Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

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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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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Have you got your picnic blanket ready?

Our annual church picnic will take place this Sunday – 9th September – at Killesberg. Come along after our back-to-school service and join in the fun. Bring your own picnic and a bit to share… We’ll meet as usual under … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS 270818

#thoughtforthisweek well as the temperatures have dropped, it’s a reminder that we are nearly into September and have much to look forward to and work towards….. following on from the Sundays we looked at Public Prayer in our services (more … Continue reading

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