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Maureen Greaves BEM

On Christmas Eve 2012 Maureen Greaves’ husband, Alan, was brutally murdered as he walked to church where he was due to play the organ at midnight mass. Following her loss, Maureen has continued the charitable work she did alongside Alan for many years, including running the charity shop they started in their garage, which had opened in new premises just three weeks before Alan was killed.

Maureen features as part of John Sentamu’s Agape Love Stories which is available in paperback, priced £9.99, from bookstores and online at Alternatively you can order through Norwich Books and Music ( ; tel – 01603 785 925) quoting ISBN: 978-0-232-53223-4.

The Archbishop interviewed Maureen Greaves as part of a Lent series with BBC Songs of Praise. Maureen’s interview was broadcast on 12 March 2017 and is available to watch at: