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On 27 April, James Walsh and Helene Taylor were received by Fr David Stafford into the Catholic Church as members of the Ordinariate.

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The photograph shows, left to right, Beryl Stafford, James’s sponsor, James Walsh, Fr Stafford, Helene Taylor and Janet Tandy, Helene’s sponsor.

The Ordinariate meets approximately once a month at the Parish Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Spring Water Avenue, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, S12 4HJ.

The Church is seven minutes walk from the Hackenthorpe Tram Stop which is on the Blue Line.  For further details please contact Fr David Stafford, telephone 0114 2480993 or e-mail david.stafford14@btinternet.com.

Full details can also be found on the Ordinariate website, www.ordinariate.org.uk – click on Groups then Sheffield.

Those Anglicans wishing to be received into full communion with the universal Catholic Church, whilst at the same time retaining an Anglican patrimony that is compatible with the faith and doctrine of the Catholic Church, please contact Fr David Stafford using the details given above.

Solemn Mass will be offered in honour of Our Lady at the Parish Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Spring Water Avenue, Sheffield, S12 4HJ on Saturday, 18 July at 11am.  The Mass setting will be William Byrd, Mass for five voices sung by the The New Aston Chamber Choir.