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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 27th May, 2018)

Walking Day

Walking Day
St Patricks May Procession.

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Apple iPad)
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Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh.. on 27th May 2018 at 00:54

It was a moving occasion. Service of Benediction and the May Crowning not seen for many years at St. Patrick's Church..

I wonder if I might mention an Exibition at The Museum of Wigan Life (the old library) regarding the Whit Monday Waking Day , the last one was 50 years ago on the 3rd of June 1968. It includes some old films and hundreds of photographs,it's well worth a visit.
The opening times are Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday,Saturday 9am-2pm. Thursday,Friday 2pm-5pm.

Comment by: Veronica on 27th May 2018 at 08:41

It was like old times inside church - packed to the rafters! Many old parishioners there who I hadn't seen for years.

Comment by: kath on 27th May 2018 at 08:54

good to see walking days still exist

Comment by: Mick on 27th May 2018 at 10:05

Tom theres a mention of you in Wigan Local Life.
It says local historian Tom Walsh unveiling a plaque recognising women right activist Thornley Smith

Comment by: TonyG on 27th May 2018 at 11:05

Where is this in Scholes?

Comment by: Veronica on 27th May 2018 at 11:40

Hardybutts out side St Patrick's church Tony G.

Comment by: Maureen O'Bern on 27th May 2018 at 14:19

Wonderful occasion enjoyed by so many. Great to see the parishioners, church and school coming together to make St Patrick's a vibrant parish and community once again.

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