Mass of Thanksgiving for Bp Marcus Stock

The Bishop of Leeds, the Right Reverend Marcus Stock returned to St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham on Tuesday (13 January) for a Mass of Thanksgiving “not for (his) consecration as a bishop”, but for “the love, support and nurture of (his) … Read more >

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Bp Marcus Stock with ABL, BPP and BRB

A Christmas Oratorio

The Photo is of a Christmas Oratorio taken in the late 1950’s. The school, St Mary’s The Mount, Walsall put on the Oratorio for 3 days just before Christmas. The production and the creative inspiration was the work of Mr … Read more >

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Fr Gabby at The Abbey

The weekend of November 29/30 Erdington Abbey had the visitation by Bishop Robert and he was very impressed with the Abbey and the Mass attendance. The following weekend we had our Christmas Fayre where part of the highlight is me being … Read more >

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Youth Chaplaincy

Last year Bishop Challoner Catholic College, celebrated its diamond jubilee. Although we had a beautiful Mass celebrated by the Archbishop unfortunately due to his prior commitments he could not visit the school at this time, so this term we arranged … Read more >

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  • Sunday 25 January
    Mark 1:14-20  •  Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) We all like to receive good news. It’s said that good news doesn’t sell newspapers, but there’s no doubt that it lifts our spirits and gives us hope. You name it – any kind of good news is a tonic. The birth of a child, securing […]



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