Category Archives: LGBT

Sharing the Light!

Let your light shine! This Eastertide we’ve been piloting a new initiative at St Chrysostom’s – Sharing the Light. We light the Easter candle at the Easter Vigil, and there we share the light with one another as we light … Continue reading

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Love, tolerance and genuine spiritual fellowship

This evening is predominantly a social event, there is a lot of cheese to get through and some wine … a few people have kindly agreed to read and sing and there is even a short part of a film, all … Continue reading

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Asylum for Robert

Robert, from Uganda, has been granted asylum. This is great news. Robert has thanked the many christian and other organisations which have helped him. St Chrysostom’s has had a part in this. Robert writes saying “Huge thanks to all members … Continue reading

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Oh when the (80% male?) saints…

All Saints Day (November 1st) is a wonderful festival to celebrate the ‘great cloud of witnesses,’ saints and holy ones that encourage us by their lives, examples and prayers. “O blest communion, fellowship divine!’ The Church of England’s Exciting Holiness gives … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s Open Table and the House of Commons

A question has been asked in Parliament about whether the Church of England is doing enough in the pastoral care of LGBT people. It’s a very good question, although sad that it needs to be asked. The Church certainly seems … Continue reading

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Prossy gives a very special welcome

St Chrysostom’s is helping host this year’s conference of the Society of Catholic Priests. It’s a privilege to welcome priests from all over the country, and from Wales and Ireland too. One of those who gave a welcome to Manchester … Continue reading

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Open Table – welcoming LGBTQ+ and all

Fr Chris writes: We are proud at St Chrysostom’s that we try hard to be a welcoming and inclusive church for all people.  My own journey to St Cs was because of the inviting and affirming message on the church’s … Continue reading

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