Category Archives: Art

The Madonna of the Village

The Madonna of the Village appears on this year’s poster for the Feast of the Assumption Mass at St Chrysostom’s. The painting by the Jewish artist Marc Chagall is one of his most striking.¬† During the years of the Jewish … Continue reading

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See the treasures of the Church

One of the most celebrated saints in the history of the Church, St Laurence is honoured on August 10th. His day is, unusually, given a high rank – Feast rather than Memorial – in the Roman Catholic Western calendar. The … Continue reading

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Christus Rex

The representation of the tortured, wounded, body of Christ on the Cross has become a central sign and symbol in many Churches. This crucifix is often centrally displayed as a focus for devotion and prayer. In fact it was only … Continue reading

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Women of Courage in the Bible

Women of courage stand out in the Bible. Sometimes because of the way history is told, and even faith proclaimed, men can seem to predominate. With this in mind the St Chrysostom’s ¬†Justice and Peace group is looking at the … Continue reading

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Another Way

In the final reflection in our series looking at the journey of the wise men we consider their return home. To begin this reflection first be still, and settle for a few moments to help you focus on the reflection. … Continue reading

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Our Gifts

As we approach the Feast of the Epiphany we are offering daily reflections on the journey of the wise men. Today we reflect on gifts.¬† As we begin the reflection we pause quietly for a few moments before beginning and … Continue reading

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Lost in Wonder

Here is the next in our series of six daily reflections on the journey of the wise men. The reflections can be read alone, or in order. They help prepare us for the Feast of the Epiphany. As we begin … Continue reading

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