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A Christmas Truce

In his Christmas morning sermon Fr Ian read from a letter of a First World War soldier from Stockport, written shortly after Christmas Day 1914, and later published in the Stockport Advertiser: On Christmas Day when dawn broke it was … Continue reading

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Memories of Carols

Fr Ian reflects on Christmas Carols and our faith stories: Sergeant Frank Naden of the 6th Cheshire Territorials described how he kept Christmas Eve 1914 in the trenches of northern France.  “On Christmas Eve fireballs went up from the German lines and … Continue reading

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Home rituals in Advent

Recovering at home from a recent operation Sandra reflects on home rituals of Advent, and a Posada visit: Several angels have been ministering in this house recently, bringing me cups of tea, hoovering , making me dinner and doing those … Continue reading

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On the First Day of Christmas

Happy Christmas! Members of the St Chrysostom’s ministry team have written short reflections for the twelve days of Christmas. We’ll post one each day. Today, Christmas Day, we begin: For a child has been born for us, a son given … Continue reading

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