Category Archives: Various Voices

Jesus and Mary, Isa and Maryam, encountering faiths

We recently welcomed a local Muslim fellowship group at St Chrysostoms for a wonderful friendly evening of sharing and exploring where our paths come close in encountering Jesus (Isa) and Mary (Maryam) through our Scriptures and faith. Rosie, parish assistant, … Continue reading

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Thank you for Munamato! A Fresh Expression?

From a church ‘Fresh Expressions’ website: “A fresh expression of church is a new gathering or network that engages mainly with people who have never been to church. There is no single model, but the emphasis is on starting something … Continue reading

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Wipe out Transphobia

The Transgender day of remembrance, November 20th, is a day to remember those who have been killed because of fear or hatred of transgender people. The day also draws attention to the continuing violence which many transgendered people endure. The … Continue reading

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WW1 Hearing through silence

We’ve invited people of different backgrounds and experiences, connected with St Chrysostom’s, to offer a thought on the commemoration of World War One. (An earlier post is here). Florence writes: Mostly what I associate with the First World War is … Continue reading

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A Quiz and a Postcard from Barbados

Many of our parish assistants find training for the priesthood gets them out and about, and Jack must be the leader in this! He writes Since leaving St Chrysostom’s in 2012 my life being formed for the priesthood has been … Continue reading

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Part of God’s Rainbow Kingdom

After his visit to celebrate and preach at Mass on St Chrysostom’s day the Bishop of Manchester tweeted: It was good that Bishop David felt so welcomed. As he came into Church to lead our celebration of Mass he was … Continue reading

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WW1: Teaching our children to be peacemakers

We will be offering some thoughts and comments from members of St Chrysostom’s congregation about the World War One commemorations in the coming months. Thank you to Sandra Palmer for this one, to start us off. Sandra is a retired … Continue reading

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