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The history of All Souls Church and Parish, Peterborough

A list of publications and photocopies of articles available.

Most of the following can be obtained from Peterborough Central Library, or from Mr Peter Waszak, Church archivist (contact via the parish office)

All of the following are taken from the Peterborough Local History Society Magazine.

William Wilkinson Wardell and the Roman Catholic Chapel in Queen St, Peterborough.' - Oct 1992 Issue number 2.

‘One Hundred Up: Catholic Schools in Peterborough’ Issue No 3 March 1993

‘Henry Hammond (1849-1910) Peterborough Builder and Contractor’ Issue No 4 October 1993.

The Elwes Hall the early years Part 1 Issue No 5 March 1994, Part 2 Issue No 6 October 1994, ‘The Elwes Hall: a return visit’ Issue No 7 March 1995.

‘The Roman Catholic Church of St. Oswald, King & Martyr, Walton’ Part 1 Issue No 7 March 1995, Part 2 Issue No 8 October 1995, Part 3 Issue No 9 March 1996.

‘All Souls Centenary’ Issue No 10 March 1996.

‘Catholic Men’s Club’ Part 1 Issue No 12 October 1998, Part 2 Issue No 13 March 1999, Part 3 Issue No 14 October 1999.

‘All Souls Church Bell’ Issue No 15 March 1999.

‘Cary Elwes Concerts’ Issue No 16 October 1999.

‘Kings Cliffe: The Catholic Connection’ Special Millennium Edition 2000.

‘The Catholic Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.’ Issue No 18 December 2000.

‘The Abbeyfields Project: Proposals for Catholic Secondary Education in Peterborough in the early 1950s’ Part 1,Issue No 19 March 2001, Part 2 Issue No 20 October 2001.

‘German POW Adolph Schragle’ Part 1, Issue No 22 October 2002, ‘Memories of a German POW: In conclusion’ Part 2, No 23 March 2003.

‘All Souls Roman Catholic Church Subsidence Problems 1896-2010’.Part One. Issue No 39 March 2011, Part 2, Issue No 40 October 2011.

‘Migrants in Peterborough: St Peter and All Souls RC Church Parish Developments since 1945’.Part 1’ Issue No 41 March 2012, Part 2, No 42 October 2012, Part 3, No 43 March 2013, Part 4, Issue No 44 October 2013, Part 5, Issue No 45 March 2014.

‘An Italian in the Peterborough Brickyards in the 1950s’ Issue No 46 October 2014.

    By Peter Waszak:

    1. 'Roman Catholic Schools in Peterborough: a history' Peterborough Arts Council 1984 (out of print)
    2. 'The Revival of the Roman Catholic Church in Peterborough c1793-1910', published in 'Peterborough's Past', volume 3, the Journal of the Peterborough Museum Society 1988
    3. 'The Parish Archives of All Souls Church Peterborough' Catholic Archives No 11 1991
    4. 'King's Cliffe - the Catholic Connection', published in 'Northamptonshire Past and Present' (no 53) 2000
    5. 'The Golden Ball Chapel at King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire.' Midland Catholic History (no 8) 2001
    6. 'St Peter and All Souls Catholic Church - The First 100 Years 1896-1996' 1996 Available from All Souls Church £3.00

    Publications by other authors, which contain information about the Catholic church in Peterborough:

    1. 'Catholic Devotion in Victorian England' by Mary Heimann - pub: Clarendon Press Oxford 1995
    2. 'Held in Trust' A history of Catholic Parishes in England & Wales 1900 - 1950 by June Rockett -Salut Austin Press. 2001 £9.95
    3. Margaret Osborne ‘An Enduring Legacy’: The Apostolic ministry of the Cary-Elwes of Great Billing 1865-1965. This has sections on Peterborough in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Available from The Presbytery, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, 1 Elews Way, Great Billing, Northampton, NN3 9EA Price £5.00.

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    27th Sept-25th Oct.pdf

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    BLESSINGS OF GRAVES NOVEMBER 2020

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    This will take place at Eastfield Cemetery
    on Sunday 1st November at 2pm
    then at Fletton Cemetery on Sunday 8th November at 2pm
    This year because of the current pandemic if you can please stand beside the graves of your loved ones and the priest will come to you. PLEASE KEEP SOCIAL DISTANCE OF 2 METRES FROM ANYONE THAT IS NOT IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD.

     

    12 Ways to make the Rosary a life-saver this October!

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    Please see link below

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    Also see Catholic Culture

    https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/overviews/months/10_1.cfm

     

    Safe Spaces has now been launched

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    Safe Spaces is jointly funded by the Anglican and Catholic Churches. It is run independently by the charity Victim Support, who are one of the leading charities providing specialist support to survivors of abuse in England and Wales.

    We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve.

    Safe Spaces Briefing Paper - Final - 29.09.20.pdf

    Tel: 0300 303 1056 (answerphone available outside of opening times)

    Email: safespaces@victimsupport.org.uk

    Live Chat: https://livechat.victimsupport.org.uk/newchat/chat...

     

    Second Collections and supporting Charities

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    – APART from collections required by the Holy See there will be no second collections this year, due to the current crisis. Many charities are using reserves and are struggling at this difficult time, please try and support these charities. Listed below are the main ones we support.

    Aid to the church in need: https://acnuk.org/

    Apostleship of the sea: https://www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk/

    Missio: https://missio.org.uk/

    Life: https://lifecharity.org.uk/

     

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    Peterborough Food Bank Helping Local People in Crisis,

    Please click the link if you need help, can give help or want to find out what food donations we are currently in need of. Please support us https://peterborough.foodbank.org.uk/

    Please do not bring any items to All Souls Church, items can be left in the designated boxes at the supermarkets or take to the food bank centres – see website for details

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