Childhood memories of 1970s

St Wulfran's Church
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Place of peace and tranquility

This little church was a familiar place for deaf pupils from Ovingdean Hall School for deaf children every Sunday. It is a beautiful place of peace and tranquility. I was made an altar boy back in the 1970s. I performed in the nativity play in the St Wulfran’s. I always used to set up the hearing loop for Sunday service. After church, we used to meet in the little church hall for hot rolls and tea and proper butter.

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Visiting the graves

We used to walk amongst the grave stones in the peaceful garden and stop at a lone small grave of a young boy, and sit in quiet along side him, and talk and sometimes leave flowers. I have been back many times over the years and still visit the Church. It’s a place I find the peace in life to think and work things out; something I have never been able to do elsewhere. You can feel a continuity with the past; it is a very special place.

 

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