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Commemorating Archbishop Oscar Romero

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The Justice and Peace Association will be holding a commemoration of the martyrdom of Archbishop Romero on Saturday 14 March.  The speaker will be Johan Bergstrom-Allen (British Province of Carmelites) and it will be at the Burnley and Pendle Faith Centre, Barden Lane, Burnley, BB10 1JD.  1.30pm for 2.00pm start (light refreshments available).  Mass 3.30pm.

Romero Poster 2015

 

Cornerstone Big Sleep-Out - April 24th

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This year Cornerstone will be hosting a Big Sleep-Out in support of the thousands of people who have to endure sleeping rough on our streets.

Why?
This is your opportunity to help homeless men and women
in and around Manchester. The sponsorship you raise will help
Cornerstone support homeless men and women in Manchester.

Who?
You can enter as an individual but also as a family, with friends
or as a team with work colleagues or as an organisation. Even the
Bishop of Salford †John Arnold will be taking part.
We do not set a minimum sponsorship but encourage participants
to raise as much as they can.

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Bishop John Arnold visits 463

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Earlier this week Bishop John Arnold paid a visit to 463.  This is a new venture in Didsbury run by Caritas Diocese of Salford to provide a home for young people with life-limiting conditions, which offers enhanced care in a homely environment. It was a great privilege to be able to welcome Bishop John to 463 and show him all that has already been achieved.

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Denise Wakefield’s Retires after 23 years’ service to young mothers

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People from across the generations, from young mums and their babies through to retired social workers and volunteers, gathered at Radcliffe Road, Bolton on Wednesday, 17 December to wish Denise a happy retirement and to thank her for her commitment and dedicated hard work over 23 years. During her time at Radcliffe Road Denise saw the development of the nursery and play areas as the Playgroup Co-ordinator and over the years she has nurtured and looked after many young mums and their children. Members of the Steering Group and Mark Wiggin CEO, Rosaleen Griffin Head of Children and Family Services  and Sue McVeigh Personnel, were among those who attended along with Caritas staff, past and present, to ensure a happy retirement after a job well done!

   

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