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DON’T BE LATE!

A priest of our diocese tells the tale that when he was in seminary he thought that he would have a hard time in celebrating Mass. Why? He was usually late for the seminary’s celebration of Mass so would not know how it began!!! He always had to leave Mass early to make the tea…
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WELCOME

This afternoon at Holy Family Church I had the delight of celebrating our first Baptism since the COVID Virus came and changed many things in our lives. WELCOME MY DEAR CHILDREN. Please keep them and their family in your prayers. May they grow in wisdom and stature and in favour with God and all humanity.…
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FACE MASKS

Please note that under new government legislation issued today that the wearing of a facemask will be MANDATORY from the 8th August. Please bring a suitable face covering when coming to Mass on the 8th August and thereafter.
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Caritas Job Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen within our Diocesan Charity Caritas. Details are given below if anyone wishes to apply. Hostel Operations Manager  37 hours per weekSCP20-25 £25,295 – £28,785 per annumQualification bar SCP23 Closing date: Friday, 14 August 2020 To apply, please visit the Caritas website www.caritassalford.org.uk for an application pack or contact Rebecca Anderson on 0161 817 2264…
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CAFOD – SUMMER OF HOPE APPEAL

Cafod’s Summer of Hope Appeal is raising money to help those affected by the Coronavirus Appeal.  They are encouraging you and your family to be part of a Summer of Hope to ensure that clean water and food reaches some of the poorest families in the world during this global emergency.  We have organised a…
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In Persona Christi

I have been using the image attached to this post for a few weeks now during my meditation.  It has proved to be quite inspiring and I now have a small copy of it at the base of the crucifix when I am saying Mass.  It certainly brings home to me the Church’s understanding of…
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First Holy Communion

A number of parents have been asking about the re-arrangements for First Holy Communion Celebration that should have taken place in June. At the time of writing I am still unable to give a date when that celebration might take place. We have been advised not to give out any dates until at least the…
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Sunday Evening Musings

As a child I used to watch a gardening programme. I can’t remember what it was called but one of the presenters was called Percy Thrower. I remember being fascinated at the wonderful things that he was able to grow and the fantastic garden displays he was able to produce with what seemed like very…
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SVP Work

After Mass today members of the SVP came together (at a social distance) to prepare ‘holiday packs’ for children within the parish community. The packs contain pencils, crayons and activity books. They will be distributed during the week together with many food parcels for those who need at little helping hand at this time. Many…
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