Category Archives: Posada

Welcome and Hospitality at St Joseph’s #Posada 2019

“All who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” These familiar words from the Rule of St Benedict remind us that the Christian community is called … Continue reading

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Starting the journey… #Posada2019

For the first time this year Mary, Joseph and the donkey, #Posada2019, have been seen, beginning their journey towards Church. In the hills, north of Manchester in Rossendale the Posada figures began their 2019 journey at a lovely Place of … Continue reading

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Help us to name Mary’s donkey

Children at St John’s School in Longsight are hard at work on Monday afternoons this month making figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey for our #Posada this year. We are so grateful for the time and effort they are … Continue reading

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#Posada 2018 Christmas tree dressing and Nuns

Our special correspondent reports on two #Posada2018 visits: Posada visited the home of Mark and Paul on Saturday 8th December, a day when the children of their family had gathered to help their old uncles to dress the Christmas tree. … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Journeys

Fr Chris writes: Today we gathered at Richmond Court today to receive Holy Communion as we do each month, and our Posada figures joined us. Richmond Court provides sheltered accommodation for the elderly. Christmas is getting closer and as we … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Lord, that we may see

“We look expectantly for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Our Advent #Posada2018 theme of looking and seeing was  underlined in today’s evening visit, which included this quotation from the Letter to the Philippians. 5pm Vespers transferred from St … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Love, Respect and Care

“We care for the elderly poor in the spirit of  humble service which we have received from Jeanne Jugan. We welcome the elderly  as we would Jesus Christ Himself and serve them with love and respect until  death.” The Little … Continue reading

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