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John gives Pope Benedict his AoS High Vis
Pope Benedict XVI has praised the work of AoS with seafarers at National Congress.
Baskets of Fish
Drugs and drink pose dangers to seafarers, Vatican congress told.
Fr John Seddon
Fr Seddon tells Sue Bryant of the Telegraph what being a priest on board ship entails.
Cardinal Veglio
Cardinal Vegliò, officially opened the congress.
Pope Benedict
Pope to address Apostleship of the Sea conference on the New Evangelisation
The refugees being picked up
Bishop Tom writes to tell us of a dramatic incident at sea.
AoS World Congress
The Vatican Looks for ways to help those who work, live on sea at World Congress
Martin Foley & Carolyn Lewis with the Mi-Fi units
AoS works with the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) to help seafarers communicate.
Colum giving a speech
Fr Colum honoured at port centenary celebrations.
Marian onboard ship
Nun provides ship with rags for engine because crew had no money.
Book Cover - One Firm Anchor
The new release from Robert Miller coming soon.
AoS at the Catenian Circle
AoS paid a visit to the Stirling Catenians to raise some awareness.
The children of St Peters
St Peters School in Bridlington celebrate the 'Harvest of the Sea'.
Vodaphone Logo
Donate yourself and your time and make the world of difference to seafarers.
Heart tGives Unto Heart radio logo
Heart Gives Unto Heart Catholic Internet Radio’ plans to launch in October.
 Damien Brett, David Ludlow and Andrew Marriott at the swim
Specialist swim club Leicester Saffron raised money for AoS with a sponsored one mile swim.
FT Logo
Today's edition of The Financial Times features a letter from AoS.
Stella Maris
To mark the Feast of Stella Maris we held two Masses, one in London and one in Glasgow.
Vatican Radio Logo
World Maritime Day is on 27 September which also corresponds to the Feast of Stella Maris.
 Mgr David Hogan with the seafarers
Indian seafarers have the opportunity to attend a Golden Jubilee Mass thanks to AoS
Fr Ikombo
Apostleship of the Sea is celebrating 50 years of providing help to seafarers visiting Ivory Coast.
Students in the engine room
For the third year in a row, a group of students from Ampleforth College made a visit to Teesport.
Tony & Peter
Peter Barrigan ordained as a permanent Deacon.
Gruop of Celebrants at the Tower Mass
On Sunday 15th July, the Apostleship of the Sea held a special service for Sea Sunday
Running the London 10K
Well done to all those brave people who ran the London 10K for us on Sunday 8th July
Seafarers UK Week Logo
Seafarers Awareness Week (25 June-1 July) is an annual campaign coordinated by Seafarers UK
Kevin and his daughters with the Torch
Kevin Doyle, one of our Trustees had the honour of carrying the Olympic Flame across the Irish Sea
Sea Sunday Blessing
It is that time of year again when we start gearing up for Sea Sunday.