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    St Chad and All Saints Church (Sedgley)

    St Chad Church

    St Peter and The English Martyrs (Lower Gornal)

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    Lower Gornal

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    May their Souls and the Souls of all faithful departed

    Rest In Peace.  Amen.

    We are saddened by and regret sharing the

    following very sad news with you.

    We offer the grieving families our prayers and

    condolences over their bereavement.


    Queen Elizabeth II  RIP

    Mary Spiteri RIP

    Marie Nicholls RIP

    Emiliana Plant RIP

    Evelyn Turtle RIP

    Derek Rafferty RIP

    Florence Cox RIP

    Hazel Shakespeare RIP

    Cecilia Rolasson RIP

    Giuseppe Salamdeno RIP

    Thomas Moore RIP

    Eileen Sexton RIP

    Martin Coohill RIP

    Gwendoline Taylor RIP

    Shirley Stanley RIP

    Mark Kinsman RIP

    Michael John Bowen RIP

    Andrew Blunt RIP



    Theresa Mitchell RIP

    Fred Wilkes RIP

    Alwyn Manley RIP

    Ivy Rollason RIP

    Albert Wynn RIP

    Josephine Cox RIP

    John Price RIP

    Hedwig Granger RIP

    Fr D Lloyd RIP

    Josie Johnson RIP

    Elsie Holden RIP

    Margaret Gordon RIP

    Margaret Corcoran RIP

    Louisa Blackwell RIP

    Bernard Oakley RIP

    Rosemary Sheran RIP

    John P Hickman








    Dear Parishioners,
    Please notify us of your sad bereavement as soon as you feel able to,
    so that we may announce it here in our Parish Obituary column. 
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
    Thank You.

    Please read this section

    Our website was last updated on Friday 2 December 2022



    Dear Parishioners, Visitors and Friends,
    Our website is updated very frequently throughout the week.

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    Every day of every week brings with it reports, news, changes,
    and other contributions of a varied
     nature and all have to be
    edited to fit on the pages of our 
    newsletter and on our website.

    Methodically, all events sad, happy, or very important, are entered
    into our office diary as soon as reported and published in our newsletter
    and our website in a chronological way, which ensures that no news
    whatsover is left out thus ensuring that everybody's contribution
    is published as close to the date requested as is physically possible.

    St Chad’s Church Hall
    High Holborn, Sedgley,  DY3 3UE

    Saturday 10 December 2022

    12:00 Noon  to  2:00 pm 


    Donations of bottles for our

    "Bottle Stall" needed
    (see "Bottle Stall" below - in green - as a guide)


    Please click the blue parking image above for

    parking facility on ASDA car park

    We are selling strips of raffle tickets (at £1 per strip) ahead of the Christmas Fayre,
    before and after all weekend Masses.
    The Parish Raffle Draw will be held at the end of the Fayre.

     Please start bringing in your donations for the Fayre to St Chad's Church

    every weekend from Saturday 15 October 2022

    As our last Christmas Fayre was held before the corona virus lockdown,

    which was way back three years ago in 2019, 

    some of us might need some memory jogging for suggestions on what we would like 

    to donate as prizes for our stalls.

    The organisers have put this list together but only as a guide

    As always, we rely on your generosity and great ideas to make a success

    of our Christmas Fayre.


    Bottle Stall

    Any spirits, wines, lagers and beers

    or fruit squashes or fizzy pop

    in glass or plastic bottles or cans


    Chocolate Tombola

    Anything made of chocolate


    Cake Stand

    Baked goods of all kind

    Freshly baked goods best prepared

    as close to the date of the fayre as possible, please


    Parish Tombola

    Perfumed Candles, Toiletries, Bath Salts, Soap, Unwanted Perfumes,

    Colouring Books, Pencils, Blank-Page Books for Drawing,

    Crayons, Felt Tips, Craft Sets,

    New Children Story Books,

    New Christmas Cards,

    Any other of your unwanted gifts


    Teddy Bear Stall

    Teddy Bears and Cuddly Toys

    in good condition please


    Nearly New Stall

    Any Small Household items in good condition,

    Hand Bags, Ornaments, Jewellery, Vases,

    Toys in good condition, Jigsaw Puzzles

    (But, please, no jumble)

    Christmas Hampers for Special Prizes   

    Attractive Seasonal Food and Drinks such as

    Whisky, Wine, Brandy, Liqueur, Prosecco,

    Cheese Biscuits, Condiments, Brandy Sauce, Cranberry Sauce,

    Christmas Cake, Christmas Log, Chocolate Log, Christmas Biscuits, 

    Christmas Puddings, Custard, Jams, Marmalades,

    Tinned Fruits, Brandy Snaps, Tea Bags, Coffee,

      Christmas Crackers



    A copy of this list is available to take away and to use as a check list

    See any of the wardens


    Please make sure all donated food and bottled goods 

    are at least one month (or more)

    within their sell-by date from December 2022



    To all parishioners, organisers, volunteers, their families and friends,

    and all other helpers for your most valued and wonderful support.

    And also our local businesses sponsors for your much-appreciated donations:

    The Beehive, Yoga Studio, Sedgley

    The Nail and Beauty Studio, Sedgley

    The Clifton (JD Wetherspoon), Sedgley

    Alex Blunt - Rainbow Pantomimes

    Tesco, Burnt Tree Island, Dudley






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    Because space on our website is normally restrictred to events in both our parishes, it is difficult to include other informative data of the sort that are useful to as wide a range as possible for the benefit of our parishioners. This is only a minute amount of what is available on the government website but the links included here lead to many other areas of additional help and support. Unlike the wording of the title, not "everything" is included else there would not be room for the Newsletter and Parish Events!
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    UPDATED WEBSITE (May 2022)
    The previous version of the Dudley Deanery website is no longer available.

    The updated version is now hosted in the main Birmingham Archdiocese website.
    All the churches in the Birmingham Archdiocese are now listed in eleven separate deaneries and the unified listings contain much more information for each church than previously.


    The table below lists twelve churches in our locality for your convenience

    Please click any of the blue links to visit the parish church website of your choice

    English Martyrs - Blackheath Our Lady of Lourdes – Kingswinford
    Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury - Dudley St Chad and All Saints - Sedgley
    Our Lady & All Saints - Stourbridge St Francis Xavier - Oldbury
    Our Lady and St Hubert - Warley St Mary - Brierley Hill
    Our Lady and St Kenelm - Halesowen St Peter and the English Martyrs - Lower Gornal
    Our Lady of Lourdes - Cradley Heath The Sacred Heart and Holy Souls - Tipton



    Envelopes for 2021-2022 and Gift Aid Declaration forms
    are available for collection at both churches

    Please check we have your current address.
    Also, if you no longer pay income tax, please inform your Parish Gift Aid Organiser

    For UK taxpayers who contribute weekly, please consider completing a Gift Aid
    Declaration form to enable your Parish to claim 25% on your donation

    May we remind all Gift Aid Donors if your financial circumstances alter, for example,
    if you retire, please inform Fr Paul as soon as possible,
    because we are obliged to notify Cathedral House of any such changes.

    Thank You.


    Please clickto read the latest Car Park regulations in force from the end of July 2018

    The regulations were updated again in January 2022
    In order to avoid a fine, please do not delay to familiarise yourselves with their latest regulations


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    a prominent Cleveland (USA) Jewish businessman

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