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    St Chad and All Saints Church (Sedgley)

    St Chad Church
    Sedgley

    St Peter and The English Martyrs (Lower Gornal)

    St Peter Church
    Lower Gornal

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    (Our website was last updated on Friday 23 September 2022)
     

    Dear Parishioners, Visitors and Friends,
    Our website is updated frequently throughout the week.
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    ST CHAD'S CHURCH

    CHRISTMAS FAYRE

    SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER 2022 

    12:00pm  TO  2:00pm

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     TUESDAY 4 OCTOBER 2022

    At St Chad's Church at 5:15pm
     

    We are having a meeting in church before Evening Mass

    to discuss and organise the layout of our Fayre

    Please come along to join us and help

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    After 2 years’ closure because of the covid
    enforced lockdown, 
    we all look forward to
    the return of our
    Fund Raising Christmas Fayre.


    Please start putting together your donations
    which we shall be starting 
    to accept
    around mid-October.

     


    A GUIDE FOR PARENTS TO SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

    FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-2024

    If your child lives in Dudley borough and was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you need to start the process of applying for a secondary school place. 

    Visit www.dudley.gov.uk/admissions for guidance and information about the application process.

    For further information, please visit Gov.uk, Ofsted or the Department for Education

    How do I apply?

    Apply online

    You can apply online. Online applications will need to be submitted by 31 October 2022 by midnight

    This method is preferred by parents as it is quick and easy to do with the following benefits:

    🔹 E-mail decision received after 2pm on 1 March 2023
    🔹 You can apply 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    🔹 There’s no risk that your application will be lost in the post as you will get email confirmation that your application has been received
    🔹 It’s safe and secure

    You can also apply online at your local library. 

    Paper application form

    If you cannot apply online, you can complete a paper application form. Forms will need to be returned by 31 October 2022 by 5pm.

    🔹 You will need to contact the School Admissions Service on 0300 555 2345 for a form to be issued to you
    🔹 Parents are strongly encouraged to return the form by recorded delivery as acknowledgements of receipt are not sent by the service

    🔹 Please note, if you do choose this method your offer is posted on 1 March 2023 direct to the home address

    ADDRESS

    Dudley Council Plus
    Castle Street
    Dudley

     

     

     

     




     

     

    To contact an advisor
    telephone the main switchboard on


    0300 555 2345

     

    An operator will take your call and transfer you to the correct department

    Use the same number above for any emergencies

    When the service is closed, a recorded message will advise what to do


     

    Specialist advice is available
    by telephone:

    Benefits:
    0300 555 8100

    Council tax/business rates:
    0300 555 8000

    CallPay:
    0300 555 7000

    Housing repairs:
    0300 555 8283

    Adult Social Care
    Access Team:
    0300 555 0055

    Children Social Care
    and Safeguarding: 
    0300 555 0050

    Aternatively click the blue button below

    to visit Dudley's own website for new or updated information
    on all its 
    Frequently Used Services

    Cost of living

    Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

    Cost Of Living Advice And Support 

    Advice and information to support anyone struggling with the rising costs of
    day-to-day life can be found on the council's website.

    There you will find lots of information on what to do if you need help
    with household costs, everyday essentials such as food, clothes and medicines,
    child related costs or are struggling to pay debts.

    There’s also advice on budgeting and support for struggling businesses.

     

    Please click the above blue button to visit Dudley Website

    OR


    If your prefer, or you cannot access the website, 

    please telephone 0300 555 2345 for direct help and advice

    PARISH SCHOOLS ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022

    St Chad's - SedgleySt Joseph's - DudleyBishop Milner
     

    Please click the blue button above to visit our schools' websites.
    On the next page, please click the "School Diary & Dates" link
    of the school of your choice to access its school diary
    for further term information and all other news

    Because space on our website is normally restrictred to events in both our parishes, it is difficult to include other informative data of the sort that are useful to as wide a range as possible for the benefit of our parishioners. This is only a minute amount of what is available on the government website but the links included here lead to many other areas of additional help and support. Unlike the wording of the title, not "everything" is included else there would not be room for the Newsletter and Parish Events!
    However, all the links open a treasure hove of useful services that not all people know existed.
    Click any of the coloured underlined links below to open the link page of your choice.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19):

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support

    Brexit:

    Check what you need to do

    Services and information:

    Benefits
    Births, deaths, marriages and care
    Business and self-employed
    Childcare and parenting
    Citizenship and living in the UK
    Crime, justice and the law
    Disabled people
    Driving and transport
    Education and learning
    Employing people
    Environment and countryside
    Housing and local services
    Money and tax
    Passports, travel and living abroad
    Visas and immigration
    Working, jobs and pensions

    Departments and policies:

    How government works
    Departments
    Worldwide
    Services
    Guidance and regulation
    News and communications
    Research and statistics
    Policy papers and consultations
    Transparency and freedom of information releases

    This article was last updated on Tuesday 1 January 2022
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    BIRMINGHAM DIOCESE CATHOLIC DEANERY WEBSITE

    Please click the blue button above to vist the website

    UPDATED WEBSITE (2022)
    The previous Dudley Deanery website is no lomger available and its contents are now to be found in the main Birmingham Diocese website.
    All the churches in the Birmingham Diocese are now listed in eleven separate deaneries and the unified listings contain much more information for each church than previously.

    The new website is easy to navigate and search for more information than just church data.

     


    The table below lists twelve churches in our locality for quicker access

    Please click any of the links to visit the parish church website of your choice

    English Martyrs - Blackheath Our Lady of Lourdes – Kingswinford
    Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury - Dudley St Chad and All Saints - Sedgley
    Our Lady & All Saints - Stourbridge St Francis Xavier - Oldbury
    Our Lady and St Hubert - Warley St Mary - Brierley Hill
    Our Lady and St Kenelm - Halesowen St Peter and the English Martyrs - Lower Gornal
    Our Lady of Lourdes - Cradley Heath The Sacred Heart and Holy Souls - Tipton

     

    GIFT AID

    Envelopes for 2021-2022 and Gift Aid Declaration forms
    are available for collection at both churches

    Please check we have your current address.
    Also, if you no longer pay income tax, please inform your Parish Gift Aid Organiser

    For UK taxpayers who contribute weekly, please consider completing a Gift Aid
    Declaration form to enable your Parish to claim 25% on your donation

    May we remind all Gift Aid Donors if your financial circumstances alter, for example,
    if you retire, please inform Fr Paul as soon as possible,
    because we are obliged to notify Cathedral House of any such changes.

    Thank You.


    PARKING IN ASDA CAR PARK  -  VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

    Please clickto read the latest Car Park regulations in force from the end of July 2018

    The regulations were updated again in January 2022
     
    In order to avoid a fine, please do not delay to familiarise yourselves with their latest regulations
     


    "THE CATHOLIC CHURCH"

    Excerpts of an article written by a non-Catholic, Sam Miller,
    a prominent Cleveland (USA) Jewish businessman


    to read this informative article
     


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    Adult Education (Maryvale Institute): 0121 360 8118

    St Chad's Cathedral: 0121 236 2251

    Communications, press and website: 0121 230 6286

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    Marriage Tribunal: 0121 230 6227

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