A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023

Lent began on Ash Wednesday, 22nd February (the first of the 40 days, excluding Sundays, leading up to Easter Sunday and the Resurrection).   At a quiet evening service in Ss. Simon & Jude Church, Cockshutt, pared of all ornamentation and flowers, we celebrated Holy Communion, having had our foreheads marked with an ash cross accompanied … Continue reading A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday falls on Thursday 6th April, 2023. Maundy Thursday is famous for two things.  The first is one of the final acts that Jesus did before His death; the washing of His own disciples’ feet (John 13).  Jesus washed His disciples’ feet for a purpose.  “A new command I give you:  Love one another. … Continue reading Maundy Thursday

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

One of the treasures of Lyneal and Colemere Church, which has been in storage for many years, can now be seen in the North arch of the chancel.  It is a valuable chromolithographic reproduction of one of the world’s most coveted and frequently stolen works of art.  How it came to be at Colemere is … Continue reading The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb