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Annual diocesan Mass for Altar Servers 2019

Bishop Patrick McKinney invites Altar Servers and their families for the Annual Guild of St Stephen Massat St Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham on Saturday 9th November 2019. Servers should bring their own cassocks and cottas or albs and vest in Cathedral Hall from 10am. This year is a special year. The Cathedral marks its 175 years…
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Nottingham Cathedral 175th Anniversary

The Cathedral Church of St Barnabas, the mother church of the Diocese of Nottingham celebrated its 175th Anniversary on Monday. Mass to mark the occasion was celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminister and President of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of England and Wales. Archbishop Malcolm McMahon preached about the building’s architecture pointing towards…
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Gold Medal Presentation 2019

Congratulations to Mr David Lowe who is the most recent recipient of a Gold Medal of the Nottingham Cathedral Altar Servers. David has been an Altar Server for over 50 years! David who also Served Mass for the 175th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Cathedral Church of St Barnabas, Nottingham said that he was…
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Congratulations- anniversaries in 2019

Congratulations to parishes in the Nottingham Guild of St Stephen who are celebrating anniversaries of affiliation to the Archconfraternity at Westminister. Special congratulations to the Guild branch at the Cathedral Church of St Barnabas which marks its 50th anniversary of affiliation, and in the 175th Anniversary of the Cathedral Church foundation. 70th Anniversaries St Mary…
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Bishop Patrick’s Homily at Annual Mass for Altar Servers 2018

Homily of Bishop Patrick McKinney at the Annual Mass for Altar Servers, 22nd September 2018   My dear altar servers, I would like to invite you to think a little about the Mass as a meeting place, as a place of real encounter with Christ Jesus. Here Jesus invites each of us to really encounter…
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National Mass for Altar Servers 2018

The Archconfraternity of St Stephen invites servers to the NATIONAL MASS for ALTAR SERVERS in Westminster Cathedral at 2.30pm on Saturday 6th October 2018 PRINCIPAL CELEBRANT BISHOP JOHN SHERRINGTON Auxiliary in Westminster Servers should bring their vestments to the Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue (entrance by the rear door) and be ready to process into the cathedral…
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Diocesan Mass 2018

Altar Servers and their families are invited to the Annual Guild of St Stephen Mass at the Cathedral of St Barnabas on Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 11am. Parish groups of servers should arrive from 10am-10:30am, bringing your own albs or cassocks and be ready vested in Cathedral Hall in preparation for Mass by 10:30am.…
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Come and See Day at Our Lady and St Edward’s Nottingham

When: Saturday, the 7th of July, 2018, 10.00 – 15.00, beginning with Holy Mass Where: Our Lady and S. Edward’s Catholic Church, Gordon Road, Thorneywood, Nottingham NG3 2LG Open to boys and girls aged eleven and above. Please bring a packed lunch. http://dioceseofnottingham.uk/whats-on/events/come-and-see-day-altar-servers

Feast of St Stephen 2017

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit. Parishes around the Diocese of Nottingham marked the Feast of St Stephen with special Masses for Altar Servers and their families and Mass offered for the Intentions of the Guild of St Stephen. More commonly known as Boxing Day, the 26th December is the patronal feast…
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Guild Enrollment

Congratulations to Luke Mary Uchechukwu Kelechi Ebirim who was enrolled into the Guild of St Stephen at Holy Cross Leicester on the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary, 7th October. Photo: Michael Stanley