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Pilgrimage to Rome

posted 24 Apr 2011, 14:01 by P W


From April 11th to 17th we went on Pilgrimage to Rome with the parishes of Chesterton and Wolstanton. 

Summer Fair

posted 3 Jul 2010, 09:11 by P W

Our Summer Fair took place today in the Social Centre. 
We raised over £1,00o for Parish Funds. 
Pictured here is the Cake stall and some of our faithful helpers. 

Jubilee Year begins!

posted 23 Jun 2010, 02:09 by P W   [ updated 4 Nov 2010, 09:35 ]

The Anniversary of Our Parish and its Church began with a glorious celebration of the Sacred Heart on June 13th. More pictures can be seen here.

Our Lady of Lourdes - restored

posted 24 Apr 2010, 13:25 by P W

Restoration work now complete, Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette have now been restored to the Presbytery Garden, ready for our May devotions. 

First Wedding of the Year

posted 24 Apr 2010, 13:15 by P W

Pictured are Adam & Ann Lindop who married on Friday April 16th at Sacred Heart, on a very shiny day. 
Unfortunately Anna and Adam were unable to depart on their planned honeymoon because of the grounding of aircraft due to the eruption of a volcano in Iceland. 

"Priest" - the movie

posted 10 Apr 2010, 05:41 by P W   [ updated 10 Apr 2010, 05:56 ]


Students from Staffordshire  University interviewed Fr Peter earlier this year and have produced the short film "Priest" about his ministry and about life at Sacred Heart. 
You can see the the video on this page, or follow this link. http://bit.ly/9eoFQ9
Thanks to the following for their work in producing a neat little film: 
Andy Salamonczyk: Director/producer/Editor/Camera Assistant; 
Beki Cooke: Assistant Producer/ Camera Operator/ Editor/ Camera Operator; 
Dom Cusick: Assistant Producer/ Sound Engineer/ Camera Assistant/Editor; 
Ben Lawrenson: Lighting Technician; 
 and Kim Sadomba: Runner. 

Happy Easter from Sacred Heart

posted 4 Apr 2010, 15:45 by P W   [ updated 5 Apr 2010, 16:48 ]

On Easter Day - as has become our custom at Sacred Heart - we wish a Happy Easter to one another in our home languages (and a few others). This year we managed 23 languages!

Click here to listen. (This recording needs a little editing).

You can also see some photos of the Church here and more here,

Baptisms of Jake Saville and Matthew & Jamie Kettle

posted 29 Mar 2010, 06:45 by P W   [ updated 29 Mar 2010, 06:56 ]

Jake Taylor Saville, Matthew William Kettle and Jamie Steven Kettle were baptised at Sacred Heart on Sunday 28th March (Palm Sunday). Here are their parents and Godparents with Matthew and Jamie  (Jake is off the picture). 

Baptism of Maddie Rose Richards

posted 21 Mar 2010, 05:52 by P W   [ updated 25 Mar 2010, 15:41 ]

Maddie Rose Richards was baptised at Sacred Heart Hanley  on 21st March. 
She is seen below with mum, Laura and Dad, James.
 

Fr Peter at Radio Stoke

posted 21 Mar 2010, 02:34 by P W

Fr Peter was interviewed on BBC Radio Stoke this morning (21st March) about the forthcoming Papal Visit, and the scandal of Child Abuse, especially in connection with the letter to Catholics in Ireland. 
You can listen again on this page: http://bit.ly/aTbghi for the next few days (the interview was broadcast at about 8.10am. Note that the link is active for only about a week). 

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