CA Policies and Procedures

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in pilgrimage, website update | 0 comments

The policies below have been updated today: Safeguarding policy – 20 June 2018 CA levy policy – 20 June 2018 Health & Safety Policy – 20 June 2018 Finance and Investment Policy and Procedure – 20 June 2018 Conflict of Interest Policy – 19 June 2018 Social Media and Photography Policy – 19 June...

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Privacy Policy

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in pilgrimage, website update | 0 comments

The CA and its constituent groups organise pilgrimages to the shrine of Our Lady at Lourdes, incorporating the dioceses of Clifton, East Anglia, Northampton, Southwark, with Stonyhurst College and the Glanfield Children’s Group. To enable us to carry out this role we obtain and use personal data about our pilgrims who receive practical support from us. Also we will obtain and use personal data from those who support us through donations, visiting our website or volunteering for us. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our pilgrims, supporters, volunteers and website visitors; this policy sets out what data we will collect and how we will treat your personal information in each of those cases. We will also describe your rights as regards this information. The legal basis on which the CA will hold and use your personal data is through “legitimate interest”. This means that in the past you have been in touch with or have been connected with the Catholic Association. The Catholic Association has prepared this policy to comply with General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR]. Should you have any questions or concerns after reading this statement please contact The Catholic Association via their Registered Office. This document will be reviewed at least annually. Privacy Statement – April...

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All welcome

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in pilgrimage | 0 comments

As the Catholic Association Trustees, we are looking forward to welcoming you on the Catholic Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes in 2018 from 24th to 31st August, with flights from Stansted, Birmingham and Southampton.  Tangney Tours will be sending out full details in the very near future to all on their mailing list. Since running our first Pilgrimage over 100 years ago, we have welcomed pilgrims from all parts of the UK and, indeed, from across the world.  Therefore, although it is with disappointment that we must advise you that Portsmouth Diocese has decided not to participate in this year’s Pilgrimage as a Diocese, those who have travelled with Portsmouth in the past will be very welcome to join any of our other groups, in particular the “CA Annual” group for those with no particular allegiance to other dioceses.  We understand no other Lourdes Pilgrimage will be offered by Portsmouth Diocese in 2018.  The Catholic Association recognises the very large number of Portsmouth Pilgrims who have come with our Pilgrimage from Portsmouth, some for more than 40 years, and especially the Priests and Nurses, Doctors, Brancardiers, Handmaids and of course the Assisted Pilgrims and hope that they will continue to feel welcome on the Pilgrimage, this year and hopefully into the future. We also understand that the Carmelite Group will not join the Catholic Association Pilgrimage as specific group this year.  The same warm welcome is extended to those who have travelled with the Carmelites over the last few years. The remaining component groups of the Catholic Association, namely, Clifton, East Anglia, Northampton, Southwark, Stonyhurst College, and the Glanfield Group will be joining us as usual. We do look forward to seeing you with us on Pilgrimage in...

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CA Pilgrimage 2017

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in pilgrimage | 0 comments

Most of our pilgrims fly out today for a week of pilgrimage. We will pray for all of those who cannot be with us this year. Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for us.

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