Announcements Sunday Feb. 18, 2018

The Catholic Forum’s next lecture is on Tuesday 20th Feb. in the school staff room at 7.4 pm. Sylfest Lomheim, professor of languages at the University of Agder & former director of the  Language Council of Norway will give a talk entitled “Biblical language in our everyday language”. Everyone is welcome.

Bergen young Catholics (BUK) invites anyone interested to join us for mass & bowling on Thursday 22nd February at 6 pm. Meet at the front of the church.

Father Rory Mulligan will be holding a Lenten retreat at Marias Minde from 8th to 11th March. The subject is “Mary, a model for us disciples”.  Enrollment by 1st March online at or at the parish office. More information on the notice board at the back of the church.

In connection with this Lenten retreat, & at the suggestion of Pope Francis in his Lenten message, there will be a 24 hour prayer vigil at Marias Minde on 9th & 10th March. It begins with mass at 9 am on 9th March followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & prayers. It will also be possible to go to confession. The church at Marias Minde will be open all day & accessible at night. A detailed program will be available later.

The Foster Care Service of the Norwegian Child Welfare Services, in collaboration with St Paul parish, is holding an information meeting for adults who might be interested to hear more about being a foster home, family home or an emergency home. The meeting will be in the staff room of St. Paul primary school on Thursday 15th March from 6.30  to 8.30 pm. There is no obligation for attending the meeting. Enrollment to the parish office or by the electronic link on the parish website.