Category Archives: Prayer

What the Rector does – Prays at 5pm

What does the Rector do? Here’s the fifth and final entry in my short series of blogs offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week. I’m choosing one aspect of each day, … Continue reading

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What the Rector does – Prison Visiting

What does the Rector do? This week in a short series of blogs I’m offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week: Visiting a prisoner: Visiting the sick, those in hospital and those … 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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Light from an Anglo Saxon Candlemas

On February 2nd (or a Sunday close to it) we celebrate Candlemas, The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple. This is one of the most ancient of Christian festivals, and a description exists of the feast … Continue reading

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January 5th: Sent to do good

Friday 5th January: We continue to celebrate Christ’s birth – the miracle of God coming to live with us.  Some words of Scripture to think about The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; … Continue reading

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2018 Veni Creator Spiritus: God Knows!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  In 1939 the then Princess Elizabeth gave to her father, King George VI, a copy of a poem. It became famous when the King quoted it in his 1939 Christmas Broadcast. The poem,  God Knows is by, … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day of Christmas

December 30th The Sixth day of Christmas On this day in the Christmas period we continue to rejoice with Christians around the world who are celebrating the birth of Jesus Some Scripture verses to think about What great nation is … Continue reading

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