Posts by Matt Betts

Richard Long-Fox, RIP

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in prayers, RIP | 0 comments

It is with sadness, but trusting in the loving mercy of God that we advise Richard Long-Fox died peacefully on Friday 23 February 2018. He died after a short acute illness at the Nursing Home where he had been living since last October. His daughters, Judy, Sadie and Alice, thank everyone for the prayers and kind messages sent last autumn when Richard was first unwell. Richard worked successfully as the CA Hospitalité Treasurer for six years until 2012. Richard also volunteered as a brancardier for many years up till recently. The funeral details are below. Please keep Richard and his family in your prayers. May he rest in peace and rise in glory! Funeral arrangements There will be a requiem mass for Richard on Friday 23 March 2018 11:30am, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6JR. Family flowers only. If desired, donations to The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture (registered Charity no. 1000340). Private Cremation. Tisbury has a rail station on the line from London Waterloo to Exeter. To allow planning for refreshments, if you are planning to attend, or if you have any other enquiries, please...

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70th official miracle declared

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Lourdes news | 0 comments

A very special announcement was made at 12 noon in Lourdes today – by the Bishop of Lourdes and simultaneously by the Bishop of the French Diocese of Beauvais – that the 70th official miracle through the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes has been officially recognised. The cure of Soeur Bernadette Moreau, studied in depth by the members of the Lourdes International Medical Committee of world-wide experts is now declared miraculous. (Thanks to Kathleen Dawson)...

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160 years ago..

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Happy Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes! It was 160 years ago today that Our Lady first appeared to Saint Bernadette! Read more about the apparition that started so much on our pages, here.

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CA Hospitalité Newsletter – Winter edition now available

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Hospitalité, newsletter | 0 comments

Our winter issue is now available, CA Winter Newsletter 2017.

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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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