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Start:Stop-The Weeping Woman

In this season of Remembrance, which includes All Souls and Armistice Day and in a year when we’ve been confronted by so much suffering so close to home, I wonder if it is actually any “easier” for us to cry – or whether crying (in public at least) is still seen by many as a  [Read More]

Compline – 9th November 2020

Please join me for a short service of Compline (Night Prayer) at 9pm. You can download an order of service at this link.  Today the church remembers Margery Kempe, a fourteenth century Christian mystic. Her writings (set down by a series of scribes because she could not read or write herself) were rediscovered in the  [Read More]

Choral Classics Revisited – Creation

We revisit the theme of Creation at Choral Classics this week, introduced by Reverend Stephen Baxter. The Choral Scholars are directed by Gabriella Noble and sing:  All things bright and beautiful – StopfordThe heavens are telling – HaydnA Cosmic Prayer – CoomanA Gaelic Blessing – Rutter If you are able to support the ministry of  [Read More]

Start:Stop – For All The Saints

Sine Nomine (without name) is perhaps an apt title for the tune most closely connected with All Saints Day and its celebration of the vast community of witnesses to the glory of God. We thank God for All the Saints – whose names we know and those we don’t – who inspire us through their  [Read More]

Choral Classics – The Beatitudes

Please join us for our online version of Choral Classics introduced this week by Elizabeth Maragh our Parish Administrator. Our Choral Scholars are directed by Dr Andrew Earis. Recorded on Thursday 28th October, our Choral Scholars sing twenty minutes of divine Choral Music on the theme of ‘The Beatitudes’: Beati mundo corde (William Byrd 1540-1623)Blest  [Read More]

Choral Eucharist – 29th October 2020

Please join us for our Choral Eucharist, which you can watch above. Please download an order of service at this link. Guidance on making a Spiritual Communion can be found here. The prayers of intercession can be read here. We are grateful to Fr Paul Kennedy for celebrating and preaching this week. The choir sing:   Mass setting: Missa Aeterna  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Paul the Persuader

Whether it’s the issue of Brexit or Free School Meals, our news bulletins are never short of personalities attempting to practice the art of persuasion. At times it can feel as though we are inundated with requests to sign online petitions aiming to precipitate yet another policy u-turn. Perhaps we have put pen to paper,  [Read More]