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Why light a candle?

“Look at how a single candle can defy the darkness” wrote Anne Frank. Continuing our series on why we do what we do at St Chrysostom’s Fr Ian considers lighting candles. We do that a lot at St C’s! Candles … Continue reading

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#KenLeechVigil for Prayer and Justice

Fr Ken Leech was a great campaigner for peace and justice. He asked that, if possible, a Vigil of Prayer for Peace and Justice be kept the evening before his funeral. We’ve been very pleased to organise this at St … Continue reading

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Looking for Luminosity with Mary

To inspire prayer and a sense of fellowship in prayer throughout May, we encouraged people to say part of the Holy Rosary on a particular day and so fill the entire month with thought and prayer based on the rosary.┬áThe … Continue reading

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Prayer Sunrise – beautiful, golden and silent

Our 24 hours of prayer from 4th to 5th June, in Corpus Christi week, was wonderful. Throughout the 24 hours there was always someone at prayer in the Anson (Blessed Sacrament) Chapel. Passers by called in to pray, and some … Continue reading

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Monstrance watch! 24 hours of prayer

Our 24 hours of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament have begun. Following Mass this evening Bishop Mark processed the Blessed Sacrament to the Anson Chapel. From 5pm Tuesday 4th June to 5pm Wednesday 5th June there is continuous prayer before … Continue reading

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“Speaking with God from the depths of the heart”

Anglicans and Armenians worshipped together at 6pm at St Chrysostom’s on Saturday in a joint Vespers service. The evening celebrated the life and writings of the great 10th century Armenian saint St Gregory of Narek, and Fr Garegin gave a … Continue reading

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Walsingham words

This year as we journeyed home from Walsingham we gathered the pilgrims’ impressions of the pilgrimage. We simply asked each pilgrim for words which would describe their thoughts or feelings about Walsingham, or words which would call to mind this … Continue reading

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