Apostleship of the Sea

 
Apostleshipbythesea

 

Role
  • Helps seafarers and coordinates an annual collection.
  • Also provides material for use by the Children’s Liturgy Group
Contact
  • Sheila Morgan
  • 01242 237 239
Description of role
  • For more than a century Apostleship of the Sea has been offering practical help to seafarers, regardless of race, nationality or creed.
Support provided
  • The chaplains understand the stresses, tensions and dangers of life at sea and are available day and night and in emergencies to help seafarers in trouble. They are also available to lend a listening ear if they have a problem or would like to talk through an issue.
  • Acts for the Church among the People of the Sea. Our mission is to offer practical help to those in need; solidarity with the oppressed; welcome and hospitality to those on the move; and spiritual sustenance to enable People of the Sea to be the light of Christ for each other.
  • Part of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People.
Time required
  • Anyone can volunteer to be a contact. Work is on-going throughout the year.