Friday 22nd June marked the beginning of a gloriously sunny walking weekend in the Cotswolds for a group of 18 from Guildford. The weekend, and perhaps the wonderful weather, had been arranged once again by George Cranstone, to whom the whole group is indebted.
Elizabeth Lewis suggested that it would be worthwhile to mention the Diocesan eNewsletter as a valuable source of information, in case others are not aware of it.
Here is some excellent news from the Craft Group, thanks to Jo Aldridge. Congratulations to the group for their great work and achievements.
Michael Steele has been digging in his files and has found this clipping from the local newspaper, dated October 2, 1981. The article discusses the ecumenical work of Fr. Brian O'Sullivan, RIP, on the occasion of his departure from the then Parish of Merrow and Burpham, where he was the first Parish Priest following the construction of St. Pius X Church in Merrow.
Friday 15th June was a perfect day to be out and about – the sun shone and the temperature hovered around 20° for most of the day. I set out for the coast and had an agreeable walk along the Bognor Regis sea front. But the sea air was not the main purpose of my outing – the real reason for visiting West Sussex lay at my next stop, in Chichester, where Stephen Hornsby-Smith’s latest exhibition ‘To Lock Horns’ was taking place.
Thanks to Frances Allen for bringing Pope Francis' campaign to our attention. It is good to see that St. Peter's School will be using their annual school walk on Friday 29th June - the feast of Sts. Peter & Paul - to support the campaign.