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#Posada2018 From Jamaica to Longsight

Fr Chris writes of a visit to Bougainvillea Gardens, Longsight We a splendid #Posada2018 visit to Horel and Vinnies this afternoon.  Sonia had arranged for us to meet at Bougainvillea Gardens in Longsight, and Fr Sydwell and I went along … Continue reading

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The 2018 Carol Service

We’ve had so many lovely comments about this year’s Carol Service. We invited a few people to share their special moments from the evening. Here are a selection:   “For me the special moment was the very international affirmation : … Continue reading

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A Quiz for St Nicholas’ Day

December 6th – St Nicholas’ Day. Try our fun quiz for the day. 1 Nicholas was Bishop of Myra. In which modern country is ancient Myra? 2. What was the name of the store manager, played by Nicholas Smith in … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 10% attendance

10% of Hulme Hall, approximately, attended this year’s hall carol service, and the #Posada2018 figures were there too! Hulme Hall is one of the university halls of residence, and is within our parish area. Just imagine if 10% of St … Continue reading

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Clean shoes and marzipan

                  I was a lucky child: not only did Father Christmas fill my stocking on Christmas Eve but St Nicholas filled my clean shoes on December 5th with marzipan and chocolate coins. … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 By the banks of the Mersey

Our Advent #Posada2018 has begun. The small figures of Mary, Joseph, and Deborah their donkey began their journey at Chorlton Water Park in South Manchester, on the banks of the River Mersey. On Saturdays a walk is often organised for … Continue reading

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Giving the donkey a name

Our Advent Posada is a popular and well established Advent outreach programme in St Chrysostom’s parish. Our small knitted figures of Mary, Joseph, and the donkey travel around our parish, and places we have connection with. They are always welcomed, … Continue reading

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