Tag Archives: Manchester

Welcoming Fr Admos, our new Deacon at St C’s

Many congratulations to Admos who was ordained Deacon on September 23rd, to serve in our parish. Admos and his family have worshipped with us since arriving in the UK from Zimbabwe, and Admos has had a significant part in shaping … Continue reading

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An award from the Bishop

For the second year in a row St Chrysostom’s has been given a ‘Church for a Different World Award’ by the Bishop of Manchester.  The awards celebrate how churches across the Diocese of Manchester are innovating to meet the needs … Continue reading

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Remembering Manchester

This has been a week of deep emotion, tragedy, and concern in Manchester. It has also been a week when we have seen courageous bravery, working together, and praying together. It has been a week when people from all around … Continue reading

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Proud to support St C’s great Manchester woman!

The names of twenty great women of Manchester on the shortlist for a statue in the centre of Manchester was revealed recently. Not surprisingly Emmeline Pankhurst came top of the list. However, Manchester should be proud to have such a wealth of … Continue reading

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Creative Connections

You may have noticed a few improvements outside church, with some more to come. The new bench commemorating Gill and Dick Hatch has settled into place next to our new prayer tree and is proving a lovely sunny spot to … Continue reading

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Parish Assistant John writes: Yesterday evening, a contingent from St C’s attended Penny King’s first Mass following her ordination as priest on Saturday. What a glorious and memorable service! We enjoyed the magnificent interior of St Elisabeth’s, Reddish – a … Continue reading


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May God hold you in the palm of His hand

Parish assistant John writes: Over Trinity Sunday weekend, I was at a 4-day choir festival in Dublin. Various Voices is an international festival for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender choirs. Over 80 choirs took part from all around the world … Continue reading

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Inflamed by the fire of Christ’s love

Pentecost Sunday 2014. We celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, as tongues of fire at the first Pentecost, and now, today in our lives and world. Here is our joyous congregation after High Mass, grouped on the church steps with carnations … Continue reading

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We’re all going to the zoo, zoo, zoo

Our parish assistants get out a little! John writes: Yesterday, I joined fifty children from the Year 1 and Reception classes at St John’s School for a thrilling day at Blackpool Zoo. We saw lions and elephants… playful penguins… giraffes … Continue reading

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‘Pennydiction’ and Choral Evensong

A wonderful debut from our new Choral Evensong Choir yesterday evening, pictured here in final rehearsal. They presented Thomas Tallis’ Short Service and Edward Elgar’s Ave Verum, and sounded beautiful. It was especially nice to see plenty of familiar faces … Continue reading

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