CAFOD – Summer 2020

CAFOD has joined with the UK Disasters Emergencies Committee to help millions of people whose lives are at risk, as coronavirus spreads across refugee camps and countries suffering conflict.       You can donate at www.cafod.org.uk/coronavirus  to help CAFOD scale up its coronavirus response through our global Church family. Or use CAFOD’s Summer of […]

Corona Kitchen

Corona Kitchen at Eden Centre, Kettering. Image Copyright Northamptonshire Telegraph, June 2nd, 2020. https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/people/kettering-corona-kitchen-volunteers-hand-out-3000-meals-2871313 Following the closure in March of most of the free food outlets available to people in need, including St Edward’s Soup Kitchen, we decided to set up a new food kitchen operating out of the Eden Centre in Montagu Street. The […]

Cleaning of St. Edward’s Church

I would like to sincerely thank all the cleaners who have dedicated so many hours of their time over the years to the hard work of keeping our church clean.   They are the unsung heroes whose quiet labours we have all greatly benefited from and it is very much appreciated. Looking forward to the eventual reopening […]

Interview with Jithu by Fr. Gregory

As you know well, one of our seminarians has been living with me in our parish for over two months.  His name is Jithu and he is currently finishing his fourth year of study.  I think that many of our parishioners would like to know many things about a vocation to the priesthood and about formation in the […]

Corpus Christi – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

This Sunday the Church celebrates the significant feast of Corpus Christi in England and Wales. We celebrate the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist, the body, blood, soul and divinity of our Saviour. The great mystery of the Eucharist which is the source and summit of the Christian life is the focus of this […]

The Eulogy of Sister Therese RIP

Sister Mary Therese (Rose Eileen Gleeson) and her brother Joe, were born on 27th September 1930, the eldest of the five children. Growing up in Nottingham, the twins attended the local non catholic school. At the age of eleven, Eileen went to the Catholic school and was taught by the Sisters of St Joseph of […]