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Last week, students of the MA in Liturgy at the College of the Resurrection were treated to a week of teaching on Liturgical Space delivered by Canon Christopher Irvine.  Canon Christopher (former principal of the College and former Canon Librarian at Canterbury Cathedral) is the author of several books on art, space and worship including […]


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Holy Week 2020


Holy Week at the Community and College of the Resurrection is a powerful and moving celebration of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Beginning our journey on the eve of Palm Sunday, we live together through the experience of Holy Week. From Maundy Thursday we enter into silence until the great vigil of […]


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Exiting the European Union – Friday 31st January


The Church of the Resurrection will be open for prayer on this day from 6.45 am to 4.30 pm, and also for the daily services: 6.45 am                Mattins 12 noon                Midday Office 12.15 pm              Mass 6.00 pm                Evensong 9.15 pm                Compline Please join the brothers CR and pray: for growing understanding and reconciliation between […]


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Trier, Selbitz and Flossenburg


Sitting in choir at St Matthias Abbey on my first night I felt  “I am at home. I belong here with my German Catholic brothers.” It was 46 years since my first visit as a student and the friendship between our two communities has grown deep and strong. During my few days there I talked […]


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Visit to Rome


While I love returning to places I know and I love travelling to new places, I had resolved that my days of international travel were now over. Airports are just too much with their customs, immigration, currency controls, crowds and above all their security. Then came the canonization of John Henry Newman in Rome, what […]


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Tallis Consort Christmas Concert 2019


On Friday 13 December the Community opened its doors for an evening of music provided by one of the finest vocal ensembles in Yorkshire. The Tallis Consort is a semi-professional ensemble of 10 singers who specialize in the performance of Renaissance Polyphony. Directed by Chris Why they performed some of the best music from around […]


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CR Grand Auction 2020


A bin lorry is not just a rubbish collector! A Dinky is not just a toy! A bin lorry provides a useful function. A Dinky toy could make a valuable contribution to the work and witness of the Community of the Resurrection.  On Saturday 5 September 2020 the Community will hold a Grand Auction to […]


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Reaching Towards… Artist in Residence


Michael Cook is a Derbyshire based artist, and owner of The Manger Gallery, which specialises in contemporary British Romantic and Visionary work, and works of the imagination. Michael was CR’s Artist in Resident recently, Michael writes; I had the idea of doing work around the raising of Lazarus a few weeks before coming to The […]


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TARIRO NEEDS HELP!


As many of you will know, Tariro is doing excellent work in Zimbabwe. Around 50 young people are being supported as they go through the education system and out into a challenging world. However, we have recently discovered that there is a serious gap between our income and expenditure. We need to fill that gap […]


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Christmas Concert – 13 December, 7.30pm


The semi-professional ensemble, The Tallis Consort, are delighted to be making their return to the Community, following their debut here in April with the music of Tomas Luis de Victoria. Join us on the 13th of December at 19:30, where you will be taken on a musical adventure across Western Europe. Allow yourself to be […]


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Going for Gold


A huge congratulations to Fr John, who kept himself busy over the summer by competing in the Irish Masters Athletic Association Championships. The race took place in Tullamore, Co Offaly on the 18th August and Fr John won Gold in the 100m sprint, and Silver in the 5k run! Well done; what an amazing achievement.


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College News – Bishop Mark


Bishop Mark Sowerby was licensed by Bishop Nick (Leeds) on Monday 23rd September in Upper Church at the Community of the Resurrection. He was joined by students (new and returning) as well as family and friends.  Bishop Nick preached and Fr George Guiver presided at the midday Mass. It was a wonderful day with a […]


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Zimbabwe after Mugabe


Robert Mugabe died on the day I arrived in Harare. The news people made a lot of it. The people of Zimbabwe largely ignored his death. That in a way says it all. He left the country a political and economic mess and his successor has made things worse. Corruption continues; Government members get richer. […]


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SCP Vocations Retreat at CR


14 – 16 February 2020 A relaxed, friendly and fun weekend hosted by the Manchester Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests for those considering God’s call to ordained ministry in the Church of England. All are welcome: of all backgrounds and traditons. £90 Accommodation and meals included For more information and to book your […]


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