Posts by Emma Capps

110 of 134 items

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 14/08/2020 Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY Our church, like many others, is dedicated to St Mary, the Mother of our Lord. In the Anglican Church there are five special Feast Days in which she is commemorated, and the principal one is on Saturday – 15th August. In the west and in Roman Catholicism it is known as […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 13/08/2020

by Emma Capps

Thursday 13th August. Today’s reflection from Julia Jennings PRAYER, PRAISE AND PLANTS I came across this blog at https://arocha.org.uk/prayer-praise-and-plants/ I have found it difficult to know how to pray in and for these trying times. I’m currently working from home and my sunny windowsill is filled with a variety of herb and chilli plants of varying […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 12/08/2020

by Emma Capps

Wednesday 12th August Today’s reflection from Rev Ian Beirut explosion: church altar’s survival brings hope St Dimitrios Greek Orthodox Church in Achrafieh is less than a kilometre away from where the Beirut explosion took place. Father Youil Nassif rushed to the church to check for damage, finding the nave completely ruined. But the sacred altar […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 03/08/2020

by Emma Capps

A review of our first outdoor service! SUNDAY 2ND AUGUST A really successful open air Eucharist today in the churchyard. • A good sized congregation, considering ….. • Lovely inspired music to lift our hearts • Warm fellowship as so many of us met up for the first time in months. • Blessed by lovely […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 31/07/2020 – Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

Jeremiah 26:1-9 and Matthew 13:54- end. Today the Church remembers St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, 1556. Is not this the Carpenter’s son? And they took offence at him. At the beginning of lockdown were you one of the people resolved to use the time by learning new skills or rediscovering […]