Lent 2014 – What’s On Offer

As a community of Christians how does Lent mark us out as God’s faithful? Observance of a Holy Lent is seen as taking on a task by which we may learn a little, question ourselves, pray some and prepare for Holy Week and Easter. What is it that we do differently in the season of…

Lent 2014 – The Lenten Call

From the Introduction to the Ash Wednesday Liturgy. Brothers and sisters in Christ, since early days Christians have observed with great devotion the time of our Lord’s passion and resurrection and prepared for this by a season of penitence and fasting. By carefully keeping these days, Christians take to heart the call to repentance and…

Lent 2014 – Bible Study

Using the Sunday Gospel reading there are available guided notes to follow, digest and perhaps discuss over a coffee. An organised group will meet sometime each week. The Resources – prayer cards, books ,CDs , DVDs, patterns and material and bible study note are available from the parish office, at Sunday Service or can be…

Lent 2014 – Doing…..

Another form of Lent observance you might want to try is though ‘doing’. Below are a number of activities you might consider through the Lenten Season. Some people are more at ease being practical. The materials will be sourced and instruction given, so is this form for you? Crafters and Grafters have given some thought…

Lent 2014 – Listening…..

Music is another activity that can transport individuals towards the spiritual. Eight pieces of music have been chosen, four from a ‘Classical’ repertoire and four from the modern era. Bach J S Give, O Give me Back my Lord This lovely bass aria from the great choral work St. Matthew Passion, focuses on how we…

Lent 2014 – Reading

Four books have been chosen and offered in the hope that your conversations with each other and God may be inspired. The books are of varying length, subjects and styles. All available to borrow from the parish library or purchase on Amazon etc. Hearing Jesus – Joyce Huggett This book explores the stories of The…