Category Archives: Pilgrimage

Scenes from Ladyewell 2017

Each year for the last ten years people from St Chrysostom’s have joined friends from St Peter’s, Oughtrington, for a day pilgrimage to the lovely shrine at Ladyewell near Preston. The pilgrimages are always joyful and special. This year, for … Continue reading

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Have a joyful Lent – think outside the box!

Each year you give us this joyful season  – says one of the prayers at Mass in Lent. Really, joyful? Well, for many people Lent  seems to be about giving up chocolate, gin or bacon sandwiches. Many Christians try a … Continue reading

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Held together by our Parish Posada

Our Posada figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey (Cocoa) have had a wonderful journey around our local area this year. It is a special part of our Advent and Christmas outreach at St C’s and we love it! Each … Continue reading

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Follow our Church Posada journey

Each year St Chrysostom’s Church small nativity figures of Mary, Joseph and their donkey (Cocoa) do a very special job for our Church. They inspire us and help us in outreach in our church and community. The figures go to … Continue reading

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An Icon of Love and Mercy

In our Second Cup series of occasional talks after Sunday Mass Dimitri Brady, Warden of Methodist International House, and an Orthodox christian spoke about an icon we have in Church. Here is a summary: Pilgrims to 19th century Constantinople (Istanbul) often … Continue reading

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Walsingham Moments

We asked our pilgrims to Walsingham if they could tell us a special moment for them from this year’s pilgrimage. Here are some of the answers:   Edna: The Candlelight porcession on Wednesday evening in the grounds.   Vinnie: A … Continue reading

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Lingerie, a wheelbarrow and a frozen lover

The lives of the saints can, at times, seem just a little bit too virtuous and distant from us. This evening, at Vespers, Rosie introduced us to unusual stories told of some saints. She was assisted in this by Richard … Continue reading

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