It was about 100 years ago that the former public house known as the Pineapple was bought by the parish of St Mary’s, Bourne Street, and was converted into our existing presbytery, the remodelling being completed by the architect H. S. Goodhart-Rendel in 1922.
In the run-up to our 150th anniversary we are looking to return the ground floor of the presbytery to a more public and social space.
BACKGROUND Following on from the Spring leaflet entitled ‘St Mary’s going forward’ you will know we have this year been engaged in a process of discernment and consultation about a possible building project here at St Mary’s Bourne St as part of our wider preparation for the celebration of our 150th in 2024. A joint … Continue reading “Autumn Update”
INTRODUCTION St Mary’s will celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2024. Marking this significant milestone in the life of the parish merits careful consideration so that St Mary’s can continue to thrive for the glory and praise of God and generations of worshippers to come. I write the following in the hope of involving as many … Continue reading “St Mary's Going Forward”