Thank you John and Freda

Bishop Pat offered up his Friday morning Mass on 25th August for John and Freda Vine, who many parishioners will remember as true stalwarts of the parish, John having been part of the parish for most of his life.  After living for many years in Danson Road, they finally decided to downsize to a bungalow, finding the ideal property in the village of Hartley, Kent.  It was a humble farewell, as the Mass was followed by refreshments in the small hall for the weekday Mass goers who happened to be there.  John and Freda didn’t want a fuss, but I felt they merited a tribute here on the blog, so they have kindly supplied their stories, which follow. Continue reading “Thank you John and Freda”