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 Improve fishermen’s working conditions, writes John Green AoS Development Director
AoS Letter to the Editor in Financial Times
Pupils of Holyrood Secondary School held a collection for AoS
Holyrood Secondary School pupils hold competition in aid of AoS
Craigie High School pupils hand over Christmas gifts to AoS Doug Duncan
Pupils make and hand over presents to AoS for seafarers
The crew of MT Gerda singing carols in Tilbury
Seafarers lead the singing at Tilbury Seafarers Centre
AoS Sharpness supported the crew of mv Tahsin
AoS team supported crew while ship was held
Hat packing at the Hull Seafarers Centre
Hats packed for seafarers
Orient Champion crew receive their shoeboxes for seafarers
Holy Trinity parishioners wrap 307 shoeboxes
St Bede's School Choir provided the outstanding music
Services held in South Shields, Immingham and London
Maggie Mellor put on a display of 35 cribs and organised a raffle to raise money for seafarers
Outstanding effort by AoS Waterlooville and Guilford parish contacts
Fr John Barnes blesses a seafarer on board the Industrial Destiny
AoS Felixstowe port chaplain arranges for priest to go on board
Christmas gifts wrapped in St Augustine of Hippo St Austell
St Augustine of Hippo parishioners pack up parcels for seafarers
Apostleship of the Sea Celtic Bucket Collection
More than £500 raised for seafarers
The shoeboxes were handed to AoS Tyne port chaplain Paul Atkinson
Insurer hands gifts to AoS Tyne port chaplain
AoS chaplains are alongside container ship crew in the rough and the smooth
AoS chaplains are alongside container ship crew in the rough and the smooth
 St Aloysius Public Life Group heard about the work of AoS
Scotland Development Officer gives talk to St Aloysius’ Public Life Group
Jimmy Ross, AoS volunteer ship visitor at North Tees, with his precious delivery
North Tees ship visitor Jimmy Ross goes the eggs-tra mile to assist crew
Mass was celebrated for the crew of the Pride of Rotterdam at Hull
Hull AoS chaplain organises Mass for crew on Pride of Rotterdam
Doug Duncan with his award and his son Danny
Doug Duncan picks up Tourism and Hospitality Award
Sacred Heart Church in Sunningdale, Surrey has donated items from their knit and natter group to AoS
Sunningdale church donates handiwork to AoS
Musicians at the Concert of AoS in Glasgow University Turnbull Hall
Musicians put on five-star show in Turnbull Hall
Your Catholic Legacy Catholic Legacy Week
Mass goers asked to consider gifts to Catholic charities
 AoS Scottish Development Officer Euan McArthur and AoS ship visitor Anne Marie Stephen
Circle chooses AoS as its President's Charity for the year
AoS Immingham port chaplain Bryony Watson
Immingham port chaplain Bryony supports crew
Delegates at Apostleship of the Sea World Congress 2017 in Taiwan
World Congress sets out priorities focused on fishing industry
Cardinal Turkson and H.E. Chen Chien-jen at the opening of the AoS 24th World Congress
24th World Congress opens with message from Pope Francis
Apostleship of the Sea Stella Mass 2017
Inaugural Mass in Scottish Capital City celebrated
Lt Cdr Mark Kemmis Betty received the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service Award from HRH The Princess Royal
Lt Cdr Mark Kemmis Betty gets Merchant Navy Award
AoS World Congress in Taiwan 2017
Taiwan meeting to focus on fishermen, the forgotten seafarers
Chris Green, Anne McLaren and Martin Foley at the Hull seafarers centre
AoS takes over Hull seafarers centre
Stella Maris Mass 2017 in Norwich
AoS holds Mass in honour of Our Lady Star of the Sea
AoS Stella Maris Mass 2017 at Newcastle
Mass of Our Lady Star of the Sea celebrated at Newcastle Cathedral
Apostleship of the Sea Stella Maris Mass Glasgow 2017
Holyrood Secondary School pupils join in celebration
AoS port chaplains Patricia Ezra and Wojciech Holub were commissioned at Mass
Bishop Alan Williams celebrates inaugural SM Mass
AoS South Coast port chaplain Rev. Roger Stone on the right
AoS South Coast port chaplain provides assistance
Stella Maris Mass 2017 in Southwark Diocese
AoS a 'great example of the works of mercy'
Stella Maris Mass in Plymouth Cathedral
Mass of Our Lady Star of the Sea held in Plymouth Cathedral
Middlesbrough Stella Maris Mass 2017
Mass held in Middlesbrough Cathedral
Archbishop Fisichella celebrates Mass for the crew
Archbishop Rino Fisichella makes pastoral visit to P&O cruise ship
Bishop Patrick McKinney celebrated AoS Stella Maris Mass in Nottingham
AoS Stella Maris Mass in the Cathedral of St Barnabas
Bishop Stephen Robson celebrated Mass at Aberdeen
Bishop Robson visits Malaviya Seven crew
AoS Stella Maris Mass 2017 in Portsmouth
Stella Maris Mass Portsmouth 2017
Apostleship of the Sea Sharpness team support seafarers
AoS in Mombasa provided spiritual and pastoral support to the crew
AoS Mombasa provides faith and pastoral support
Fr Colum Kelly celebrates the AoS Legacy Mass
Fr Colum leads Mass for deceased AoS supporters
Fr Jos Vanhoof Apostleship of the Sea port chaplain in Antwerp
'No one seemed concerned about crew welfare'
AoS volunteers at Firhill Stadium for a bucket collection
AoS volunteers host pre-match bucket collection
Joe O'Donnell with some of the crew of the ship Reggae
AoS port chaplain and ship visitor assist unpaid crew
AoS Antwerp port chaplain Fr Jorgedy with the captain and some crew members
AoS Tilbury and Antwerp support spiritual needs
Paul Atkinson and Terry Patchett with the hospitalised seafarer
AoS Tyne and AoS Jamaica step in to assist
Pupils from St Polycarp's in Farnham sent prayers and letters to seafarers
Pupils from St Polycarp's School in Surrey show support for seafarers
Pope Francis tweet on Sea Sunday 2017
Pontiff makes history with tweet about seafarers
The Hsiang Fuh crew were supported by AoS in Durban
Seafarers assisted by AoS in Durban
The dangers of shipping and fishing cannot be underestimated, says AoS
Dangers of shipping and fishing should not be underestimated
AoS Stella Maris icon
Dates and times for 2017 Masses
AoS annual reception on board the Wellington
Supporters, clergy and shipping hear about Malaviya Seven plight
Patricia AoS Felixstowe port chaplain with seafarer Florens and his sister
AoS port chaplain Pat Ezra arranges meeting
Fleet Circle Catenian president Mike Mitchell presenting a cheque to Alastair Emblem from AoS
Fleet, Tyne and Sheffield circles donate to AoS
AoS Hull team with Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Hull AoS team meet Cardinal Vincent and Bishop Terence
Fr Andrew Thavam and Deacon Paul Racette with the ship's captain and chief officer
AoS Canada respond to crew's faith needs following fatal accident
Paul Atkinson AoS port chaplain in Blyth and Tyne
AoS Tyne chaplain supports seafarer who left ship after disagreement
St Mungo’s Primary School pupils with Euan McArthur and Joe O'Donnell from AoS
St Mungo's Primary school sponsors walk and make cupcakes
Fr Colum Kelly prays with the crew of the Santa Bettina
AoS port chaplain Fr Colum says Mass for seafarers
The Malaviya Seven seafarers visited Aberdeen Football Club
Seafarers get guided tour of Aberdeen FC
Cardinal Turkson celebrates Mass with the crew
Cardinal Turkson visits cruise ship and meets crew
AoS National Conference 2017
Parish contact shares her experience
Paul Cullen and his wife Carolynn are new ship visitors in Port Talbot
Paul Cullen and his wife Carolynn join AoS team
AoS Immingham port chaplain Bryony Watson supported seafarers whose ship caught fire
Immingham port chaplain Bryony visits seafarers
Bishop Paul Mason new AoS Bishop Promoter for England & Wales
Bishop Paul Mason is new Bishop Promoter for England & Wales
AoS Immingham port chaplain Steve Willows with the two seafarers
Immingham port chaplain Steve Willows offers practical support
Seafarers with Bishop Stephen Robson after Easter Mass
Easter Masses and ship visits around the country
AoS Milford Haven port chaplain Fr Paul Osunyikanmi, Dai Garland and Andrew Scott
SemLogistics donates a year's supply to AoS
Bryony Watson AoS Immingham port chaplain with seafarers
Bryony Watson joins Immingham chaplaincy team
Euan with pupils of St Clements Dundee
Dundee pupils learn about AoS work
St Bride's parish in East Kilbride celebrates Sea Sunday
St Bride's parish celebrates Sea Sunday
Peter Morgan is AoS assistant port chaplain in Southampton
Southampton port chaplain supports seafarers
Doug Duncan is Apostleship of the Sea port chaplain in Aberdeen
AoS Aberdeen port chaplain holds prayer service with crew
AoS Scotland Development Officer Euan McArthur with pupils of St Joseph's Stepps
School assemblies in St Joseph's Stepps and St Stephen's Dalmuir
Emilian waiting to be taken ashore by Hartlepool Lifeboat
AoS Hartlepool supports injured man
AoS Scotland Development Officer Euan McArthur speaks with pupils of Holyrood Secondary
Holyrood Secondary strengthen ties with Apostleship of the Sea
AoS Bristol was able to visit the seafarer in hospital
Crew member injured after accident on cargo ship
AoS 2017 port chaplain directory
2017 directory lists details of chaplains in 261 ports and 65 countries
Fr Colum Lent podcasts
Fr Colum reflects on the weekly Lent Gospels
AoS Development Officer Euan McArthur with pupils of St Patrick's Primary School Kilsyth
AoS gives talk at Kilsyth school as part of Catholic Education Week
Mary and Mike Reeve are AoS supporters who are featured in a new publicity campaign for Your Catholic Legacy
AoS 'spends the money where it is needed'
Fr Colum Kelly is port chaplain for Apostleship of the Sea
Fr Colum Kelly reflects on why gentleness is vital in AoS' work
Fr Hugh Allan is an Apostleship of the Sea cruise chaplain
Journalist Greg Watts talks to Fr Hugh Allan about being a cruise chaplain
AoS supported the crew of the Sea Emperor which was held in Fawley
AoS port chaplain supports crew at Fawley
Sr Marian Davey AoS port chaplain for Felixstowe
Crew members support each other after colleague's death
AoS Scotland Development Officer Euan McArthur with students from Glasgow University Chaplaincy
Students hear about work of Apostleship of the Sea
Sr Ashley's Pleasure Yacht explores origins of the Mission to Seamen
Book by Catholic priest looks at origins of seamen's mission
AoS supported a group of seafarers after their colleague fell ill on board
Sr Scholastica supports crew whose colleague falls ill on board ship off Sunderland
St Ninians pupils hear about AoS work
Giffnock students asked to share about AoS' work
Captain Joop with a child refugee
Immingham port chaplain describes humbling encounter
AoS Legacy Officer Alastair Emblem wrote a letter in the Financial Times
AoS highlights value of legacy giving in Financial Times letter
Euan speaks to pupils of St Mary's Primary School in Greenock
AoS shares about seafarers' vital work and how it supports them