A poem by Christina Rossetti – for the occasion of the day of Saint Lucy. O Christ our Light, Whom even in darkness we (So we look up) discern and gaze upon, O Christ, Thou loveliest Light that ever shone, Thou Light of Light, Fount of all lights that be, Grant us clear vision of […]
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This year’s raffle had some very attractive prizes. Thanks are due to Dianne Carter and Colin Guanaria for organising the majority of the prizes, and to Margaret Jones for coordinating ticket sales. The results were as follows: Grand prize (weekend for two in London): Simon Sadler Flight around the island (courtesy of Enviro Communications Ltd.): […]
The Christmas raffle will be drawn on Sunday, 10 December, after the service of lessons & carols which begins at 18:00. Tickets were indeed for sale at the Christmas Bazaar – and they still are available, until just before 18:00 on Sunday.
Scripture for the Sunday of the Reign of Christ: Ezekiel 34.11-16,20-24; Psalm 95.1-7; Ephesians 1.15-23; Matthew 25.31-46 Anyone who has come close to caring for domestic animals (not just pets) knows that there is a burden of responsibility to nurture and take care of them – a relationship of care that is much more than […]
Scripture for this Sunday: Zephaniah 1.7,12-18; Psalm 90.1-8,12; 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11; Matthew 25.14-30 One of the mysteries of our scripture seems to be that there are times when it is possible to interpret it in more than one way – and each may be right! Today’s parable of the talents is a particularly challenging example. […]
Scripture for this Sunday: Wisdom 6.12-16; Canticle (Wisdom 6.17-20); 1 Thessalonians 4.13-18; Matthew 25.1-13 There’s an episode of Midsomer Murders in which a character played by Maureen Lippmann says, “The only thing that is certain about life is that it will end in death.” How we approach this inevitability illuminates how we live our lives. […]
Scripture for All Saints Sunday: Revelation 7.9-17; Psalm 34.1-10, 22; 1 John 3.1-3; Matthew 5.1-12 In the course of the past week we have celebrated the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, Halloween, All Saints and All Souls. The Reformation shone a light into some dark areas of the church at the […]
This year (2017) will be for the Anglican Church in Menorca, based at the church of Santa Margarita in Es Castell, the twenty-fifth year of full-time chaplaincy. On Sunday, 3 December, the first Sunday of Advent, we plan to celebrate this milestone in the history of the chaplaincy with the Rt. Revd. Michael Marshall, retired […]
The Christmas Bazaar, which is at the Feria de Navidad of Es Castell, has been postponed to Wednesday, 6 December because of bad weather.
The Menorca Charity Players are presenting an opus titled “The Devil’s Christmas” with two shows on 9 December (3pm and 7pm) at the Sant Climent Casino. Christmas songs and carols will follow, led by Tony Hatch.