2007 Photo Review . . . .

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Below: 14th January - Special Celebration Mass for the Recently-Baptised
Parents, godparents, family and friends of all who were baptised
in the previous twelve months came together to celebrate Holy Mass .  .  .
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Above left: The names of the recently baptised are read out and a candle lit for each one.
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13th March

Right: St. Jude's Folk Choir members, Eileen Hughes (left) and Val Hill are received into the Church. Here they are pictured with Canon MacNally and Father Brian Newns from St. Oswald's, Ashton.

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26th March

Right: Members of the Legion of Mary at the Acies Ceremony held at St. Patrick's, Newton-Le-Willows.

(BELOW) 6th April - Good Friday

Little Church members re-enact the Stations of the Cross

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April:  Below, left: Some of the members of St. Jude's Readers' Group.

Below, right: Over 60s Club members at their weekly get-together.

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April:  Below: St. Jude's Rambling Club members during their walk in Orton.

 

May

Below, left: St. Jude's Brownies; right: St. Jude's Guides

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13th May

May Procession and the Crowning of Our Lady's statue:

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17th May

Bishop Williams visits St. Jude's to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to the young people from St. Jude's and St. Aidan's:

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28th-30th May

The annual May Pilgrimage to Our Lady's Shrine at  Walsingham.

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June

St. Jude's 1st Holy Communicants with Father Pat and Deacon Bob:

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June

On Saturday 2nd June, a special Celebration Mass  was held in St. Jude's for the Sick and the Housebound with Communal Anointing .  .  .  .

 

 

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22nd June

Feast of St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher

A special celebration Mass,

led by Archbishop Kelly,

was held at

St. Jude's to celebrate

50 years of St. Thomas More High School, which, sadly, closed its doors for the final time in July 2007.

The Mass was followed by refreshments in the specially-erected marqueein the gardens at St. Jude's.

 

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1st July - Ecumenical Procession

Unfortunately, due to inclement weather, the 'walk' could not go ahead as planned, but over 1000 parishioners from St. Jude's. St. Paul's, St. James' with St. Thomas's and Goose Green and Worsley Mesnes Methodists packed St. Jude's Church for an Ecumenical Service .  .  .  .

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