s & women’s new vest/pants, t/shirts, gloves, hats, scarves, socks and toiletries.  If you have...

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St George's Children's Liturgy

 Fri, Nov 17, 2017   

Children and their parents who attend St George's Children's Liturgy are warmly invited to a Las Posadas Celebration on Friday 15 December at 4pm at the home of Anne and Paul Sullivan.  Invitations...

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St George's Pyx x 2

 Fri, Nov 17, 2017   

St George's Pyx x 2 - We hold these in the safe. Unfortunately the sacristans have noticed they are missing.  If you have borrowed them, please return as soon as possible, as there...

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Advent Prayer Day

 Fri, Nov 10, 2017   

Advent Prayer Day:  Sign up sheets are available in the porches for those wishing to attend the Advent Prayer Day at Holy Cross Priory, on the 25th November.  A contribution of £20 is...

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Christmas Party

 Fri, Nov 10, 2017   

Christmas Party:  3rd December, 3-6pm in St Wilfrid’s Hall.  Come along and enjoy Father Christmas, Games, Secret Santa, bring and share food. This event is free to all parishioners in both parishes.  This...

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Red Wednesday 22nd November

 Fri, Nov 10, 2017   

Red Wednesday 22 November is when Aid to the Church in Need asks you to join them to remember all those Christians who are suffering because of their faith. Many Cathedrals are being floodlit...

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Day of Reflection

 Fri, Nov 10, 2017   

Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist is being held on  the 2nd December in St George's Hall. Deacon Eugene Adams from Christ the King is leading  the day, which commences...

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Lights of Love

 Fri, Nov 10, 2017   

Lights of Love is being held on 28th November in St George's Church at 7.00pm. Mulled wine and mince pies follow an evening of celebration  led by St Wilfrid's Hospice in Eastbourne. Please...

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Advent Prayer Day

 Fri, Nov 03, 2017   

Advent Prayer Day:  Sign up sheets are available in the porches for those wishing to attend the Advent Prayer Day at Holy Cross Priory, on the 25th November.  A contribution of £20 is...

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Saturday November 11th

 Fri, Nov 03, 2017   

Saturday November 11th 10.30am –4pm at St Thomas More, Seaford. Dr Stefan Reynolds leads a day of reflection on three inspirational women and their response to God. Call 01323 8988548.  

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Nov 03, 2017   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 13th November at 3pm at Christ the King Parish rooms.   All Catholic men are invited.  

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RED WEDNESDAY

 Fri, Nov 03, 2017   

RED WEDNESDAY 22 November 2017.  On this day we are asked to remember and pray for the many Christians in the world who are suffering persecution for their faith.  One way would be to...

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Blessing of Graves

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

Blessing of Graves:  The graves in the Memorial Garden at  St. George’s will be blessed immediately after Mass on Thurs Nov 2nd. The graves in Willingdon Cemetery will be blessed between 10.45 and...

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St Wilfrid's Bereavement Mass

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

St Wilfrid’s Bereavement Mass:  will be held on Sunday 12th November 2017 in St Wilfrid’s Church, at 3pm.  All are welcome to attend from both parishes.  

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Advent Reflection

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

Advent Reflection:  On 25th November St Wilfrid’s Leaven Group will be leading an advent reflection entitled “I wish it could be Christmas Everyday”. This will be taking place at Holy Cross Priory, Cross...

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2030

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

2030:  There will be two meetings for anyone to give responses to the Bishop’s article re 2030. 1st meeting primarily, but not exclusively, for anyone over 55 on Tue Nov 7th after the...

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Sunday November 5th

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

Sunday Nov 5th, 2.30-4.30pm Eastbourne’s Remembrance Concert in Words and Music at Our Lady of Ransom. Admission free with a retiring collection for the Armed Forces Charities. The Concert is presented by the...

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St Thomas A Becket School Annual Fireworks

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

St Thomas A Becket School Annual Fireworks is this Friday 3rd November, doors open at 6.30pm fireworks at 7.30pm - live band, entertainment and hot food and drinks - tickets available in advance...

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St George's Readers - a plea

 Fri, Oct 27, 2017   

To St George’s Readers – a plea.  Please remember it is your responsibility to check that the microphone is switched on before you start to read/speak and off when the last reader/speaker has...

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St Wilfrid's Bereavement Mass

 Fri, Oct 20, 2017   

St Wilfrid’s Bereavement Mass:  will be held on Sunday 12th November 2017 in St Wilfrid’s Church, at 3pm.  All are welcome to attend from both parishes.  

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BINGO

 Fri, Oct 20, 2017   

BINGO:  All proceeds to Polegate Children with Cancer Fund, to be held at St George`s Hall on Friday the 10th November all welcome.  Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start, raffle and refreshments on the night.  

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Today is World Mission Sunday

 Fri, Oct 20, 2017   

Today is World Mission Sunday World Mission Sunday is your chance to support missionaries and the Church in proclaiming the Gospel of peach of those who suffer around the world.  By supporting Mission,...

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St George's Sacristans

 Fri, Oct 13, 2017   

St George’s Sacristans – Father Rory and Delia extend their warmest thanks to the team who so carefully prepare the altar for the celebration of the Mass.  Your time, effort and thoughtful care is...

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The South Downs Singers' Christmas Concert

 Fri, Oct 13, 2017   

The South Downs Singers' Christmas Concert will be in aid of Children with Cancer in Polegate, a charity which is strongly supported by many members of both our communities.  Please do your best...

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St George's Remembrance Garden

 Fri, Oct 13, 2017   

St George’s Remembrance Garden.  To bring us in line with Diocesan Health and Safety procedures some changes  need to be made to  the Garden.   I am  holding 2 meetings to inform all parishioners...

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APF - Mill Hill Mission Thank You & Appeal

 Fri, Oct 13, 2017   

APF - Mill Hill Mission Thank You & Appeal Fr Frank wishes to thank you for your welcome last weekend.  If you did not become a member of APF - Mill Hill by...

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Oct 06, 2017   

Attention St George’s:  There will be no tea/coffee in the hall on Tuesday 10th October after Mass, as the hall is hired out from 9.30am until 1.00pm  

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The Link Coffee Shop in Hailsham

 Fri, Sep 29, 2017   

The Link Coffee Shop in Hailsham:  are looking for volunteers to help with food preparation, cooking, serving at tables, clearing away and washing up.  If you are looking for ways in which you...

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Mission Needs You!

 Fri, Sep 29, 2017   

MISSION NEEDS YOU!  APF - Mill Hill Local Secretary required for this parish.  Our Local Secretaries are the ‘engine room’ of APF - Mill Hill’s work.  Each parish benefits from having a dedicated...

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St George's - 1st Holy Communion

 Fri, Sep 22, 2017   

St George’s - 1st Holy Communion:  Any parents who have a child of seven years and would like them to have instruction for 1st Holy Communion, please make themselves known to Father Rory...

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St George's Readers & Extraordinary Ministers

 Fri, Sep 22, 2017   

St George’s Readers and Extraordinary Ministers – the Rotas are at the back of the church.  

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St George's Church

 Fri, Sep 22, 2017   

St George’s Church will not be able to accept the old £1 coins after the end of September. The Post Office, where we bank our collections, will not take  them. Only new...

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Churches Together, Polegate

 Fri, Sep 22, 2017   

Churches Together, Polegate, extend their thanks to all who attended Songs of Praise last Sunday.  It was a delightful, uplifting occasion, with prayers and hymns chosen by our local churches. Thank you Kelly,...

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St George's Leaven Group

 Fri, Sep 22, 2017   

St George’s Leaven Group Agenda for the meeting on 6th October is at the back of the church.  If you have any issues you would like to raise, please write them on...

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The Eastbourne Catenians

 Fri, Sep 15, 2017   

The Eastbourne Catenians would like to thank Fr Rory and St Wilfrid's Community for their warm welcome at the Memorial Mass for Brian Winter RIP last Sunday.  We would particularly like to thank...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Sep 15, 2017   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 18th September at 3pm at Christ the King parish rooms.  All Catholic men are welcome to come.  

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St George's Church - Harvest Festival

 Fri, Sep 15, 2017   

St George’s Church, Harvest Festival, 1st October.  This year, our focus is on Eastbourne Foodbank. The Children’s Liturgy will be celebrating the concept of harvest and focusing particularly on sharing this bounty with...

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Bingo

 Fri, Sep 08, 2017   

Bingo:  The next Bingo session is in St George’s Hall on Friday 6th October.  Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start.  All welcome.  

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Fri, Sep 08, 2017   

Eastbourne Foodbank thanks you for all your contributions to those in need in Eastbourne.  Please remember that some of the people who need our help may not have cookers, maybe just a kettle...

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Churches Together, Polegate, Songs of Praise

 Fri, Sep 08, 2017   

Churches Together, Polegate, Songs of Praise, this year will be held on Sunday 17th September, at St. Wilfrid’s Church, Broad Road, Willingdon, at 4.00 pm.  Kelly Richards has chosen the hymn for St....

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Annual Formation Day for Grandparents

 Fri, Sep 01, 2017   

Annual Formation Day for Grandparents:  Thursday 21st September, in the beautiful setting of Worth Abbey, from 10 am to 3 pm (packed lunch needed).  Fr Stephen Ortiger, and Elizabeth O'Shea, Parenting Expert, will...

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Rediscover Your Marriage

 Fri, Sep 01, 2017   

Rediscover Your Marriage:  The Retrouvaille programme offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse and a loving relationship in your marriage.  Countless couples have successfully saved their marriage by attending the Course and using...

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Please pray for Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor

 Fri, Sep 01, 2017   

Please pray for Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor who is now grievously ill with cancer, which he has been battling for some time and has been at Guy’s Hospital in London.  A great friend...

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A huge thank you

 Fri, Sep 01, 2017   

A huge thank you to Kelly for giving another insightful presentation on the life of her famous aunt, Anne Shelton, at St George's on the 20th August.  Her easy and witty manner made...

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Holiday Humour

 Fri, Aug 25, 2017   

HOLIDAY HUMOUR "But how did the other ear get burned?":  On Sunday morning, a man showed up at Church with both his ears terribly blistered, so his pastor asked, "WHAT happened to YOU?" "I...

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Have you considered becoming a School Governor?

 Fri, Aug 18, 2017   

Have you considered becoming a School Governor?  Annecy Primary School in Seaford has vacancies for several Foundation Governors – practising members of the local Catholic community, appointed by Bishop Richard to support the Catholic ethos...

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Eastbourne Catenians Sponsoring Good Citizens at St Thomas a Beckett School

 Fri, Aug 18, 2017   

Eastbourne Catenians Sponsoring Good Citizens at St Thomas a Beckett School:  The annual Good Citizens award, sponsored by Eastbourne Catenians, was presented to Erin Todd from St Thomas a Beckett Junior School.   Many...

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BBC Songs of Praise

 Fri, Aug 18, 2017   

BBC Songs of Praise was filmed at Eastbourne bandstand last Saturday.  It will be televised from the 17th September onwards.  Several members of both our communities attended with the South Downs Singers, so...

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St George's Leaven Group

 Fri, Aug 18, 2017   

St George’s Leaven Group:  The agenda will be posted up at the back of the church from the 20th August (this Sunday) until after Mass on the  27th August, to give everyone...

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Holiday Humour

 Fri, Aug 18, 2017   

HOLIDAY HUMOUR Ministers walking on water! There is the story about three clergymen: a Jewish Rabbi, a Protestant minister and a Catholic priest. They were fishing together. They rowed to the middle of a...

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Thank You

 Fri, Aug 11, 2017   

Thank You so much for everything that was done to make Brian’s funeral so special.  Thank you to those who bought and arranged the flowers, greeted the guests, opened and closed the church,...

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CAFOD Meeting

 Fri, Aug 11, 2017   

CAFOD Meeting:  Please come and join us on Saturday 23rd September from 10 to 11:30am, at Christ the King Church Eastbourne, BN23 6HT.  This year’s Harvest Fast day is focussing on El Salvador...

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Holiday Humour

 Fri, Aug 11, 2017   

HOLIDAY HUMOUR My treasure is apple pie.  Little Mary listened intently in Sunday school while the teacher explained the parable of the “treasure” and “pearl” and gave a detailed description of eternal bliss in...

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Diocesan Dialogue and Unity Day

 Fri, Aug 04, 2017   

Diocesan Dialogue and Unity Day:  We are pleased to announce more details of the Dialogue and Unity Day 2017 being held on Saturday 23 September 2017, 10-4pm at DABCEC Crawley.  The theme is...

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Attention St George's

 Fri, Aug 04, 2017   

Attention St George's - There will be no tea/coffee in the hall on Tuesday 8th August after Mass, as the hall is hired out from 9.30 until 1.00 pm.  

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Mother Teresa Group

 Fri, Jul 28, 2017   

Mother Teresa Group:  It is with regret that the Mother Teresa group is no longer meeting. Age, infirmities and few members have caused us to take the decision to close formally.  We shall...

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BE THE FIRST TO LOVE

 Fri, Jul 21, 2017   

BE THE FIRST TO LOVE July 29th in the church hall of Our Lady of Ransom, after the 10 o'clock Mass (10.30).   A DVD interview with Focolare founder Chiara  Lubich.   In this interview, with...

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St George's Leaven Group

 Fri, Jul 21, 2017   

St. George’s Leaven Group – to widen participation the Agenda will be published 2 weeks before each meeting.  If you have an item to discuss, please put this on the agenda, which will...

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Mother Teresa Group

 Fri, Jul 21, 2017   

Mother Teresa Group:   Unfortunately the meeting planned for August has been cancelled and no further meetings will take place for the foreseeable future.  

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St George's Flower Arrangers/Church Cleaning/Music Liturgy

 Fri, Jul 21, 2017   

St George's flower arrangers/church cleaning/music liturgy - following the recent Leaven Group meeting, in order to ensure better communication, there is now a diary in the sacristy which shows any weddings etc that...

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Can Anyone Help?

 Fri, Jul 21, 2017   

Can Anyone Help?  A pair of folding, floral patterned chairs were left behind after the garden party on 5th July.  Mine of a similar pattern were taken in error.   I would be grateful...

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Diocesan Mass for Altar Servers

 Fri, Jul 14, 2017   

Diocesan Mass for Altar Servers:  Bishop Richard will preside at Holy Mass for all Diocesan Altar Servers on Saturday 9th September 2017 at 12 noon in Arundel Cathedral.  All who have served, all...

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Annual Formation Day for Grandparents

 Fri, Jul 14, 2017   

Annual Formation Day for Grandparents:  Thursday 21st September, in the beautiful setting of Worth Abbey, from 10 am to 3 pm (packed lunch needed).  Fr Stephen Ortiger, and Elizabeth O'Shea, Parenting Expert, will...

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Diocesan Wedding Anniversaries Mass

 Fri, Jul 14, 2017   

Diocesan Wedding Anniversaries Mass:  If you are celebrating a significant wedding anniversary this year please join Bishop Richard to give thanks for the gift of marriage.  12noon on Saturday 7th October 2017, at...

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Bingo Session

 Fri, Jul 14, 2017   

BINGO SESSION: starts on Friday September 1st,  to be held at St Georges Hall.   Please put a note in your diaries.  

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Thank You

 Fri, Jul 14, 2017   

Thank you all parishioners of St George and St Wilfrid  who attended the Garden Party hosted by Deacon John and Tessa, your generosity raised £500.50p for Children with Cancer.  Much of the money raised...

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BE THE FIRST TO LOVE - Chiara Lubich 'Founder of the Focolare Movement'

 Fri, Jun 30, 2017   

BE THE FIRST TO LOVE     Chiara Lubich ‘Founder of the Focolare Movement’ As with the passing of time her fame for holiness continues to increase......''  So said, presiding Bishop Martinelli, introducing the call for...

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St George's Hall tea and coffee makers

 Fri, Jun 30, 2017   

St George's Hall tea and coffee makers - an incident occurred on Thursday morning where a lady was locked in the hall after going to use the toilet.  Please could those who kindly...

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'Dear Church, can you hear me....?' - Saturday 16th September

 Fri, Jun 23, 2017   

'Dear Church, can you hear me…?' - Saturday 16 September A chance for Deaf, and hard of hearing and hearing people to work better together. A conference at Victoria Baptist Church 10am to...

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Power to Be

 Fri, Jun 23, 2017   

Power to Be: Every child has the power to achieve great things. But one in six people live without electricity.  This holds children back from reaching their full potential.  Join CAFOD’s Campaign and...

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Encounter Evening (For 15-30s), St Mary Magdalene's, Bexhill, Friday 30th June, 7pm

 Fri, Jun 23, 2017   

ENCOUNTER EVENING (FOR 15-30s), ST MARY MAGDALENE’S, BEXHILL, FRIDAY 30th JUNE, 7PM Come and find out why so many young adults from all over the Diocese are getting involved in the ENCOUNTER programme!...

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St George's Readers and Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

 Fri, Jun 23, 2017   

St George’s Readers and Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist – please collect your rotas which are at the back of the church.  

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St Thomas a Becket School

 Fri, Jun 16, 2017   

TICKETS NOW ON SALE for Circus Pazaz Shows at St Thomas a Becket School Summer Fayre Sat 1st July. The one-hour shows will be at 12.15pm, 2pm or 3.45pm, tickets cost £5,...

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Dawn Mass

 Fri, Jun 16, 2017   

Dawn Mass at 4.50am on Saturday 24th June at Seaford Head Car Park.  Mass for a New Dawn of Salvation in our Country and our World.  Feast of the Birth of John...

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The Newman Association of Eastbourne & Bexhill Circle

 Fri, Jun 16, 2017   

The Newman Association of Eastbourne & Bexhill Circle:  22nd June 2017, St Mark’s Church Hall, Green Lane, Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 4BZ, 7pm.  Topic: “Christianity and the Countryside”, Speaker: Vibrant Revd Peter Owen Jones,...

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Eastbourne Networx Annual Presentation - Saturday 17th June

 Fri, Jun 09, 2017   

EASTBOURNE NETWORX ANNUAL PRESENTATION - Saturday 17th June. Come and hear first hand how volunteers are supporting refugees living in Eastbourne and how you can help and support our efforts.   Venue Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon...

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St George's Church, Key Holders

 Fri, Jun 09, 2017   

St George’s Church, key holders: if you have a key to the safe in the sacristy, please contact Delia McCann or Roz Burke as soon as you can.  We need to keep...

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Date for your diary

 Fri, Jun 09, 2017   

Date for your diary:  BE THE FIRST TO LOVE…. Chiara Lubich modern mystic.  Come and hear her story in St George’s Church Hall in a DVD called “Stream of Light” after morning Mass...

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Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard 2018

 Fri, Jun 02, 2017   

Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard 2018:  Thursday January 18th - St John’s Church, Horsham, Thursday February 8th - St Joseph’s Church, Epsom, Thursday February 22nd - St Michael’s Church, Worthing, Saturday March 3rd...

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Lourdes Tea Party

 Fri, Jun 02, 2017   

Lourdes Tea Party: Sunday 4th June from 11.30am - 1.30pm.  All past and present pilgrims are invited to the Eastbourne Arundel and Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage Tea party at Our Lady of Ransom church hall. ...

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St Thomas a Becket Summer Fayre

 Fri, Jun 02, 2017   

Roll up…Roll up…Saturday 1st July St Thomas a Becket School Summer Fayre with Circus Pazaz opens 11.45am 3 x one-hour circus shows, tickets on sale w/c  12th  June - £5, under 3s free. ...

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Parish Annual Children's Liturgy Outing to Abbotts Wood

 Fri, Jun 02, 2017   

Parish Annual Children’s Liturgy outing to Abbotts Wood: Children from both communities were joined by children’s liturgy leaders and helpers, parents and grandparents at the annual picnic and fun day at Abbotts Wood...

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The Anne Shelton Story

 Fri, Jun 02, 2017   

Back by popular demand at St George's Church Hall, The Anne Shelton Story - presentation by her niece, Kelly Richards.  This will take place on Sunday 20th August at  3.00pm followed by a vintage...

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Our Lady of Fatima Centenary Celebrations of Arundel Cathedral

 Fri, May 26, 2017   

Our Lady of Fatima Centenary celebrations at Arundel Cathedral.   Saturday 1st July.    As part of the celebrations to mark the 100 years since the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima, the...

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Garden Party

 Fri, May 26, 2017   

Please come to the Garden Party at no 3 Broad Road on  Wednesday 5th July at 2.30pm.  There will be a sales table, cakes, marmalade and jam, bric a brac and a...

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Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, West Grinstead

 Fri, May 19, 2017   

Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, West Grinstead. Wednesday 31st May. This year the Knights of St Columba are joining with The Union of Catholic Mothers for the Pilgrimage which...

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Thank You

 Fri, May 19, 2017   

Thank You:  We thank everyone who supported the table sale in St George's Hall,  we raised a total of £195 for the Children with Cancer Fund Polegate.  

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St George's Plant Fair

 Fri, May 19, 2017   

St George's Plant Fair was a great success with £600 raised. We completely sold out of plants which has never happened before. Thank you to all those who nurtured the young plants, baked...

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Ministers of Holy Communion

 Fri, May 19, 2017   

Ministers of Holy Communion in both communities please note:  If you did not renew your promises to the Ministry on Holy Thursday please make every effort to do so on the weekend of...

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Churches Together - Polegate

 Fri, May 12, 2017   

Churches Together, Polegate.  The venue of the Pentecost Service on 4th June is now changed to Trinity Church at 6.00pm.  NOT St. Wilfrid’s as suggested planned.  

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The Mother Teresa Group

 Fri, May 12, 2017   

The Mother Teresa Group:  our next meeting will be on Thursday 1st June in St George’s Hall at 2.30pm , due to the elections on the 8th June.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  

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Big Brekkie Fundraising Event

 Fri, May 12, 2017   

Big Brekkie Fundraising Event.  Share a meal, show your love for refugees and raise funds for their homes in Eastbourne.  On Saturday, 20th May at Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road Eastbourne, breakfast will be...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, May 05, 2017   

The Knights of Saint Columba meet on Monday 8th May at 7pm in the Parish Rooms, Christ the King, Langney. All Catholic men are invited to come and see.  

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CAFOD

 Fri, May 05, 2017   

CAFOD:  This year for the Lent Fast Day appeal £787.12 was raised for CAFOD in donations, including two from St Wilfrid's, the Lent lunches and the hall table and is about £130 more...

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St Thomas A Becket PTA

 Sat, Apr 29, 2017   

St Thomas A Becket PTA invites you to Murder Mystery show on Friday 19th May.  Venue – Junior School Hall, Tutts Barn Lane, doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. A Two course...

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An Indian Mass

 Sat, Apr 29, 2017   

An Indian Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 27th May, at 10.00am in St Wilfrid’s Church.   Everyone is welcome to attend.  

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The Mother Teresa Group

 Sat, Apr 29, 2017   

The Mother Teresa Group are to hold a Bring and Buy sale on Thursday 11th May from 2.30pm. There will be goods for sale including cakes, biscuits, books, jigsaws, a raffle.  All are...

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St George's Plant Fair

 Sat, Apr 29, 2017   

St George's Plant Fair will take place on Saturday 20th May from 10.00 am. Any donations of plants and garden tools or decorative pots welcomed on the day. Please do support this venture...

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'Thy Kingdom Come' - Sunday 28th May

 Fri, Apr 21, 2017   

'Thy Kingdom Come[http://ctfe.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=65d646aace19757bab8b5262e&id=01ae8cf63c&e=1880512c6c]' - Sunday 28 May Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus...

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'Encounter' Evenings for 15-30s starting in East Sussex

 Fri, Apr 21, 2017   

ENCOUNTER’ Evenings for 15-30s starting in East Sussex The popular ENCOUNTER programme, which has been running successfully for a few years now, will be starting in Bexhill on Friday May 12th. ENCOUNTER is...

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Thank You

 Fri, Apr 21, 2017   

Thank you to all the choir at St George's who sang so beautifully on Easter Sunday the special hymn we had been preparing for several weeks. Thank you for your commitment to rehearsals...

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St George's

 Fri, Apr 07, 2017   

St George's: N.B.Tuesday 11th April - there will be no tea/coffee after Mass as the hall is booked all morning by an outside group.    

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Thank You

 Fri, Apr 07, 2017   

Worth Retreat Day:  Our thanks to everyone who attended the retreat day at Worth Abbey last weekend, your active participation made the day a great event as we celebrate Lent in anticipation of...

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Divine Mercy Sunday

 Fri, Apr 07, 2017   

Divine Mercy Sunday:  The annual Holy Hour of Prayer and Adoration will be held at St Mary Magdalene’s, Bexhill on Sea at 2.30pm on Sunday 23rd April.  The Order of Service and details...

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WANTED

 Fri, Mar 31, 2017   

WANTED:  Looking for an automatic car, needs to be pre-millennium, 1.4, in reasonable condition, much needed.  Any help will be appreciated by Fr Rory, as the car is needed by a parishioner.  Contact...

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Beachy Head Way of the Cross

 Fri, Mar 31, 2017   

Beachy Head Way of the Cross:  To pray for all who despair of life.  Sunday April 2nd at 3pm.  Starting from Bede’s School Car Park.  

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Holy Week, Mass Times at St George's

 Fri, Mar 31, 2017   

Holy Week, Mass Times at St George's   Palm Sunday, 9.00 am Holy Thursday, 7.30 pm Good Friday, 3.00 pm  

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Holy Week and Easter Events in Polegate

 Fri, Mar 31, 2017   

Holy Week and Easter Events in Polegate  - Good Friday, The Walk of Witness, Polegate High Street, 10am.; Easter Saturday, Easter Hymns will be sung outside the Salvation Army in Polegate from 10.30am...

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Schubert's Mass in G

 Fri, Mar 31, 2017   

Schubert's Mass in G - the South Downs Singers will be performing this beautiful Mass at St John's Church, Polegate, on Saturday 22nd April at 7.30 pm. The second part of the concert...

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The Children's Liturgy Family Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

The Children's Liturgy Family Stations of the Cross held at St George's on Sat 18 March was a great success, attended by over 40 children, parents and grand parents from both communities. The...

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St George's Church

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

St George’s Church – Readers’ and Eucharistic Ministers’ Rotas are ready for collection at the back of the church. Please take your copy.  The readings for Holy Week are also at the back...

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

Eastbourne Foodbank – once again extends warm thanks to St George’s Church which has provided a wonderful 66  meals so far in 2017.  A great accomplishment! Please continue to give generously during Lent,...

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St George

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

St George – The new Collection envelopes are available at the back of church.  Please pick up your box as soon as possible.  If you are an income tax payer and do...

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Holy Week and Easter Events in Polegate

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

Holy Week and Easter Events in Polegate  - Good Friday, The Walk of Witness, Polegate High Street, 10am.; Easter Saturday, Easter Hymns will be sung outside the Salvation Army in Polegate from 10.30am...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

St George's Choir Practice:  there will be two further practices before Easter Sunday.  These will be on Thursday 13th April at 2pm and Saturday 15th April at 10am.  Thank you for your...

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St George's Easter Flowers

 Fri, Mar 24, 2017   

St George’s Easter Flowers:  There will be a collection next weekend for Easter Flowers, thank you.  

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Dementia Prayer Week 12-19 March 2017

 Fri, Mar 10, 2017   

Dementia Prayer Week 12-19 March 2017:   Please follow the link below for prayers and other resources that you might find helpful http://www.pastoralcareproject.org.uk/dementia- - -prayer-week.html If you require additional resources or advice about ways to support people with...

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Parish Day of Reflection

 Fri, Mar 10, 2017   

Parish Day of Reflection on Saturday 1st April at Worth Abbey. Should you wish to attend please enter your details on the form at the back of the church, if you need...

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St Thomas a Becket School

 Fri, Mar 10, 2017   

St Thomas a Becket School are collecting Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers in exchange for some valuable school resources.  If you have any please leave them on a table in the porch.  

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St Richard's Catholic College

 Fri, Mar 10, 2017   

St Richard’s Catholic College is recruiting English and RE teachers for September 2017.  Please see www.strichardscc.com[http://www.strichardscc.com/]  for further details.  

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St Thomas a Becket Catholic Nursery

 Fri, Mar 10, 2017   

ST THOMAS A BECKET CATHOLIC NURSERY from September 17th will be one of the Eastbourne Nurseries meeting parental demand and offering 30 hours free childcare per week for 3 and 4 year olds, the...

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Children's Liturgy Family Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Mar 03, 2017   

Children's Liturgy Family Stations of the Cross On Saturday 18 March at 11am at St George's church a special children's version of the Stations of the Cross will be held for children from both...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Mar 03, 2017   

St George's Choir Practice will take place on Saturday 18th March at 10.00am  

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St George's

 Fri, Mar 03, 2017   

St George’s – The new Collection envelopes are available at the back of church.  Please pick up your box as soon as possible. If you are an income tax payer and do not...

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Change of Day for the Mother Teresa Group Meeting

 Fri, Feb 24, 2017   

Change of Day for the Mother Teresa Group Meeting: This will now be taking place on Thursday 16th March in            St George’s Hall at 2.30pm instead of...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Feb 24, 2017   

CAFOD:  At St George's I am still collecting for CAFOD as I have for quite a few years.  Several people are very generous in handing me money for CAFOD throughout the year.  This March...

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Soup Lunches at St George's

 Fri, Feb 24, 2017   

Soup Lunches at St George’s  will commence on Thursday 2nd March, but there will not be a soup lunch on Thursday, 9th March as a funeral will be taking place.  All are welcome...

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Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Feb 24, 2017   

Stations of the Cross will be held at St George's each Sunday during Lent at 3pm commencing Sunday 5th March, except on Mothering Sunday, 26th March.  On Sunday 9th April, Palm Sunday, the...

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Women's World Day of Prayer - Polegate

 Fri, Feb 24, 2017   

Women’s World Day of Prayer, Polegate.  This year we are celebrating at Polegate Free Church, at 2.30 pm on Friday, 3rd March.  We are praying for and with the people of the Philippines, do...

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Worship Evening with Noel & Tricia Richards and Wayne Drain

 Fri, Feb 17, 2017   

Worship Evening with Noel & Tricia Richards and Wayne Drain:  Tuesday 28th February at 7pm at Ropemaker Centre.  Tickets £5. each.  There will also be refreshments halfway through the evening.  

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Feb 17, 2017   

St George's Choir Practice will take place on Saturday 25th February, 10am.  We are going to be learning a new piece for Easter Sunday so attendance at rehearsal is important. New members always...

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East Sussex Life Quiz

 Fri, Feb 10, 2017   

East Sussex Life Quiz:  Please support the East Sussex Life Quiz to be held at Christ the King.  Tickets are £5 - includes sandwiches (soft drinks available/bring own alcohol).  Teams of 6 or...

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A Day with Mary

 Fri, Feb 10, 2017   

A Day with Mary:  Saturday 25th February 2017, Arundel Cathedral, 10am to 5.30pm.  A day of instruction, devotion and intercession, based on the message given at Fatima in 1917.  For more information visit the...

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Medjugorje Pilgrimage April or May 2017

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

Medjugorje Pilgrimage April or May 2017:  I am organising two Medjugorje Pilgrimages for 7 nights half board with flight and airport transfers on 22nd - 29th April and 13th - 20th May from...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

The Knights of St Columba invite all Catholic men to their next meeting on Monday 13th February at Christ the King Parish Rooms at 3pm. As well as other things, we will...

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St Wilfrid's - Indian Mass

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

St Wilfrid’s - Indian Mass – 18th February. 10.00am. All welcome.  

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Bottle Tops and Stamps

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

Bottle Tops and Stamps:  Last week I took a shopping trolley full of bottle tops and stamps to EDGH for the Friends of the Hospital towards equipment for the hospital. Please keep them coming....

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LIFE Quiz

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

"LIFE Quiz.” Looking for an evening of fun and interest - and all in a good cause?  Support our LIFE Quiz on Saturday, 4th March, 7.00 for 7.15pm at Christ the King, parish...

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Funeral

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

Funeral:  The funeral and celebration of Jack’s life takes place at St George’s on Tuesday the 7th of February at 10am.  I do hope you can all come to say goodbye to...

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Diocese of Arundel & Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage

 Fri, Feb 03, 2017   

Diocese of Arundel & Brighton Lourdes Pilgrimage Parish Second Collection Appeal - 4th/5th February 2017.  The Pilgrimage Trust was created to help contribute towards the cost of any sick or disabled pilgrim, and...

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Vacancy - R E Teacher

 Fri, Jan 27, 2017   

Do you want to inspire young people and consider training to be an RE teacher in a secondary school? Do you want to discuss possible routes into becoming an RE teacher? If so then...

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Kevin O'Brien writes:

 Fri, Jan 27, 2017   

Kevin O’Brien writes: In “Man’s Search for Meaning” Viktor Frankl describes hope as the key to survival amid the horrors of a concentration camp. The prisoner who was able to find meaning, in...

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H.C.P.T. Quiz Night - OLR

 Fri, Jan 27, 2017   

Saturday February 4th at 7 for 7.30pm in the Parish Centre, OLR. Come and enjoy our H.C.P.T. Quiz Night to raise money to take disabled and disadvantaged children to Lourdes this Easter. You...

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'How to Defend the Catholic Faith without Shouting'

 Fri, Jan 20, 2017   

'How to Defend the Catholic Faith without Shouting’ The Diocese invites you to a Formation Day on Saturday 11th February 2017, Christian Education Centre, Crawley, RH10 6RP with Austen Ivereigh, Papal Biographer, Coordinator and Co-Founder of...

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Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard

 Fri, Jan 20, 2017   

Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard: He is once again inviting young people (11-18) to join him for Evenings of Reflection at different places around the Diocese. They will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Dates and locations are as follows:  Saturday...

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Angelic Visitors by Sister Melannie Svoboda

 Fri, Jan 13, 2017   

ANGELIC VISITORS by Sister Melannie Svoboda “Sometimes we wish angels would appear to us and give us direction for our lives: take the path to the left; choose option B; here’s what you should say....

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Prayer Meeting

 Fri, Jan 13, 2017   

Prayer Meeting:  There will be a Prayer Meeting on Tuesday  17th January  at 33 Hailsham Road, Polegate at 7.30pm. with refreshments afterwards.  All welcome.  

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St George's Children Fund

 Fri, Jan 13, 2017   

St George`s Children Fund  would like to thank all those who supported us last year at Bingo, Sales Tables and Coffee Mornings, we raised £1,221 altogether for our local Polegate Children with Cancer Fund.  Many...

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'From Maintenance to Mission'

 Fri, Jan 13, 2017   

'From Maintenance to Mission’ is an inspiring book outlining the importance of evangelisation and the revitalisation of our parishes.  Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist and Ministers of the Word will be particularly interested in...

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Pax Christi - The Peace of Christ

 Fri, Jan 13, 2017   

Pax Christi - The Peace of Christ The work of Pax Christi is based on the gospel and inspired by faith.  Our vision is of a world where people can live in peace,...

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Our sadness at the loss of Jack Gearing

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

Our sadness at the loss of Jack Gearing:  Please keep in your prayers Margaret Gearing and remember her husband Jack who died on Thursday night.  

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

The Knights of St Columba invite all Catholic men to their meeting on Monday 9th January at 3pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms, Langney.  Further details from Bob 847014 or David 423323.  

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Thank You

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

Thank You:  Happy New Year to you all and thank you for all the cards and good wishes.  Deacon John and Tessa.  

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Eastbourne's 7th Day of Prayer

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

Eastbourne’s 7th Day of Prayer:  Saturday 21st January 2017, The King’s Centre, Edison Road, BN23 6PT.  9.30am to 5pm (lunch 12.30-1.30pm bring packed lunch).  Keynote Speaker: Debra Green O.B.E.   Come and go as...

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"Love of Neighbour and Europe"

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

"Love of Neighbour and Europe.”   Father Chris Benyon, former parish priest of St Thomas More, Seaford will be speaking on this subject at St Martha's church hall, Cooden Sea Road, Bexhill on Monday 16th...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

St George's Choir Practice:  will take place on Saturday 21st January at 10.00am.  All welcome.  

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Epiphany Party - Changed

 Fri, Jan 06, 2017   

Epiphany Party - Changed:  It has been decided to change the Epiphany Party on 8th January at St George’s Church Hall to encourage and enable our children to attend the Special Epiphany Procession and Celebration...

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Diocesan Directory 2017

 Wed, Dec 28, 2016   

Diocesan Directory 2017:   Diocesan Directories have arrived, please avail of them because this is important.  £4 would be appreciated.  Thank you.  

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Erin Todd

 Wed, Dec 28, 2016   

Erin Todd is delighted to announce she raised £1685.17 for St Wilfrid's Hospice following her hair cut (hair donated to princess trust for use as a wig).  Erin and her family would like to thank...

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White Flower Appeal

 Wed, Dec 28, 2016   

White Flower Appeal The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) will be holding its annual appeal next weekend.  In 2017 SPUC is commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion...

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New Year's Resolution: Make a difference with CAFOD

 Wed, Dec 28, 2016   

New year’s resolution: Make a difference with CAFOD Make 2017 the year you meet new friends, inspire others to act for social justice, and use your skills to help our sisters and brothers...

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Catholic Bible School

 Fri, Dec 23, 2016   

Catholic Bible School: Our Lady of Ransom, Eastbourne: Scripture Saturday: In the beginning to the birth of Jesus: Saturday January 14th David Beresford, Director of the Catholic Bible School will bring his dynamic presentation...

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Indian Mass

 Fri, Dec 23, 2016   

Indian Mass:  There will be an Indian Mass at St Wilfrid’s Church on Saturday 31st December at 10am.  

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Thank You

 Fri, Dec 23, 2016   

Thank you to everyone who supported the Carol Service last weekend.  It was a lovely preparation for Christmas with all the old favourite carols enthusiastically sung, alongside some beautiful poems read with feeling and...

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Epiphany Party - Cancelled

 Fri, Dec 23, 2016   

Epiphany Party - Cancelled:  It has been decided to cancel the Epiphany Party on 8th January at St George’s Church Hall to encourage and enable our children to attend the Special Epiphany Procession and Celebration...

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Crib Offering 2016 Arundel & Brighton Diocese

 Fri, Dec 23, 2016   

Crib Offering 2016 Arundel & Brighton Diocese CRIB OFFERINGS This year, with the encouragement of Bishop Richard, this parish will be donating crib offerings to Friends of the Holy Land.  Every penny will...

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The Federation of St Thomas a Becket Infant and Junior Schools

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

The Federation of St Thomas a Becket Infant and Junior Schools are consulting about their Admissions Policy for September 2017. The proposed policy and Supplementary Information requirement fall in line with diocesan guidelines. Both documents can...

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Friends of EDGH

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

Friends of EDGH:  Please remember to save all your stamps, especially during the Christmas period.  These can be left in both the church porches for collection.  Thank you.  

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Mother Teresa Group Meetings

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

Mother Teresa Group Meetings:  Our next meeting will be on Thursday 12th January at 2.30pm in St George’s Hall. Subsequent meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  Look forward...

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The Christmas Nativity Rehearsal

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

The Christmas Nativity Rehearsal for St Wilfrid’s will be on Thursday the 22nd of December at 11am.  All children from St George’s and St Wilfrid’s are welcome.  

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Erin Todd

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

Erin Todd, the St George’s parishioner who recently cut her hair to donate it to the Princess Trust and obtained sponsorship to go to St Wilfrid’s Hospice, and her family would like to...

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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO WEEKDAY MASSES

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO WEEKDAY MASSES - please note that St George's will celebrate Mass on Tuesdays and Thursdays, St Wilfrid's on Wednesdays and Fridays, starting week  commencing 2nd January 2017. Times remain the same...

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St George's Readers and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

St Georges Readers and Extraordinary  Ministers of Holy Communion - Rotas for early 2017 are at the back of the church. Please collect your copy as soon as possible.  

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Advent Taize Service

 Fri, Dec 16, 2016   

Advent Taize Service on Wednesday 21st December at 7pm at St Gregory’s Church, Victoria Drive, Eastbourne.  Beautiful music and song to adore our Lord at Christmas.  All welcome.  

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St George's Church

 Fri, Dec 09, 2016   

St George’s Church:  The winter sun is very low on Sundays, it is a problem.  At Mass it shines on everyone and sometimes does upset them!  But this free gift from God above,...

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National Catholic Youth Event, Flame 2017

 Fri, Dec 09, 2016   

National Catholic Youth Event, Flame 2017:  Flame is the national bi-annual gathering for Catholic young people at Wembley Arena, being held on March 11th.  We are expecting 10,000 people to show up, which will make...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Dec 09, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba invite all Catholic men to their next meeting on Monday 12th December at 3pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms. Further details from David 423323 or...

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Preparation for Christmas

 Fri, Dec 09, 2016   

Preparation for Christmas  There will be an opportunity for all to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation at 7.00pm after the 6.30pm Devotions in St Wilfrid’s Church on December 14th..  Carol Service at 3pm, Sunday...

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Reverse Advent Calendar

 Fri, Nov 25, 2016   

“Reverse Advent Calendar".  Some commercial Advent Calendars provide a little gift each day for the person who opens the window in the Calendar. The Knights of St Columba invite everyone to reverse this process - ...

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WANTED

 Fri, Nov 25, 2016   

WANTED:  Looking for an automatic car, needs to be pre-millennium, 1.4, in reasonable condition, much needed.  Any help will be appreciated by Fr Rory, as the car is needed by a parishioner.  Contact Fr Rory...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Nov 25, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice:  will be on Saturday 17th December at 10.00am.  

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Epiphany Party

 Fri, Nov 25, 2016   

Epiphany Party:  There will be an Epiphany Party on Sunday 8th January from 2 - 4pm in St George’s Church Hall to which all children from St George’s and St Wilfrid’s Children Liturgy...

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Lights of Love, St George's Church, 5th December at 7pm

 Fri, Nov 25, 2016   

Lights of Love, St. George’s Church,  5th December at 7.00pm  (In support of St. Wilfrid’s Hospice).  You are warmly invited to attend this celebration during which we come together to remember and reflect on...

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Prayer written by Peter Salvidge (Aged 13)

 Fri, Nov 18, 2016   

Prayer written by Peter Salvidge (Aged 13) Peter is to be confirmed on 22nd November 2016 and asks for your prayers please. Universal Father, maker of life, you have bound all together and you keep...

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Sponsorship request for St George's parishioners

 Fri, Nov 18, 2016   

Sponsorship request for St George’s parishioners:  10 year old Erin Todd is having her long hair cut off for Charity, the hair will be donated to the Little Princes Trust who make Children's...

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St Anne's Day Centre for the Homeless

 Fri, Nov 18, 2016   

St Anne’s Day Centre for the Homeless Last date for contributions is next weekend for St Anne's Centre in Brighton for the homeless and there is a box at the rear of the...

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Mother Teresa Group at Hailsham and Polegate

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

This year the Mother Teresa group at Hailsham and Polegate have responded to an appeal for people to assist with filling shoe boxes for children in Eastern Europe at Christmas.  The idea occurred...

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Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard: He is once again inviting young people (11-18) to join him for Evenings of Reflection at different places around the Diocese. They will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Dates and locations are...

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Inclusion Course - Learning to become an interpreter for people who are deaf

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

Inclusion Course - Learning to become an interpreter for people who are deaf:  To help communicate with deaf people in our churches and parishes.   The course will start at a basic level and then...

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Thank You

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

Thank you to all the generous people at St George’s who have donated to CAFOD - up to the end of October this year £915.00 has been raised to help refugees and others in third...

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A Prayer Group

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

A Prayer Group is coming together next Tuesday, 15th November at 33 Hailsham Road Polegate, 7.30pm.  Please phone 487688 or 485974  for more information.  All welcome.  

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St Anne's Day Centre for the Homeless

 Thu, Nov 10, 2016   

St Anne’s Day Centre for the Homeless:  Just a reminder that during November we collect items for St Anne's Centre in Brighton for the homeless and there is a box at the rear of...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Nov 04, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 14th November at 4pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms. All Catholic men are welcome to come. Further details from David 423323 or Bob 847014.  

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

 Fri, Nov 04, 2016   

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Book of Remembrance under the altar is for anyone to use.  Please add the name(s) of anyone who has died, at any time, whom you wish to be remembered...

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St Anne's Day Centre for the Homeless

 Fri, Nov 04, 2016   

St Anne’s Day Centre for the Homeless:  During November we collect items for St Anne's Centre in Brighton for the homeless and there is a box at the rear of the church...

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A BIG Thank You

 Fri, Nov 04, 2016   

A BIG thank you to all who have packed shoe boxes or given contributions to put in the boxes for Love in a Box this year.  We have been delighted with the...

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Thank You

 Fri, Oct 28, 2016   

THANK YOU Thank you very much for your contributions to last week’s World Mission Sunday collection.  Your prayers and donations will help missionaries across the world share the Gospel and help heal the broken-hearted.  Please...

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Bishop's Collection for Retired Priests

 Fri, Oct 28, 2016   

Bishop’s Collection for Retired Priests At present, we have 32 retired priests cared for by the Diocese.  They have each given many decades of service to the people in the Diocese of Arundel...

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St Saints Day/All Souls Day

 Fri, Oct 21, 2016   

All Saints Day/All Souls Day:  Tuesday, November 1st, is All Saints Day and is a Holy Day. Mass will be at St Wilfrid’s at 10am and at St George’s at 11am.  Please make...

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LOVE IN A BOX

 Fri, Oct 21, 2016   

LOVE IN A BOX This is the final week to support “Love In A Box”, please bring your boxes to either church by next weekend 29th/30th October.  Please see literature at the back...

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Important Notice for St George's Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

 Fri, Oct 21, 2016   

Important Notice for St George’s Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:  If you have borrowed a pyx from the safe, please return this as soon as you can. There is presently a shortage of pyxes...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Oct 21, 2016   

 St George’s Choir Practice:  Saturday 29th October at 10am.  All welcome.    

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St Thomas a Becket Schools' Firework Party

 Fri, Oct 21, 2016   

St Thomas a Becket Schools' Firework Party:   Friday 4th November.  Gates open at 6.30pm, fireworks at 7.30pm.  Advance tickets (priced at £4 each, family of 3 £10, family of 4 £12, Family of...

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Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

 Wed, Oct 19, 2016   

Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Presented by Bishop Richard Moth on 1st October 2016 At St. Wilfrid’s Church. Burgess Hill. 6 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion from St. George’s Church enjoyed a...

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Eastbourne and Bexhill Newman Circle

 Fri, Oct 14, 2016   

Eastbourne and Bexhill Newman Circle:  Thursday 3rd November at Christ the King Parish Room (3 Princes Road, Eastbourne, BN23 6HT) 7pm for 7.30pm - 9pm.  Street Pastors, Why biblical?  Speaker: Michael Ensor, County Councillor and member...

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BINGO

 Fri, Oct 14, 2016   

BINGO:  St George’s Hall, Friday 4th November at 7pm for 7.30pm start.  All welcome.  

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A New Prayer Group

 Fri, Oct 14, 2016   

A new prayer group coming together on the 18th October at 7.30pm in Polegate.  All welcome . Phone numbers on poster at the back of the church.  For more information ring 487688 or...

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Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

Evenings of Reflection with Bishop Richard: He is once again inviting young people (11-18) to join him for Evenings of Reflection at different places around the Diocese. They will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Dates and locations are...

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St Philip Howard

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

St Philip Howard is one of the two Patrons of our Diocese. This year the Bishop is celebrating a special Mass in his honour at Arundel Cathedral on Sunday 16th October at...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba  will meet on Monday 10th October at 4pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms, Langney.  All Catholic men are welcome to come and participate.  Further details from David...

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Redshirts/Lourdes Youth Volunteers

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

Redshirts/Lourdes Youth volunteers are holding a quiz at Our Lady of Ransom hall on Sat Oct 15th.  Doors open at 6.45 for 7.15 start. Tickets £6 each, teams of about 6. Includes light refreshments...

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LOVE IN A BOX

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

LOVE IN A BOX Please support “Love In A Box” see the literature provided at the back of the church.  You can support this by making a donation which will be used for...

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Days of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

Days of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Bishop Richard held the first of a series of Days of Reflection on 1st October. His talks were inspiring, uplifting and informative. All present thoroughly enjoyed the...

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POSTPONED - St Wilfrid's Thanksgiving Service at the Hospice

 Fri, Oct 07, 2016   

POSTPONED - St Wilfrid's Thanksgiving Service at the Hospice, Sunday 9th October 3 pm has been postponed.  

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St George's Harvest Festival Pictures

 Wed, Oct 05, 2016   

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In Their Shoes - A teenage retreat for the Year of Mercy

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

In Their Shoes - A teenage retreat for the Year of Mercy: October 28th –30th.  If you are in school years 10-13, you are invited to the come away for a weekend...

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Monster Table Sale - St Wilfrid's Church

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

Monster Table Sale:  St Wilfrid’s Church, Saturday 8th October, 9am to 3pm.  Bargains galore, reasonable prices.  Light refreshments available. A great opportunity to visit our new church.  

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Newman Association AGM

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

Newman Association AGM to be held at Our Lady of Ransom Parish, starting with mass and after a brief AGM there will be lunch and drinks.   All welcome.  Monday 10th October 2016.  

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Milk Bottle Tops

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

Milk bottle tops:  Another shopping trolley full of tops was taken to the EDGH today and received with profuse thanks.  Please keep them coming.  

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Big Charity Concert, Royal Hippodrome

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

Big Charity Concert, Royal Hippodrome, Friday 7th October 7.30 pm.  

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St Wilfrid's Thanksgiving Service at the Hospice

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

St Wilfrid's Thanksgiving Service at the Hospice, Sunday 9th October 3 pm.  

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Christmas Cards - St George's

 Fri, Sep 30, 2016   

Christmas Cards will be on sale at the back of St George’s church this weekend.  

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Grandparents Day

 Fri, Sep 23, 2016   

Grandparents Day:  St Richard’s - 6th October 2016.  On Thursday 6th Oct we invite all Grandparents into St Richard’s to celebrate Grandparents week in the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton.  The day will begin at...

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DABCEC - 15th October 2016

 Fri, Sep 23, 2016   

DABCEC - 15th October, 2016:  10am-3.30pm, 4 Southgate Drive, Crawley.  £5 registration.  Bring your own lunch.  A day of reflection on the Scriptures, sharing in prayer, of meeting others and learning about Lectio Divina. ...

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Redshirt Annual Quiz - Saturday 15th October

 Fri, Sep 23, 2016   

Saturday October 15th: 6.45pm for 7.15pm.  Redshirt Annual Quiz in the Parish Centre.  Tickets £6 each on sale after Mass next Sunday or from the Parish Office, or please ring Berni 647661 or...

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Churches Together, Polegate - Songs of Praise

 Wed, Sep 21, 2016   

On the 18th September, Churches Together, Polegate, celebrated their annual Songs of Praise at St. George's Church. Polegate. Seventy Christians came together for an evening of hymns. Prayers and a homily from the...

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The Mustard Seed Mission

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

The Mustard Seed Mission, who collect our filled shoe boxes for despatch to Eastern Europe, as LOVE IN A BOX, have changed their address and phone number since the leaflets were printed and...

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Ivy House - Walk for Dementia

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Ivy House - Walk for Dementia..... Along the Eastbourne Seafront.  All are welcome.  Sunday 16th October, start: 11am at Holywell, finish: At your leisure! Bring friends, family, pets, scooters, mobility scooters, whatever you need to...

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Friends of EDGH

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Friends of EDGH:  are still collecting milk bottle tops to help raise money for hospital equipment.  Please help them by bringing in your washed red, blue and green bottle tops and place in the...

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Holy Communion at St George's

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Holy Communion at St George’s:  for any children who are seven now or next year, it is time to receive instruction for Holy Communion which will start in the new year 2017. Please get...

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Bingo

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Bingo:  7th October in St George’s Hall, 7pm for 7.30pm start, all proceeds to Polegate Charity, Children with Cancer Fund.  

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Prayer Group

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Prayer Group starting on Tuesday 20th September in Polegate   at 7.30pm.   For more information ring Mary on 485974 or Cathy  487688.  Everyone welcome.  

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Kingdom Come, an evening of worship and prayer

 Fri, Sep 16, 2016   

Kingdom Come, an evening of worship and prayer is taking place at 7.30 pm at the New Hope Baptist Church, on Saturday, the 1st October.   Address: New Hope Baptist Church, 16, Beach Road,...

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Urgently Wanted

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

Urgently Wanted:  A few weeks ago, I asked for details for a person who could do alterations to dresses for my wife who is housebound.  A kind lady at St George’s gave me contact...

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St Richard's Catholic College

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

ST RICHARD’S CATHOLIC COLLEGE: if your child is approaching the period of transfer from primary to secondary schooling, very serious consideration must be given to decisions involved in the process of transitions. Parents are cordially...

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Harvest Festival

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

Harvest Festival at St George's is on Sunday 25th September. Please bring non-perishable produce any time leading up to Harvest Festival. These will be displayed on the altar at the Harvest Mass.  

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St George's Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

St George's Vintage Tea Party:  Sunday 25th September at 3.00 pm. Tickets available as from 4th September at £5.00 per person. Entry strictly by ticket only. Please buy in good time as tickets...

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St George's Children's Liturgy

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

St George's Children's Liturgy will resume on Sunday 11th September at 9am in the church hall. We look forward to welcoming back both regular attendees and any new children after the summer holidays.  

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The Marriage Anniversaries Mass

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

The Marriage Anniversaries Mass: Richard, our Bishop, warmly invites all couples to a Mass celebrating a landmark or significant Anniversary in 2016.  At 11am on Saturday 8th October, 2016 at the Church of Our Lady...

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Songs of Praise - St George's Church

 Fri, Sep 09, 2016   

Songs of Praise, St. George’s Church, 4.00 pm on 18th September.  Churches Together are celebrating the annual Songs of Praise in our church. After raising our voices in praise of the Lord we will...

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Catholic Bible School - Eastbourne - Scripture Saturday

 Fri, Aug 19, 2016   

Catholic Bible School : Eastbourne : Scripture Saturday Luke- A Gospel of Mercy and Joy led by David Beresford Saturday, September 10, 2016.  10:45am to 1:30pm.  Suggested donation £10 to cover costs. Held at Our Lady of Ransom...

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Broadcast from the Sacred Heart Church - Hove

 Fri, Aug 19, 2016   

Broadcast from the Sacred Heart Church - Hove:  Saturday 3rd September the Mass at 12 noon will be broadcast from the Sacred Heart Church in Hove as part of an all day broadcast from...

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St George's Leaven Group Meeting

 Fri, Aug 19, 2016   

St George's Leaven Group Meeting is on 7th September at 6.15 pm in the church.  Please note change of date!  

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St George's Social Committee

 Fri, Aug 19, 2016   

St George's Social Committee will meet on Wednesday 24th August at 2.00pm in the hall.  Please note new date.  We are always looking for new members and fresh ideas.  Please come and join...

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St George's Children Fund

 Fri, Aug 19, 2016   

St George’s Children Fund:  Bingo Night on Friday 2nd September in St George’s Hall at 7pm for 7.30pm start.  All money raised will go to Children with Cancer.  

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'Rehabilitation or Forgetting Prisoners?'

 Fri, Aug 12, 2016   

“Rehabilitation or Forgetting Prisoners?”.  Monday 5th September, Talk by Canon Keith Pound, former Chaplain General, Prison Service England, Scotland & Wales. 7pm for 7.30pm – 9pm. St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Magdalene Road, Bexhill TN40 1RH...

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Celebration of Life Event

 Fri, Aug 12, 2016   

Celebration of Life Event:  The family of Sue Sullivan, a parishioner who has died recently, invite you to a Celebration of Life Event at Litlington Tea Gardens on Monday 15th August from 12noon to...

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Eastbourne Catenians

 Fri, Aug 12, 2016   

Eastbourne Catenians raised over £1000 towards St Gregory's new roof at their recent sell-out barn dance.  Many thanks to all who supported this very successful and enjoyable social occasion.  

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Songs of Praise

 Fri, Aug 12, 2016   

Songs of Praise, 18th September, at 4.00 p.m. in St George’s Church.  This year we are hosting the Songs of Praise for Churches Together, Polegate.  All are welcome to attend this joyful celebration...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Aug 05, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba invite all parishioners to join with them throughout the country in praying the Rosary - for Peace, Reconciliation and Harmony in our world -  for the next 9 days,  which includes the Feast...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Aug 05, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 8th August at 7pm at the Parish Rooms, Christ the King, Langney. All Catholic gentlemen are invited to come. Further details from Bob 847014 or David...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Aug 05, 2016   

St George's Choir practice - there will be no choir practice during August.  We will resume again on Saturday 17th September at 10.00 am.  

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Bring the Bible to Life

 Fri, Jul 29, 2016   

Bring the Bible to life In collective worship – Church and School in Partnership Open the Book is joining with Chichester Diocese to offer free training for clergy, children and family workers, and members...

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Young People's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - October 2017

 Fri, Jul 29, 2016   

Young People’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, October 2017 – The Sacred Heart Parish, Hove, are running a Holy Land Pilgrimage for 18-35s during October half term 2017. It is open to young people...

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Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist: Day of Reflection

 Fri, Jul 29, 2016   

Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist: Day of Reflection. The very popular October event is now over subscribed, but a waiting list is in operation.  Please inform David Hoad (St Wilfrid) Margaret Piegrome (St...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Jul 29, 2016   

Can you help? CAFOD in A&B are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help in your parish and local schools. We also need support with our campaigns against injustice, and help with media/ social...

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Mariapolis 2016

 Fri, Jul 22, 2016   

Mariapolis 2016:  As this special event is on our doorstep I commend it very much.  I attended one many years ago in Italy and found it to be a real tonic.  It takes...

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Thank You

 Fri, Jul 22, 2016   

Thank you to those from both communities who worked so hard to make last weekend's garden party such a happy occasion. It was so good to see both our communities come together...

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St Thomas a Becket 'All Around the World Summer Fayre' Success

 Fri, Jul 22, 2016   

St Thomas a Becket 'All Around the World Summer Fayre' Success St Thomas a Becket Infant & Junior Schools,  ‘All Around The World’ Summer Fayre on Saturday 18th June was a great success with over...

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Thank You

 Fri, Jul 15, 2016   

Thank You:  St George's would like to thank the two parishioners, (who wish to remain anonymous), who have managed through great networking and excellent negotiating skills, to have donated to us a projector for our hall....

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The Marriage Anniversaries Mass

 Fri, Jul 15, 2016   

The Marriage Anniversaries Mass:  Bishop Richard Moth warmly invites all couples celebrating a landmark or significant Anniversary in 2016 to The Marriage Anniversaries Mass.  Saturday 8th October at 11am, at the Church of Our Lady of Ransom, Grange...

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Listening with the Ear and Heart

 Fri, Jul 15, 2016   

Listening with the Ear and Heart:  A residential retreat led by Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton.  Thursday 15th September to Friday 16th September 2016 at St Cuthman’s Retreat Centre.  The retreat will...

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Eastbourne Catenians

 Fri, Jul 15, 2016   

The Eastbourne Catenians are organising a Barn Dance on Saturday 30th July in the Parish Centre at Our Lady of Ransom to raise money for the St. Gregory`s Roof Fund. 7 for 7.30pm,...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Jul 15, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice:  Saturday 23rd July, 10.00 am. If any parishioner has a hymn they would like us to add to our repertoire that is in our current hymn book, please let Shirley...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Jul 08, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba invite all Catholic men to their next meeting on Monday 12th June at 7pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms, Langney.  For more information please contact David on...

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Hailsham and District Branch Royal British Legion

 Fri, Jul 08, 2016   

Hailsham and District Branch Royal British Legion are holding a Parade and Service on Sunday 10th July 2016.  This is one of many that is to be held throughout the United Kingdom in...

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Special Ministers

 Fri, Jul 08, 2016   

Special Ministers:   Day of Reflection led by Bishop Richard, Saturday 1st October 2016, St Wilfrid's Church, Burgess Hill, 11am - 4pm, Bring a packed lunch. Contact  David Hoad, St Wilfrid’s and Margaret Piegrome, St George’s ...

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St George's Weekday Readers

 Fri, Jul 08, 2016   

St George’s Weekday Readers:  St George’s is looking for new weekday readers.   Please phone Margaret Neville on 483504 if you would like to go on the readers list from 1st August 16.  Thank...

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Apple Picking Weekend

 Fri, Jun 24, 2016   

Apple Picking Weekend:  Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September, 10am to 4pm.  St Cuthman’s, Cowfold Road, Coolham.   Bring the family and enjoy a day helping us to pick and press our apples in our Edwardian...

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Ethiopia Food Crisis

 Fri, Jun 24, 2016   

ETHIOPIA FOOD CRISIS: Extreme weather shifts, part of the El Niño effect, mean severe drought has left millions of people in Ethiopia in need of emergency food aid. 400,000 children are already suffering from malnutrition and we...

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St George's Children's Fund

 Fri, Jun 24, 2016   

St George’s Children’s Fund:  The coffee morning raised £187. and is going to the Polegate Children with Cancer Fund.  A really big thank you to everyone for their support.    

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Garden Party at St George's

 Fri, Jun 24, 2016   

Father Rory invites you to A Garden Party at St  George’s Church for all parishioners on Saturday, the 16th July, at 2.30pm. There is no charge, this is a “thank you” to...

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Syrian Refugee Crisis

 Fri, Jun 24, 2016   

Syrian Refugee Crisis – an important update from the Arundel and Brighton Diocese is being held on the 14th July, at 8.00 pm, at Our Lady of Ransom, Eastbourne. Presentations will be made by...

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EDGH

 Fri, Jun 17, 2016   

EDGH:  Another shopping trolley full to the brim with milk bottle tops was taken to the Hospital on Monday.  Please keep them coming.  Thank you.  

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Thank You

 Fri, Jun 17, 2016   

Thank You:  Sheila would like to thank Fr Rory, Deacon John and everyone for their prayers, cards, visits and telephone calls whilst she was recently ‘housebound’.  She is pleased to say she is...

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St George's Hall

 Fri, Jun 17, 2016   

St George's Hall will be having a new lock on the door. Key holders have a huge responsibility in ensuring church property is secure when they leave the building. It is also important...

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Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Association

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

The Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Association Invites all parishioners to a Cheese & Wine Party at the Parish Room, Our Lady of Ransom at 7.30pm on Thursday 30th June 2016. Address is: 2 Grange...

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Knights of Saint Columba

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

The Knights of Saint Columba invite all Catholic men to their meeting on Monday 13th June at 7pm in the Parish Room of Christ the King, Langney.  Please note the new meeting time. ...

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Catholic Children's Society

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

Catholic Children’s Society are looking for new members with a bit of time to spare.  We raised over £1,000. last year, and this year we are supporting Polegate Children with Cancer.  Please get...

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Catholic Children's Society

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

Catholic Children's Society:  are having a coffee morning on June 17th at 10.30am after Mass in St George’s Hall.  

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Refugee Crisis - Eastbourne Network

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

Refugee Crisis – Eastbourne Network is an ecumenical organisation supporting local organisations working with refugees, encouraging and facilitating all Christians to offer their support. A meeting is being held on the 15th June, at 6.15 at...

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Prayer for the Queen

 Fri, Jun 10, 2016   

The Bishops have asked that congregations recite a Prayer for the Queen at the end of Mass. The Queen turned 90 on April 21, with her official birthday on June 11. Prayer for...

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Worth Abbey: 8th - 14th August 2016

 Fri, Jun 03, 2016   

Worth Abbey: 8th – 14th August 2016:  Are you going into year 9-13 this September? If so, we would like to invite you to a week for teenagers at Worth Abbey from...

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The First Holy Communion Mass at St George's

 Fri, Jun 03, 2016   

The First Holy Communion Mass at St George's last Sunday was a wonderful occasion for the seven children, their families and the congregation.  Thanks are especially due to Cathy, Marie and Mary for...

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Brighton Celebrate Weekend 2016

 Sat, May 28, 2016   

Brighton Celebrate Weekend 2016:  Celebrate is a non-residential weekend for all ages and takes place on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th June at Cardinal Newman School, Hove, BN3 6ND.  Our theme is: ‘Act justly,...

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Thank You

 Sat, May 28, 2016   

Thank You:  A huge thanks to everyone who supported the Plant Fair at St George's last weekend.  Thank you to all those who donated plants from both our communities.   A special thanks to...

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A Year of Mercy

 Fri, May 20, 2016   

A Year of Mercy:  During this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy we continue our simple mission to give daily meals to hungry children in their place of education.  Thus we practice the first Corporal...

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Celebrate Holy Communion at Michelham Priory

 Fri, May 20, 2016   

Celebrate Holy Communion at  Michelham Priory:  11am on Sunday 29th May.  The first in almost 500 years!  Join the congregations of Hellingly and Upper Dicker Churches in an open-air celebration of Holy Communion.  For more information...

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Thanksgiving Mass - St George's

 Fri, May 20, 2016   

Thanksgiving Mass:  Sunday 5th June at  9am, followed by Holy Communion Breakfast in St George’s Hall with presentation of Certificates.      

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First Holy Communion Mass at St George's

 Fri, May 20, 2016   

The First Holy Communion Mass at St George's will be at the 9am Mass on Sunday 29th May.  Please be aware that the first four rows of pews on each side are...

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Summer Fayre

 Fri, May 13, 2016   

Summer Fayre:  Saturday 18th June 12 – 4pm, St Thomas a Becket School is holding its annual Summer Fayre.  This year’s theme is “All Around the World”, with live music, variety of world...

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Host Families Required

 Fri, May 13, 2016   

Host Families Required:  to accommodate students from the Van Lodestein Christian College in Holland.  The visit will be from 26th-30th September, students - boys and girls are aged 15/16.  The students will arrive...

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis

 Fri, May 13, 2016   

The Syrian Refugee Crisis - on the 18th May, Bishop Richard is leading a meeting in Brighton to discuss how best the Diocese can help the Syrian refugees.  He will be accompanied by...

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Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Ransom at West Grinstead

 Fri, May 13, 2016   

Diocesan Celebration of the Jubilee of Mercy Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation at West Grinstead 17th July 2016   Richard our Bishop invites people to this pilgrimage on Sunday 17th July, starting...

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Thank You

 Fri, May 06, 2016   

Thank You:  Margaret and Jack Gearing wishes to thank Father Rory, Deacon John and the people of St George’s and St Wilfrid’s for all the prayers said and the help given to both of...

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The South Downs Singers

 Fri, May 06, 2016   

The South Downs Singers will be performing "Music From the Movies" at St John's Church, Polegate on Saturday 14th May at 7.30 pm. Tickets available on the door @ £8.00. Evening is in...

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St George's Social Committee

 Fri, Apr 29, 2016   

St George's Social Committee - meeting will take place on Friday 13th May at 11.00 am in the hall.  

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Talk organised by the Newman Association

 Fri, Apr 29, 2016   

Talk organised by the Newman Association, all welcome: Monday 16th May 2016 at Christ The King Parish, Eastbourne, 3 Princess Road, BN23 6HT.  7pm for 7.30pm sharp start - 9pm TOPIC: The Migrant Conundrum Speaker: Rev...

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Special Thoughts

 Fri, Apr 29, 2016   

Special Thoughts:  Many people from St George’s who have been involved with Contact Care and Churches Together over the years will be sad to hear of the death on Saturday 23 April of...

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St George's Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Apr 29, 2016   

St George's Vintage Tea Party - a big thank you to the team who provided sandwiches, cakes, a brain teasing quiz, and waited on all our guests to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere....

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CAFOD

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

During the Lent and Easter season St. George's has raised £611.17p for CAFOD.  HM Government has promised to double whatever parishes raise so this sum is worth £1,222.00 which will go towards providing...

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For the attention of all Gift Aid Donors

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

For the attention of all Gift Aid Donors:  On 6th April 2016 some changes to tax allowances became effective.  Please remember that you must have paid sufficient Income/Capital gains tax that is at least...

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St George's Children's Liturgy Cake Sale

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

The St George's Children's Liturgy cake sale held after Mass last Sunday raised £66.21, we are delighted and thank you all very much for your generosity. The funds will be used for a celebration...

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Eastbourne Foodbank

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

Eastbourne Food Bank – St George’s contributions have always been received with many thanks.  Please continue with your generosity during Spring and Summer as there are still many families needing donations of preserved...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice will take place on Saturday 28th May at 10.00 am.  

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St George's Plant Fair and Coffee Morning

 Fri, Apr 22, 2016   

St George's Plant Fair and Coffee Morning:   Saturday 21st May at 10.00 am.   

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Vocations Day/Good Shepherd Sunday

 Fri, Apr 15, 2016   

Vocations Day/Good Shepherd Sunday:  Lord Jesus, Word made flesh, you who said to us 'If you do not become like little children you will not enter the Kingdom of God', teach us...

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The Jubilee Year of Mercy 2015-2016

 Fri, Apr 15, 2016   

The Jubilee Year of Mercy 2015-2016: Bishop Richard encourages everyone in the Diocese to make a Pilgrimage to the places where Holy Doors are situated. The goal of our pilgrimages is to come...

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St George's Church Lenten Lunches

 Fri, Apr 15, 2016   

St George’s Church Lenten Lunches were again a great success. Two charities were supported: CAFOD for whom we raised £182, and Children with Cancer (Polegate) Fund, for which £182.50 was donated. Thank you for...

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The Bl Mother Teresa Group

 Fri, Apr 08, 2016   

The Bl. Mother Teresa Group will welcome you to a Bring and Buy event at St George's church hall on Wednesday next, 13th April from 2.30 pm.  There will be gifts, jigsaws,...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Apr 08, 2016   

CAFOD:   If anyone at St George's has collected money for CAFOD, please hand it in now so that it can be sent off in time to take advantage of the government's promise...

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St George's Day/Queen's Birthday Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Apr 08, 2016   

St George's Day/Queen's Birthday Vintage Tea Party on Saturday 23rd April, 3.00 pm.  Tickets £5 per person. No tickets will be available on the door, so please purchase early.  Tickets available from Ros or...

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Friends of EDGH

 Fri, Apr 01, 2016   

Friends of EDGH:  are still collecting milk bottle tops to help raise money for hospital equipment.  Please help them by bringing in your washed red, blue and green bottle tops and place in the...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Apr 01, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice will take place on Saturday 16th April at 10.00 am.  

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St George's Children's Society - Change of Date

 Fri, Apr 01, 2016   

St George’s Children’s Society - Change of Date:  will be holding a coffee morning on Friday 15th April at 10.30am after Mass.  Sales table and raffle.  All welcome.  

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Catholic Bible School

 Wed, Mar 23, 2016   

Catholic Bible School : Nutbourne : Scripture Saturday The Sacraments and the Scriptures led by Fr Andrew Moss (A&B priest).  Saturday, April 2, 2016. Suggested donation £15 to cover costs.  10:00am to 3:00pm.  Farm Lane, Nutbourne, Chichester,...

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Thank you

 Wed, Mar 23, 2016   

Thank you to all who made soup and/or helped in any way with the Lent soup lunches at St George's. They were very much appreciated for their hard work.  

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St George's Children's Society

 Wed, Mar 23, 2016   

St George’s Children’s Society:  will be holding a coffee morning on Friday 8th April at 10.30am after Mass.  Sales table and raffle.  All welcome.  

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St George's Children's Liturgy

 Wed, Mar 23, 2016   

St George's Children's Liturgy will be holding a cake sale after Mass on Sunday 17th April to raise money towards the First Holy Communion breakfast and the Abbotts Wood picnic.  Please give them...

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St George's Social Committee

 Wed, Mar 23, 2016   

St George's Social Committee - next meeting Saturday 2nd April, 10.00 am in the hall.  

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Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers

 Fri, Mar 18, 2016   

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers: please collect these for our Catholic School, St Thomas a Becket. They enable the school to exchange them for sport equipment. They can be passed on via a parishioner...

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St George's Readers' and Extraordinary Ministers'

 Fri, Mar 18, 2016   

St George’s Readers’ and Extraordinary Ministers’ Rotas are ready for collection at the back of the church.  

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Indian Mass

 Fri, Mar 18, 2016   

Indian Mass:  will be celebrated by Fr Cyril at 4pm on Easter Sunday afternoon at St Wilfrid’s Church.  All welcome.  

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Young People's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

 Fri, Mar 18, 2016   

YOUNG PEOPLE’S PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND, OCTOBER 2017:  Sacred Heart Parish in Hove are running a Holy Land Pilgrimage for 18-35s during October half term 2017. It is open to people from around...

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Alpha: Christianity, Boring? Irrelevant? Untrue?

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Alpha:  Christianity, Boring? Irrelevant? Untrue?  A Chance to Question, Discuss and think about Your Beliefs and The Questions of Life.  Annecy Junior School Hall, Sutton Avenue, Seaford.  Beginning Friday 15th April, 12 Sessions, Supper...

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Divine Mercy Sunday in this The Year of Mercy

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Divine Mercy Sunday in this The Year of Mercy:  The annual Holy Hour of Adoration will be held at St Mary Magdalene’s, Bexhill-on-Sea at 2.30pm on Sunday 3rd April.  The Order of Service and details...

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Way of the Cross up Beachy Head

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Way of the Cross up Beachy Head to pray for all who despair of life. Sunday March 13th at 3pm. Starting from Bede's School Car Park.  

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Friends of EDGH

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Friends of EDGH:  At the end of February a shopping trolley full of bottle tops was taken to the Friends of EDGH at the hospital. They were pleased to receive them and...

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Churches Together, Polegate

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Churches Together, Polegate: The Walk of  Witness – Good Friday, 25th March, from Polegate Precinct, 10.30 a.m. Hymns for Easter, Saturday, 26th March, 10.30 - 11.00a.m. Polegate Precinct. Sonrise, the celebration of Christ’s rising from the...

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Easter Cards

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Easter Cards will be on sale at the back of St George’s Church on the 13th March.  

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Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

Stations of the Cross:  at St George's on Passion Sunday, March 20th, at 3pm will be followed by Benediction and conclude with tea and cake in the Hall. All welcome.  

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St George's Church Service of Reconciliation

 Fri, Mar 11, 2016   

St George’s Church Service of Reconciliation including Children’s First Confessions. 6.00 pm.  Prayer and music chosen buy Children’s Liturgy. All are welcome.  

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St George's Children's Fund

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

St George’s Children’s Fund:  Last year, thanks to the support of the parish, £1195. was raised and given to two children’s charities, “Children with Cancer Polegate”  (£597.50) and the “Demelza Hospice” (£597.50).  

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Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

Stations of the Cross:  There will be no Stations this Sunday (Mothering Sunday) at St George’s.   Stations of the Cross will resume next week, 13th March at 3pm.  

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Catholic Bible School

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

Catholic Bible School : Eastbourne : Scripture Saturday "Christ our Bridegroom" led by Gemma Wildsmith, inspirational speaker.  Saturday, March 12, 2016.  10:45am to 1:00pm. Suggested donation £10 to cover costs. Held at Our Lady of Ransom Hall, Grange Road, Eastbourne, BN21...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 14th March at 3.30pm in the Parish Rooms at Christ the King. All Catholic men are welcome to come. Further details from David...

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St George's Hall - Parish Bookings

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

St George's Hall - Parish Bookings.  If you are going to be holding a meeting or coffee morning after the week day Mass, please advise the Hall Administrator of the time you...

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Churches Together, Polegate: Three Easter Events

 Fri, Mar 04, 2016   

Churches Together, Polegate: Three Easter Events: Monday, March 14th – 7.30 p.m. Stainer’s Crucifixion”, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Willingdon. Sunday 20th March, Palm Sunday “The Cross of Christ” – 6.30 p.m. St. Mary...

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Newman Association Talk by Fr Raglan

 Fri, Feb 26, 2016   

Tuesday March 8th: 7 for 7.30pm. Newman Association Talk by Fr Raglan on ‘Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The challenge of a world grown up - and out of religion?’ St Martha’s Church Hall, Bexhill, TN39 5SP. ...

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A Day of Prayer and Reconciliation Services in Lent

 Fri, Feb 26, 2016   

Friday March 4th: A DAY OF PRAYER AND RECONCILIATION SERVICES IN LENT at Our Lady of Ransom.  As part of Pope Francis’ call for a ‘Day for the Lord’ we will hold Adoration...

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Karate

 Fri, Feb 26, 2016   

Karate:  A children's karate class has started up in St George's Hall on a Tuesday evening from 6.00 pm until 7.00 pm. Children taken from age 5 accompanied by parents. More details from Amy on 07541...

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A St David's Day Celebration Tea

 Fri, Feb 26, 2016   

Tue March 1st:  A St David’s Day Celebration Tea.  On the menu will be Bara Brith, Welsh scones and other Welsh delights!  Tickets £3 from the Parish Office or Pat on 735138    

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Women's World Day of Prayer, Polegate

 Fri, Feb 26, 2016   

Women’s World Day of Prayer, Polegate is taking place on 4th March at 2.30pm in St. Wilfrid’s Church, Broad Road, Willingdon.  It is headed this year ”Receive children, Receive Me”. Come,  join with...

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Children's First Confession

 Fri, Feb 19, 2016   

The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Children's First Confession will be held on Friday 18th March at St George's Church at 6pm. 

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Social Committee

 Fri, Feb 19, 2016   

Social Committee - date change - from 19th March - new day to be advised.  

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Feb 19, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice:   27th February at 10.00am  

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Ash Wednesday Mass

 Fri, Feb 19, 2016   

Ash Wednesday Mass:  There was a wonderful attendance at the Ash Wednesday Mass at St George's. Thanks are due to the Leaven Group for delaying the start of their meeting to facilitate the...

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Easter Cards

 Fri, Feb 12, 2016   

Easter Cards are now on sale at the back of St George’s Church on the 21st February.  

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Vera Almeida's Funeral Mass

 Fri, Feb 12, 2016   

Vera Almeida’s Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, 15th February,  at St George’s Church, at 12.15p.m. All parishioners are invited to the Mass and to the Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. This will...

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Year of Mercy

 Fri, Feb 12, 2016   

Year of Mercy:  The Jubilee Year of Mercy established by Pope Francis runs until 20 November 2016.  He desires everyone to  experience the great mercy of God, by going on a pilgrimage. The Knights...

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Tai chi classes

 Fri, Feb 12, 2016   

Tai chi classes are being held in St George's Church Hall every Wednesday evening from 7-8.30 pm.   Adults only.   £6.00 per session.  Just turn up in comfortable clothes and ask for Lynn the...

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St George's Eucharistic Ministers

 Fri, Feb 12, 2016   

St George’s Eucharistic Ministers:  Father Rory would like  all Eucharistic Ministers to come to a meeting on  Saturday, 20th February, at 10.00am in the Church Hall.  

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Gift Aid

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

GIFT AID:  The offertory envelopes for the next tax year are currently being prepared.  If YOU are new to the Parish (and pay income tax) and would like a box of envelopes, then please contact the organisers:  St George’s...

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Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers: please collect these for our Catholic School, St Thomas a Becket. They enable the school to exchange them for sport equipment. They can be passed on via a parishioner...

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The Icon of Our Lady of Consolation

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

The Icon of Our Lady of Consolation will be at Our Lady of Ransom from January 25th to February 7th.  

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

The Knights of St Columba meet on Monday 8th February at 3.30pm at Christ the King Parish Rooms. All catholic men are invited to come. Further details from Bob on 847014 or David on...

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St George's Church

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

St George’s Church:  We are sorry that Tea and Coffee will not be available after Mass on Wednesday 10th February.  

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Lenten Lunches, St George's

 Fri, Feb 05, 2016   

Lenten Lunches, St George’s will commence on Friday, 12th February.  Remember to put your name on the list in the porch if you wish to come and share soup and bread...

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Kara's Cleaning Service - Domestic Housework

 Fri, Jan 29, 2016   

Kara’s Cleaning Service - Domestic Housework:  If you need help with your housework my daughter, Kara FitzGerald, has started up her own business in the Polegate and Willingdon area.  Kara provides a friendly...

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Stations of the Cross

 Fri, Jan 29, 2016   

Stations of the Cross:  Starting on Sun 14th February, Stations of the Cross will be held at 3pm at St George’s each Sunday during Lent, with the exception of Sun 6th March, Mothering Sunday.  ...

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Date Change for St George's Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Jan 29, 2016   

Date change for St George's Vintage Tea Party:  Apologies, but we have realised that this was scheduled during Lent, so we are re-arranging for sometime in April when it will be a celebration of...

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Ecumenical Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

Ecumenical Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday 24th January at 5.30pm at Helllingly Church.  Do join us for worship, as we pray for the unity of the people...

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Bl Mother Teresa Group Meeting

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

Bl Mother Teresa Group Meeting:  Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday 10th February, St George’s Hall at 2.30pm.  

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A Big Thank You

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

A Big Thank You to all the Sunday collection counters at St George’s.  Please keep up the good work, Ros.  

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St Valentine's Day Vintage Tea Party

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

St Valentine's Day Vintage Tea Party, Sunday 14th February, 3.00 pm, St George's Hall.  Tickets available soon for this popular event at £4.00 per person.  Limited availability and no tickets will be available...

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Health & Safety, St George's

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

Health and Safety, St. George’s -  Thanks to all who attended the Health and Safety Meeting last Friday. This was well attended and very successful, despite some difficulties with “noises off”.   

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Lenten Lunches - St George's Church

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

Lenten Lunches – St.George’s Church hopes to provide a light lunch of soup and bread on Fridays during Lent,  at 12.00.  Numbers have declined in the last few years, but the lunches provide...

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Lenten Devotions

 Fri, Jan 22, 2016   

Lenten Devotions To enable us to prepare hearts and minds for Easter, St. George’s Church will be holding Liturgical Services during Lent on Friday evenings at 7.00 p.m., commencing on the 12th February....

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CAFOD

 Thu, Jan 14, 2016   

CAFOD are appealing for unwanted, old or broken jewellery and watches, so if you have anything similar to get rid of please leave it at the rear of St George's Church.   Thank you  ...

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Week of Christian Unity - St John's Church, Polegate

 Thu, Jan 14, 2016   

Week of Christian Unity - St. John’s Church, Polegate is holding a Service on Sunday, 24th January, at 6.30pm for all Christian Churches in Polegate.  Please do your best to attend this important event.  

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Churches Together, Eastbourne Day of Prayer

 Thu, Jan 14, 2016   

Churches Together, Eastbourne Day of Prayer , is being held at the Winter Gardens, Eastbourne, on 23rd January between 9.30 and 17.00 hrs. The focus is on activities within geographical areas, with Polegate, Jevington and Willingdon...

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A Very Big Thank You from Friends of the Holy Land

 Thu, Jan 14, 2016   

A Very Big Thank You from Friends of the Holy Land  Life in the Holy Land gets harder, the need for your help grows daily.  Since FHL was established just six years...

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Malayalam Mass

 Fri, Jan 08, 2016   

Malayalam Mass:  We are all invited to attend the Malayalam Mass to be celebrated for our Indian friends in St Wilfrid’s Church on Saturday 30th January at 10am.  This is a wonderful expression of...

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Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Jan 08, 2016   

Knights of St Columba:  The next meeting will be held at Christ the King at 3.30pm on Monday 11th January.  Please come if you can.  

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HCPT Quiz Night at OLR

 Fri, Jan 08, 2016   

Saturday January 30th: HCPT Quiz night at OLR.  Come and enjoy the fun and raise money to take disabled children to Lourdes this Easter. You can make teams of 6 if you...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Jan 08, 2016   

St George's Choir Practice:   Saturday 23rd January in St George’s Church at  10.00am.  All welcome.  

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St George's Parish Groups - Important Meeting

 Fri, Jan 08, 2016   

St George's Parish Groups - important meeting.  If you run any sort of parish group in the hall or hire the hall for charity events, you are invited to a meeting on...

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Healing & Forgiveness

 Fri, Dec 18, 2015   

Healing & Forgiveness:  Friday 26th February - Sunday 28th February 2016, Led by Dr Stephanie Thornton C.Psychol, AFBPsS At St Cuthman’s Retreat & Meeting Centre, Cowfold Road, Coolham, RH13 8QL.   For more information e-mail enquiries@stcuthmans.org or telephone...

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A & B Youth Festival 2016 - Mercy

 Fri, Dec 18, 2015   

A & B Youth Festival 2016 - Mercy:  takes place on Saturday 27th February 2016, 6.30pm - 10.30pm at St Joseph’s Church, Redhill (RH1 1LF).  For ages 11 to 18.  For more information,...

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Thank You

 Fri, Dec 18, 2015   

Thank You:  Tessa & Deacon John wish to say thank you for all the cards and good wishes received for Christmas. We also want to wish all in our communities good health...

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CAFOD

 Fri, Dec 18, 2015   

CAFOD:  This year St Georges has raised a total of £1233.93 for CAFOD including the Lent Fast and Harvest collections.  A cheque for £721.35 is included and has been sent to help with the...

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Crib Donations

 Fri, Dec 18, 2015   

Crib Donations: This year, with the encouragement of Bishop Richard, this parish will be sending crib donations to Friends of the Holy Land.  Every penny will help the poorest Christian families, especially in and...

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St George's Christmas Flower Collection

 Fri, Dec 11, 2015   

St George’s Christmas Flower Collection:  There will be a collection after the 9am Mass on Sunday 13th December for the flowers to decorate the Church at Christmas.  Thank you.  

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Dec 11, 2015   

St George’s Choir Practice:  Saturday 19th December at St George’s Church, 10am.  

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Thank You

 Fri, Dec 11, 2015   

Thank You: Many thanks for all the goods donated for St Anne's Centre for the Homeless.  We have had even more boxes and bags to send this year.  The Bl Mother Teresa Group,...

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Diocesan Directories

 Fri, Dec 11, 2015   

Diocesan Directories:  for 2016 have arrived.  They provide details  of all churches and organisations within our Diocese, as well as a full calendar of the Church Year.  They cost £4.50, if you would like...

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The Eastbourne Catenian Association

 Fri, Dec 04, 2015   

The Eastbourne Catenian Association  are holding their annual Carol Service on Friday 18th December at St George’s at 7pm, led by Deacon John. The service is followed by mulled wine and festive food in...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Dec 04, 2015   

The Knights of St Columba  will meet at Christ the King Parish Rooms on Monday 14th December at 3.30pm. All Catholic men are welcome to come and see what we do. Further...

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Lourdes Pilgrimage

 Fri, Dec 04, 2015   

Lourdes Pilgrimage:  28th July to 5th August 2016, applications open from January 2016.  For more information please contact: Lourdes Pilgrimage Office, Horsham, Tel: 01403 740110  

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Lights of Love Services

 Fri, Dec 04, 2015   

A Lights of Love Service for St Wilfrid’s Hospice will be held at St George’s Church, Polegate,  on Monday December 14th at 7pm, followed by mince pies and mulled wine in the Hall....

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Christmas Mass Times

 Fri, Dec 04, 2015   

Christmas Mass Times:  Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass (Family Mass), St Wilfrid’s Church, 6pm Christmas Morning Mass: St George’s Church, 9.15am St Wilfrid’s Church, 10.30am  

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South Downs Singers

 Fri, Nov 27, 2015   

South Downs Singers will be performing a carol concert at St John's Church, Polegate, on Saturday 12th Dec at 3.00pm.  The charity benefiting from the concert is “REACH”, which assists children and adults with limb disabilities....

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St Anne's Day Centre

 Fri, Nov 27, 2015   

St Anne’s Day Centre:  Next weekend will be the final collection of goods for St Anne’s Centre for the Homeless.  We will gladly receive more goods, tea, coffee, sugar, toiletries and clean or...

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Prayer Group

 Fri, Nov 27, 2015   

Prayer Group, St George’s Church:  Next meeting, Thursday 3rd December at 10am.  All welcome.  Cathy Hollingdale.  

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The Eastbourne Catenian Association

 Fri, Nov 27, 2015   

The Eastbourne Catenian Association would like to thank the communities of St George and St Wilfrid who joined them, their wives, widows and friends on Fri 20th Nov for the Beetle Drive Fun...

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St Anne's Day Centre

 Fri, Nov 20, 2015   

St Anne’s Day Centre:  Don’t forget we are still collecting goods to be taken to St Anne's Day Centre for the Homeless.  We have collecting boxes in both churches for our usual range...

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Bingo

 Fri, Nov 20, 2015   

Bingo will be held at St George's Hall on Friday 4th December, doors open 7pm for 7.30 start. Proceeds for Children with Cancer Fund in Polegate.  Please join us if you can.   

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Lights of Love Service for St Wilfrid's Hospice

 Fri, Nov 20, 2015   

A Lights of Love Service for St Wilfrid’s Hospice will be held at St George’s Church, Polegate, on Monday December 14th at 7pm, followed by mince pies and mulled wine in the Hall. ...

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CAFOD Mass of Remembrance

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

CAFOD Mass of Remembrance. Over the years, CAFOD has been blessed by the kindness and commitment of our supporters, but sadly many of these people who have been at the heart of our...

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Eastbourne Catenians

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

Eastbourne Catenians are holding an Arts and Crafts Exhibition in aid of St Gregory's Roof Fund on 21/22 Nov. 10.30am to 19.30pm on both days at the parish centre of Our Lady of...

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Bereavement Mass

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

Bereavement Mass:  Sunday 29th November, St Wilfrid’s Church  at 3pm.  Light refreshments will be served after Mass. All welcome.  

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Thank you

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

Thank you for the stamps and bottle tops.  Please keep them coming – every one helps.  A sack full of milk bottle tops was taken to the Friends of the EDGH recently. ...

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St Richard's Catholic College Quiz Night

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

The Staff and Governors of St Richard’s Catholic College warmly invite you to attend our annual Quiz Night – a great night of entertainment for the whole family – on Friday 20th November...

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St George's Prayer Group

 Fri, Nov 13, 2015   

St George’s:  Father Rory would like St George’s to have a prayer group.  People of St Wilfrid’s are most welcome too.  It will be held fortnightly on Thursday mornings in St George’s Church...

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The Knights of St Columba

 Fri, Nov 06, 2015   

The Knights of St Columba will meet on Monday 9th November at 3.30pm at Christ The King parish rooms. All Catholic men are welcome. Further details from David on 423323 or Bob 847014.   

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The Eastbourne Faiths Forum

 Fri, Nov 06, 2015   

Tuesday November 17th: 7pm. Give Peace a Chance. The Eastbourne Faiths Forum invites you to their annual event at the Congress Suite, Carlisle Road (next to the Congress Theatre). This year the theme...

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Beetle Drive Fun Evening

 Fri, Nov 06, 2015   

Beetle Drive Fun Evening In Aid Of St Wilfrid’s New Church Building Project.  Tickets will be available after Mass this and next weekend at both St George's and St Wilfrid's for the Beetle Drive Fun...

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Open Days at St Thomas a Becket Catholic Schools

 Fri, Oct 30, 2015   

Open Days at St Thomas a Becket Catholic Schools:  17th Nov (Junior School) and 18th & 19th Nov (Infant School).  Come and see us during a normal working day.  Please phone the schools...

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Coming Soon: Teenage Retreat at Worth Abbey 4-6th December

 Wed, Oct 28, 2015   

COMING SOON: TEENAGE RETREAT @ WORTH ABBEY  4-6th DECEMBER For all in years 7-9. Join us at Worth Abbey this Advent to explore what Christmas is really all about! Over the weekend we...

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Volunteers Needed

 Wed, Oct 28, 2015   

Volunteers needed. As you may know Computers for Charities is based on Station Road Industrial Estate in Hailsham. Currently we are in dire need of volunteers to aid part or whole time in...

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St Thomas A Becket Catholic Infant & Junior School Firework Party

 Fri, Oct 23, 2015   

St Thomas A Becket Catholic Infant and Junior Schools Firework Party, Friday 6th November 6.30pm. Advance tickets available from the school office or The Vinyl Frontier, Grove Road at £4 each, £10 for...

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Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Association

 Fri, Oct 23, 2015   

Monday 2 November, ‘Climate Change and the Future’. Talk and discussion led by Ellen Teague, long time environmental campaigner and freelance Catholic journalist. St Mary Magdalene’s Church Hall,  (Magdalen Road, Bexhill TN40 1RH), 7pm for 7.30pm –...

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St Wilfrid's Old Benches

 Fri, Oct 23, 2015   

St Wilfrid’s Old Benches:  A limited number of  the old church benches are available for sale.  Amount of £100. per bench has been suggested, if you are interested please contact Fr Rory/Office on...

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Refugees

 Fri, Oct 23, 2015   

Refugees:  If you use a PC, on the Home Page of the A&B Website you will find a podcast of an interview with Bishop Richard Moth answering questions on the plight of the Refugees...

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St Anne's Day Centre

 Fri, Oct 23, 2015   

St Anne’s Day Centre:  Once again we are collecting goods to be taken to St Anne's Day Centre for the Homeless.  During November there will be collecting boxes in both churches for our usual...

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Beetle Drive Fun Evening

 Fri, Oct 16, 2015   

Beetle Drive Fun Evening In Aid Of St Wilfrid’s New Church Building Project. Where:  St George’s Church Hall When:  7pm, Friday 20th November Organised by:  Eastbourne Catenians Cost £10. per person to include pizza and a...

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Christmas Cards

 Fri, Oct 16, 2015   

Christmas Cards are on sale at the back of St George’s church.  

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St George's Plant Fair 2016

 Fri, Oct 16, 2015   

St George's Plant Fair 2016 - calling all gardeners!  Please can you take perennial cuttings when getting your garden ready for winter.  We would love to have more perennials to sell next year...

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Thank you

 Fri, Oct 16, 2015   

Thank you again to Dominic Rumsey who has donated new copies of our Celtic Mass and Mass of Christ the Saviour at St George's.  Dominic keeps an eye on our Mass copies and automatically renews...

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Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Circle

 Fri, Oct 02, 2015   

Eastbourne & Bexhill Newman Circle:  Notice of Annual General Meeting, Friday 9th October 2015, at Our Lady of Ransom, Grange Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4EU.  12 noon, Mass in Our Lady of Ransom Church,...

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Grandparents

 Fri, Oct 02, 2015   

Grandparents of past and present pupils of St Richard’s School are warmly invited to tea/coffee in the Library, a tour of the School  and Mass on Thursday 8th October, please arrive at 9.30am. ...

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Contact Care

 Fri, Oct 02, 2015   

Contact Care is working in the Churches Together area in Polegate and surroundings.  It is a group of people, CRB checked and trained, to help in various ways those who cannot manage various tasks...

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St Wilfrid's Hospice

 Fri, Sep 25, 2015   

St Wilfrid’s Hospice:  Thanksgiving Service, Sunday 11th October at 3pm.  Join us as we reflect on and give thanks for the work of St Wilfrid’s Hospice.  

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St Richard's Catholic College - Open Evening

 Fri, Sep 25, 2015   

Tuesday October 6th: 6pm to 8.30pm   St Richard’s Catholic College Open Evening. A welcoming address will be followed by opportunities to talk to staff and see the college.  

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CAFOD

 Fri, Sep 25, 2015   

CAFOD have announced that part of the funds collected at the Harvest Fast Day on 4th October will be diverted to help with the more urgent refugee problem.  CAFOD is already working in...

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St George's Social Committee

 Fri, Sep 25, 2015   

St George’s Social Committee would like to thank all those who supported the Vintage Tea Party.  It was a sell out which was great, but hard work for the organisers!  Thank you to...

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Churches Together, Polegate

 Fri, Sep 25, 2015   

Churches Together, Polegate  “Word, Worship and Ministry in the Power of the Holy Spirit” On Saturday, 3rd October, the international evangelist, Graham Jones is visiting Downs Valley Church, Oldfield Road, Willingdon. 10.00 am...

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St George's Harvest Festival Mass

 Mon, Sep 21, 2015   

St George's Harvest Festival Mass will take place on Sunday 4th October at 9am.    

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BINGO

 Mon, Sep 21, 2015   

BINGO will take place in St George's Hall on Friday 2nd October in aid of Children with Cancer Fund.  Doors open at  7 pm and play commences at 7.30pm.  We hope you...

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Donations by St George's Church

 Mon, Sep 21, 2015   

Donations by St George’s Church:  As Parish Priest I am aware that the Charities Commission is becoming more vigilant in the examination of the use of funds by charities. The church is part...

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CAFOD Fast Day

 Fri, Sep 11, 2015   

CAFOD Fast Day will be on Friday 2nd October with a collection in special envelopes on Sunday 4th October.  We are asked to pray and donate especially for the people of Niger, a very...

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St George's Social Committee

 Fri, Sep 11, 2015   

St George’s Social Committee invite you to afternoon tea!  Tea will be served on Sunday 13th September at 3.00 pm in the church hall.  Delicious dainty sandwiches and homemade cakes, all served to...

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Friends of EDGH

 Fri, Aug 21, 2015   

Friends of EDGH: are collecting milk bottle tops to help raise money for hospital equipment. Please help them by bringing in your washed red, blue and green bottle tops and place in the...

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St George's Social Committee

 Fri, Aug 21, 2015   

St George’s Social Committee invite you to afternoon tea! Tea will be served on Sunday 13th September at 3.00 pm in the church hall. Delicious dainty sandwiches and homemade cakes, all served to...

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St George's Choir Practice

 Fri, Aug 21, 2015   

St George’s Choir Practice: takes place on the 4th weekend of the month on a Saturday morning at 10.00 am. All welcome. We are now preparing to sing the Missa Orbis, the...

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St George's Church Hall

 Fri, Aug 21, 2015   

St George’s Church Hall: will re-open on the 17th August.

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BINGO at St George's

 Fri, Aug 21, 2015   

BINGO at St George's: we raised £125.00 for the Children with Cancer Fund Polegate, thanks for your support last week. There will be another BINGO session on Friday 4th September also for Children with...

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St George's Church Hall

 Wed, Jul 29, 2015   

St George’s Church Hall: Please note, the Hall will be closed for one week, commencing on the 10th August. A new floor is being laid and the contractor requires this closure to ensure...

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Children's Liturgy

 Mon, Jul 20, 2015   

St George’s Children’s Liturgy is now on holiday. We wish all the children and their families a happy holiday. We look forward to welcoming them back on Sunday 13th September.

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Polegate News

Upcoming Events

Children's Liturgy

Mass Timetable

Sunday9.00am
Thursday10.00am
Tuesday10.00am