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St Patrick's pupils  raise funds for CAFOD
St Patrick's pupils raise funds for CAFOD

Kind-hearted pupils at St Patrick's Catholic Primary School in Kentish Town, north London, celebrated their Patron Saint in a special way this morning, with something they had been preparing for weeks. After Mass in the hall with Fr Tom Forde from Our Lady Help of Christians, they presented a cheque to CAFOD ambassador Judy Dixey for £350.16 - money which they had raised in some very imaginative ways. Children in one class were sponsored as they stood on one leg for five minutes.

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London:  North London parish celebrates 150th anniversary
London: North London parish celebrates 150th anniversary

A week of celebrations has just ended at Our Lady Help of Christians, in Kentish Town, north London, marking the 150th anniversary of the parish. The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and former priests who served in the parish: The Archbishop of Cardiff, Most Rev George Stack, Canon Patrick Browne, Canon Stuart Wilson and Fr Patrick Cormac from Tipperary, all visited during the week. The Opening Mass was celebrated on Sunday 19 October by Archbishop George Stack who served in Kentish Town from 1983 to 1990.

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London: Vacancy for School Business Manager
London: Vacancy for School Business Manager

ST PATRICKS CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL, HOLMES ROAD, KENTISH TOWN, LONDON NW5 3AH
‘a good and inclusive school that serves its community well’ OFSTED May 2011Have you experience of leading teams and managing budgets? Are you ready for the challenge of leadership in a school setting? Our diverse, vibrant, central London primary school wishes to appoint a SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER

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London: Vacancy for School Business Manager
London: Vacancy for School Business Manager

ST PATRICKS CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL, HOLMES ROAD, KENTISH TOWN, LONDON NW5 3AH
‘a good and inclusive school that serves its community well’ OFSTED May 2011Have you experience of leading teams and managing budgets? Are you ready for the challenge of leadership in a school setting? Our diverse, vibrant, central London primary school wishes to appoint a SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER

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London parish seeks paid part-time volunteer co-ordinator
London parish seeks paid part-time volunteer co-ordinator

SanKTus is a well-established charity in Kentish Town, north London, (Zone 2) working with homeless and vulnerably housed people, the elderly and those with support needs. We have a vacancy for a part-time Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and support volunteers to help us provide our free food and welfare services four afternoons a week and to help us to run social activities for elderly people. Experience is needed of motivating volunteers to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

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North London school wins prestigious architecture prize
North London school wins prestigious architecture prize
Congratulations to St Patrick’s  Primary School  in Kentish Town, north London, who have won a national architectural prize for their new Library and Music Room. The building has been awarded the Royal Institute of British Architect's (RIBA's) 2011 Stephen Lawrence Prize.  The prize, rewards the best examples of projects that have a construction budget of less than £1 million, is intended to encourage fresh talent working with smaller budgets.
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Parish prays for all struggling with addiction at Mass for Amy Winehouse
Parish prays for all struggling with addiction at Mass for Amy Winehouse
At a special evening Mass for Amy Winehouse at Our Lady Help of Christians in Kentish Town, on Monday,  prayers were said for all people struggling to overcome addiction to drugs and alcohol, and their families and friends. The parish hosts three Alcoholics Anonymous groups and one Narcotics Anonymous group that are
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Mass for Amy Winehouse
Mass for Amy Winehouse
A special Mass for Amy Winehouse will take place  at 7pm this evening at Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Kentish Town, north London. Parish Priest Fr Tom Forde, said: "Amy lived in our parish and many people have been very affected by her death. We will be praying for Amy and her family and friends at this sad time."
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London: school wins architecture award
London: school wins architecture award
A Catholic primary school in north London, has won a prestigious national award for their new Library and Music Room.  St Patrick's Primary School in Kentish Town, was one of 130 entries in the Royal Institute of British Architecture competition.
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Church group responds after council bans 'religious' posters
Church group responds after council bans 'religious' posters
Following the news that a north London council had refused to display posters advertising a 'St Francis weekend' of events about climate change, because of their religious content, the organisers have issued the following open letter:
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London council bans poster for Christian event
London council bans poster for Christian event
Camden Council, in north London, has refused to allow  a Catholic  parish group holding a weekend of events on climate change, to display their posters in libraries or social centres - unless they remove words such as 'God'  and  'Christian' from the text.
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World Day of Prayer for Climate Change
World Day of Prayer for Climate Change
British Church leaders of all denomination have expressed support for a Climate Change Day of Prayer on 4 October in the run up to the next United Nations climate change summit due to take place at the end of the year.
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London parish hosts Green Fair
The parish of Our Lady Help of Christians in Kentish Town, north London, held a Green Fair on Saturday, to celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi -
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