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Meet our new Bishops On 5 May it was announced by Downing Street that the Revd Jonathan Baker and the Revd Norman Banks had been appointed to the Sees of Ebbsfleet and Richborough respectively. Speaking later that day at a [...]

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last chronicle

So Walsingham then came a place of great fame And Our Lady herself was called by this name And many a pilgrim to the day of his death Took the road once a year to "England’s Nazareth." So crowded were [...]

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Betty Jarrett is a Guardian of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Jeremy Haselock is Vice-Dean and Precentor of Norwich Cathedral. Paul Greenwell is Precentor of Ripon Cathedral. Simon Morris has been the Assistant Curate of S. Mary’s Tottenham [...]

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It is easy for us all to take things for granted, to think that if we don’t attend an event it will be alright as someone else will go. This month we are lucky enough to have two Bank Holidays. [...]

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letters to the editor

From Dr Harry Donnelly As a lifelong Anglican now preparing to be received into full communion with the Catholic Church within the Ordinariate I am deeply saddened by the opinions expressed in Major Wilson’s letter. I knew many who left [...]

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30 days

Meanwhile, in the Forest Attentive readers will recall our prediction last month that we would need to keep an eye on the Area Dean of Waltham Forest, Steven Saxby, who had been styling himself as ‘Acting Parish Priest’ of S.Saviour, [...]

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touching place

St Mary, Huntingfield, Suffolk Once off the A140 and the A12, much of the High Suffolk clayland is an unknown area, full of the unexpected. You walk up the church path thinking that Huntingfield looks a typical Suffolk church – [...]

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Sacred Vision

The ‘Mary’ month of May Fr Peter CSWG on Mary’s contribution to the mission of the Church What other month than this one could be called ‘Mary’s month’? May spells – at least in the northern hemisphere – Nature’s return [...]

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The Rain in Spain Tom Sutcliffe writes about the joys and perils of touring churches in Spain he Great Mosque in Cordoba is unlike any building I have ever visited. I have seen large and ancient mosques in Morocco but, [...]

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Book of the month

Betty Jarrett on an innovative study of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham WALSINGHAM IN LITERATURE AND CULTURE FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO MODERNITY Edited by Dominic Janes and Gary Waller Ashgate, 268pp, hbk - 978 0754669241, £55 This [...]

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