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Catholic Young Writer Award 2014

The title for this year’s Competition of creative writing sponsored jointly by the Catholic Union Charitable Trust and the Catholic Writers’ Guild of England & Wales is “Why do Christians worship God on Sundays?”

The competition is open to Catholic children aged between 11 and 18, across the country.  Full details of the competition, together with information for both teachers and pupils can be found here:

2014 – Why do Christians worship God on Sundays ?

Trustee – Bernard Waddingham

Bernard Waddingham
Bernard Waddingham was born in 1946, and educated at Mount St Mary’s College. After school, he spent a year with Voluntary Service Overseas (in The Philippines) from 1964-65, before going on to Sheffield University where he graduated¬† with a degree in economics in 1968.

He became an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1971, and a Fellow in 1979.

Bernard worked for Exel PLC (formerly NFC PLC and previously National Freight Corporation) from 1973-2005. He has worked in a number of voluntary capacities being severally, Joint Hon Treasurer of the Catholic Union of Great Britain since 1981, as well as the Treasurer of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre Lieutenancy of England and Wales, since 2006. He was also a member of his local Parish Finance Committee, as Treasurer from 1995-2013.

He is a member of the Catenian Association and has been married to Margaret, with whom he has three children, since 1972.