Posts by Nigel Wordsworth

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A taste of coffee

by Nigel Wordsworth

Life in the Melbourne & Castle Donington parish is returning to normal after the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic Castle Donington held its regular coffee morning on Saturday 6 November 2021. The cake selection proved to be as popular as ever and people were pleased to meet up again after their enforced hibernation. The […]

Melbourne in bloom

by Nigel Wordsworth

As winter approaches and summer flowers die back, parishioners have brightened up the entrance doorway to the Our Lady of Mercy and St. Philip Neri church in Melbourne. A selection of winter-flowering pansies now brighten the dull days and welcome worshipers to Melbourne’s Catholic church in the run up to Christamas.

Presentation of Deacon’s retirement gift

by Nigel Wordsworth

Parishioners gave a total of £516.11 for a present for Deacon Paul Boshell as a thank you for his 23 years of service to the Parish. On Friday 13 August, Rachel and Martin presented him with £500 in cash in a purse hand-made by Rachel, while the remaining sum went towards a bottle of his […]