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Lent 2022

This year’s Lenten study series at Santa Margarita is to be based upon the Live Lent daily devotional, derived from Isabelle Hamley’s book Embracing Justice. The devotional is available both as a booklet and as an App for mobile devices and tablets. Starting on 9 March, there will be an hour’s discussion at 13:00 CET […]


This article was originally published in the September edition of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine. The implications of trying to communicate in a second language can be quite fascinating.  Generally speaking, if I have to say or write something in both Spanish and English, I write the Spanish version first, and then produce the English version.  […]

Weekend with Bishop David – May 2019

Weekend Retreat with Bishop David Hamid  When:Friday-Sunday, 3-5 May 2019 Starting on the Friday evening, Bishop David will lead a series of workshops, discussions and meditations.  There will be evening and morning worship, and time for personal reflection.  The weekend will conclude with Holy Communion on the Sunday morning.  More details are given below. Where:Salesians […]

Lent 2018: Living God’s Love

Week 1 – 21 February To Live Your Love With Generosity Bible Study: Luke 14.2-9; Matthew 20.1-16; 2 Corinthians 9.6-15 Week 2 – 28 February To Live Your Love With Joy Bible Study: Luke 15; John 16.16-24; 1 Thessalonians 5.16-21 Week 3 – 7 March To Live Your Love With Imagination Bible Study: Exodus 35.30-35; […]

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

[Reproduced from the July 2017 issue of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine.] “It was 20 years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play.” Actually, it was 50 years ago that the band (The Beatles) taught Sergeant Pepper to play with that opening line from the first song on their ground-breaking album. With George Martin, […]

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