Ash Wednesday Observance

Ash Wednesday marks an important turning point in the Christian year; beyond the Christmas season (which doesn’t officially finish until 2nd February) and on towards Holy Week and Easter. On Ash Wednesday there are two services which mark this transition. The service of ‘Ashing’ is an ancient custom where the ashes made from last year’s…

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 – 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 – 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…