Thurs. Week 1

Leader:     O Lord, open our eyes – All:            to behold your presence. Leader:     O Lord, open our hearts – All:            to receive your love. Leader:     O Lord, open our lips – All:            and our mouths shall proclaim…

WEDNESDAY – Week 1

Opening music: Volutes d’ete Tr. 1.     Leader:   Let us be silent…… let us be still …….empty …… in the presence………. being silent …………. being still….. let us pray   All:         In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,…

TUESDAY – Week 1

Leader: O God, come to our aid All:       O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end, Amen. Alleluia!   Tonight’s hymn, ‘Where there is love’,…

MONDAY – Week 1

Leader:   The peace of God be with you All:          And also with you. Leader:   God looks at the world & sees that it is good. All:         Thanks be to God! Leader:   A world worth dying for, a world worth living for. All          Thanks be…

Saturday Reflection

Dear All, Following the Feast of the Epiphany on Wednesday, the reflections – two of them – are reflections on those Wise Men. There is a special new year blessing & the sung blessing today is ‘Bless to me, O God’ (Heavenly Peace CD – Geoffrey Nobes). May the week ahead bring you & our…

Saturday Reflection

  Dear All, Following on from last Saturday (Silence in Prayer & Deep Listening) , two particular quotations from the gospels have rung bells with me  ‘Come Away by yourselves to a deserted place & rest awhile’ & ‘Come to me, all you who are burdened & I will give you rest’, & in both…

S. Ann Playfoot RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Ann Playfoot who died peacefully on Sunday morning September 6th 2020 in Cherry Wood Grange Nursing Home.   After a series of admin jobs, Ann gained a degree in History from Kent University. She then joined the Community later on in life and was finally…

Praying at Home

Holy Week and Easter celebrations during lockdown No access to our usual places of worship, no gathering with our Parish Community, no direct contact with our Parish Priest, except through virtual links. How were we to celebrate this most holy season of Holy Week and Easter? Here at Howe Close we were blessed with being…