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Update on the proposed St Aidan’s Chapel.


Dear Parishioners, today I want to give you an update on the proposed St Aidan’s Chapel. Having received your feedback I am happy to say that this project will go ahead with a slight twist! I have become aware that the parish has no real meeting room as the Parish Hall is hired out most days and at the moment…

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Booking for 9am Mass


TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR BOOKING WEEKEND MASSES AT OUR LADY OF THE WAYSIDE Things that have changed: Following guidelines from the Bishops’ Conference, there is no need to pre-book for the 5.30pm Mass on Saturdays or the 11.00am Mass on Sundays, just turn up. Various restrictions of ‘hands, face, space’ are no longer mandatory. However, they are recommended and the advice at…

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Some changes to our daily Mass schedule


Dear Parishioners, this weekend I would like to share with you some changes to our daily Mass schedule. Having been here almost a year I have had chance to familiarise myself with OLW and how to best serve the needs of the parish. I will be away for a holiday from 23rd to 31st August and after that the daily…

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Physical Education and Sports Coach required


  Physical Education and Sports Coach. Required at Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Primary School.   Fixed term contract initially until the 31st August 2022 – 36.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri) – term-time only.  Application closing date: Friday 24th September 2021. Full details of the position and application process can be found on the school website: Staff Vacancies | Our Lady…

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A Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Bernard


From Archbishop Longley. This weekend (12/13 June) a Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Bernard will be made available at all Masses. The Pastoral Letter is focused on the Diocesan Vision: Unfolding God’s Plan. The Archbishop will introduce the Vision and how we intend to move forward as an Archdiocese over the coming years. As we make a fresh beginning after more…

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