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Oratory Students Explore Seas

Pupils of the London Oratory School explored the world of shipping and seafarers thanks to a presentation from Apostleship of the Sea on 26th June. Shipping, the lives of seafarers and the work of the Church in this area were almost completely unknown to the Year 9 students. The UK’s reliance on maritime trade for many of their daily necessities and the challenges seafarers face were a surprise to many of the pupils. John Green from Apostleship of the Sea also outlined the work of the charity’s port chaplains and ship visitors in the more than 300 ports they work in around the world, providing practical help for seafarers as well as working to support their faith.

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