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St Appollinaris, Bishop, Martyr

Apollinaris came from Antioch, with the Prince of the Apostles, and was consecreated Bishop by him.  He travelled to Ravenna to preach and converted many.  By his intercession the daughter of the nobleman Boniface was freed from a spirit, and Boniface himself was cured of dumbness.  By these acts a turmult was directed against him, and he was beaten and made to walk over hot coals.  As these did him no harm he was driven from the city.  In the

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St Mary Magdalen, Penitent

St Mary Magdalen, Penitent Dom Guernager quotes St Bridget of Sweden in telling us that Our Lord had said to her "Three Saints have been more pleasing to me than all others: Mary my Mother, John the Baptist, and Mary Magdalen". Mentioned in the New Testament as one of the holy women who accompanied Our Lord and ministered to Him, and also as one of the those who, with Our Lady and St John, stood at the foot of the cross, she was the sister of Martha

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Latest Heritage Lottery Fund project has commenced

These excellent photographs by Steve Billington show the works which have commenced on the latest phase of restoration. The photos clearly show exterior scaffolding on both the north and south transepts of the church - these are the side altars dedicated to the Sacred Heart of OLJC (north transept) and Our Lady (south transept). Interior scaffolding has been erected at the Sacred Heart altar and Our Lady's altar will be similarly encased next week.

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Help us get the Main Sancturary restored!

DO YOU WANT TO RESTORE THE MAIN SANCTUARY IN ANOTHER HLF PROJECT? Firstly, thank you very much for all the generous help you given so far. For further funding for a new HLF project, help with the activities for this current project is needed. · Help on Saturday 26th August, Saturday 2nd September and Saturday 9th September. · From 12 noon until 4pm. · Preparations to include refreshments, setting and clearing up. · Welcome new people with guided

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Mass Schedule – temporary change

There will be no Noon mass for the period 24th July to 4th August. Additionally, there will be no Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Wednesday 26thJuly.

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