Category Archives: Posada

#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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#Posada2018 By the banks of the Mersey

Our Advent #Posada2018 has begun. The small figures of Mary, Joseph, and Deborah their donkey began their journey at Chorlton Water Park in South Manchester, on the banks of the River Mersey. On Saturdays a walk is often organised for … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Seeing God

At the beginning of their Gospels Matthew and Luke tell us through simple beautiful words of the coming of God into the confusion and muddle of our world in Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem. The stories of Jesus’ birth in … Continue reading

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Naming Mary’s donkey

Posada is a great feature of Advent for us at St Chrysostom’s. We do it in our own distinctive way. The small knitted figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey travel around our local community as they journey towards Christmas … 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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