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40-year scroll presentation

Ken Daly gets his 40-year scroll

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Provincial Weekend – Haikus

On Saturday night, during supper, everyone was challenged to evaluate the weekend by choosing their best memories of the weekend and then writing them up in a haiku (a short, Japanese poem format… Continue reading

Provincial Weekend in Shrewsbury – 6 to 8 October 2017

Haiku challenge in Shrewsbury What do Percy Thrower, Charles Darwin, Wellington’s second-in-command, Clive of India, Wilfrid Owen and Scrobbisbyrig all have in common? Well, all were answers in the quiz about Shrewsbury which… Continue reading

Presentation to Portland College – 26 September 2017

During Peter Crowe’s Presidential year (2016-17), a number of events were held to raise money for the President’s charity. This year, Peter had nominated our normal venue, Portland College, as his charity and… Continue reading

President’s “at home” – Sunday 13th August 2017

The sun shone for our President’s “at home” event, which began with Mass at St Philip Neri Church, Mansfield. Brother John and Ev had invited a number of their friends from the parish… Continue reading

Games Night – 25 July 2017

Tonight we had our regular/annual relaxed meeting followed by a games night. We intended to have both draughts and dominoes competitions, but in the event, the draw for the draughts competition gave rise… Continue reading

Senior Citizens’ Afternoon Tea – Sunday 2nd July 2017

Our President, John, organised an afternoon tea for senior citizens across the parishes that make up our Circle’s patch; it was held in the Parish Hall of St Philip Neri Church. On the… Continue reading

Dublin visit (highlights)

Mansfield Circle visited Dublin between Saturday 20th and Tuesday 23rd May. Here are the two Presidents exchanging gifts at the Dublin Circle meeting on Monday evening, 22nd May. We visited some lovely places… Continue reading

Circle Golf – 13 May 2017

Today we had our annual Golf tournament, with 15 competitors: 5 Catenians and 10 guests. The day began a little overcast but became very pleasant as the afternoon drew to a close, with… Continue reading

Bursary fund presentation at All Saints’ Academy

On the morning of Thursday 11 May, Immediate Past President, brother Peter Crowe, and newly installed President John Fitzpatrick of Mansfield and Dukeries Circle 197 of the Catenian Association attended an assembly for… Continue reading

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