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Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia (RCDEA) Felixstowe
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Bishop Clark to Bp Grant: Diocese division; Downham Market; PP changeover

Suggest Canons Burditt and Frost and Frs Philpot and Wace for Commission on the division of the [Northampton] Diocese.
Downham Market is an issue on which we must stand - "whatever the personal holiness of Ossie (and God alone is the Judge here), he is corrupting a holy thing - and this is the hidden evil." Unwavering leadership is required. Confront Ossie with the obedience he owes, and, that the Pope has formally specified the circumstances in which the rite may be celebrated.
Tony Sketch should be given Downham market as his charge and say a publicised Mass there.
PPs (Aldeburgh, Wymondham, Felixstowe and Ipswich) make change-over on October 7th.

Clark, Alan Charles Rev DD (1919-2002)

St Felix, Felixstowe, Stained Glass - press coverage

A pair of new stained glass windows by craftsman Thomas Denny has been installed at St Felix Church in Felixstowe, following a bequest from a congregation member. When parishioner Marlene Strachan died last year she left a generous £10,000 bequest to pay for a stained glass window in the church, on the theme of The Divine Mercy. Looking to fulfil the request, Fr John Barnes had, four years before, seen some of Thomas Denny’s work at nearby Stutton Parish Church where he had created a Millennium window.

News items from East Anglian Daily Times, Ipswich Star, Independent Catholic News, Network Suffolk