Category Archives: Manchester

Inspired by Ramadan

What an inspiring assembly at St John’s School about the Muslim holy month of Ramadan!  Year 6 children, the majority of whom are Muslims, had prepared so well and delivered it with joyful aplomb. Not only was I impressed, I … 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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Running together for Mary’s Meals

Over forty people, of Christian, Muslim and other faith backgrounds gathered together in our local Birchfields Park on Sunday at 1pm to have a short fun run to draw attention to the wonderful work Mary’s Meals do for children in … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Homelessness Week

Fr Chris offers this reflection for Homelessness week (18-25 February) During this last week I was struck by the story of a woman who is now homeless on the streets of Manchester – some may have glimpsed the story on television. … Continue reading

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When I was hungry and alone

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 Hannah reflects on a meeting at … Continue reading

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Encouraging Interfaith encounters

A young Muslim lady, a social inclusivity campaigner, spoke from the pulpit a while ago at an act of worship in one of the great churches of the United Kingdom. At the service, during the prayers, prayer was offered by … Continue reading

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Keep the dream alive

Few speeches have stirred hearts as much as Martin Luther King‘s speech in 1963 which includes the moving words “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be … Continue reading

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