Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

Are you ready to celebrate?

Church this Sunday will be a joint, bilingual service at 10:30am as we begin the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the original St. Catherine’s building. We will have not one, but two bishops present as well … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 11th July 2018

#thoughtforthisweek Calling all not-so-little peeps @ our church……. While it is so so cute to have the Sunday School gather round the altar at most communions these days (in part to enable their parents to worship, in part to help … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 years since the consecration of St. Catherine’s original church building

From 22nd July – 29th July there will be a week of celebrations led by the Old Catholic congregation to celebrate the consecration of the original St. Catherine’s church building in August 1868. There are three events in which we, … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 27th June 18

#thoughtforthisweek For a number of weeks now our children have been focusing their learning time on some Hebrew Bible personalities such as Samson, Daniel, Hannah and still to come are Ruth and Naomi, David and also Miriam. All these under … Continue reading

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Book Sale – Saturday 16th June – tell your friends to come and buy books (and cakes)

On Sunday fliers for the book sale were available in church – it’s time to make sure everyone knows about it… bring your friends along to see what they can find – books, cakes and flea-market goods. Helpers are also … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS on Baptism – 30th May 2018

This weekend we celebrate a Baptism. The second at St Catherine’s this year, the third for this particular family, my first in Germany. The furniture!! In any ‘proper’ church the font is next to the door, be that at the … Continue reading

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Fellowship for the Feiertage

It’s May and that means in Germany there is a public holiday nearly every week. If you are at a loose end on either of next holidays 21st May or 31st May why not join Kara to explore the environs … Continue reading

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News for Ascensiontide

Ecumenical Ascension Service – at the Leonhardskirche – Thursday 9th May at 19:00.  Chaplain’s musings I try never to mumble when others say things much more eloquently and more meaningfully.   So here is a sonnet which will feature on … Continue reading

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News from St. Catherine’s

CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 30th April 2018 May is on the doorstep and with it yet more new legislation. This time in the form of Data Protection. If you have paid or voluntary work, this affects you. Domestically this affects you too. … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 24th April 2018

If there is one word that has been over used in the last days and indeed weeks on both sides of the water – it is courage / bravery (Mut). For some reason a good number of people seem to … Continue reading

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