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Feast of St Cecelia

The patron saint of musicians.  So prayers for everyone who plays an instrument, writes songs or music, and my thanks to all the composers and hymn writers past and present who have produced some amazing music that’s helped me in both good times and bad.


Feast of St Hilda

Please note that this is a scheduled post because I’m actually in retreat today.

Hilda, or Hild, of Whitby, is the patron saint of the town of Whitby.  422 more words


My Halloween Facebook "Coming out" as an ex-fundy, #exvangelical

I had not planned to “come out” like this but I think it is time.

I grew up in a very strict evangelical version of Christianity, and later I spent 15 years in a form of Messianic Judaism which was very much in the same vein. 139 more words

Celebrating St. Alban's Patronal Day

Today marks our parish’s patronal day.  We are privileged to have under our altar a stone from the road at Verulamum, and, it is reputed, a relic of the first class in the… 568 more words

Special Events

Five Long Months

detail from The Visitation

Domenico Ghirlandaio


Note:  March 25 was the church’s celebration of the Annunciation to Mary of the coming birth of her son Jesus.  1,352 more words


Annual Civic Service in St Fin Barre's Cathedral Cork to Celebrate St Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick’s Day began early in Cork with a Civic Service and Festival Eucharist of Saint Patrick’s Day held in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral where the city’s patron saint first founded his monastic settlement. 786 more words

Church In Society

When The Saints Come Marching In…

With the majority of the British Isles’ saints’ days occurring this time of year, Elaine and Francesca consider their usefulness in story telling

Elaine: March is a month where we start to feel uplifted as signs of colour appear on our landscape. 671 more words