Special deanery meeting Q2

The proposals:

  • LINK St Theresa, Aspley WITH St Hugh of Lincoln, Bilborough
  • RETAIN Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Bulwell and Divine Infant of Prague, Bestwood Park
  • RETAIN St Paul, Lenton Boulevard and St Mary, Hyson Green
  • RETAIN LINK BETWEEN Assumption, Beeston AND St Thomas More, Wollaton
  • RETAIN Holy Cross, Hucknall
  • RETAIN LINK BETWEEN Our Lady & St Thomas of Hereford, Ilkeston AND St John the Evangelist, Stapleford
  • LINK St Francis of Assisi, Long Eaton WITH St Hugh, Borrowash
  • LINK Our Lady of Good Counsel, Eastwood WITH St Joseph, Ripley

The bishop’s second question: If you do not think a proposal will work, why not? What is your reasoning behind this?

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About Fr Martin

Fr Martin Sylvester is the dean of Nottingham West deanery, and parish priest of Long Eaton.
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One Response to Special deanery meeting Q2

  1. David & Louise Aldred says:

    The difficulties with the link between Beeston and Wollaton are that they lie in two different local authority areas and have no common school (or other centre of Catholic life).

    As a result the communities are not naturally connected, and whilst the present link works to some extent, it is not based on solid community foundations.

    People from Beeston are probably more likely to have friends and connections in Long Eaton than in Wollaton because of the common primary school (which has been in place for many decades); the same would apply to Wollaton and to its other neighbouring parishes.

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