Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

Pictures from 150th Anniversary Celebrations

Jim Palik’s photos and Pfarrer Doll’s address (which sadly he didn’t get chance to give) are now available to look at online – Celebrating 150 years since the consecration of St. Catherine’s CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 14th August 2018 #thoughtforthisweek Without giving … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s musings on prayer

#thoughtforthisweek last month I wrote: “I invite us to begin to think about what is the purpose of public prayer… which we shall explore together during August”. Well August is now here… The Lord’s Prayer is always imagined to be … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS and Notices for 31st July 2018

#thoughtforthisweek Our readings continue this week with the themes of Calling or Vocation and of the several motifs associated with the claim in John’s gospel ‘I am the bread of life ….’ I wish, however, to stick with the fact … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th July – 18:00 – Musical entertainment and more…

Come and enjoy an informative and entertaining evening: you will learn interesting facts about our church, and these talks will be punctuated by entertainment. Music, poems and sketches, serious and comic, there is something for everyone, all in the style … Continue reading

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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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