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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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Bookshop offer


Bookshop offer How To Be A Missionary Today A Lent Course by Fr Nicolas Stebbing CR This 20 page booklet is illustrated with photos of Fr Nicolas’ work in Zimbabwe. Priced at only £10 for a pack of 10 booklets, with Free Postage! Booklets need to be pre-ordered. To ensure you don’t miss out please […]


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8th Annual Walter Tapper Lecture


“Art can speak to people in a way words cannot” said Nicholas Mynheer, the artist and sculptor, during his mesmerizing presentation at the 8th Walter Tapper Lecture. Mynheer, who was commissioned by the Community to design the altar for their Resurrection Chapel – arguably the focal point of CoR – said his art “is influenced […]


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A College Like No Other


The College of the Resurrection, Mirfield – a theological college like no other, so the website suggests. I am just about to start my second year of three at the college, and having started at Level 2, I will do the final year of the BA in the coming year – complicated I know! So […]


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CR Festival Day 2019


On Saturday 6 July, we were delighted to welcome so many friends of the Community to Mirfield for CR Festival Day. While some stayed for the weekend (including a number of Companions who had taken part in a quiet day on the Friday), others joined us for the day, joining the Community for worship and […]


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Fr Peter retires as College Principal


On Wednesday 3 July, College staff past and present joined CR brethren for a dinner to mark Fr Peter Allan’s retirement as Principal of the College of the Resurrection. Fr Peter came to the College as an ordinand more than 45 years ago, joined the College staff over 30 years ago – and has served […]


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Greek for Fun


Most people think that title is a contradiction in terms.  How can an ancient language be fun.  Even clergy who learned Greek at College seem often to have found it really boring.  That is sad.  It  shouldn’t be boring.  Those who took part in this week’s Greek for Fun course here at Mirfield know that […]


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