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Arundel and Brighton priest celebrates 25 years of ministry at St Wilfrid’s School

Lord Patten visits Midlands

The Government’s Papal visit coordinator travels to Birmingham to see the venues for the visit

A London homeless charity celebrates its 150 anniversary

The girls from St Bede’s Manchester win the Manchester Girls athletics trophy

John Brutogave an inspiring lecture on human dignity from an Irish perspective at St Chad’s Birmingham

Youngsters exhibit art works

Young artists at St Joseph’s College in Stoke-on-Trent saw their work exhibited alongside celebrated local master Rob Pointon at their own art exhibition. The oil painter, based in the Burslem area, was the artist in residence for a day, discussing his work and career with the school’s hugely talented examination students. Anne Turner, art teacher at St Joseph’s College, said: “The idea of a successful working artist can be quite alien to aspiring young artists, who think their passion may only ever be a hobby. But Rob’s art and career shows just what can be achieved and that you don’t have to live in London to achieve it.” The show celebrated the artistic talent of all the Trent Vale Catholic high school’s artists from Year 7 through to A Level students. Miss Turner added: “We encourage our students to be original and individual. We stretch their creativity by offering a wide range techniques and media, letting them experience, explore and develop their skills. “We touch on all types of art, contemporary, modern plus more traditional art and subject our students to a varied selection of art, so they may themselves value and appreciate all types of art work. We feel […]

St John Payne school at 50

Essex Catholic school celebrates its anniversary with Bishop Thomas McMahon

A multi-faith service commemorates St John Roberts

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