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Bringing in the rest

by Margaret Duggan

THERE ARE no fewer than 16 care homes for the elderly in the parish of All Saints’, Southport, in Liverpool diocese, and the church does all it can to minister to their residents.

Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Andrew Edwards, tells me he has a eucharistic team of a dozen members who, with the Bishop’s permission, regularly take holy communion to about 100 people. Members of the team are trained in pastoral care, including work with vulnerable adults and ...

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