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Thought for Today from Fr John

Posted: 24 March 2020

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A message from Father John

Posted: 23 March 2020

Our list is growing - if you know someone in the parish who would like to be included - check with them first - please forward their email address to Maureen. Yesterday was very strange - Sunday without a Sunday Mass!

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A Mothers Day message from Father John

Posted: 22 March 2020

Every blessing and prayers today for all our mothers, alive here or in heaven. My intention as I offer Mass today will be for our mothers especially those from whom we are separated.

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Covid-19 Online Resources

Posted: 19 March 2020

Following the statement from the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales yesterday which has announced a temporary suspension of public worship, we have compiled this list of resources to help parishioners in our diocese through these uncertain times.

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Posted: 18 March 2020

If you are housebound or self-isolating at this time, please use these prayers to unite yourself with the worship of the Universal Church, and your own Parish, this Sunday. If alone, read or say these prayers quietly to yourself.

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Coronavirus Precautions

Posted: 15 March 2020

Whilst we have not yet received formal advice to do so, it is thought appropriate to temporarily cease certain liturgical practices in order to minimise the possibility of anyone who is carrying the coronavirus handing it on to other parishioners.

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Cancellation of some parish events

Posted: 14 March 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak there has been a cancellation of some parish events including the Tuesday evening prayerfuul reflections on the Gospel of Matthew at Lancashire Martyrs and the Friday morning Matthew: A vision of Jesus event at Wardley Hall.

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Ash Wednesday Masses

Posted: 16 February 2020

Ash Wednesday is not a Holyday of Obligation but rather one of special devotion reminding us of our need of God's mercy

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Safeguarding Officer Vacancy

Posted: 11 February 2020

The Diocese of Salford is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified practitioner to join its Safeguarding Team.

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Church Cleaners Wanted

Posted: 10 February 2020

If anyone has a spare hour on a Thursday morning, they would be very welcome to join the team of cleaners at Christ the king or St Edmund's. Simply turn up after Mass or the Service of Word and Communion

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Pastoral Message and Worksheet Two - Meeting Jesus in our listening

Posted: 09 February 2020

This weekend you will receive the second of our worksheets for this year, which concerns the Liturgy of the Word at Sunday Mass.

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Caritas Safe Haven Volunteer Request

Posted: 06 February 2020

As a volunteer you will work with the cook and assist support staff to ensure that the health, safety and wellbeing of our service users is at the forefront of all of our activities.

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