From my e-mails it is obvious that my regular and long term readers are getting anxious for news. Every day I keep receiving e-mails asking what happened to the Duggan business. After the Bishop’s fart of an apology published in the local Manchester rag on March 15 2011, was that […]
St. Bede’s College
After nearly 40 years of marriage, 39 years and six months to be precise, the last bird has flown the nest. They have been flying the nest gradually for the last 22 years and I have never given it much of a thought as each one took wing, but the […]
Spare A Thought For Survivors Of Abuse
With all the palaver being spoken and written about regarding clerical abuse and I hear lots and lots of talk and read reams around the subject but nearly nothing about the lives of the poor victims or survivors as some like to refer to them and how they get through […]
The Aftermath of a St. Bede’s Education.
Search as I might, I cannot find any reference to Monsignor Thomas Duggan, Rector of St. Bede’s College in Manchester, from the early 1950s until the late 1960s. As I have said in my blog on 31 March 2010, a blog I dedicated to this ” honourable” man, he seems […]