Tuesday, 10 November 2015


The Right Reverend Patrick McKinney, the recently ordained RC Bishop of Nottingham celebrated Sunday Mass at St Francis of Assisi Church on Tamworth Road on 4th October and awarded parishioner Angela Barnes, the Bene Merenti medal from His Holiness Pope Francis. The medal is awarded to Catholics who have given long and exceptional service to the Catholic Church. In Angela's case, she set up and ran the Guide and Brownie packs at St Francis for 32 years until recently. Angela also worked for many years for Age UK as a fund raising co ordinator.