Summer updates from Welsh Martyrs, Aberystwyth

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Flowers, herbs, and bees Summer Updates from Welsh Martyrs, Aberystwyth Written by Nick Howells We asked Nick Howells, founder of the Laudato Si’ Garden based in The Welsh Martyrs Parish, Aberystwyth to give an update on their progress – to read his original blog, CLICK HERE.  With the hot start to the summer, the Laudato […]

Grow Fruit and Vegetables for me!

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Grow Fruit and Vegetables for Me! how a personal conversion led to a beautiful parish garden Written by Nick Howells The Laudato Si Garden, based in Aberystwyth in the Diocese of Menevia, was inspired after I witnessed the fullness of Eucharistic life and living faith as never seen before in Medjugorje while on pilgrimage in […]

The Ground of our Encounter – The Garden

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Our community garden is more than a vegetable patch, it is our teacher, it is becoming the ground of our encounter with the life-giving Spirit of Holiness. It is a place of work, nurture, encountered community and generosity. You can take home the produce that the ground gives to us.

Boarbank Hall Laudato Si’ in your Parish Online Retreat

16th-19th October 2020 Boarbank hall hosted a beautiful virtual retreat back in the autumn on the theme of “Living Laudato Si’: Your Planet and Your Parish”. The retreat brought together 50 participants to discuss practical ways that we can respond to our ecological crisis through parish action. The retreat was a resounding success, and we […]

Parish Rep Update: Bognor’s Bags and Bugs!

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Bethan Townsend, Journey to 2030 Parish Representative for the Catholic Parish of Bognor Regis, shares some of their highlights of 2020. This is an abridged version, but you can download her full report in the link at the bottom of the page. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a parish representative, email […]