The week ahead at St Helen’s

Being basic is good

“There’ll Be Trouble About …!! ” …
Yes, Tuesday is All Hallows Eve, the day we gather up all we know or love who have died, and work to pop them out of purgatory by persistent prayer: Then we can remember most of them the next day, All Hallows, and continue to pray for the rest the following day, All Souls.

Wednesday is the lovely Feast of All Saints, celebrating all the famous ones, and also the holy people we have been privileged to know, people like our parents or our teachers, or fellow – parishioners who have shared God’s love with us, “All Hallows’’. We are called to celebrate the feast with Mass at 10am or 7pm, and with family celebrations of our own between. Happy Feast Day!

Then on Thursday we celebrate the Feast of All Souls, a chance to pray for all who have died, and the start of a month of prayer for all our loved ones who have gone to God. Mass through the month will be offered for the Holy Souls, except where there is a pre – booked intention: – Please place th e names of the members of your family and friends whom you would like prayed for in the basket on the corner of the altar.

Proclaim ’17

Archdiocese of Cardiff Evangelisation Conference

Come and be equipped to share the Gospel! Practical steps forward in pursuing the Church’s mission – to make disciples of all nations. After a keynote address from Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham, we will be split into the five tracks that are designed to meet the needs of all parishes at different stages; Evangelising as an Individual, Teams for Mission – What can we do first?, The Unchurched, Non-Churchgoing Catholics, and Growing Parishioners into Disciples. Each track consists of a seminar and workshop which will inspire you but also give you practical help and resources as you take up the Church’s mission. With wonderful speakers from across the UK it really is an event not to miss! For further information and to book, head over to the Proclaim ’17 page.

Click here to see more information about the different speakers.

To book and for further information please go to

Date: Saturday 21st October

Venue: St David’s College, Cardiff.