Category Archives: St. Bede’s College

Here’s A Question.

Far be it from me to brag about the problem, but it was I who dragged the dark sordid story of sexual abuse of young Catholic boys at St Bede’s College in Manchester between 1950 and 1966 out of the locked cupboard that is known as the Salford Diocese and into the empathic world of the 21st century.  It became… (more…)

Back Again To Wonder And To Pester.

Well after over two weeks of inactivity due to technical problems outside of my control, I am back to wonder, pester and generally get on the tits of all that is holy, glorious and nasty in the lying , cheating world that is Britain, Ireland and the Catholic Church, especially the Salford Diocese. Let me first of all get rid… (more…)

Our Trip To Ypres, August 2014

I apologise for not writing sooner but the preparation for this trip took over my life but it is now over and here is my report on the sadness and the happiness of five moving days in Belgium and France for 48 lucky people.  We of the Connaught Rangers Association try to have a trip of remembrance every year, next… (more…)

Bede’s Board Of Governors In The Spotlight

Well it came to pass that the brand spanking new board of governors of St Bede’s College in Manchester enthused by their obvious massive success stories itemised in my last blog had their update meeting with all parents of both Prep and Senior school at the College last evening, the 2nd July 2014. It was a well managed affair with… (more…)