Category Archives: Notices

Palm Sunday and Holy Week at St. Catherine’s

Schedule of the services for Palm Sunday and Holy Week Palm Sunday begins outside in front of the church doors, weather permitting.  There the palms are blessed and distributed.  We enter the church and sing the great Palm Sunday hymn…. … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on Palm Sunday and Holy Week at St. Catherine’s

From the Vicar: What happens when a priest retires?

I suppose that most of you will have heard by now, that I will be retiring from full-time ministry this summer.  My final Sunday in Stuttgart will be 9 July 2017.  It makes me emotional to think about it, even … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on From the Vicar: What happens when a priest retires?

News for 23rd March

What a super Sunday! Thanks to all the helpers for the weekend visit of the Bishop.  Both services on Sunday, the one here and the one in Ulm, were joyous and wonderful events.  All of the participants did a great … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on News for 23rd March

News for 16th March

Sunday 19th March… Baptisms, confirmations, Holy Communion, Sunday School for the under and over 9s, bring & share lunch … and a visit from the Bishop, which is making the Vicar nervous. From the Vicar: Whenever the Bishop comes I … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on News for 16th March

News for 8th March

From the Vicar:   The worst feeling in the world: A Lenten meditation… a true story Recently, while returning from my family visit in Texas, I found myself on an escalator in the huge Atlanta Airport.  There was a man … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on News for 8th March

News for the beginning of Lent …

After the pancake celebration on Sunday, our three Ash Wednesday services switched our focus to Lenten reflectiveness. At the start of Lent the altar frontals and clergy robes change to purple, our liturgy will change and the altar will be … Continue reading

Posted in Notices | Comments Off on News for the beginning of Lent …

News from St. Catherine’s

News from the Church Council The church council met on Sunday morning before the service to discuss the business of the church: the nice things like confirming where the last of our 2016 outreach donations should go, the administrative things … Continue reading

Posted in Notices | Comments Off on News from St. Catherine’s

News for 15th February

The World Day of Prayer used to be called Women’s World Day of Prayer. Each year, they focus on different countries, now it’s the turn of the Philippines. Trust the Germans to do a great job. They collaborated with my … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on News for 15th February

BISHOP’S LENT APPEAL 2017

The Menedékház Foundation, Budapest, Hungary Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Menedékház, founded in 2005 on the outskirts of Budapest, helps homeless families with children reintegrate into the workplace and society at large. The name says it all: Menedékház, … Continue reading

Posted in Message from our Bishop, Notices | Comments Off on BISHOP’S LENT APPEAL 2017

News 1 Feb 2017

From the Vicar: Yes, I now am Canon Ken, instead of Vicar Ken, or Father Ken. It comes with the appointment.  For the duration of my ministry as Canon of the Cathedral, my official title in writing is: The Rev’d Canon … Continue reading

Posted in Message from the Vicar, Notices | Comments Off on News 1 Feb 2017