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English Martyrs Parish Diary

Please see below a list of key diary dates, activities and events that have taken place in the English Martyrs Parish . For future events, see the notice board.

February 2018

On 16th February Bishop Philip visited English Martyrs to bless the newly installed stained glass windows and new organ in the church. 

December 2017

These stunning new stained glass windows were installed at English Martyrs Church this month, in time for Christmas, thanks to funding via the Living Our Faith project. The windows depict St Edmund Campion and three Carthusian priests being led to their death.

 February 2017
The Consecration of English Martyrs Church, 18th February 2017

Bishop Philip came to celebrate the Consecration of the church on the 50th anniversary of its blessing. 
It was a wonderful occasion, attended by many parishioners and also previous priests of the parish. The celebration continued after Mass with refreshments and a wonderful cake.







With thanks to Ellen Dickson for use of photos

December 2016

A huge thank you to all who helped prepare our annual Christmas Senior Citizens' Lunch.  A great time was had by all!


June 2016

Fun and games at our joint parish BBQ on 26th June.  A big 'thank you' to all who made it such a successful event.  Great fun was had by everyone, and the weather was even kind to us!

Enjoying the Bouncy Castle...

along with Gladiator Dual.

The annual highlight of the BBQ, the parish tug-of-war