Page 6, 17th December 2004

17th December 2004
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Pupils Spread Good Cheer

S IXTH - FORMERS from St Ambrose College, Hale Barns in Cheshire serenaded local old people when the Catholic grammar school held a Christmas party for young and old like.......

Self-portrait Wins Competition

S TONYHURST pupil Ellen Riley has painted a self-portrait that has been chosen by Channel 4 to be part of an exhibition that is touring top art galleries. Her oil painting is......

Local News In Brief

WESTMINSTER To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a vast new icon of Mary the Mother of God has been commissioned for St Joseph’s......

Pupils Celebrate Examination Success

A T ITS recent prizegiving ceremony St Benedict’s College, Colchester, celebrated its pupils’ exam success. With 77 per cent of its students achieving five or more A-C grades,......

Retired Bishop Collects Degree

T HE FORMER Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle has been awarded an honorary degree from Northumbria University. Bishop Ambrose Griffiths received an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law......

Christmas Comes Early For Loreto Girl

C HRISTMAS came early for Loreto Grammar School pupil Jessica Barry when she found out she had won a Christmas card competition. The Year 7 pupil was surprised when her name was......

Honour For Archbishop

A RCHBISHOP Vincent Nichols defended the role of faith and religion in today’s society when he received an honorary doctorate of Divinity from Birmingham University, writes......

Speechextract

From a pastoral letter by Bishop Thomas McMahon of Brentwood, read out in churches on November 27-28: “Life is all about beginnings and endings. Each day, each year, each season......