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How times have changed!

I was speaking with someone last week about how he was trying to get an appointment with his optician. 14th April was suggested. When my friend got off the phone and went to write it on their calendar, he realised that 14th is Good Friday. Thinking it must be a mistake, he rang straight back. “Oh is it?” He was asked, “Oh well we are open just the same, all the shops are.” Surely it wasn’t so long ago that Good Friday was a day everyone was off work? Not any more it seems! What a post-Christian nation we have become. Even worse, at a meeting with other Blackpool clergy recently, there was talk of an event in Blackpool on ‘Easter Saturday.’ I thought I might go along, so I wrote 22nd in my di

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St Stephen on the Cliffs, Holmfield Road, Blackpool, FY2 9RB

An Anglican church in the Diocese of Blackburn


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