Welcome to the website of the Parish of the Holy Ghost, Yeovil with St. Michael's, South Petherton
We welcome Fr. Jean Patrice Coulon MSFS, the recently appointed Parish Priest of Holy Ghost Church,Yeovil. A warm welcome is extended to him in our Parish to continue his pastoral ministry and assure him of our continued support and prayers.
Please go to 'Notices' to view the Church Bulletin and Calendar of events, with additional information below. The navigation bar at side can also take you to find out Mass times (Service Times); ask questions (Comments and questions); read about recent events and outings (Parish Life); see who may require prayers especially at this time (Prayer), or find out some more about the history of our church building (The Church).
GAELIC PRAYER.May the road rise up to meet you;
may the wind be always at your back.
And the sun warm upon your face.
The rain fall softly upon your fields,
and until we meet againmay God hold you in the hollow of
Our warm congratulations to Cardinal Vincent Nichols on his appointment on Saturday 22nd February by Pope Francis as Cardinal. Go to News & Views page to find out more!
Lent Courses. Please see the Lent courses at South Petherton and the WHY course in the Marian Hall. Full details in the bulletin. Stations of the Cross returns at 7.0pm on Thursdays at St Michaels and at the Holy Ghost on Fridays also at 7.00pm.
Parish Jumble Sale at the Marian Hall next Saturday 15th March. Please support this fundraising event with any Books, bric a bac, homemade cakes, etc AND your support. Full details in the bulletin.
Bishop Declan has released a statement on the floods in our Diocese. This can be viewed on our page Pastoral letters.
Father Blackford's First Anniversary falls on the 25th February. Please keep our much beloved priest in your prayers. See details in the bulletin of the Masses and later in the year a concert.
Finance Matters - See the answer to last weeks challenging question in the bulletin and look for this weeks ?
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION - 21 JUNE 2014.
Classes for the preparation of First Confession and First Holy Communion began on the 15th January and will take place in the Library of St. Gildas Catholic Primary School at 3.35pm each Wednesday during term time.
Candidates must be baptised and should be in Key Stage 2 (7 - 8 years or older). Children from the whole Parish are welcome to attend.
For further information contact; Mrs. Margaret Want on 01935 427572.
Fr. Jean Patrice: 01935 423549. Mrs. Foxwell: 01935 423630.
CONFIRMATION - 9TH JULY 2014.
An Introductory meeting for parents, candidates and sponsors will be held in the Marian Hall on Friday, 7th March, at 7.00pm.
Preparation sessions for candidates will be from 6.30 - 7.30pm on Thursday evenings, commencing on Thursday, 20th March.
All young people from Year 7 and above are encouraged to attend.
Contact Margaret Want: 01935 427572.
***For further information regarding 1st Holy Communion and Confirmation classes, go to the Notices page and look below the Bulletin.***
Why not look on the Archives Page at two of the previously confirmed candidates views of their experience.
Vocations. The Missionaries of St Francis de Sales are always looking for new members who will share in their mission. If you think that you might have a vocation, please contact the Parish Priest for more information.
Children's Liturgy - Discover what the children learn in their Liturgy of the Word, which takes place at the 10.00am Mass. See Children's Ministries. If you think that you may be able to help, please contact Fr Jean-Patrice.
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