The December 2017 Newsletter is available for download.
Winchester Cathedral visitPosted
Our guide was Mike Cox, who has been known for a long time by Folkert van Galen as Mike’s wife is Dutch. They raised money for the Emmaus housing and recycling project in Winchester. The Catenian Circles of Winchester and Southampton contributed their president’s charity monies to the project in 2007-08. The project was built in […]
Bro. David Palmer organised a most unusual Hooligans Lunch in August. This time, he booked a Blue Funnel Ferry instead of the usual country pub! The Southampton Circle were joined by Brothers and wives from the Winchester and New Forest Circles for a perfect warm summer’s day cruising along the Southampton Water. The ship’s kitchen […]
Millbrook Holiday Club supportPosted
Holy Family, together with Caritas, ran a holiday club in the last week of the summer holidays for the families of Millbrook and provide a hot meal each. At President’s Sunday, the Southampton Circle raised money to fund a barbeque for one of those. Wilma Bodecke and Folkert Van Galen with Jim and Siobhan Shine […]
President’s Sunday at the Passford House Hotel was a great success with a large attendance from the Circle. The event began with a Mass celebrated by Mgr Peter Ryan and assisted by Deacon Andy Philpott. This was followed by a drinks reception of Prosecco or sherry and then a superb lunch. Bro. President thanked our […]