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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: In Memoriam

Remembering Brian – Twenty-five years ago since his priestly ordination

  Brian Torode was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on 2nd October 1994 at Gloucester Cathedral     Brian celebrated his First Mass at St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham that evening … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Homage to the Reverend Brian Torode

                    C’est un vrai petit coin de verdure dans un pays tranquille, sur les coteaux près de la belle ville de … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Memorial at St Peter’s Leckhampton

Brian was buried close to a cherry tree in the churchyard of St Peter’s Leckhampton.  His Memorial is made of light grey Granite and was supplied by Robin F. Paul … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Cheltenham Local History Society Award

The Cheltenham Local History Society, at its Committee Meeting on 30th April 2014, was unanimous in its decision to give this year’s Peter Smith Award to Brian Torode, posthumously, in recognition … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

In Lieu of Flowers

From Jacqui Yeomans, Churchwarden and Treasurer at St Stephen’s, Cheltenham…. “In total we have received donations of £2416.47 in Brian’s memory. There were some donations that specified either Water Aid … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Memorial at St Stephen’s Church

The members of the congregation at St Stephen’s, Tivoli, Cheltenham, have raised funds for a wall plaque for their church in memory of Father Brian. It is situated in the … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eulogy

This is the text of the Eulogy given by Brian’s great friend, Richard Barton, at Brian’s funeral on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at Saint Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham: Banjour, (banzhoor) (Good Day) … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 3 Comments