Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

Walsingham – joyful, spiritual, inclusive and fun!

We had a fantastic pilgrimage to Walsingham this year – probably our largest numerically, very inclusive and very varied – and very joyful, spiritual and fun! It is always a delight to meet up with our friends from St Peter’s, … Continue reading

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The Church Guide for Tourists 1931

Fr Blagdon-Gamlen’s Church Travellers’ Directory featured on our church blog several years ago, and it’s still regularly consulted on the blog. In the directory the good father listed “The Names of Anglican Churches in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, where may be … Continue reading

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Worship #MoreThanSunday

Why Worship? – Our Diocese’s interesting #MoreThanSunday  initiative – encourages exploration and growth in faith. The Diocesan website comments “We hope that #MoreThanSunday will not only deepen our faith and increase our engagement with our communities, but also connect us … Continue reading

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The Guild of St Phoebe

We’re really pleased to have formed a Guild of Servers at Church. We’ve a great group of servers at our church and we want to encourage them in the splendid work they do in our worship. The Guild is for … Continue reading

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Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

Wherever you are this Summer (22nd July to 31st August), 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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Confirmed in celebration and joy

“I look forward to this day every year” said the Bishop! Which day? Which Bishop? The day was the day when children from St Chrysostom’s School come to church to be confirmed. They are encouraged and supported by their friends, … Continue reading

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Mapping Naughty Ritualists

Lighted candles, ringing bells, wearing coloured robes… and more have been subjects of great controversy in the Church of England. Just over a hundred years ago some campaigning Protestant bodies sent out spies to see what Anglo Catholic churches were … Continue reading

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