Manchester North & Middleton Circle 168

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March 1st
Our Clergy evening was held at Pike Fold GC
In attendance were Bishop Arnold and 9 Priests from the Diocese. This event is held each year to thank our Priest's for the service and support they give us throughout the year, and our thanks go again to Bishop John for his support.
Please click on the left to view all the pictures of the evening.

Feb 1st
WORLD FAMOUS YELLOW DUSTER QUIZ
Our thanks go once agin to Andrew Sowerby, for the quiz questions. The winning team this year was Salford.

Feb 1st
Following our meeting President John presented Pat O'Neil with flowers and our thanks for 20 years of helping to send our newsletters etc.
Pat's husband was Ron O'Neil and she is also the daughter of the late Joe Murphy.

Jan 14th
Our thanks go once agin to Mgr Allen for celebrating our Mass for Vocations, at Our Lady Of Grace.
Each circle arranges a Mass for Vocations, with over 300 circles around the world, Mass is offered for vocations nearly every day of the year.

Jan 11th
The Provincial Dinner was held again at Flixton Golf Club.
This gives all brothers and their wives a chance to celebrate the New Year together.

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April 5th
Our Circle's new President for this year was installed this evening.
Kevin White is the new President and it his third term of office.
31 Brothers were in attendance as we thanked John Kirby for his year and wished Kevin well for the year ahead

May 3rd

We welcomed our New Brother Tony Dickinson and his wife Paula into our circle.

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Presidents Sunday

Mass was held at Our Lady of Grace Prestwich. Kevin said the readings and Sue the offertary. This was followed by a buffet at Pike Fold, with Father Allen & Dearman.

It was a great occasion to come together.

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Helping Others

Vice President John Kirby presenting cheques to siblings from St Peters Church Middleton for their trip to Lourdes from the Bursary Fund over £1500, well done

15th July

We attended Wardley Hall, home of Bishop John, after prayers we had a tour of this magnificent building learning its history. Pictured are Kevin White next to the skull of St Ambrose. Please click on the left to view more pictures.

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Sept 8th
WORLD FAMOUS DRAUGHTS

The Grand Master, 5th Dan, Grand Wizard of draughts that is John Smalley smashed the draughts competition. Well done John

I think it should be re named the John Smalley Trophy.

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Sept 17th
PROVINCIAL MASS, SALFORD CATHEDRAL

Brothers and their family attended Mass at Salford Cathedral, afterwards 168 went along to have lunch together at Croma in Prestwich.