Posts by Matt Betts

John Holden, RIP

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in RIP | 0 comments

It is with sadness, but trusting in the loving mercy of God that we advise that John Holden died this week. John was known for his kindness, his dedication to the comfort and well-being of our assisted pilgrims and for his long and continued support of the Stonyhurst Pilgrimage Trust and the CA. John was a member of the ward team for many years. He died on Sunday 1 October following a stroke. His wife Rita has informed us that the funeral will be in St Peter’s Church, Stonyhurst at 11.00am on Saturday 7th October. Please pray for John, for his wife, Rita, and for his family and friends. May he rest in peace and rise in...

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CA Pilgrimage 2017

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in pilgrimage | 0 comments

Most of our pilgrims fly out today for a week of pilgrimage. We will pray for all of those who cannot be with us this year. Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for us.

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John Joyce – your help

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in prayers | 0 comments

A long-standing brancardier of the CA: Mr John Joyce recently went out to Fatima, Portugal but has since gone missing. He has now been missing for two weeks and the family and his friends are rightly very worried. If you know anyone who lives there, please ask them to look out for John. Please keep him and his family in your prayers – a number of his sisters are out in Fatima looking for John. Our Lady of Lourdes, pray for him; Saint Bernadette, pray for...

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Glanfield Children’s Group

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in forms | 0 comments

The Glanfield Children’s Group was set up in 1987 in memory of Father Frank Glanfield, a priest who was involved with the care of children with special needs both in Lourdes and in England. Since 1987 the group has taken to Lourdes many children with learning difficulties as well as chronic and terminal illness each August as part of the Catholic Association Pilgrimage. We are looking for families and helpers to come and join us. If you are a family who would benefit from this wonderful group, or would like to come as a helper, please contact their leader, Chantal...

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Forms for helpers’ and assisted pilgrims

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in forms | 0 comments

Our next Pilgrimage takes place from 18 – 25 August 2017. Each year, the Catholic Association Hospitalité of Our Lady of Lourdes is responsible for coordinating the welcome and care of pilgrims, especially our assisted pilgrims, who come to Lourdes. Forms are available, here.

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