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News of former Parish Assistants, continued

Fr Chris shared news of four former parish assistants here, he has been busy and brings us news now of four more! It makes lovely reading. St C’s has an important ministry in encouraging young people, and the not so … Continue reading

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#soapbox Protect a local shopping centre

Get ready for major disruption travelling  by road into the city for at least three years. That’s what will happen if the proposal to build an air vent for the High Speed Train ( HS2) on the Fallowfield shopping centre … Continue reading

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#soapbox No love in exclusion

One in five LGBT people have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months  Two in five trans people have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their … Continue reading

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#soapbox Give children the time and space to flourish

Slow down you move too fast … I want to shout from a soapbox : stop pushing children to do everything early, stop trying to accelerate them as though they are cars and life is a race to rush through … Continue reading

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#soapbox – The unjust treatment of protesters in Hong Kong

Here is the second contribution in our #soapbox blog series from members of our church congregation, in the spirit of #Peterloo Hong Kong has been in the spotlight of international news in the past few months because of its weekly … Continue reading

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The Angelus: Stop, pause and pray

Just over 100 years ago Jean-Francois Millet’s painting L’Angélus was one of the most popular paintings in Western Europe and the United States. Painted in 1857 Millet’s depiction of two French peasants praying rapidly became an icon of Catholic identity. A … Continue reading

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#MoreThanSunday Doubt

Our Diocese has recently launched the interesting #MoreThanSunday  initiative – encouraging exploration and growth in faith. The Diocesan website comments “We hope that #MoreThanSunday will not only deepen our faith and increase our engagement with our communities, but also connect … Continue reading

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