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 Baptism Preparation
 Bible Course
 New CaFE Series
 Flame 2015
 Barn Dance
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months visit our
Pastoral Area Calendar
Lent starts with Ash Wednesday on 18 February, we welcome you to our
services. This year we are running a series of talks for Lent on The Bible on
Wednesdays at St Patrick's starting on 25 February for five weeks.
See inside for more information
Regular Opportunities for Prayer and Praise
 Rosary and Exposition after 10 am Friday Mass at Our Lady of the
Assumption , Hedge End
 Rosary and Exposition, Saturdays 10.30 – 11.30 am, Blessed
Sacrament Chapel, Christ the King and St Colman , Bitterne.
 Rosary after 10 am Wednesday Mass at St Brigid's , West End
 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after Sunday Mass on 1st
Sunday of the month at St Brigid's, West End
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Churches Together in Bitterne are
learning from different men from our Christian heritage, taking inspiration from
holding their service on Friday 6 March
them into living as a Christian man in today‟s world, and looking at some Celts
at Thornhill Baptist church at 2pm.
who left the life of a military soldier to become soldiers of Christ. Booking is
Churches Together in Hedge End &
essential (by 5 February) - contact: WaymarkMinistries@live.co.uk
West End will be holding a service at
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