Catenian Charity Donations

Catenian Charity Donations

At a recent Sheffield event Professor Philip Hopkins, President of the Wakefield Catenian Circle presented a cheque for £1,533.50 to the Bethlehem Care and Hospice Trust. Receiving the cheque on behalf of the Charity Joe McNally thanked Philip and his Circle for their...
Halifax fundraising success!

Halifax fundraising success!

On Friday 11th August the parishioners of Saint Mary’s and Saint Albans RC Church in Halifax held a fundraising evening to support the Bethlehem Hospice at Home service. The parish ladies provided an excellent evening which included, a quiz followed by supper. This...
Caribbean Night proves a big hit

Caribbean Night proves a big hit

On a cold Saturday evening a full parish hall adopted the warmer Caribbean setting and enjoyed authentic Caribbean music, food and a great atmosphere. Young and old entered into the spirit of the evening and fuelled by Brenda’s rum punch nearly all happily danced the...
Fundraising – Outside of the box

Fundraising – Outside of the box

I saw an advert for a company called Vintage Cash Cow. It collects all broken and unwanted items, including jewellery, old cameras, pewter, old watches, clocks etc. Will attach a letter from the company outlying the items they will take. It was so easy, I tided...
Christmas Card Sales a ‘Big Hit’

Christmas Card Sales a ‘Big Hit’

Last Christmas the parish of St Mary’s and St Albans Halifax chose to sell Christmas cards in December for the Bethlehem Care & Hospice Trust. The response from the parish was wonderful and fifty packs of cards sold out very quickly. Following the card sale the...
A Big ‘Thank You’ to Barnsley Volunteer

A Big ‘Thank You’ to Barnsley Volunteer

Derek is a long term supporter of The Bethlehem Hospice Trust and has served as a Trustee. During COVID Derek like the rest was under lockdown. The days were long and he didn’t want to be bored so he began baking and selling bits and pieces at Church. Orders came in...