Tag Archives: Victoria Park

1837 plans for a Victoria Park Church

The idea for having a church on the site of St Chrysostom’s came long before our church building. Dr Bosdin Leech, a noted local resident and historian of the area, wrote to the St Chrysostom’s Monthly Magazine in 1938 about … Continue reading

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Celebrating 140 Years

We’re coming up to St Chrysostom’s Church’s birthday, so here’s some information about  the consecration itself By the 1870s Victoria Park and the local area had grown so much that it was decided it needed its own church. The site … 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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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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Researching the Victoria Park War Memorial

Next year, 2014, is the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and many events to mark this are being planned around the country. Here at St Chrysostom’s we have the War Memorial for our area, Victoria Park, … Continue reading

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Telling Our Local History

The area around our Church, Victoria Park, was established as an area for the wealthy of Manchester in the nineteenth century, it has a fascinating history. Many famous people lived in the area. These included famous surgeons, politicians, merchants, architects, … Continue reading

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