Wednesday, 27 October 2010

News from Shoreham and Steyning

Adur Valley Youth Group on Isle of Wight
Recently nineteen young people from the parish of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Adur Valley, which covers the areas of Shoreham and Steyning, visited the Abbey of St Cecilia’s on the Isle of Wight for the day. 

They were given a presentation on the foundation of the order and life at the Abbey and then were able to question the sisters on their life and why they joined the Order of St. Benedict.  Fr. Anthony Glaysher from Ryde kindly said Mass and they were then treated to refreshments – they also found some time to enjoy the good weather on the beach!  They were joined by  Sisters from the Convent of the Blessed Sacrament in the parish and Confirmation Catechists. 

From left to right: Fr Dominic and Fr Sean
As well Fr Sean Finnegan has now begun a year’s sabbatical in order to complete his book on the history of Wonersh. Fr Dominic O’Hara has been appointed as Parish Administrator for the year.  We wish them both well in their new settings.

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