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We have been worshipping in Cahors since 1964. cahorsOur congregation started with home-meetings and has met over the years in two Roman Catholic chapels.  We now worship in the chapel of the Roman Catholic Centre Paroissial in Terre Rouge every Sunday morning at 10.00. We attract an average  congregation of 40 or more, some members travelling 60 kms to be with us on Sundays. Services on the major festivals are well-attended, our Christmas Carol services being especially popular.

Members contribute to our worship by helping to lead services, reading, and serving refreshments. Bring and Share lunches, for example after the local AGM in February/March and after pre-Lent and Harvest Festival services, are regular features on the calendar.  There are also several Home Groups active in offering fellowship and building connections, and we hope to establish groups in other areas.

Under the leadership of the Revd June Hutchinson, Assistant Chaplain for the Chaplaincy, our church continues to develop, with growing participation in social activities within the wider community. This is a great place to live, and our worship and fellowship really add to the experience.

Do join us.

Upcoming events in Cahors
Date Time Event
Sunday 26th November 10h00 Holy Communion, Revd Mary Barnes
Sunday 3rd December 10h00 Advent Sunday Christingle Service
Friday 8th December 19h00 Castelfranc - Notre Dame de l’Assomption - 9 Lessons and Carols
Sunday 10th December 10h00 Holy Communion, Revd June Hutchinson
Sunday 10th December 15h00 Cahors, Sacré Coeur, Ecumenical Carol Service
Sunday 17th December 10h00 Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols, Janet Varty
Sunday 24th December 10h00 Christmas Eve Holy Communion, Revd June Hutchinson

 

Weekly Notices



Sunday 26th November - 10h00 - Holy Communion celebrated by Revd Mary Barnes

Christ the King

The Readings are:-

Ezekiel 34:11-16,20-24
Psalm 95:1-7
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

 

The Collect is:

Eternal Father,
whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven
that he might rule over all things as Lord and King:
keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit
and in the bond of peace,
and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet;
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

 

Sunday 3rd December - 10h00 - Advent Sunday Christingle Service

Friday 8th December - 19h00 - Castelfranc - Notre Dame de l’Assomption - 9 Lessons and Carols


Christmas Cards

This Christmas, we are once again selling Christmas Cards designed by the late Elise Johnston exclusively for the Chaplaincy. The cards are professionally printed and delivered with envelopes, there is no verse inside, so you will be able to personalise each card for its recipient. Cards cost 1.00€ each and all profit goes to church funds, so this is a really worthwhile cause.

Please look at these samples and buy your cards from your local churchwarden, who has a stock available, that way you will avoid postage and be sure to have your cards in good time.

Some of the cards are in short supply, so don't delay; order now and you won't be disappointed!

  Click on an image to enlarge

 

Montaigu Home Group

We are continuing our Advent course from ‘Looking & Longing' by David Adam.

  • Thursday 23th November 10h00, chez Nick Rigby-Jones
  • Thursday 30th November 10h00, chez Margaet Cross, June will be joining us for this meeting to celebrate Holy Communion. We will then partake a bring and share lunch together.

We normally meet fortnightly, on a Thursday morning at 10h00 for coffee.

If you would like to join us, please contact: Nick ,

 

Bring and Buy Table

The next monthly bring & buy table will be on Sunday 26th November.

Diary Dates

These are listed above the notices or if you are looking further ahead on the "Diary" page

 

Please join us upstairs every week for refreshments after the service, where you can also look at the notice board for additional news and information.

 

 

The Safeguarding Officer for Cahors is  Allan Chinnery on 05 65 22 97 89, for further information on the Chaplaincy Safeguarding Policy visit our Safeguarding page.

Home Groups

Over the last ten years or so, three home groups have been established in and around Cahors — Cahors, Montaigu de Quercy, and Basse Vallée. All meet weekly during Advent and Lent, and fortnightly during the remainder of the year. Numbers in the groups vary greatly over the year as visitors come and go, but six to eight at any meeting is a good average. All groups are flourishing, and give us the opportunity to explore our faith centred on a mix of Bible reading and other texts, in the company of others of like mind. The home-groups also provide a ready source of mutual help and support.

Bibles
  • Cahors  - meets on Wedesday afternoons at 15h00 - contact  Geraldine Boyd on 05 65 30 97 37.
  • Montaigu - meets on Thursday mornings at 10h00 - contact  Nick Rigby-Jones on 05 63 32 15 67.
  • Basse Vallée  - meets on Wednesday afternoons at 14h30 - contact  Ann Cox on 05 65 36 47 12.
 

If you would like to discover more, then please do not hesitate to contact one of the groups. You can be sure of a very warm welcome!

We’d love to see you!

 

 

Centre Paroissial, 75 avenue J Lurçat, Terre Rouge, 46000 Cahors

From the south end of the Pont Louis Philippe, Cahors (bottom of Avenue Gambetta), go east on the D911 (direction Rodez) for 2.3km (the second set of traffic lights); the turning on the left is avenue Jean Lurçat. The Centre is about 100 metres down on the left (opposite the Gendarmerie!). Large parking area just beyond.

The entrance to the church is at the northern end of the Centre Paroissial building.

GPS co-ordinates: 44° 27.736′ N  1° 27.352′ E

 

At this time we have a vacancy for a Chaplain.

Our Assistant Chaplain, Revd June Hutchinson can be contacted on 05 65 21 68 52 or by email from our contact page, however please respect her days off, Tuesday & Thursday .

Our Licensed Reader is Janet Varty on 05 65 30 10 68.

For further information about services and other activities, please contact the local churchwarden Margaret Cross on 05 63 94 47 15.

Centre Paroissial

75 avenue J Lurçat

Terre Rouge

46000 Cahors