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Provincial Quiz – February 2020

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A most enjoyable evening was once again hosted by Crawley Circle but neither of the two East Grinstead teams were able to emulate the success of many previous years. Crawley Circle retained the trophy. But it’s not the winning, it’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols – December 2019

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No Catenian year would be complete without the annual Christmas Carols, once again hosted by Bill and Vicci (and children and grand-daughter) – with mulled wine, meat balls, mince pies and other seasonal refreshments. Long may that tradition continue.

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Clergy Night / Christmas Dinner – December 2019

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This year’s annual Clergy Night / Christmas Dinner at Yew Lodge was special in many ways. Firstly, it was a chance to welcome Fr Jack and Sarah to the parish and to enable them to enjoy Catenians hospitality. Secondly, 2019 … Continue reading

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Snooker Evening – November 2019

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The Snooker Evening has now become a permanent fixture in the social calendar and once again 8 Brothers took part. It was another thoroughly enjoyable evening, especially for Paul B who achieved a third consecutive victory – albeit with a … Continue reading

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Coffee & cakes – September 2019

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Andrew & Beverley once again hosted a lovely Sunday lunchtime event with ‘professional quality’ coffee ground and served alongside a wide range of high quality home-made cakes prepared by those who attended. Thanks to all those who baked and for … Continue reading

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President’s Sunday – June 2019

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After 10.30 Mass at Our Lady and St Peter’s, President Paul and Hilary Barrett kindly once again hosted this year’s President’s Sunday buffet lunch.

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Vineyard Visit – June 2019

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An excellent day was spent at Carr Taylor Vineyard near Hastings, with an excellent tour, wonderful lunch and plenty of wine to taste.

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Family Fundraising Quiz – June 2019

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Once again the Circle hosted a fundraising Family Quiz at St Peter’s School. This year it was to support the refurbishment of Our Lady & St. Peter’s Church. Around 70 parishioners enjoyed a competitive quiz with a fish and chip … Continue reading

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Mid-term Dinner – May 2019

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The East Grinstead Catenians and their families said ‘Auf Wiedersehen, Pet’ to Fr Steven and Pat at a Mid-year Dinner at Sweetwoods Golf Club, before their imminent departure to Holy Island. We were also joined by the new Town Mayor, … Continue reading

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Provincial Darts Competition – April 2019

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After missing the last couple of years, East Grinstead made a winning return to the Provincial Darts competition by beating five other Circles to regain the John Derrington Trophy, last won in 2012. Thanks to Brighton Regency for organising the event.

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