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Category Archives: Gloucester area

Catholic Churchdown

CATHOLIC CHURCHDOWN Written in 1987 by the late Lillian Bell who died on 26th December 1997 In the Domesday Book, the village which is the subject of this short article … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams

Prinknash Abbey – Pious Dreams Using contemporary publicity material and appeal brochures to explore the various plans for an enormous Benedictine Monastery at Prinknash Park, Gloucestershire. Alan Brooks in ‘Gloucestershire … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

St Peter’s Church, Gloucester and Hartpury Catholic Chapel in photographs

  The Roman Catholic Church of St Peter ad Vincula, Northgate Street, Gloucester       Hartpury Catholic Chapel From 1794 to 1839 Hartpury Court sheltered a community of Dominican … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

History of Gloucester Catholic Deanery

HOMILY PREACHED AT THE CHURCH OF ST. AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY, MATSON, BY FR. RICHARD BARTON AT A DEANERY HOLY HOUR ON 26th MAY 2013 TO MARK ‘THE YEAR OF FAITH’   … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Patrick’s Brockworth

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PARISH FOR THE ALTAR SERVERS By Richard Barton (April 1989) This short article was compiled by me as a brief parish history for the boys … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gloucester Catholics and King James II

Gloucester and its Catholics during the Reign of James II Richard Barton and Brian Torode (1990) During the year 1986 Brian Torode and I submitted a short article for publication … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tuffley and Matson Catholic Parishes

(I) BEGINNINGS OF THE PARISH OF THE ENGLISH MARTYRS AT TUFFLEY: SOUTHFIELD ROAD (II) SERMON PREACHED AT THE SILVER JUBILEE MASS AT TUFFLEY (2013) (III) SERMON PREACHED AT THE RUBY … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment