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Mini pilgrimage to honour St John Plessington

To pray for more holy priests like St John Plessington. On Wed 27th July 2016 Leave Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena at 12.30pm Meet St Francis Friary, Chester at 1pm opposite the site he was tried. Follow the route he was dragged to say the Rosary at the site of his execution. Join us. All welcome. For more information or if you would like a lift from the Shrine please phone 07743235046.

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Religious items needed for new shop

Old religious books, statues and pictures wanted for new shop at The Dome of Home   A new piety shop opened this Christmas at Ss Peter, Paul and St Philomena’s Church in New Brighton this Christmas, selling new and old religious books, statues, pictures, cards, DVD’s, medals and rosaries. Staffed by volunteers, the shop is part of an Information Point for our second Restoration Project, to help visitors appreciate the heritage of the building

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Canon meets the ‘Hairy Builder’

We all know that Canon Montjean enjoys getting involved with the building works and yesterday he was pleased to welcome Dave Myers, the 'Hairy Builder' and his BBC film crew. This new programme, scheduled as one of a series of 15 programmes that are following our contractor, William Anelay, to be broadcast next March, we think. Although still surrounded by scaffolding, Dave was here to help the contractors install the newly restored rose window,

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Greenleas Primary School visit The Dome

The impressive Dome of Home (otherwise known as Ss Peter, Paul and St Philomena’s Church) has begun it’s second Heritage Lottery Funded project and building work by William Anelay, contractor, has started. As part of the project, Adam Tallon is making a film about the church. Canon Amaury Montjean, Rector of the Shrine explained, “One of the HLF conditions of obtaining funding to restore this beautiful Grade II listed building is to engage

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The Mayor Rides and Strides from The Dome

The Mayor of Wirral, Cllr Les Rowlands visited The Dome to help the fundraising efforts organised by John Ebo of Historic Cheshire Churches Preservation Trust. HCCPT and National Churches Trust, both funders of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena's Restoration Projects, organise a sponsored fundraising 'Ride and Stride' event on 12th September. This year, a group from The Dome is hoping to take part, to supplement the fundraising. If you would like to join

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