Catholic Friends at Pershore Abbey April 2018
Catholic Friends outing 27th March
A group of parishioners with Fr Adrian had a good visit to Tewkesbury Abbey
Photos by John Leahy
Catholic Friends outing 23rd February
13 friends visited Birlingham near Pershore where the churchyard of St James is a mass of snowdrops and crocuses with primroses and cyclamen. A wonderful sight even in the blustery winds.
This was followed by a leisurely "senior's lunch " at the Oak at Defford.
A talk on John Bradburne of Mutemwa
The Catholic Friends meeting on 26th May had a talk on John Bradburne given by Rev Ben Bradshaw and accompanied by John Bradburne's niece Celia.
We learnt about his work in Zimbabwe with the lepers and his commitment to the lepers.
See more on the website www.johnbradburne.com
There was a good range of booklets about his life and his poetry
CONFIRMATIONTrinity Sunday 22nd May 2016
Archbishop George Stack confirmed 8 of our parishioners with others at Belmont Abbey
PARISH SUMMER TEA PARTY
Sunday 2nd August
We were blessed with good weather and the hall was packed with an overflow into the garden bringing chairs and tables from the Parish Centre.
Thanks to all who came and provided such delicious cakes and strawberries. Everyone's diet begins later!
The Hall looked very welcoming even before the cakes arrived!
CATHOLIC FRIENDS OUTING TO RALPH COURT
10 parishioners enjoyed a sunny lunchtime at Ralph Court Gardens
Lunch in the Cafe
Through the Musical fountain
Great fun everywhere you looked
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2016
Sunday 7th June Corpus Christi
Eight children received the Sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time at Corpus Christi.
The church was packed with over 200 in attendance and the service finished with a Procession and Benediction in the garden on a lovely sunny day.
Fr Adrian made the first cut in the wonderful special cake.
Catholic Friends Daffodil Walk
Thursday 26th March
21 members of the group enjoyed a splendid lunch at the Beauchamp Arms in Dymock
After lunch we did a gentle stroll to a wonderful old orchard (part of the Daffodil Way). Many of us rounded off the walk with tea and cakes in Dymock Church where we also read about the Dymock poets. Thanks to Pat and Margaret for researching the walk. Everyone had a good time.
SWIECONKA Easter Food Blessing
Well over 100 young families packed the church this Holy Saturday. There were almost 40 baskets of brilliantly decorated special Easter foods which were blessed and there was a short service with readings in Polish, before the children delightedly reclaimed their own baskets looking for the chocolate element!
Good Friday March of Witness 2014
The Ledbury Churches joined
forces again this year on the Good Friday March of Witness, when over 100
people took part. Most walked from the
This march is organised each year by Christians Together in the Ledbury area to show the local community why Good Friday is still so important.
The pictures shows some of the crowd gathering at the Baptist Church, on the Walk, under the Market House and The Revd Howard Mayle who carried the Cross on the walk and stood holding it throughout the Service!