Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

Dearly, dearly has he loved

Here is the text of the sermon Fr Ian preached at the Good Friday Liturgy at St Chrysostom’s 2019. It’s the 1850s, and a young Belgian lad, Joseph de Veuster, is working on his father’s farm.   His family are devout … Continue reading

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Jesus speaks to the weeping women

We adore you O Christ and we bless you Because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world “A great number of people followed him, and among them were women who were beating their breasts and wailing to him,but … Continue reading

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Prayerways: Pray with music

Most people find that their worship in church is enhanced by the music they hear and the hymns they sing. – Canon Alma Servant writes in our Lent Prayerways series. Music calms the mind and feelings when people are praying, … Continue reading

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Jesus Rewards Veronica’s Charity

We adore you O Christ and we bless you Because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world Yet it was you who took me from the womb; you kept me safe on my mother’s breast. On you I … Continue reading

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Prayerways: Pray as you are

A lot of the time when we pray we think about different things, it is difficult not to be distracted. In our ‘Second Cup’ Lent Prayerways series Mtr. Kim reminded us to be mindful of our simple physical actions throughout … Continue reading

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Jesus helped by Simon of Cyrene

On Fridays in Lent this year we offer a refection on one of our stations of the cross by a person connected with St Chrysostom’s. The Fifth Station: Jesus is helped by Simon of Cyrene We adore you O Christ … Continue reading

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The revolutionary demand of Christianity

Our series of Bible reflections by a wide selection of members of St Chrysostom’s continues through Lent. Today, we hear from Fred, a regular member of our congregation. Fred is a Civil Servant and lives in Levenshulme with his wife … Continue reading

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