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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

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

Hervé fights the bad weather to get to Mass for Vocations

On Saturday 30th April, we celebrated Mass for Vocations at St Joseph’s Church in Sutton-in-Ashfield with their 5pm congregation. Although the day had been rather overcast it was sunny when we arrived. However,… Continue reading

Circle Weekend in Oxford, 17-19 Sep 2010

  We have just come back from a very successful weekend in Oxford which was attended by 24 brothers, wives and friends. We gathered at Keble College on Friday afternoon/evening and went off for a… Continue reading

August Joint meeting, 24th August 2010

Sadly, President Karol Grabowski was away on holiday for this meeting but  it went very well even though many of the Chesterfield brothers were in Oberammergau for the Passion Play. There were lots of… Continue reading

July Circle Meeting, 27th July 2010

    In July we attempted a new approach to the meeting – a very relaxed dress code, short meeting and a buffet during which we played games. Quite a few brothers were… Continue reading

Inter Circle Rally, 24th June 2010

President Karol Grabowski and Tony Bukowski attended the Inter Circle Rally last night. It was at City of Nottingham 221’s venue in Ruddington, just outside Nottingham. Numbers of attendees this year were a… Continue reading

Gervase Phinn…

Last night President Karol Grabowski went off to Derby to see Gervase Phinn, well-known education raconteur, in concert. He was really funny and related so many stories that struck home with the (largely) teachers… Continue reading

President 2010-11

On Tuesday April 27th, Karol Grabowski became the 49th President of Mansfield and Dukeries Circle 197 of the Catenian Association. He writes: This is my second time round and I am greatly honoured that the… Continue reading

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