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AoS has a port chaplain at the port of Tyne
Port chaplain provides emotional and practical help for crew
Fr Jean Benoit Patrick Nlend celebrated Mass with the crew of the vessel
Crew traumatised after second officer goes missing
The Filipino choir from St Columba's Catholic Church singing at the carols service
Events raise cash for AoS' ministry with Typhoon victims
The seafarers centre in Immingham may be closed but AoS' mission continues
Tidal surge destroys seafarers' centre but outreach continues
An Apostleship of the Sea port chaplain visits a ship
Seafarers can access help and advice more easily
Southampton port chaplain Roger Stone onboard a cruise ship with its crew
Cruise chaplains respond to needs of typhoon-hit crew
Apostleship of the Sea's Aberdeen port chaplain Doug Duncan
Faith propels Aberdeen port chaplain in his ministry
Pope Francis has spoken out about the "globalization of indifference"
'Joy of the Gospel' echoes current priorities for the AoS
Sr Scholastica and Fr Mariadass with a Filipino seafarer
AoS ship visitor and Sister of Mercy helps typhoon-hit crew
The ministry of Apostleship of the Sea is vital in ensuring the welfare of fishing crew
Listen to AoS' World Fisheries Day podcast
Apostleship of the Sea is assisting fishermen affected by Typhoon Haiyan
Fishing communities devastated by storm
Apostleship of the Sea has seafarer centres all over the Philippines
Cebu chaplain caught up in Haiyan speaks of efforts to help victims
AoS is committed to assisting survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the long term
Long term support for seafarers’ families hit by typhoon crucial
Seafarers and the Filipino community celebrate Mass at Immingham port
Fr Colum Kelly writes about his ministry with affected crew on ITV News
AoS Felixstowe port chaplain Sr Marian Davey
Port chaplains offer pastoral support to seafarers affected by storm
AoS Tilbury chaplain Wojciech Holub with seafarers at London Gateway
Our Tilbury chaplain reflects on the opening of London Gateway
AoS Tyne port chaplain Paul Atkinson is featured in a film about AoS work with seafarers
Film shows the work of AoS in supporting seafarers
AoS supporter James Hanratty presents a MiFi unit to our Tilbury chaplain Wojciech Holub.
AoS Mi-Fi units prove popular with seafarers
Fr Xavier Pinto of the Apostleship of the Sea
Catholic charities helping with relief efforts following devastating cyclone
AoS chaplain Fr Colum Kelly speaks to a seafarer during one of his ship visits
Immingham chaplain Fr Colum Kelly featured on BBC News
Martin Foley: stressed need for prayer and action
AoS National Director stresses importance of prayer and action on Vatican Radio
Rev Roger Stone explains how AoS is helping the stranded crew of the Independent
ITV News clip highlights why AoS ministry is vital
Apostleship of the Sea ship visitors provide support to seafarers in need
AoS steps in to aid abandoned crew at Shoreham
Bishop Philip Egan and Rev Roger Stone celebrate Stella Maris Mass at Portsmouth Cathedral
Bishops hail work of AoS chaplains and volunteers
Bishop Tom Burns SM celebrates Stella Maris Mass at Westminster Cathedral
Stella Maris Masses in London, Glasgow and Portsmouth
Vatican Radio logo
Listen as AoS cruise chaplain Fr Paul Mason features in an interview
Southampton port chaplain Roger Stone
Shoreham chaplain and volunteers support crew abandoned since January
In a Manger card
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Wojciech Holub
Wojciech Holub views his new appointment as a vocation.
Fr Colum Kelly
Fr Colum featured in BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.
The Assumption Mass at Teeside
Visiting priest celebrates mass for crew of ‘Sea Pull’.
Alongside Magazine Cover
The much anticipated new Alongside is out and ready to read now.
Gabriella with a seafarer
London teenager says it was privilege to work as an intern with AoS during summer break.
Maritime Labour Convention: new golden era or false dawn?
Elfi and the drums
AoS Ship Visitors help a crew to restore their drum and percussion kit
Fr James Benfield
New priest a firm AoS supporter
Martin Foley
Listen to the Catholic News' Podcast on Sea Sunday - The Welfare of Seafarers
Pope Francis arrives in Lampedusa
Pope Francis laments thousands lost at sea off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
UN Maritime Director Visits Tilbury
UN Maritime director goes ship visiting with AoS.
Paul Atkinson
AoS appalled at treatment of foreign fishermen by a UK government agency
Swimmers in the Humber
Sponsored Humber river swim makes a big splash for AoS.
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Listen as AoS features in an interview on Premier Radio
Lifesaver on the HMS Wellington
On the eve of The Day of The Seafarer AoS held a reception on HMS Wellington.
Tony McAvoy with a seafarer
AoS provides support following a tragic death of seafarer.
Cheque presentation
Sponsored walk to support AoS a huge success.
Middlesbrough Diocesan Caritas Roadshow a huge success.
Celtic Prayer on the beach
Trustees, staff, chaplains, volunteers, parish contacts and supporters came together as pilgrims.
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Seafarers join in historic worldwide Eucharist Adoration.
AoS put it's views forward on new EU fishing policy.
Bishop Peter Giving Mass
AoS conference looks to the future with confidence and faith
Over 100 port chaplains, ship visitors and others gather for a 3-day conference.
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Vote for AoS to win Zipcar's Charity Drive!
The Walk to France Team
AoS Jersey complete their annual 'Walk To France'.
A Mass to celebrate AoS and welcome John Pinhay to his new ministry.
Peter McGillan Sharpness Ship VIsitor
The AoS ship visiting teams make those from other culures feel welcome.
Vikki with her medal
A marathon run for AoS by student Vikki Frith
Supporting Faith - Paul Glock
AoS Chaplain speaks of his visits to a ship that this week had four of its crew kidnapped by pirates
Paul GLock Tilbury Chaplain
The crew of a cross channel ferry that has ceased its service have benefited from the help of AoS.
The crew of the ‘Torrent’ have been stranded for months, but have had some relief thanks to AoS
Vikki Frith
On the 21st April this year, we have an adventurous fundraiser running the London Marathon .
Mark Kemmis Betty
AoS comes to the rescue of shipwrecked mariners
Fr Colum Kelly and local school children collecting Easter eggs
Apostleship of the Sea will be bringing Easter Cheer to Seafarers
Amongst the cardinals to elect the new pope will be one with an interest in seafarer welfare.
AoS Chaplain Ann Donnelly
For National Womens Day on 8th March, AoS highlights how women are playing a key role
Gathered for Mass
Mass arranged onboard ship for grief stricken crew after loss of crew mate
A Ferry
We welcome the launch of National Ferry Fortnight and the focus it gives to the work of ferry crew.
Roger Stone with a seafarer
AoS supports a fleet of arrested ships across the UK and Spain.
Front of Easter card
Well done to the winners of our returned supporter survey competition.
Pope Benedict XVI with an AoS High Vis
AoS praises Pope Benedict XVI’s concern for seafarers during his time in office.
World Congress
Holy Fathers' Lent message calls for AoS to respond to humanitarian needs and spiritual hunger.
Sr Scholastica and Sunderland AoS Volunteers
Volunteers from Sunderland AoS have stepped in to support for the crew of a ship docked in port.
Euan McArthur on right
Development Officer for Scotland undertakes charity swim
Cover of Bible ALive
AoS is helping seafarers visiting British ports to discover the Bible
Cover of new directory showing Stella Maris
Apostleship of the Sea has launched its first directory of port chaplains around the world.
Hartlepool - PICT0005 l to r Brenda Bland (AoS Ship Visitor Hartlepool), Captain Bruno, 4th from left Gaynor Parkinson (Catechist), youngsters with Filipino seafarers, Fr Adrian Tuckwell and Michael Carter (AoS Ship Visitor Hartlepool).
Young people from the parish of St Thomas of Cantebury help bring Christmas to seafarers.