Thursday, March 1, 2012

Notices for Saint Joseph's Willaston are now included in

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Hand of Hope Concert

The Salvation Army Douglas will present the "Hands of Hope Concert" next Saturday, 23rd May at the Salvation Army Citadel, Lord Street starting at 7.00 pm.

This will be a musical feast featuring soloists Terence Qualtrough and Karen Elliott with Douglas Salvation Army Band and Timbrels.Tickets are £4 each including refreshments. All money raised will be given to the Manx Register Charity "Hands of Hope" who assist the poor and needy in the Dorohoi area of Botosani County, Romania.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Praying the Keels 16th to 23rd May

This is the fourth successive year that a week in May has been set aside for ‘Praying the Keeills’. Organised by local churches, ‘Praying the Keeills’ Week includes a varied programme of events, including visits to the Island’s ancient keeills.

Monday, 18th: An illustrated talk by Manx National Heritage Curator of Field Archaeology, Andrew Johnson, will form another part of the ‘Praying the Keeills’ Week event programme at 7.45pm at the Promenade Methodist Church, Douglas. Andrew will talk about the discoveries made at a keeill site at Mount Murray Country Club by Channel 4’s Time Team in 2006. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Friday, 22nd May: An evening pilgrimage and prayers by candlelight in the grounds of Rushen Abbey. The evening will begin at 9pm in the Parish Hall of the Abbey Church, Ballasalla, where a simple supper will be available.

Everyone is welcome and admission is completely free of charge. There is no need to book – just turn up on the night!

After the supper in the Parish Hall, there will be a procession to the grounds of Rushen Abbey for an act of worship and candlelit pilgrimage. The event will conclude in the Abbey Church. (Should it be a rainy evening, the prayers will take place in the Abbey Church.)

For more information, please pick up a leaflet from the Manx Museum in Douglas or visit