Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

And it was night

Four one-syllable words give moving poignancy to the account of the Last Supper in John’s Gospel. Judas leaves the Upper Room – and it was night. (John 13.30) The darkness of that night penetrates the soul. Our places of anguish … Continue reading

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Encouraging and celebrating inclusion

St Chrysostom’s is proud to have a wonderful variety of people in our membership. The variety of cultures and outlooks enrich our church community. Variety and inclusion are ‘in our DNA’ at St C’s. The Church Council is encouraging more … 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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LGBT+ people and human rights

LGBT+ issues and human rights was the topic of an inspiring gathering at Church recently. Fr Chris and Prossy Kakooza lead the discussion. Fr Chris opened with an interesting whistle stop tour of the legal position of LGBT + people … Continue reading

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Meocou at St C’s

          C’hazh Chester, Cat Clarach, Kayt-Cheshire, Gath a Bow Chester, Gath Sir Gaer. All are names, in other languages of that well known character from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,  The Cheshire Cat. (Does any linguist recognise the … Continue reading

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See the treasures of the Church

One of the most celebrated saints in the history of the Church, St Laurence is honoured on August 10th. His day is, unusually, given a high rank – Feast rather than Memorial – in the Roman Catholic Western calendar. The … Continue reading

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Transfigured on Tabor

Mount Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration was the second in our series of Hills of the Bible. Here is a summary of Canon Alma’s sermon at Sunday Mass: Jesus has gone to pray on the mountain, taking with him … Continue reading

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