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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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    ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE OF REPARATION AND PRAYER FOR THE SANCTITY OF LIFE

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    SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER – Coach leaves 09:30 from Peterborough (Approx. cost £15 return)

    Poster and flyers with full programme to follow.

    Most people who are Pro-Life have suffered or been hurt by abortion in some way, and we want a huge attendance this year, in view of the real and impending threat of abortion being introduced into Northern Ireland by 21st October, unless Stormont reconvenes. Please think about joining us!

    Contact: Christine on 07442 169 204

     

    Summer Newsletter. August to September 2019

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    The newsletter for August to September, with Mass times up to 8th September

    Aug-Sept 2019.pdf

     

    Joint Statement on All Souls Church Building:

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    PLEASE READ

    Joint Statement of the Diocese of East Anglia and St Peter and All Souls parish on All Souls Church Building:

    Following the recent parish council meeting 17th June 2019 with the attendance of Vicar General Fr. David Bagstaff, Finance Director Matthew Fernandez-Graham and the Dean of Peterborough Fr. Jeffrey Downie, we would like to assure all parishioners that:

    • The Church building is safe to use and equipped with a monitoring system that detects any movement.This system is being serviced by Canham Consulting, a professional company working for the diocese.
    • Following the refusal of the claim presented by our Parish and the Diocese to our insurers, an appeal has been launched. As a result of the appeal an independent expert is to be appointed to provide a report which will be accepted by the insurers and the Diocese.
    • The structural propping works and security fence erected in Jan 2019 around the Church, which was hired by the Diocese, has now been purchased in full and is the property of the Diocese. The Parish is very grateful to the Diocese of East Anglia for generously paying for this System and HERAS fencing.
    • The Diocese and the parish are working closely together towards accomplishing the reparation of our Church building and we will keep you informed of the next steps.

    We ask you all for your prayers that we may reach a lasting and satisfactory conclusion.

     

    Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

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    At All Souls: Saturday 10-11 am

    At Our Lady of Lourdes Friday 5.30-6pm before Mass. Sunday before 9.15am Mass

    Or on request.


     

    All Souls Repository

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    We have a repository (shop) at the back of the church -open 6pm Saturday Mass and 8.30 am Sunday. Come and have a look. Customers and volunteer shopkeepers welcome!

     

    foodbank
    Urgent appeal for donations to Foodbank – anything other than baked beans and pasta. Please bring to the Church so that the warehouse can be restocked. Thank you.






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