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An Evening with Patrick Reyntiens, OBE,in conversation with Richard Davey.

Posted by Madeleine Harvey on Monday, June 23, 2014, In : Parish 


On the pleasantly warm and sunny evening of 18th May 2013, St. Michael’s RC church, South Petherton was absolutely packed with local parishioners, plus a contingent from ‘Holy Ghost’, Yeovil.

Patrick Reyntiens, an internationally renowned stained-glass artist, who has the appearance and manner of a man much younger than his 88 years, was seated on a dais at the front of the church, looking completely relaxed whilst chatting to his host, Richard Davey, before being introduced to his audie...


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Goodbye, Fr. Saji

Posted by Madeleine Harvey on Monday, June 23, 2014, In : Parish 
Parishioners gather around Fr Saji to send him off!
 On Sunday, 25th August, the Marian Hall was the scene of yet another lively leaving party, since Fr. Saji had been appointed to take over as Parish Priest at the church of St. Aldhelm, Malmesbury.

However, his appointment had been tinged with sadness, since it was necessary for Fr. Saji to take over from Fr. George O’Sullivan, the resident Parish Priest, who was terminally ill with cancer. At the same time, the much younger priest had been taking loving care of Fr. George O'Sullivan during ...


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A Summer Farewell to Father Martin – 21st July 2013.

Posted by Holy Ghost Church, Yeovil on Monday, June 23, 2014, In : Parish 

It was yet another hot July Sunday when parishioners gathered together in the Presbytery garden after the 11.30am Mass to spend a final relaxing afternoon with their much-loved Parish priest. Fr. Martin had been serving the parish of the Holy Ghost church, Yeovil, for the past four years, during which time much had been accomplished, including the setting up of the Parish Pastoral Council.

Young families, teenagers and older people had all brought with them an array of picnic ‘goodies’ to ...

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Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham - Two years on!

Posted by Fr Peter Clarke on Monday, June 23, 2014, In : Parish 

In November 2009, Pope Benedict XVI issued the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, stating: “In recent times the Holy Spirit has moved groups of Anglicans to petition repeatedly and insistently to be received into full Catholic communion individually as well as corporately.  The Apostolic See has responded favourably to such petitions. Indeed, the successor of Peter, mandated by the Lord Jesus to guarantee the unity of the episcopate and to preside over and safeguard the universal...


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Fr Martin's Farewell and Website Greeting.

Posted by Holy Ghost Church, Yeovil on Monday, June 23, 2014, In : Parish 
Father Martin writes "The time has come for me to depart to pastures new! I shall be chaplain to a care home in Dublin. I leave Yeovil parish with many happy memories.  I take this opportunity to thank you for your love, support and patience.  If I have offended you in any way, please accept my humble apology.  Let us remember each other in prayer until we meet again.

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Dear Visitor,
Welcome to our Parish Website and, indeed, a ...

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