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in-service day at St Mary's College Oscott. Saturday 29 April
Our speaker in the morning will be Francis Mohan, and he will be exploring some themes from the Gospel of St John. The afternoon speaker will be Fr Stephen Fawcett, who will take us through last year's apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia.

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