Feast Day of St. Mary Magdalene – 22nd July

Mary Magdalen (Mary from Magdala). Magdala was a sea-port on the shores of the Sea of Galilee and she first appeared in the Gospel accounts with the women accompanying our Lord in His ministry there.  She followed Him from Galilee to Jerusalem and was a prominent witness at the two most important moments in the … Continue reading Feast Day of St. Mary Magdalene – 22nd July

Celebrating Easter with Flowers – Welshampton, 2023

Ss Michael & All Angels, Welshampton Following the abstinence and pared-back churches during Lent, it is always a precious moment when we see how they spring back into life to celebrate our Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday. We hope you enjoy these photographs as much as we enjoyed the sight and fragrance of them! VJC

Easter Flowers – A Reflection of Faith

Many types of flowers are used in churches, but during Easter, there is one that is especially loved:  the Easter Lily.  It is a tall, stately flower topped by large, graceful, white trumpet-shaped blooms.  While commercial bulb production of Easter Lilies only began in the 19th century, Easter Lilies make many appearances in both the … Continue reading Easter Flowers – A Reflection of Faith