Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

God among us: The Baptism of Christ

Through baptism, Jesus surely found a deeper assurance of His Father’s presence and power, giving Him a calm confidence, a vocation to mission and service. Something sorely needed for what was to come. Words from Paul Pritchard’s sermon at High … Continue reading

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Compassion easier than Justice …

I am a keen follower of social media and although frustrating, it serves the purpose of keeping me in touch with what people say. There is much discussion about foodbanks, charity, the ‘do-gooders’ who dole out charity to the poor … Continue reading

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Kalendar 2020

Each year we produce a Calendar (or to us the old church spelling ‘Kalendar’) at St Chrysostom’s Church listing the feasts and festivals we will be keeping and other observances. We feel it is important to have our own local … Continue reading

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Honour Christ’s baptism and celebrate the feast

Nestled in the corner of the Anson (side) Chapel in St Chrysostom’s Church we find a stained glass window of the Baptism of Our Lord. The window, part of the lovely sequence of stained glass windows in church, is between … Continue reading

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2020 Veni Creator Spiritus: God Knows!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  In 1939 the then Princess Elizabeth gave to her father, King George VI, a copy of a poem. It became famous when the King quoted it in his 1939 Christmas Broadcast. The poem,  God Knows is by, … Continue reading

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Te Deum Laudamus! Give thanks for the past year

So often the news seems to be disturbing or even upsetting.   It’s hardly surprising that some people wish a year to end. However, let’s be careful in case we slip into being too negative. We’d not want to be … Continue reading

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Wonder #FollowTheStar

Shaving foam isn’t a common gift at Christmas for a young girl. However, this year, at our home, one little girl was delighted to receive some for Christmas. She had specially requested it – an essential ingredient in the latest … Continue reading

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