Parish of the
Good Shepherd, Woodthorpe
St Anthony's of Calverton
On the 14th December 2023 St Anthony's in the village of Calverton celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of its beautiful church. The community of St Anthony's were delighted to have this celebratory Mass led by Bishop Patrick with priests of St Anthony's past and present and to welcome the Mayor of Gedling Borough, Councillor Mrs Julie Najuck.

Following the Mass there were refreshments giving everyone the opportunity to marvel (and taste!) an amazing handmade decorated cake depicting the church made by parishioner Liz Ellis in honour of this special occasion.

The cake was cut by Father Keith Frisby, who was the parish priest of St Anthony's and Our Lady of Victories in Southwell from 1990 to 2007. Prior to 1993, Mass at St Anthony's was held in a wooden structure. It was very fitting for Father Keith to make the first cut of the cake as he was an instrumental driving force in the creation of the current church building upon the site of the original church; also 2023 was the fortieth anniversary of his ordination.
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