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Welcome To St Helens Circle Catenian Website

On behalf of the St Helens Circle, The 21st Circle of the Catenian Association, I would like to extend to you a warm welcome to our website in 2015.

St Helens has an active and thriving Circle with an expected membership to exceed 60 Brothers this year, with an age profile from 30 to nearly 90 we have wide breadth of ideas and experiences. Some brothers are now retired, others still with active careers, but all share the same sense of brotherhood, and traditional catholic values.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month at The Chalon Court Hotel in St Helens, were after a short formal meeting, we socialise together over a 2 course buffet style meal, for which no charge is made to visitors including those interested in having a look at what we are about without obligation.
We have a wide variety of social events right across the year, the highlight perhaps comes in November with Ladies night, a fabulous black tie event in honour of our good ladies. Other events across the year are aimed at all the family and less formal.

Please take a few moments to browse our site and feel free to leave any comments on the contact us page.

God Bless
Jim Byrne
(Pictured with wife Barbara)

Recent Entries

St Helens Brother Jim Byrne was ordained to The Diaconate at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on Sunday 12th June 2016

VIP guests at theLadies night

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This years Ladies night, hosted by Brother Jim Byrne and wife Barbara was a huge success. The Raffle and other donations to the Bursary fund raised over £500, a point acknowledged by Brother President Jim as a “marvellous and generous contribution” from all those present. The top table

This Years Christmas Party will tke place at Haydock Park Golf Club on Friday 11th December commencing at 7.30pm. Award winning Chef Mark Bolton will provide an extensive buffet and entertainment will be provided by talented solo singer, Billy Arnold a Jazz and Swing performer. Bookings should be ma

Novembers Circle meeting will be preceeded by the annual mass in remberence of Deceased brothers. Mass will commence at 6.45pm followed by the meeting then Dinner. All brothers and Ladies are invited. Please confirm with Brian Parr if you wish to attend.

The highlight of St Helens social programme, The 2015 takes place on Saturday 21st November 2015 at Haydock Park Golf club. Booking is essential for this prestigious event. Please contact Brian Parr on 07910270661 or email click here to download the menu and flier for this eve

St Helens circle is delighted to accept into the circle its latest new member Brother Terry Shields. Terry joined the circle at our May meeting.   Terry is picture (centre) with St Helens president Jim Byrne (right) and Provincial President Mike Kelly (Left)

Presidents Mass June 20th 2015

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From Brother President Jim Byrne and wife Barbara.My Presidents mass this year will take place at St Julies RC Church, Howards Lane, Eccleston, at 5.30pm (subject to confirmation). We hope as many Brothers as possible will be able to join us for this traditional annual event which will be followed b

Charter Dinner

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St helens Circle celebrates the 101st anniversary of its formation with a traditional black tie, men only event, its Charter Dinner, post circle on Wednesday 1st April 2015 at The Chalon Court Hotel, St Helens. Places must be booked in advance with VP Jim Byrne, by email

Rolling the stone By Bernard Fyles   On a chilly April morning at the very break of day, some women came to see a tomb where their master had been laid. They came to dress the corpse for death and say a final prayer but when they reached the waiting tomb, the body wasn’t there. […]

Latest News

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St Helens Brother Jim Byrne was ordained to the Diaconate on Sunday june 12th 2016 in a ceremony at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Jim is pictured with Brothers from the St Helens Circle.

St Helens Circle History-Foreword

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What prompted me to write the history of St Helens Circle? Well, you may be surprised to learn that it was the menu printed for our Annual Ladies Night (or Turkey Dinner as it used to be called)! As you are aware, the back of the menu lists all the Presidents of our Circle from […]

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