Posted on: 31/05/2019
The recently revived walks took place on Monday, May 27th. A contingent of about a dozen parishioners of Holy Trinity parish met in the precincts of Manchester Cathedral around 9-30am, awaiting the start of the procession which would go from the cathedral, along Deansgate to Peter Street and left into Albert Square, in front of the Town Hall.
Feelings were mixed as we were anxious about the weather, but we lined up ahead of the contingent from St Clare’s, Blackley and the Salford Diocese UCM and their banners, assembled the new Holy Trinity banner and once the bands started playing we were off. Bishop John joined our group and walked with us to Albert Square.
On arrival there we were addressed by the Lord Mayor of Manchester and the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford who both welcomed everyone to the two cities. A service of hymns, readings and prayers followed, with a brief homily from the Anglican Bishop of Bolton, and the final words and blessing were given by our own Bishop John.
The weather broke for a brief heavy shower as we walked back to the cathedral, but not enough to dampen our spirits. The walk had been a splendid display of witness to our faith and was clearly appreciated by the applauding crowds as the procession passed by.
After recognising the importance of this ecumenical show of commitment to our faith, it is hoped that our parish can gather a much larger contingent together next year. All who attended were delighted to have been able to participate in the walks.
Posted: 18 October 2019
On Sunday 13th October we took a parish trip to Fountains Abbey in Ripon, Yorkshire. Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England.
Posted: 08 September 2019
Saturday 7th September was the second of our Holy Trinity parish outings. This time it was a day trip to Llandudno. leaving at 9.45am we arrived in Llandudno at 11.35am when the weather was rather overcast and soon after leaving the coach it began to rain- we feared the worst !
Posted: 17 August 2019
The diocese is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed individual to join its Finance and Administration team as a junior administrator, with a specific emphasis on supporting the Property team. Alongside this, the successful candidate will work towards completing the Business and Administration Level 2 Qualification.