110 of 37 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) 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 […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 24/07/2020 – Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

Friday 24th July. Today’s reflection from Rev James Hair “GRANDPARENTS” FOR THE FEAST OF ANNE AND JOACHIM (Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Readings: Ecclesiasticus 44:1,10-15 and Matthew 13:16-17 Ann and Joachim won’t get a look in this year because their day (26th July) falls on a Sunday. Normally they are relegated to the second […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 17/07/2020 – Friday Reflection

by Emma Capps

Friday 17th July Today’s reflection from REV JAMES HAIR Readings : Isaiah 38, 1-6,21 -22,7-8 and Matthew12:1-8 The attached picture is from one of my urban sketchers collection, sketched at Portland Street, Fareham roundabout 7am., and with it go some of the lines from Gerald Manley Hopkins’ poem, “The Grandeur of God”, “……Why do men […]

Daily Blog (COVID-19) 12/07/2020 – Sunday Services

by Emma Capps

The Parish Eucharist Later Morning Service Junior Church and St Mary’s Lambs   ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS DOCTORS: Damian Mayo, Jenny Mayo, Charlotte Cox NURSES: Caroline Frost, Penny Hensman, Ruth Tunski, Jenny Olding, Stephanie Smith POLICE: Tom Wrenn, Scott Brodrick (RN) FUNERAL DIRECTORS: Ian Parker NURSING HOMES: Jemma Frizelle RETAIL AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Chris Jones (Sainsbury’s […]