Bideford Catholic Churches

Previous Social events, Stories and Pictures

Previous Parish Events

21st August 2019 - "A Knight out in Torbay" with the KSC - Coach, Ferry, Steam Train trip and afternoon cream tea with Father Candy at Paignton. See here for photos.

24th April 2019 KSC Excursion, Steam Railway and Exmoor Tour - With The Knights of St Columba - Coach to Bishops Lydeard, West Somerset Steam Railway trip to Minehead, free time in Minehead and afternoon tour of Exmoor, stopping for tea.

Monday 20th August 2018 - The Knights of St Columba, River Cruise and day out in Exmouth and Exeter.
Photo slide-show here.

Sunday 12th August 2018 - Annual Parish Bar-B-Q at Blights Garage
Photo slide-show here.

Friday 22nd June 2018 - KSC Centenery Year Mass of Celebration, was held at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bideford. The Mass was followed by a Bar-B-Q in the Church garden. Kathleen Salter, has produced a write-up see further details here.

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - KSC All day 'Trip to Wells & Glastonbury'.

Easter Saturday 2018 - Photos of the Blessing of the Easter Food Baskets. (Description of the meaning of the Blessing of the Easter Food).

Tuesday 5th September 2017 - The Knights of St Columba organised a very successful coach trip, to Falmouth, the River Fal & onward to Truro. There was an exciting, (if a little wet) boat trip to Truro, where some parishioners took the opportunity to visit Truro Cathedral.

Saturday 1st July 2017 - In the Sacred Heart gardens and Parish Room. The Parish held a "Cream Tea Summer Fayre" Delicious cream teas and a range of home-made cakes were to be had, a Raffle - 1st prize was £100! A tombola stall and a host of 'Fayre Favourites' were laid out in the gardens.  A total of £1,160 was made on the day, a fantastic amount over tea!

27th May 2017 - Richard and Linda Escott held a CAFOD "Afternoon Tea Party", at their home in Bideford. They were delighted with the outcome as £1070 was made for CAFOD. Thank-you to everyone who helped, attended and supported the day."

16th May 2017 - The Knights of Saint Columba organised a 'charabanc' trip for our Parishioners, to Chideock and the Shrine of the Dorset Martyrs, thence to Seaton and on to Colyton by vintage electric tram.   A slide-show of photographs, can be seen here.

8th April 2017 - Father Ralph, organised a "Lenten day of Retreat"
  A 'slide-show' of photographs of the day - Click here to view.

19th August 2016 - Farewell Party for Father Terry and Bridget
Photo slide-show