The Reverend John Tye, Priest-in-Charge, Cockshutt & Petton (1976-1982)

Many of us have fond memories of The Reverend John Tye.  Although he went to pastures new many years ago, we have recently received a welcome update about him, courtesy of the Parish Magazine for Wem, Lee Brockhurst and Weston-under-Redcastle, and Dr Canon William Price: The Reverend John TyeMany friends in Wem will share my … Continue reading The Reverend John Tye, Priest-in-Charge, Cockshutt & Petton (1976-1982)

Rogation Sunday (Sunday Before Ascension)

14th May, 2023 In the Anglican Church, Rogation is celebrated on the fifth Sunday after Easter.  Rogation means an asking of God, for blessing on the seed and land for the year ahead.  It is appropriate in any emergency, war, plague, drought or foul weather. The practice began with the Romans, who invoked the help … Continue reading Rogation Sunday (Sunday Before Ascension)

A Morning of Calamities!

St. George’s Day – 23rd April 2023 – Ss Simon & Jude, Cockshutt Grey and overcast the day might have been, but the heavy rain of the previous night had passed by and had certainly contributed to the flourishing of God’s creation all around us; such vibrancy and freshness of the emerging leaves on the … Continue reading A Morning of Calamities!