Tag Archives: Candlemas

A light, the light or the only light?

In a touching and moving scene in the Temple in Jerusalem the aged Simeon takes the infant Christ in his arms and proclaims him as “a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.” (Luke … 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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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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