please pray...
New Life in the Holy Spirit
This is a prayer we need to pray every day, every day: "Holy Spirit may my heart be open to the Word of God, may my heart be open to good, may my heart be open to the beauty of God, every day." - Pope Francis

Prayer Resources:

Prayers to the Holy Spirit from Catholic online

​​​​"Pray as you go" - online and downloadable prayer

1. Pray expectantly to the Holy Spirit every day (see column on left).

2. Read this article by Fr Chris Thomas about finding new life in the Holy Spirit.

2. Read more about the Holy Spirit (see top right of the page).

4. ​Please also consider coming to the weekly "Life in the Spirit" prayer group. More details....​​

5. Or come to an evening of Renewal service at St Joan's Church 8.00pm on the first Wednesday of most months. Format varies but usually includes Praise, Adoration, and Prayer for healing.
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Suggested further reading

A prayer journal for Baptism in the Holy Spirit – Therese Boucher

Towards a fuller life in the Holy Spirit – Charles Whitehead

Shall I renew my Baptismal promises? - Ambrose Walsh

Walking in the Spirit (various)

Pentecost is always for living - Charles Whitehead

Baptism in the Holy Spirit - ICCRS Doctrinal Commission

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"Relit" - the heart of evangelisation
An exciting new training program for the work of evangelisation, helping us share our happiness and the joy of our faith.

On Sunday afternoons 22nd and 29th April and 20th May 1.00-5.45pm in St. Joan's Centre

"New Life in Christ" Weekend Conference

This weekend of inspiring talks and practical workshops aims to lead you to a deeper faith through receiving more of the power of the Holy Spirit. The weekend also includes Holy Mass and Adoration; Praise and Worship; Confession; food, fun and fellowship.
28th - 29th April at Cor et Lumen Christi Community, Highfield House, Chertsey.

Download leaflet HERE Book reservation HERE
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