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Naming Mary’s donkey

Posada is a great feature of Advent for us at St Chrysostom’s. We do it in our own distinctive way. The small knitted figures of Mary, Joseph and the donkey travel around our local community as they journey towards Christmas … Continue reading

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Advent for all

Do think carefully about how you will keep Advent this year. As Lent prepares us to celebrate Easter so Advent prepares us for Christmas. Don’t let Christmas overwhelm you! Take time to be still in Advent. We are helped by … Continue reading

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Hope in Advent in a world of exploitation

On Thursday morning we set out on foot to the Medaille Trust hostel – we being Fr. Ian, (carrying the basket containing our Posada figures of Mary and Joseph, a candle, a box of biscuits and some invitations to our … 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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Help Mary and Joseph name the donkey

We are asking for your help, please! On Sunday, 30th November, Mary and Joseph and the donkey begin their annual special journey (Posada) around our parish and area. They are from our children’s nativity set and they arrive in Church … Continue reading

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Name the donkey

On Advent Sunday, 1st December 2013, Mary and Joseph and the donkey from our children’s nativity set begin their annual special journey around our parish and area, they visit homes, instituions, schools… This is our ‘Parish Posada’. Hopefully they arrive … Continue reading

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