The Lent Prose – number 507 in our New English Hymnal – is being sung after Communion during Lent at All Saints. This moving piece derives from a hymn, Attende Domine, composed in the 10th century by Mozarabs, Iberian Christians living under Arab Islamic rule in Al-Andalus. It can be tricky to sing at first…
Archives for February 2020
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 23 February 2020.
Earlier today, a Requiem was celebrated at St Bride’s Episcopal Church, Glasgow for all those whose remains are now in the Holy Cross Memorial Garden there. A Service of Dedication followed.
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 2 February 2020.
An update from the Barnabas Fund, which offers hope and aid to the persecuted church. News this month from Norway, Russia, Nigeria, Kenya and Myanmar. Please pray for our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.
I suppose that this is the lull before whatever comes next, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. In our lessons in church this is the period after the Epiphany and before Lent. In the diocese we have a bishop-elect whose translation to the diocese is expected to be in May and who will have the summer to…
Old Testament, New Testament and Gospel readings for Sundays this month, with links to ‘Poirot’ actor David Suchet reading the Bible passages. We also remember those whose Year’s Mind falls this month, and those who we’re called to hold before God in the Diocesan and Anglican Cycles of Prayer.