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LIVERPOOL FIVE CHURCHES
are, under Andrew Lloyd Webber's new scheme, to throw open their doors to the public. The churches, which include St Clare's Catholic Church in Toxteth, are usually locked outside service hours because of security fears about valuables.
A SERVICE OF Remembrance will be held at the Cathedral today at 7:30 pm for all babies and children who have died.
MIDNIGHT MASS at the Cathedral will be televised live on BBC television this year.
THE 11"1 CAFOD Christmas five mile run through' the grounds of Upholland will take place on Tuesday 27 December. Details on 0695 633284.
CLIFTON THE ADVENT
Penitential Service will be held at the Cathedral on Thursday 15 December at 7:30 pm. Several priests will be available for confession, BIRMINGHAM A PUBLIC meeting organised by SPUC will be held at 2.00 pm tomorrow 10 December at St Edmund Campion Secondary School, Sutton Road, Erding
ton. Further information on 021 680 6693
HALLAM LAST YEAR
Sheffield's "Homeless and Roofless at Christmas" (HARC) raised L30,000 and attracted 150 volunteers who offered food and shelter to 120 people over the Christmas period.
This year HARC hope to do the same. Donations and Enquiries to HARC, Room 8, Carver St Methodist Church, 24 Rockington Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW.
HALLAM CARING SERVICE iS
having a Flag Day on Friday 16 December on Fargate in Sheffield between 9:30 am and 4pm. Any helpers? Please call Jean McKay on 0742 258000.
LIFE HAS RECEIVED more than L10,000 from 58 parishes in the area. The money supports the work of LIFE groups throughout the area, especially Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster.
NOTTINGHAM A RECENT survey gathered at the Nottingham Diocesan youth Alive' 94 gathering, reveals that young people are uniformed about the Church's
view on many moral and ethical matters.
SALFORD THE Church's Advertising Network, a joint project for the Decade of Evangelism run by Churches of all Christian traditions, has lauched its campaign for Christmas.
One of the adverts listed reads "Bethlehem: One Star accommodation. Animals welcome. Cot provided".
LANCASTER LAST MONTI I
Mrs Celia Kelly, one of the parishioners at St Charles, Grange-over-Sands, celebrated her 100th birthday. Received into the Church many years ago, the always smartly-dressed Mrs Kelly is active around the house and enjoys, among other things, solving crosswords.
BISHOP BREWER was the chief celebrant at a concelebrated Mass at the Carmelite Monastery, Preston, to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the entering of Sr Teresa to the Holy Child Order held last week. Sr Teresa comes from a well-known Preston family, the Myerscoughs, and two of her brothers became Jesuit priests. "It only seems like ten years", she said.