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NATIONAL GRIEF AWARENESS WEEK

2nd to 8th December 2020 marks National Grief Awareness Week. The aim of the week is to: Raise awareness of the impact of grief Make people aware of the breadth of support available. Create a unified voice and national platform for all bereavement services The 2 key messages for the week are: 1.     Distance should not…
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LOCKDOWN PART TWO

Here is the statement from the Bishops Conference as churches are closed again for the second time by order of HM Government.
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FRUIT SCONES

INGREDIENTS 225g (8oz) Self Raising Flour 1 level tsp Baking Powder 50g 92oz) Butter, softened 50g (2oz) Mixed Dried Fruit. You may wish to add more fruit. I found the first time I made them the fruit quantity was not sufficient. It’s a case of experiment till you are happy with the fruit content. 1…
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HALLOWEEN

As we approach the Feast of All Saints we see te emergence of ghostly characters in the shops – images of witches and ghosties and goblins. THIS IS NOT THE CHRISTIAN MEANING OF HALLOWEEN AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED. Thanks be to God with the COVID 19 Virus still being around and us in Greater Manchester…
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MONTH OF THE HOLY SOULS

November is the month when we traditionally think of those who have died- our relatives and friends. We pray for the repose of their souls that they may pass swiftly through Purgatory to attain the vision of God for all eternity. During the month of November many Masses will be offered for the Holy Souls.…
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COVID BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Responding to a specific need, Caritas is now able to offer bereavement support to individuals &/or families who have experienced the death of a loved one due to Covid 19. This support is unique because it will enable those participating to share their story in their own way with others who have “walked in their…
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BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS

The the news has been rather gloomy of late but this weekend in the life of the Church we have something wonderful to celebrate. Some REAL GOOD NEWS!!! A 15-year-old will be beatified, his name is Carlo Acutis. He was born in 1991 in London of Italian parents and baptised at Our Lady of Dolour’s,…
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