Open Country Visit CR


On Tuesday 25 February an exciting project got underway in the Community’s grounds. CR’s estates team welcomed a group from Open Country’s ‘Wild about Wakefield’ project. Open Country is a Harrogate-based charity with almost 30 years of experience in enabling people with disabilities to access the countryside. They achieve this through a variety of countryside […]


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CR Auction 2020


We have received an interesting donation for the auction, which may be of particular interest to any friends of the Community who knew Fr Simon Holden CR, who passed away in 2019.A limited edition etching drawn for Fr Simon by Barry Fantoni is going under the hammer at CR’s auction on Saturday 5 September 2020.Barry […]


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News from the College


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 Auction 2020 News


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 an Auction to raise […]


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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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