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Wojciech Holub Apostleship of the Sea Stella Maris port chaplain Tilbury
Tilbury chaplain helps seafarers through their ordeal with stowaways
Paul with Santa hat receives the shoeboxes from John Webb and Holly Hughes
67 Christmas shoeboxes for seafarers in Tyne
Fr Colum says Mass on board for the crew
AoS supports seafarers after captain dies of heart attack
Teams from ABP and AoS Hull and Goole wrap woolly hats for seafarers
Employees and volunteers pack hats for seafarers
Bryony Watson AoS Immingham Port Chaplain with seafarers
A sharing by our Immingham Port Chaplain Bryony Watson
Cardinal Turkson: fishers are crying out for help
Church cannot remain silent to abuses
Prayer for World Fisheries Day
Prayer for World Fisheries Day
AoS Vice Chair of Trustees Captain Esteban Pacha and Tilbury Port Chaplain Wojciech Holub laid a wreath
AoS joins in Remembrance Sunday service for seafarers
John Pinhay AoS Falmouth Port Chaplain and Simon Bromage AoS Falmouth Ship Visitor gave their first classroom talk to Class 5 at St Mary’s Bodmin.
Falmouth AoS team give talk in St Mary's school
Mass on board Pride of Rotterdam organised by AoS team in Hull
AoS Hull organises Mass on board
AoS Port Chaplain in London Wojciech Holub supported the crew of the Key Fighter
AoS port chaplain Wojciech Holub comforts crew after colleagues' deaths
Bishop Terence with AoS ship visitors who were commissioned
Bishop Terence celebrates Mass for seafarers in Cathedral
Bishop John WIlson celebrated the Stella Maris Mass at Our Lady of Victories London
Bishop John Wilson celebrates Mass for AoS supporters and seafarers
Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated Mass at Norwich Cathedral
Mass to pray for seafarers in St John the Baptist Cathedral
AoS attended the 2018 World Maritime Day ceremony organised by the International Maritime Organization
AoS supports International Maritime Organization Human Element policy
AoS organised a Mass in Falmouth to pray for seafarers
Seafarers attend Mass which sees ship visitors commissioned
Bishop Seamus Cunningham celebrated Mass at St Bede's church for AoS
AoS ship visitor commissioned at Mass in South Shields
Bishop Alan Williams was the main celebrant at the Mass in Brentwood
Bishop Alan Williams celebrates Mass to pray for seafarers and AoS
Stella Maris Mass Southwark 2018
AoS great example of Corporal Works of Mercy says Archbishop Peter Smith
AoS supports seafarers
An interview with AoS ship visitor Mary Wheeler
Bishop Philip Egan celebrated Mass for AoS and seafarers in Portsmouth
Bishop Philip Egan celebrates Mass for AoS
Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrated AoS first Stella Maris Mass to be held in the Diocese
Archbishop Longley celebrates inaugural Stella Maris Mass for AoS
Three AoS ship visitors were commissioned at the Stella Maris Mass in Arundel Catheral
Mgr Richard Madders celebrates Mass and commissions AoS ship visitors
Bishop Stephen Robson with Pam Millar and Doug Duncan AoS
Bishop Stephen Robson celebrates Mass for seafarers
Crew from P&O Ventura and Cunard Queen Victoria in St Peter's Basilica
AoS arranges Mass for 200 crew members
AoS spoke at Masses in St Teresa Newarthill for Sea Sunday
AoS gets warm welcome from Fr Bill and parishioners
Fr Andrew Cole celebrated Mass for AoS and seafarers in Grimsby
Fr Andrew Cole commissions AoS ship visitors at Mass
AoS has produced a new booklet about St Peter Claver
Apostleship of the Sea produces brochure about St Peter Claver
 Messman fgets cake and balloons from our Portsmouth port chaplain
AoS Portsmouth chaplain gives seafarer reason to celebrate
AoS Immingham Port Chaplain Steve Willows with crew
AoS port chaplain makes a difference by being there for seafarers
AoS celebrates 10 years in Jersey
AoS work on the island is as important as ever
Ciaran with East Anglia Port Chaplain Patricia Ezra
Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School pupil does work experience with charity
Being There Report about AoS chaplaincy
Report looks at vital AoS ministry
Fr Colum celebrates Mass at National Justice & Peace conference
AoS Immingham port chaplain speaks about how AoS cares for seafarers
Stella Maris icon
Dates and times for 2018 Masses
Bishop Stephen Robson AoS Scotland Bishop Promoter
An interview with Bishop Stephen Robson
Pope Francis
Pontiff hails work of seafarers on Sea Sunday
AoS Hull port chaplain Anne McLaren with a seafarer
Cardinal Turkson highlights welfare aspect in Sea Sunday message
Apostleship of the Sea Day of the Seafarer reception on board HQS Wellington
Cardinal Nichols pays tribute to AoS ahead of Sea Sunday
Simon O'Toole, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Esteban Pacha
New Chair and Vice Chair of Trustees enhances seafarers charity
Fr Ricky with some crew members
Mass in Rome for Boudicca ship crew
Deacon John Archer AoS Mobile with some of the crew during Christmas
AoS chaplain supports crew
AoS Holy Island 2018 Day of Prayer for Seafarers
Day of prayer held for seafarers
Roger received his Medal from the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire
Seafarers pay tribute to AoS port chaplain
The Comarco Falcon in Cape Town
AoS supports Kenyan seafarers
Papal Nuncio blesses seafarers on board their ship
AoS organises visit on board ships
Euan AoS Scotland Development Officer with pupils of St Mary's Primary Greenock
Pupils pledge their support ahead of 2020 AoS Glasgow meet
Nicky Barends AoS South Africa National Director
Nicky Barends commissioned in Cape Town
Archdiocese of Vancouver seminarians on their pastoral ship visit
AoS Vancouver organises pastoral ship visit
Mass on board mv Swiftness at Teesport
Masses said for seafarers in Teesport
AoS Ukraine was on a working visit to AoS in Hull
AoS Ukraine port visit to Hull
AoS Walk to France 2018
Sunny weather for AoS Jersey event
Fr Herman Giraldo Aos Durban port chaplain
Ship blessed after Master dies on board
AoS supporters at the bucket collection at Hampden Park Glasgow
Bucket collection in Glasgow brings in £1,000
Hugh and Mary with Fr John and AjAj
AoS ship visitors Hugh and Mary Ward share about their Filipino trip
Fr Hubert with seafarers
AoS Japan port chaplain supported seafarers for past 50 years
AoS Portsmouth ship visitor Irene Chapman distributing Easter eggs to seafarers
AoS brings cheer to crew on ships
JJ receives his Award from AoS national director Martin Foley
JJ Shiundu awarded Papal Blessing
AoS shared about our work with members of Glasgow Rotary
Scotland Development Officer Euan McArthur shares at monthly meeting
Michael O'Connor Apostleship of the Sea ship visitor in Greenock and Port Glasgow
AoS Greenock and Port Glasgow ship visitor Michael O'Connor
AoS Port Chaplain Directory 2018
Contact details of 216 AoS port chaplains worldwide
AoS Tees ship visitor Jun Li with crew of the Lan Hua Hai
AoS Tees team made to feel at home
AoS Malta Seafarers Centre
Seafarers looked after Fr Joe Borg at Seafarers Centre
AoS supported the Burmese seafarer from Oriental Nadeshiko
AoS South West chaplains support injured bosun
Bryony Watson AoS Immingham port chaplain
AoS Immingham port chaplain shares on Pause for Thought
Deacon Peter Barrigan, Hugh and Mary Ward, Fr John Lumley with seafarers on board IYO Sea
Fr John Lumley celebrates Mass for seafarers in Teesport
Euan McArthur AoS Scotland Development Officer spoke to the Dundee University Catholic Society
AoS talk to Dundee University Catholic Society
Zlatko with Vesna and AoS Scotland Development Officer Euan McArthur and Joe O'Donnell
Support by Clyde chaplain leaves lasting impression on seafarer and wife
Sr Mary Scholastica on BBC
AoS Sunderland ship visitor on national television
Rev Roger Stone AoS South Coast port chaplain with seafarers on board M/T Atlantic Mate
Seafarers mark start of Lent on ships
Fr Colum Kelly AoS Immingham port chaplain meets Pope Francis. Photo: Vatican Media
AoS Immingham port chaplain Papal audience
Deacon Dileep Athaide had visited the crew before a fire broke out
AoS chaplain visited crew before fire breaks out on ship
Fr Bruno Ciceri AoS received the medal from HE David Lee
Fr Bruno Ciceri receives Taiwan Friend of Foreign Service Medal
Seafarers live a semi-nomadic life that is hidden from view.
A personal sharing by Poole ship visitor David Chamberlain
Apostleship of the Sea Durban port chaplain Fr Herman Giraldo on the PSD2 ship
AoS port chaplain Fr Herman Giraldo steps in to help
AoS Tyne port chaplain Paul Atkinson
Ikan Luding crew say thanks to port chaplain Paul Atkinson
AoS joins Free Wills Network
Supporters can have their Wills written free of charge
AoS North Tees ship visitors Hugh and Mary Ward and Fr Jeff Dodds
AoS arranges Mass for Gas Pasha crew
AoS South Coast port chaplain Rev. Roger Stone
Rev Roger Stone in Queen's New Year's Honour's List