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Bolton Priory Mystery Play 2015

Sunny weather drew huge crowds to the performances of the Bolton Priory Mystery Play on the 4th and 5th of July 2015. (Photos by Heather Munro and James Pearson) Additional photos can be seen on the website of the Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales.

Jonathan Cain

On Sunday we were delighted formally to welcome Jonathan Cain as he began his ordained ministry among us. There was a reception in the Tower after the 10.30 Eucharist.

July 2015 Magazine

The July 2015 edition of the magazine is now available online. Items include details of a large number of upcoming musical events, and a continuing look back at the life of the Priory during WWI, 100 years ago. It can be found here.

The Rector: On faith, doubt, and certainty

The Rector Bolton Abbey Parish Magazine July 2015 On faith, doubt, and certainty On faith, doubt, and certainty The German theologian Paul Tillich once commented that doubt was not the opposite of faith; rather it was an element of faith. Tillich had been an outspoken critic of the Nazis during their rise to power and […]

Concert for Boyle and Petyt School

Alexandra Lowe returns to The Priory on Saturday 8th August 2015 together with special guest Thomas Isherwood (Baritone) and Joy Becker (Violinist) Hollie-Ann Bangham (Mezzo Soprano) accompanied by pianist Simon Passmore to perform a collection of favourite songs covering opera and musical theatre. This evening is in support of The Boyle and Petyt Foundation for […]

June 2015 Magazine

The June 2015 edition of the magazine is now available online. Items include arrangements for the ordination of Jonathan Cain as Deacon to serve in our parish, details of a number of forthcoming musical events, and a fascinating first-hand account of the evacuation of Leeds Girls High School pupils to Bolton Abbey, 75 years ago.  It can be […]

Two Parishes Pilgrimage

Members of the congregations of Bolton Priory and St Mary Embsay, (and Lexie the dog) took part in the Two Parishes Pilgrimage on Sunday. The 4 1/4 mile walk was punctuated by a refreshment stop at ‘Billy Bob’s’, and at the end a welcome cup of tea in the Boyle Room was followed by Songs of Praise in the […]

75 Years Ago

Next month will mark the 75th anniversary of a notable event for Bolton Abbey. On the 6th of June, 1940, with the increasing threat of a Luftwaffe bombing offensive, over 70 girls aged 8 to 14 years, all pupils of Leeds Girls High School, arrived at Bolton Hall as evacuees. There will be a full article about this […]

May 2015 Magazine

The May 2015 edition of the magazine is now available online. Items include the Rector’s topical reflections on politics and religion, arrangements for the ordination of Jonathan Cain as Deacon to serve in our parish, opportunities to appear in our Mystery Play on July 4th and 5th, and a report on our Service of Thanksgiving for the […]