Our Lady Star of the Sea

Centenary News

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The celebration of the Centenary of our Parish





Centenary Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 

11-19th June 2018 led by Father Paul

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Centenary Mass Thursday 2nd August 2018.

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The Mass was concelebrated by  Bishop Alan, Fr Paul , Fr. Dan, Fr. James, Fr. David,  Fr.Anthony, Fr. Bob, Fr. Stewart, Canon Brian and Fr. Frances

Centenary Garden Party and Hog Roast & Buffet

  2 August 2018


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Cutting the celebration cake are Father Paul, Jackie Doyle-Price MP for Thurrock (you can just see her green ring), Bishop Alan & Mayor of Thurrock Barbara Rice (in the yellow dress).


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All in all, this was a wonderful Centenary Celebration with Bishop Alan Williams, Priests, Sisters of Mercy and together with Martin Foley and Salvina from the Apostleship of the Sea,  Mayor of Thurrock Barbara Rice and Jackie Doyle-Price MP for Thurrock.

Our fantastic centenary cake made by Raven's Bakery, Ingatestone, the Hog Roast was provided by Primecut SLH and the buffet by Quinns SL

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                       More photos can be found by clicking this link

All photos courtesy of Ray Gnanapragasam


Click the link below to read Brentwood Cathedral news report 

 Link to "Tilbury celebrates 100 years" 

The report was jointly compiled by Mary Huntington, Father Paul & Kevin Redmond

Centenary Book

The Parish of Our Lady Star of The Sea

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Now on sale (Price £7.99) our fantastic Centenary book written by Kevin Redmond. A brilliant record of the history of our church. Here is Kevin at the book signing celebration on 5th May 2018. He is joined by his wife Felicity and also parishioners Bernadette and William Terry.

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  • Tilbury
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