The desert in our church porch continues to be populated. In this photograph you’ll catch sight of the raising of Lazarus, and, more obviously, the rows of cheering people lining up for Jesus to ride into Jerusalem .
Flame 2017 – an adult view Fan into flames the gift God gave you 2 Timothy 1:6 Saturday 11 March 2017 is a date that will remain etched on my brain and treasured within my heart for a very long time as that is the day I spent at Wembley
The desert of Christ’s journey towards his crucifixion and resurrection has been set up again in our church – but instead of being on the Sanctuary it is in the Narthex. This is because we expect a visiting choir in April and it would be rather hard to shift all
Friday March 3rd was the Women’s World Day of Prayer, held this year at Sandylands Methodist Church, and several of our Parishioners attended. It was a very thought-provoking day prepared this year by the women of the Philippine Islands. The theme was ‘AM I BEING FAIR?’ It made us think
We have been lent by Cafod one of the Lampedusa crosses – a very tactile reminder of the plight of refugees. Sicilian carpenter Francesco Tuccio made rough crosses from the wreckage of a boat carrying refugees that sank off the island of Lampedusa and offered them to survivors. This was
First meeting! More drivers needed for what was a great opening session
We had a lovely Carol Service, with contributions from Dean Gibson School, Cenacolo, and a new Christmas Story. There was a lot of preparation – musicians rehearsing, Eileen presiding over mulled wine. Then, while the church was filling up, candles were lit. During the service, Dean Gibson pupils, Cenacolo friends and
This year, Remembrance was given to everyone. Instead of giving us a homily, Fr Hugh distributed white crosses and we were all invited to write on a cross what we wanted to be remembered and prayed for. Then the crosses were planted in trays of sand in front of the
Roads to justice and peace Our Parish Justice and Peace group would like to draw your attention to this article in the Tablet, which considers Catholic practice in the light of what the new Prime Minister said when she took up office earlier this year
Twenty four children made their First Communion on Trinity Sunday and it was a great celebration. As in previous years, they laid the altar, brought the gifts, read the first and second lessons, the psalm and the bidding prayers, and generally made the whole congregation very happy.