The Women’s World Day of Prayer occurs on the first Friday of March every year. This year, the service was designed and prepared by the women of Egypt. Since Egypt continues to figure in our news bulletins, there was a special feeling of solidarity with those who have contributed to this year’s Day of Prayer, […]
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Shrove Tuesday was celebrated at Santa Margarita with a traditional lunch of pancakes.
Lent Derived from the old English word for “lengthen” (as do the days in spring), Lent is the 40-day period of prayer, penitence and pondering before Easter. Starting on Ash Wednesday, the seventh Wednesday before Easter, it commemorates Christ’s period of deprivation and sacrifice in the desert and recalls the events leading to his crucifixion. […]
Observance of Ash Wednesday – 5 March 2014 “Ashes to Go” has become a way of offering the traditional service of imposition of ashes, to mark the beginning of Lent at Ash Wednesday. A simple service of imposition of ashes is taken to people on the street, or where they live, outside the church. This […]
During the workshop on prayer offered within Santa Margarita last autumn, one of the prayers mentioned was one from Thomas Merton that helps us to focus in humility before God. The occasion of his birthday seems an appropriate time for a reminder of that prayer: God, we have no idea where we are going. We […]
To conclude the week of prayer for Christian unity, more than 50 people from the Roman Catholic parish of Holy Rosary and other Roman Catholic parishes in Sant Lluis and Mahón, the Anglican Church in Menorca and the Spanish Evangelical Church in Mahón gathered in the church of Santa Margarita on Saturday, 25 January, to […]