Monthly Archives : July 2020

Job Vacancy – Safeguarding Advisor


The Birmingham Diocesan Trust (BDT) is looking to appoint an experienced and qualified social worker or an alternatively qualified professional with significant multiagency safeguarding experience, to its Safeguarding Team. For further information, please click here. Closing date for receipt of applications: (noon) Monday 10th August 2020.

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FREE Isolation Resources


Throughout this period of isolation, Saltmine Trust’s hope has been to inspire, encourage and educate.  As you may realize from our COVID-19 statement at the beginning of lockdown, due to current restrictions we have been unable to tour and most of our work has been cancelled until Autumn 2020. However we have been determined to offer a service digitally. Through our online isolation resources Saltmine is continuing to create and bring faith-motivated arts into homes and church communities. Our Spoken Word pieces, monologues, audio-dramas and drama…

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Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi


30th November to 7th December 2020 Spiritual Leader Fr Stephen Squires This is a seven-day pilgrimage staying four nights in Rome and three in Assisi. Pilgrims will have the opportunity to visit some of the most important shrines and other sites in both cities. The aim of the pilgrimage is to enable people to experience selected sites at a reflective…

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Fr Andrew Franklin – The New Parish Priest


Fr Andrew has been appointed by the Archbishop as the new Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Wayside. He is currently PP of St Joseph’s Church in Whitnash. Fr Andrew will be arriving here in the middle of August to take up his new appointment. His first Mass will be on 16th August. Please do keep him in your…

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You are invited to apply for a place at 10.00am Mass


You are invited to apply for a place at 10.00am mass next Sunday.  Requests will be answered on a first-come-first served basis, with priority given to those who have not yet attended mass.  You will be seated in the household group you apply within.  If you wish to apply for a different household grouping, please send a separate email.The usual…

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Deacon Sean has just released a new book called: ‘Only in the Crucified God – Questions and Answers on Faith, Hope and Love.


Deacon Sean has just released a new book called: ‘Only in the Crucified God – Questions and Answers on Faith, Hope and Love.’ It is only available from Amazon.co.uk but you can get it in two formats as a digital copy or as a traditional paper back edition. All profits from the sale of the book are being donated to CAFOD. In the book Deacon Sean…

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10.00am Mass, Sunday 19th July


After what can only be described as a second wonderful mass with highlights such as Deacon Sean preaching, the news of Fr Andrew Franklin our new Parish Priest, the folk group (with NO wind instruments) as well as a cantor singing during communion, not to mention a church packed with about 120 people at absolutely maximum capacity while maintaining two…

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