Category: Chaplaincy

Act of Remembrance

The Chaplaincy will be holding a short Act of Remembrance on 11 November 2020 at 10.50am. It will be repeated at 4.00pm for those who are unable to attend in the morning. It will be held using zoom. The code is Topic: RemembranceJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83452445733pwd=cWtWU3NxQ2YxNFc5R01IM2RmS0xoUT09Meeting ID: 834 5244 5733Passcode:...

Lent in the Chaplaincy

A joint Roman Catholic and Anglican Ash Wednesday service will be held on Wednesday 26 February in the Quiet Room inside the Chaplaincy at 12:40 led by Fr Andrew and Revd Gill. Throughout Lent, both Father Andrew and Reverend Gill are leading services in the Quiet Room: On Tuesday’s...

Get into the Christmas spirit

Christmas is fast approaching and the Chaplaincy has organised two events during December: University Carol Service Wednesday 4 December at 12.45 in the SLZ. Advent Mass with Father Andrew Tuesday 3 December Tuesday 10 December Tuesday 17 December All the above events will be held at 12:40 in the...

Joint Roman Catholic and Anglican service for Ash Wednesday

Rev Gill and Fr Andrew will hold joint service on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate the start of Lent, in the quiet room, in the chaplaincy at 12:40. There will be a blessing and distribution of ashes. All are welcome to join us. For more information contact

Chaplaincy news

The Chaplaincy is busy over the next couple of weeks with events for your diary. Roman Catholic Masses The Roman Catholic Chaplain will be presiding at Mass for Advent on the following dates Tuesday 4, 11 and 18 December at 12:45-13:15 in the Chaplaincy Quiet Room. The theme this...

Chaplaincy News

The Chaplaincy is busy over the next couple of weeks with two events for your diary. Festival of Faiths, Tuesday 27 November: The Chaplaincy and Students Union working in conjunction with Bolton Interfaith Council and faith groups across the town have organised a Festival of Faiths to inform and...

Chaplaincy Coffee Morning

We are having a COFFEE MORNING in the Chaplaincy – a chance to come and see what we do, meet the chaplain and have your say about how the Chaplaincy can meet the needs of the whole university community. Please join us for refreshments on Wednesday May 9th between...

Special Joint Service For Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, a time of reflection in the Christian Calendar in preparation for Easter. The Chaplaincy will have a special service to mark Ash Wednesday. Revd Gill and Fr Andrew will host a special joint service on Ash Wednesday, 14 February, at 12.40 in...

A quick introduction to the Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy is here for all staff and students, those of faith and no faith, and can be found at the foot of the Eagle Tower near Café Athena. The Chaplaincy is open from 8.30-17.00 during term times. Here for prayer, reflection, meditation or just a place of calm...

News from the Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy team has been busy over the past couple of weeks welcoming students and we have now started our regular events. The Chaplain, Gill Smart, can normally be found in the Chaplaincy Office on Monday morning, Wednesday and Friday. If you need to contact her please email ...

Observing Lent

Lent is a time of prayer, fasting and charity in preparation for Easter. Shrove Tuesday (28 February) marks the day before Lent begins and is traditionally associated with pancakes, cooked and eaten to use up luxury ingredients before the fast. Lent begins next week and colleagues and students may wish to attend...
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