SATURDAY REFLECTION – 21 MAY 2022

Dear friends, Next week, on Thursday, we will celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.  It marks another extraordinary moment in the Risen Life of Jesus.  We have chosen to send you some reflections on this event as well as some excerpts from the New Testament that record it. We have highlighted a few phrases in…

SATURDAY REFLECTION – 14 MAY

Dear All, This coming week on Tuesday there is a Day of Prayer for all those who have survived sexual abuse so let us pray for them & particularly for those who suffered abuse by people in our churches. The attachments this week once again remind us we are still in Eastertide but also relate…

SATURDAY REFLECTION – 7 MAY 2022

Dear All, I suppose having so many weeks of Eastertide reminds us that Easter Sunday & the Resurrection are foundational to our faith.  By comparison, Lent is long but only six weeks, & Advent, just four.  And Eastertide seven! This week two of the reflections are there to remind us of that great event that…

SATURDAY REFLECTION – 30 APRIL

Dear All, Another week of Eastertide & this week I seem to be coming across several pieces that come under the heading of DANCE!!  They seem to be very appropriate for post-Easter & for Spring becoming ever more dominant.  So we hope you enjoy them.   May the Lord bless you, May the Lord protect…

SATURDAY REFLECTION – 23 APRIL 2022

Dear All, We hope you have had a good Easter Week: how lucky we are that Easter comes in this season of greenness, growth, colours, new life.  Do you know ‘Spring, a Season for Rising’ by Nikos Kazantzakis – ‘I said to the almond tree: Speak to me of God; And the almond tree blossomed.’…

HOLY SATURDAY REFLECTION – 16 APRIL

Dear All, In anticipation, a very happy Easter to you all.  I hope our efforts to live Lent fully will mean we find immense joy over the weekend.  The darkness of the Ukraine situation has intensified these weeks for us all.  We must pray that Ukrainians – wherever they now are – will experience something…