The Archdeacon of Gibraltar, Italy & Malta, the Venerable Geoff Johnston, visited Menorca during the past weekend with his wife, Carol, to participate in the patronal festival of Santa Margarita and to preside and preach at the Sunday Eucharist. The Fiesta of Santa Margarita was marked with a procession from the Roman Catholic parish church […]
Scripture for Easter Sunday: Isaiah 65.17–23; Psalm 118.1–2, 14–24; Acts 10.34–43; John 20.1–18 The gospel of John opens with the contrast between light and darkness and proceeds with a gathering gloom that threatens the light which Christ brings into the world. The darkness gathers as Judas prepares to turn from the way of Jesus to pursue […]
The following prizes were awarded at the draw of the Christmas raffle at Santa Margarita on 16 December 2018. Flight around Menorca for two – Rita Foxon (courtesy of Enviro Communications Ltd.) Round of golf for two at Celtic manor – Elaine Yallop Floral basket from Es Bosc – Barbara Doeuts Room diffuser by Negré – […]
Saint Nicholas will return to the streets of Mahón, suitably equipped with a sack containing something for the young – and the story of his life and ministry.
Advent and Christmas worship at Santa Margarita (and Ciutadella).
Readings for the principle services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays & Sundays in December, plus Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Also included are the weekly prayers for the various communities in Menorca, part of our local cycle of prayer. 2 December – Advent 1 Jeremiah 33.14–16; Psalm 25.1–9; 1 Thessalonians 3.9–13; Luke 21.25–36 Hymns: 128 Jesu, […]
RAFFLE TICKETS are available now, with the draw to take place after the Christmas carol service on 16 December. €2/ticket; DO buy your tickets NOW and take some books to sell to friends. Star prizes are: VOUCHER for a round of golf for two people from Celtic Manor Golf Course, Wales. FLIGHT around the island […]
Scripture for All Saints day: Wisdom 3.1-9; Psalm 24.1–6; Revelation 21.1–6a; John 11.32–44 (Jesus raises Lazarus) What’s the opposite of love? Some would say: hate. Others would say: indifference. Archbishop Michael Curry, of the Episcopal Church in the USA, suggested recently that the opposite of love is not hate, nor even indifference, but self-centredness. He […]
Readings for the principle services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays & Sundays in November. Also included are the weekly prayers for the various communities in Menorca, part of our local cycle of prayer. 2 November – observance of All Souls (evening) Psalm 23; Wisdom 3.1-9; John 6.37-40 4 November – All Saints Sunday Wisdom 3.1-9; Psalm […]
Scripture for Harvest Thanksgiving this year: Joel 2.12-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 6.6-10; Matthew 6.25-33 “Consider the lilies of the field …” Our culture apparently seeks to outdo the lilies and Solomon’s finery, because we buy a vast amount of clothing, of which much is never worn. In Britain, 235M items of clothing went to […]