Miklos Kiss

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Jesus Christ Ascending

Ascension Day 2021

The Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, also called Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, or sometimes Holy Thursday, commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.It is one of the ecumenical (i.e., universally celebrated) feasts of Christian churches, ranking with the feasts of the Passion, of Easter, and Pentecost. Following the […]

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Eid Mubarak

Happy Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Eid Mubarak to our Muslim Colleagues, Friends and ClientsEid al-Fitr means ‘festival of breaking the fast’ and takes place when Ramadan ends, signalling that the daily fasting is over and the next month (Shawwal) begins.Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has announced that Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday, May 13.The crescent […]

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Happy International Nurses Day 2021

“12 May was chosen for International Nurses Day because it coincides with the birth date of Florence Nightingale, perhaps the most famous nurse in history and it is a great opportunity for us to say a huge thank you to all of our Mildmay nurses who have been the backbone that has got us through […]

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Make a Will today, with our compliments

Not everyone who would like to support us in their will manages to do so. Two-thirds of adults in the UK don’t even have a will.That’s why we are working with Make a Will Online – to make it simple, secure and convenient for you to transform your intention into a reality.Choosing to leave a […]

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Return of the… Chaplains

The Return of the Jedi (Chaplains)On entering our building after my third bout of lockdown, I was highly amused when I saw this picture, ‘The Return of The Jedi’,  posted by management in the cabinet of photos in the Mildmay Hospital Reception area. I did read that “Darth Vader was brought back from the dark […]

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Can You Help Us With The Mildmay Clock?

The Mildmay clock sits proudly above the main entrance of Mildmay Mission Hospital, as it did on the original 1892 building.Beyond that, we know next to nothing about it. We think the clockwork mechanism was converted to an electric one in the early 1970s. We also know that it was taken down and put into […]

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Walking the Walls of Chester 90 times for his 90th Birthday

Canon John A Stanley, who is a splendid 89 years of age, contacted us recently to let us know about his mission to fundraise by walking the city walls of Chester.”I shall be 90 next month and I have set myself the task of walking the Walls of Chester 90 times, finishing on my birthday, […]

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Mildmay is recruiting a Junior Information Systems Developer and Analyst

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated Junior Information Systems Developer and Analyst to play a key role in the collection of data by developing and utilising computer applications and programmes and to enhance the data analysis, interpretation and presentation of that data in support of the business functions of the charity. Find out more […]

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A letter from one of ‘the Irish nurses who helped build the NHS’

Today we received in the Charity Office at Mildmay a lovely letter with a donation enclosed. Like Margaret Kerin, who we featured previously here, this correspondent came over from Ireland to train as a nurse at Mildmay.Her letter reads “I recently took part in an Irish radio programme that shone a light on why so […]

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A New Staff Story for our archive: Sister Eunice

As told to us by Janet Fortnum, who was Hospital Secretary/Manager at Mildmay from 1977 to 1982 and kindly contacted us recently, this is a lovely tribute to Sister Eunice, who had a lifelong association with Mildmay, as well as a faith-filled life of caring for others. Sadly, not long ago, Sister Eunice passed away […]

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