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Archive | 2020/05/16

Making Sense of It All – Or Not

The following article was published in the digital edition for May 2020 of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine. At the end of March, as the Coronavirus epidemic was just beginning to expose many previously unseen sides of human nature and our communal life together, Time Magazine carried an article with the headline: “Christianity Offers No Answers […]

Theme for Sunday, 10 May 2020

Scripture for the fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5*; 1 Peter 2.2-10*; John 14.1-14 * not used for online worship Saint Saviour’s is a former church, built in 1838, a Grade 2 listed building, that has nevertheless been converted into a luxurious home with 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and much else besides – […]

Theme for Sunday, 3 May 2020

Scripture for this Sunday: Acts 2.42–47; Psalm 23 (sung); 1 Peter 2.19–25*; John 10.1–10 * not used for online worship Earlier this week, the church remembered the 19th century poet, Christina Rossetti. One of her poems seems apposite for today: The Lambs of Grasmere, which describes shepherds feeding starving lambs using teapots, and which concludes […]

Worship for Sunday 17 May

At 11:00 (Central European Summer Time) on Sunday, 17 May, the Eucharist for the sixth Sunday of Easter will be celebrated at Santa Margarita. While the church remains closed as the result of precautionary measures relating to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), only two people will be present, the priest (Paul) and the assistant (Kate).  […]

Not Just Food – Meeting A Need

Santa Margarita has for several years prepared food parcels, or vouchers, or both, to assist families in need at Easter, as well as at Christmas and Harvest Thanksgiving.  This year, we were challenged by the restrictions relating to COVID-19.  For one thing, the Social Services department, with whom we normally organise our donations, was working […]

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