Pope Francis has announced that John Henry Newman is to be canonised as a saint in Rome on Sunday 13 October 2019. Read more at: https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/11826/newman-canonisation-date-announced-for-october
Three intrepid members of the Thorley family are setting out to scale the great Mount Kilimanjaro. Andrew has previously cycled long distances for CAFOD and now the bar is being raised higher, quite literally. Many of you will know the Thorleys as parish readers, Little Church leaders and CAFOD stalwarts. Andrew is also a governor at Saint Augustine's Primary School. Please match their generosity and sense of adventure by joining in with their fundraising efforts. You can connect directly to the dedicated webpage by clicking on the link:
We join with all those who are giving thanks for the life, example and teaching of Jean Vanier who reminded us that while we may not have the where-with-all to solve all the world's problems we are followers of the one who shows us that we can "create little spaces where love is possible." Read more about this inspiring disciple:
'Shrewsbury ... shall be a name 'as stirring to the heart as the glories we have lost'
John Henry Newman