Tag Archives: Christmas

  • Christmas Mass Times

    Christmas Mass times for many of our parishes can be found in the centre pages of the December 2011 issue of the Middlesbrough Catholic Voice.
    The Voice is available in pdf format here.

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  • Blessings at Christmas

    The annual delivery and collection of Christmas presents for seafarers is now in full swing in the north east ports and especially in the port of Tees and Hartlepool.

    St Augustine’s Primary School were the first to donate a number of presents, followed quickly by St Clare’s parish, Brookfield, Middlesbrough. St Francis and the Linthorpe Women’s [...]

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  • Providing hope in the Holy Land

    Friends of the Holy Land provide hope for over 500 around Bethlehem at Christmas.
    The Friends of the Holy Land are supporting 450 children under 12 from 150 families and 90 elderly people in Bethlehem and the surrounding area at Christmas.

    The children are either orphans living with relations, those abandoned by their families, those in real [...]

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  • Creative Sparks: Advent and Christmas Banners

    To help us enter the spirit of the liturgical season, the Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Peter Chanel in Hull joined forces in September last with the Year 10 Art and Design class at St Mary’s College. After an initial presentation of the brief and a visit to the Church, the students [...]

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  • A Special Appeal for Christmas

    A New Classroom for Sables but no furniture!
    We were all delighted to read in the November Voice about the success of so many of our Catholic schools within the diocese and also the great work of the Youth Mission. Just think how difficult it is for many children in the Third World. At Christmas it [...]

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  • CAUSE Christmas Hamper Campaign

    Catholics Against Unemployment and Social Evils
    (C.A.U.S.E.)
    A reminder to all our kind donors that the time has come to launch our annual appeal to provide hampers for needy families at Christmas.
    The recession has caused unemployment to rise once again and we expect the requests for help will rise accordingly.
    If you can spare just a [...]

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  • English Martyrs’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

    [ Thursday December 2, 2010; 7:00 pm; Friday December 3, 2010; 7:00 pm; Saturday December 4, 2010; 7:00 pm; Sunday December 5, 2010; 7:00 pm; ] The drama group at English Martyrs, York, will present Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, in the Church Hall, Dalton Terrace, 2nd-5th December.

    Written to influence social conscience, the story includes many of Dickens’ most famous characters including Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.

    A real tear-jerker at times, the play celebrates the spirit of Christmas, with [...]

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