Category Archives: Apostleship of the Sea

  • Sea-Wheeling

    St Joseph’s School helps launch Sea-Wheeling event for Apostleship of the Sea
    A Round-Britain Bike Ride has launched from the port of Hull. Sea-Wheeling is a charity bike ride consisting of 60 towns in 60 days with one aim – to raise funds for Apostleship of the Sea’s (AoS) work with seafarers.

    To help kick-start the celebrations, [...]

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  • Sea-Wheeling

    60 Towns… 60 Days… One Aim!
    On 3rd September 2010, a Round-Britain Bike Ride will commence from the port of Hull. Sea-Wheeling is a bike ride consisting of 60 towns in 60 days with one aim – to raise funds for Apostleship of the Sea’s work with seafarers. Riders will join and leave the ride as [...]

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  • Moving Statues

    It used to be said that we were a ‘throw away society‘ with unwanted items, even those in perfectly good order being discarded, possibly in favour of newer models. In recent times however, the ever increasing demand to recycle almost everything has perhaps made us stop to think about saving energy, reserving resources and to [...]

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  • AOS Annual North East Regional Pilgrimage to Holy Island 2010

    Saturday 19th June dawned in the north east bringing leaden skies, a very strong wind, and the threat of rain (a brief reality later on). Not the sort of day hoped and prayed for, but, safe in the knowledge that coaches and cars carrying pilgrims would shortly be en route to the Holy Island, the [...]

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  • Bishop Terry visits Teesport

    Following an invitation from the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), Bishop Terence visited Teesport on Thursday 29th April to see for himself the extent of the port operations and to meet key personnel from the port authority, and volunteers from both the AOS and the Anglican Mission to Seafarers (MtS), with whom the AOS works [...]

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  • Apostleship of the Sea seeks Marathon Runner

    Did you apply for the 2010 Virgin London Marathon Ballot? Was your name not called? If you failed to get through in the October ballot, and are disappointed that your dream of running in the London Marathon will now not come true, then do not worry! Seafarer’s charity, Apostleship of the Sea, has a place [...]

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  • Ecumenical Service at the launch of Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

    Fr Colum Kelly, the Apostleship of the Sea’s Chaplain to the Port of Immingham, led an ecumenical service for participants in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race on Sunday 6th September. This multi faith service was attended by the crews and by invited guests.

    It was an opportunity for everyone to focus on the [...]

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  • 6th Annual Pilgrimage to Holy Island

    6th Annual Apostleship of the Sea (Stella Maris) Pilgrimage to Holy Island
    The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, is a place of deep spirituality and prayer whatever the season, time of year or indeed the weather, however, it can be said that to pray in an atmosphere of warmth and stillness is an additional blessing. So it [...]

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  • Papal Award for Tony

    Tony McAvoy, the Apostleship of the Sea’s chaplain in the North East region, was presented with the Papal Award of Bene Merenti, at the annual pilgrimage to Holy Island by the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, the Rt Rev Seamus Cunningham.

    It is a measure of his ministry in the region that a crowd [...]

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  • Cherie Blair launches Maritime Charity’s Sea Sunday Appeal

    Cherie Blair, herself the granddaughter of a seaman, launched the Apostleship of the Sea’s annual Sea Sunday appeal on Thursday 18th June. Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is a maritime charity providing practical and pastoral care to all seafarers in need, regardless of race, colour or creed (if any). It is also an agency of [...]

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