PARISH GROUPS

CAFOD

CAFOD is the official aid agency for the Catholic Church in England and Wales. With your help, we reach out to people living in hard-to-reach places, in war zones and those who are discriminated against…. We are part of one of the largest aid networks in the world (Caritas Internationalis). Because of our global reach and local presence, together we have the potential to reach everyone.

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CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

The Catholic Women’s League was founded in 1906 by Margaret Fletcher. The League encourages its members to work both in the parish and the wider community. Members are also concerned with issues on a national and international level, speaking out on educational, religious and social concerns.

The Swanage Section of the Catholic Women’s League meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 7.pm in St Edward’s room.

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CateniansCATENIANS

An international brotherhood of Catholic men who value Faith, Family, and Friendship. They meet socially at least once a month and their gatherings through the year regularly involve wives, children and families. They support each other offering access to a Benevolent Fund if required, care for widows of deceased members, granting bursaries to young Catholics who wish to help others, and the Association is active in promoting Vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

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The Besom ProjectTHE BESOM PROJECT

The Besom helps people make a difference. It provides a bridge between those who want to give time, money, things or skills and those who are in need. It ensures what is given is used effectively. The service it provides is free. Click here to take a closer look at the Besoms located across the UK.

Local contact:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.”>purbeckbesom@gmail.com

flowersFRESH PROSPECTS

Therapeutic Gardens at All Saints Church and Catholic Church, Swanage.

A peaceful escape where people are welcome and a chance to enjoy gardening and the outdoors.