Monthly Archives: April 2011

Beatification of Pope John Paul 11

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Easter 2 Parish News

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Polish Easter Blessing of food, Burnley

Polish families from Burnley gathered at St John’s, Ivy St., for the traditional Easter blessing of food. Fr Robert Pytel, Polish chaplain, sprinkled holy water on brightly decorated basket containing, bread, eggs, sausage and seasonings. Mrs.Jadwiga Labeda said, “This is … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Newsletter

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Diocesan Music Day

There is to be a Diocesan Music Day happening in Blackburn on Saturday May 7th . It includes an evening concert in the cathedral with Graham Kendrick, the well-known contemporary hymn and song writer, and other workshops including RC musicians … Continue reading

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CAT CAFOD Meeting

A message from Dominic Dear CAFOD Supporters/CAT Members Just a short note to remind everybody that there is a NE Area CAT Meeting on Wednesday 27th April at 7pm. The meeting is being held in St Mary’s Parish Hall behind … Continue reading

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10th Anniversary Celebrations

Twenty four Filipino nurses came to work in Burnley General Hospital ten years ago when they were recruited by the NHS  at a time when there was a national shortage of nursing staff. A thanksgiving Mass was celebrated by two … Continue reading

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