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Patronal Festival? What’s one of those?

#thoughtforthisweek “WHY…” I hear you ask, “… are we having a Patronal Festival at the end of this month when we had a big celebration with the Old Catholics in July ?” Good question. A Patronal Festival is the celebration … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s musings on peace and remembrance

#thoughtforthisweek “What really is the difference between the commemoration of an atrocity and the perpetuation of a grievance?” Some version of this question (though usually more emotive and less articulate) has been floating around for many decades; making reference to … Continue reading

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#thoughtforthisweek

CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 30th October 2018 I would like this week to ‘muse’ about Christian Initiation and Formation. Those of you who attend worship more regularly will by now know that I see Baptism not only as a way of welcoming … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 24th October 2018

#thoughtforthisweek The healing service on Sunday was, for me as Chaplain, the most moving experience I have had since my arrival. For those of you who asked for prayers, thank you for your trust and may God continue to work … Continue reading

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Mini-Book and Bake Sale for American Days

As part of the American Days programme we will be holding a mini-book and bake sale, just in the Anglican Centre this Saturday … donations of cakes are welcome, along with helpers to sell books, and of course buyers for … Continue reading

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Kara’s birthday surprise

A cake with many well wishing candles, balloons, cake to match the shoes (and in the green of Ordinary time), cake to munch on and a few left over crumbs.

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Harvest Festival – Sunday 14th October

Our ‘Harvest Festival’ this year is this Sunday 14th October – please bring tins and dried goods to give to Schwäbische Tafel (food bank) which will be collected during the Harvest Thanksgiving Eucharist. After the service there will be a … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 3rd October

#thoughtforthisweek We are all caught up in the cycle of Autumn-being-a-busy-time. Be it the start back to work after summer holidays away or the beginning of the academic year, even the weather changes as if to emphasise this. In churches … Continue reading

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Thinking about stewardship

Two weeks ago, we thought about all the things that we love about St. Catherine’s and what we need to do to make those things happen: as well as people to help out with the many things we do at … Continue reading

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“A few more questions to get you thinking … about stewardship

Last Sunday in church, we began the 2018 stewardship campaign, guided by our bible motto: “For who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to make this offering? For all things come from you, and … Continue reading

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