AoS brings Easter joy to Seafarers

During the Octave of Easter, our Port Chaplains and ship visitors were busy bringing the news of the Joy of the Risen Christ to the seafarers on board ships in the Diocese of Portsmouth.
             This involves giving the seafarers various prayer cards and sacramentals as well as lots of chocolates. In picture one, Mary and Barry Hannant from Annunciation Netley Abbey are standing with AoS/Stella Maris ship visitor Paul Owen, as Paul is receiving the many chocolates donated by the parishioners as Easter gifts for seafarers.
             Also, special thanks to the parishioners of St Patrick's Church in Woolston (Southampton) for all their donated chocolates as collected by ship visitor Irene Chapman. In the other picture, the seafarers/crew of the 'Christos Theo' receiving, with great joy, their Easter chocolates when their ship was docked in the Port of Southampton this past week.
Mary and Barry Hannant from Annunciation Netley Abbey are standing with AoS/Stella Maris ship visitor Paul Owen
Seafarers of the Christos Theo receiving their chocoloates