Featured Events

Family Fun Day 2019


The Community opens its doors for its annual Family Fun Day on Sunday 30 June, from 1pm. All are welcomed in to the grounds for a day of fun, family friendly activities, entertainment and refreshments. Supported by a volunteer army of brethren, staff, CR companions and others, the day is being organised by Paul Hatfield, […]


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Greek for Fun


Most people think that title is a contradiction in terms.  How can an ancient language be fun.  Even clergy who learned Greek at College seem often to have found it really boring.  That is sad.  It  shouldn’t be boring.  Those who took part in this week’s Greek for Fun course here at Mirfield know that […]


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News from Fr John


I recently returned from Walshingham having exchanged my gold star for a silver one! After 25 years as a Guardian I have now retired from office and have become a Guardian Emeritus. I have had some interesting offers in recent times which has made me think that a future auction may not be an impossibility! […]


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Former student returns as Principal


Bishop Mark Sowerby is to be the next Principal of the College of the Resurrection in succession to Fr Peter Allan CR, who will retire at the end of the academic year. With his wife, Ruth, he will move to Mirfield from the Diocese of Chichester, where he has been Bishop of Horsham since 2009.  Bishop Mark, who has […]


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An Italian Trappist convent and us


An Italian Trappist convent and us In 2016 CR began a friendship with the sisters of the Trappist convent of Vitorchiano in Italy. There have now been several visits, and we have discovered in them a relationship with Anglican religious communities that goes back a long way, including with CR. Sister Gabriella writes here about […]


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Library Volunteer Team


Have you wanted to volunteer but not all the time? Why not join the ‘On Call’ volunteer team. The Librarian is looking to recruit volunteers who can be called upon as and when needed for small projects, throughout the year.  ‘On Call’ volunteers will not be required to help all year round, just when small […]


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Face the different


Sometimes it is worth to step out of the familiar and face the foreign. There is a lot to learn. About God, about the world, about ourselves. Here in England I just can’t stop feeling that everything is so different. At home, in Hungary I am Pastor Novotny Dániel, a respected Lutheran priest for 20 […]


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Walsingham Pilgrimage 2019


Recently a party of 9 students, accompanied by Fr Thomas CR made a weekend pilgrimage to Walsingham. Taking all the prayer requests from the board in the College Oratory to include whilst on pilgrimage, we put them alongside our own supplications at the shrine. With the other pilgrims we entered fully into the life of […]


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Upcoming Book Launch


Il giardiniere invisibile: credere, non credere, cercare, EDB, 2019. (The Invisible Gardener: Belief and Unbelief in Dialogue ). The Revd Dr Tony Carroll has published a new book which will be launched at Mirfield in June. The book attempts to think anew about the God-World relationship in the context of our Secular Age. It builds […]


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Tallis Consort Concert


On Saturday 30 March the Community opened its doors for an evening of music provided by one of the finest vocal ensembles in Yorkshire. The Tallis Consort is a semi-professional ensemble of 10 singers who specialize in the performance of Renaissance Polyphony. Directed by Chris Why they performed Tomás Luis de Victoria – Tenebrae Responsories […]


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Tallis Consort – Early Musical Ensemble


The Community and College are looking forward to welcoming Tallis Consort – Early Music Ensemble, to perform in the Community Church on Saturday 30th March at 7.30pm. All Welcome. www.facebook.com/TheTallisConsort/ For a taste of the Tallis Consort’s music, please follow the link below. https://www.facebook.com/TheTallisConsort/videos/368333890561741/  


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Funeral of Fr Simon CR


            A packed church gathered last Friday (1 March) to celebrate the life and ministry of our dear brother Simon. Fr Simon passed away on Thursday 7 February, at the age of 88 and in the 52nd year of his profession. His funeral requiem was followed by burial in the […]


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#Life Together Oxford: February 10 -14 2019


The arrival in Oxford on Sunday evening for the start of #LifeTogetherOxford saw us all warmly welcomed to our host colleges. Myself and George CR; Judith and Margaret Theresa SLG and Jane ASSP. I was in The Queen’s College – fittingly so for me with its Northern links and long choral tradition. I certainly was […]


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