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

No Story So Divine

Liturgy and Communion for Palm Sunday - 2nd April 2023 Yesterday, many of us attended the Palm Sunday Service at St. Michael & All Angels, Welshampton.  As always, it was a bittersweet beginning to Holy Week; the juxtaposition of the celebration of Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, whilst in the full knowledge that within a … Continue reading No Story So Divine

Palm Sunday

This year (2023), Palm Sunday falls on the 2nd of April. Jesus at the Gates of Jerusalem Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, when the Church remembers how Jesus arrived at the gates of Jerusalem just a few days before the Passover was due to be held.  He was the Messiah come to His own … Continue reading Palm Sunday