Council 293 Sutton Coldfield

The requiem Mass for Bro John Middleton took place on September 3rd at Nantwich. Bro Keith Millage PGK was able to present Bro John with his Jubilarians Medal while he was in hospital.

Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

The icon will be brought to St Chadís Cathedral on Friday 9th November from Walsingham and will remain at the Cathedral during the following Saturday. Members of the Order have been asked to act as marshals during the event.

The Annual Requiem Mass at Christ the King Cathedral in Liverpool will be held on 3rd October.

The Provincial Annual Requiem Mass for deceased brothers will be held at St Chadís Cathedral on Saturday 3rd November at 12 noon. All Brothers are urged to attend the Mass.


Bro David Beddoe advised the meeting that he had now attempted to contact all the gentlemen from Maryvale Parish who expressed interest in the Order. He had hoped that some of them may have attended the September meeting but this was not so. One gentleman was going on holiday and another had been unwell, others had other commitments this month. There were some phone numbers given that were found not to be correct. Bro David hoped that some gentlemen would attend the November meeting. He is to contact the Parish Priest and verify the names and phone numbers given.

Bro David reminded brothers that the next membership drive would be held as SS Peter and Paul on 13-14th October. Support is requested from all Brothers.

Bro Keith Barclay wished to commend Bro David on the hard work and commitment he put into membership. Good work was being done and should be encouraged.

Bro. Tony Egan encouraged Brothers to be actively involved in the Chain of Prayer that is aimed to support Christian values and the sanctity of marriage.  A decade of the Rosary recited each day is requested in order to strengthen the chain. A flyer advertising a Chain of Prayer event in London on Saturday 15-09-2012 has been received.

Brothers are encouraged to enter and support the sponsored walk planned for 29th September. Five Brothers have pledged to enter the seven-mile walk. Sponsor forms for the walk in September are available from Bro Nick Bartleet.

Brothers are also reminded and asked to attend the Annual Mass for deceased brothers to be held at St Chadís Cathedral on Saturday 3rd November. 

Bro Tony has received details of the second Provincial Christmas Dinner to be held at Eaton Court Hotel on Wednesday 12th December. The cost is £25.00. If interested please contact Bro Tony. 

Bro David Beddoe advised that a further 30 toilet bags have been prepared and taken to Fireside. Bro David also advised that he attended St Chadís Cathedral on the occasion of the Celebration of Bishop Kenneyís Jubilee.

Sponsored Walk: Meet at Pype Hayes Park car park at 10.45am for an 11 am start on 29th September.  Bro David to arrange soup for walkers after the event.

The GK Bro John McCarthy has attended pilgrimages in Poland and Lourdes and has prayed for the work of the KSC.