Category Archives: Prayer

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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Celebrate the 50 days

Alleluia! Christ is Risen Easter isn’t just one day – it’s a season of 50 days Campaign for a real Eastertide! Christians make a lot of Lent – giving up things, fasting, praying, and other worthy things – some of … Continue reading

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The Heart in Pilgrimage

“Can you recommend a good book of prayers?” I’ve been asked this by a farmer in Teesdale, a long term prisoner, an asylum seeker from the Middle East and a University student, and many more people during my ministry. Of … Continue reading

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Why Ash?

Ash Wednesday– most of us have heard the name, and many of us know the tradition of a priest “imposing” or putting ash on people’s foreheads.  Why do we do it? Fr Chris continues our series about why we do … Continue reading

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Teaspoon Prayer

How a teaspoon can help us pray – Hannah, parish assistant tells us about a helpful aid to prayer Last week Anne and I were at a Time for God retreat in Wales. We spent the week reflecting on our … Continue reading

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Another Way

In the final reflection in our series looking at the journey of the wise men we consider their return home. To begin this reflection first be still, and settle for a few moments to help you focus on the reflection. … Continue reading

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Lost in Wonder

Here is the next in our series of six daily reflections on the journey of the wise men. The reflections can be read alone, or in order. They help prepare us for the Feast of the Epiphany. As we begin … Continue reading

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