Have you liked our Facebook Page?

Our St Helen’s Facebook page now has over 500 likes and over 600 followers. Of all the digital channels we use, it is without doubt the one with the most regular activity.

We use it for the following:

👍 To let people know that Mass on a Sunday is about go live

👍 To let you know the latest guidelines about attending church

👍 So Canon John can offer up his daily reflections

👍 Where Canon John can share photos

👍 Where we can notify you of online events: Book Club, Bible Study and Coffee Mornings

👍 Where we can let you know about news from the diocese and even further afield

👍 To let you know that the parish newsletter has been added to this site

👍 And much more

Like our page today: https://www.facebook.com/sthelenscaerphilly

St Helen’s Website Reaches New Heights

This has been a very difficult and different Easter to any other we have encountered. With all church activity temporarily (and understandably) halted, the principle way that the church can communicate with its parishioners is through its online activities. Father John has done a wonderful job of making sure that all the Sunday and Easter masses are broadcast via Facebook and this activity has led to us almost doubling the number of followers on that channel and it has had a knock-on effect on this website.

In the past we have shared the stats from this website to let people know where visitors have come from, the amount of traffic we have per month and some of the top pages that people are looking at. With that in mind I thought I’d share with you some of the stats from the past month.

Visitor traffic to the website

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The Parish Newsletter Is Out

nesletterOur Parish Newsletter is out Today! With details on World Communications Sunday, Welcoming Two Bishops on the same day!, information on Proclaim 15, an invitation to a Birthday Party and Strawberry Cream Tea, a look at who won the bonus ball (was it you?), a Communications Day Prayer and, of course, Mass times. And have you signed up to receive updates on this site? Well, if not please sign up today!

This Week’s Newsletter Is Out Today!

In this week’s newsletter you can find out the Mass and Services for the week, read about the Synod on the Family and Evangelisation, find complete details on next week’s mission, discover how much we raised for CAfod and learn about the next coffee morning we have and more. And have you signed up to receive updates on this site? Well, if not please sign up today!

This Week’s Easter Newsletter

This week’s newsletter is now out. It incudes all mass times for this week and an overview of the Great Three Days of Easter – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. If you would like to view past newsletters, visit our newsletter page.

The full list of Easter services can be found on our Mass and Services This Week page.

Latest Newsletter is Out

Our latest newsletter is now ready for you to view (or print off) from this website. Please click this link to download the newsletter for the 3rd Sunday of the year (27th January). And don’t forget that you can get updates of all articles we publish on this site sent straight to your email inbox. Simply click on the link to the right (under email updates) and following the instructions.