Category Archives: Mary

Why I go to Walsingham

Each year pilgrims from St C’s go on pilgrimage to Walsingham Fr Chris tells us why he goes.  Walsingham, in North Norfolk, has been a place of pilgrimage for many hundreds of years. Why pilgrimage and why Walsingham? Walsingham is … Continue reading

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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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Postcard from the Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette

On the 19th September 1846, in a remote part of the Alps two children, Melanie and Maximin, with Maximin’s little dog, Lulu, climbed a distant valley guiding the cows they were looking after. The children rested after lunch and the … Continue reading

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27,575 meals for Mary’s Meals

Thank you – to those who ran, baked, quizzed… and did other things to raise money for Mary’s Meals in May this year. We worked together through our schools, through church and in the community to raise money. Mary’s Meals … Continue reading

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Mary for Today

2000 years ago a young peasant Jewish girl  faced a dilemma.  An angel appeared, told her she was thought highly of by God and would become the mother of the Saviour of the world if she said Yes. That for … 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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We are all meant to be mothers of God

“I know Mary lived two thousand years ago, but I have actually seen her” – As we begin May, Mary’s month here is a thought provoking blog entry the first of a short series for May this year. We are … Continue reading

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