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Archive | April, 2020

Readings for May 2020

Readings for the services of Sunday Holy Communion and Wednesday Morning Prayer for the month of May. Services are curtailed by the provisions to protect the health of the community in the face of COVID-19. Therefore not all the lectionary readings will be used on Sunday. Those omitted are marked with an *asterisk. 3 May […]

Worship for Wednesday, 29 April

While worship in person is suspended at Santa Margarita, worship is being offered online. On Wednesdays, Morning Prayer using the Book of Common Prayer is being read in the church at 11:00 CEST. The following video contains the worship, including prayers, readings and a homily for 29 April, celebrating Catherine of Siena. Parts in bold […]

Worship for Sunday 26 April 2020

Worship at Santa Margarita has been suspended until at least 26 April 2020 as the result of precautionary measures relating to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  At 11:00 (Central European Summer Time) on Sunday, 26 April, the Eucharist for the third Sunday of Easter will be celebrated at Santa Margarita. Because of the church closure, […]

Worship for Wednesday, 22 April

While worship in person is suspended at Santa Margarita, worship is being offered online. On Wednesdays, Morning Prayer using the Book of Common Prayer is being read in the church at 11:00 CEST. The following video contains the worship, including prayers, readings and a homily for 22 April. Parts in bold are for congregational participation. […]

Worship for Sunday 19 April 2020

Worship at Santa Margarita has been suspended until at least 26 April 2020 as the result of precautionary measures relating to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  At 11:00 (Central European Summer Time) on Sunday, 19 April, the Eucharist for the second Sunday of Easter will be celebrated at Santa Margarita. Because of the church closure, […]

The Season of Easter – A Reflection

by Musu Taylor-Lewis I met Musu Taylor-Lewis through the local ministerial association in British Columbia. Her reflection on Easter as a season is worth reading. Did you know that Easter is not a day or weekend but a whole season? The fifty days between resurrection Sunday and Pentecost make up the Easter Season, and I […]

Spring in Menorca – Community & Solitude

The following article was written for the Spring 2020 edition of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine. It was submitted before the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic manifested themselves not only upon the island, but upon a large swathe of the surrounding world. Spring comes to Menorca bringing renewed life, restored business, fresh people – and some […]

Theme for Easter Sunday, 12 April 2020

Scripture for Easter Sunday: Acts 10.34–43; Matthew 28.1-10 There is a Jewish blessing, which is used whenever something is done or received for the first time during a year. Jesus would have known it.Called the Shehecheyanu blessing, it is a common Jewish prayer said to celebrate special occasions. It expresses gratitude for new and unusual […]

Theme for Easter Eve, 11 April 2020

Based upon Miriam’s story, a retelling of the Exodus from Egypt from the point of view of Moses’ sister. Miriam’s story retells the Exodus story, and God’s saving power, from her point of view. This is the Passover story – when God passed over the children of Israel while death was inflicted upon Egyptians, and […]

Worship for Wednesday, 15 April 2020

While worship in person is suspended at Santa Margarita, worship is being offered online. On Wednesdays, Morning Prayer using the Book of Common Prayer is being read in the church at 11:00 CEST. The following video contains the worship, including prayers, readings and a homily for 15 April. Parts in bold are for congregational participation. […]

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