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Wildlife in Cemeteries No 4- Life and Death – springtime flowers

Now that the spring equinox has arrived and winter seems to be coming to an end this is a good time to be visiting cemeteries.  The vegetation will have died back and you can often find little gems which would normally be covered by undergrowth. 522 more words

Cemetery Wildlife

Song of Simeon, or Nunc Dimittis

This article was first published in the February 2017 edition of our parish magazine.

Taken from the gospel of St Luke (2:29-32), the text of the… 419 more words

Concerning Spring

I wonder if the sap is stirring yet,

If wintry birds are dreaming of a mate,

If frozen snowdrops feel as yet the sun

And crocus fires are kindling one by one: 427 more words

Happy Fester E'en!

First comes Candlemas,                                                              

Syne the New Mune.

The first Tyseday efter that

Is aye Fester E’en.

This old poem reminds us of another traditional Scottish holiday which has been ‘lost’ with the passage of time. 473 more words

Crepes and Candles: Discovering Candlemas

Gathering Prayer: (Do this prayer repeat-after-me style)
Dear Jesus, we thank you for time to feed our faith as a family, and time to celebrate that spring is coming.  373 more words

Family Devotions



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getting into it

shit it went again

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Candlemas Season

Welcome to the coming spring! We are in the midst of a very warm spell in Colorado, (almost 80 degrees today!) which feels good but a bit eerie for this time of year. 362 more words