Category Archives: Anglican

Mother Mary’s home

I cannot help but think of my mother, Mary, when I come to Walsingham. She loved the companionship, the fun, the quiz evenings and the variety of our pilgrimages here. She loved the worship and beauty of this place. As … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Chrysostom

We all like to hear our names pronounced correctly, and we are pleased when an effort is made to get the pronunciation right. So how do we pronounce our patron saint’s name? Chrysostom is a special word, coming from the … Continue reading

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Golf and my Faith

Here’s a Summer contribution to our blog series on how our studies influence our faith. For the Summer Fr Ian invited his University Chaplain of many years ago, the Venerable John Duncan, for a blog post in the series, knowing … Continue reading

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Take care, Tutivillus may be about.

Who knows – who cares… Where can you find the proper texts for the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in the Divine Office? This tantalising question was asked by one of the priests on the coach during our … Continue reading

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Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

Wherever you are this Summer (23rd July to September 1st), at 5pm (or about that time) we invite you to join us in Vespers.  We’ve developed this lovely ‘Pray vespers’ tradition at St Chrysostom’s over the years. At two different … Continue reading

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Welcome, Fr Sydwell

Welcome to Fr Sydwell Isaac, our new curate! Sydwell was born in Elliot in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa and grew up in Cape Town. He is the fourth of his parents’ nine children – Sydwell has seven brothers and … Continue reading

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“There can be little doubt that the man was deranged.” So ends the brief biography of St Heimrad (feast day 28th June) in Sabine Baring Gould’s monumental sixteen volume Lives of the Saints.  Undoubtedly Heimrad was a challenging man, an eccentric … Continue reading

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