Axminster group backs South Pacific aid mission

PUBLISHED: 09:59 28 January 2014 | UPDATED: 09:59 28 January 2014

Axminster Catenians present the cheque to Izzy (left to right)  Kevin Lazenby, Mgr Robert Draper, Izzy Worrall, Bob Bannister, and Paul Austin

Axminster Catenians present the cheque to Izzy (left to right) Kevin Lazenby, Mgr Robert Draper, Izzy Worrall, Bob Bannister, and Paul Austin

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Catenians present Isobel “Izzy” Worrall with £500 towards her trip to the Solomon Islands.

A young Dorset woman has received a welcome cash boost to help fund an aid mission to the South Pacific.

Isobel “Izzy” Worrall received £500 from the Axminster Catenians bursary fund to help finance a trip to the Diocese of Auki in the Solomon Islands.

This is a relatively new catholic community in a very remote location, and Izzy will have to travel by plane, via Australia, and finally by a four-hour boat journey to reach the location. She will undertake three months’ teaching and liturgical advice to schools and parishes in the diocese.

* Catenians are Catholic men who meet regularly for social activities – often with their families. They are part of an international organisation with over 10,500 members ,who recently celebrated their Centenary . Members of Axminster Catenians are drawn from East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset.

Further details Website: http://www.thecatenians.com/

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