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Parish Lunch at The Taj, Addaia

On Tuesday, 7 April, 38 of us – members of Santa Margarita and friends – gathered for a lunch at the Taj Indian Restaurant in Addaia.  The mood was cheerful, the conversation lively, and the food generous and delicious.  It seemed a good way to carry the Easter spirit of new life into our social […]

Friday Tea in Cala en Porter

Organised by Sandy Berresford, an afternoon tea in Cala en Porter on Friday, 3 April, raised 600 euros for the food bank of Santa Margarita.   The funds will be applied to our programme of preparing food bags for families identified by the Social Services department of Es Castell in Menorca. The tea included an […]

Worship for Holy Week and Easter

Sunday, 29 March  09:00 Holy Communion 11:00 Blessing of palms, procession, passion narrative, Holy Communion   Monday, 30 March  11:00 Morning Prayer 17:30 Evening Prayer – reflections on stations of the cross (1-5)   Tuesday, 31 March  11:00 Morning Prayer 17:30 Evening Prayer – reflections on stations of the cross (6-10)   Wednesday, 1 April  […]

Readings for March 2015

Readings for the Sunday and Wednesday services during March 2015. 1 March – Lent 2 – also Saint David Genesis 17.1–7, 15–16; Psalm 22.23–31; Romans 4.13–25; Mark 8.31–38 4 March Jeremiah 18.18-20; Psalm 31.4-5,14-18; Matthew 20.17-28 8 March – Lent 3 Exodus 20.1–17; Psalm 19.7–14; 1 Corinthians 1.18–25; John 2.13–22 11 March Exodus 17.1-7; Psalm 95.1-2,6-11; John 4.5-42 15 March […]

The Pilgrim’s Progress

The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan  Study for Lent 2015 at Santa Margarita Wednesdays during Lent (or Thursdays, on request) Starting 25 February, 13:00 (or 19 February, if requested) Wednesdays: 25 February; 4, 11 & 18 March Thursdays: 19 & 26 February; 5, 12 & 19 March  Simple soup lunch and discussion. (Please note that it is […]

The Season of Lent 2015

40 days to Easter … … plus Sundays! 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 […]

The Passing of Time

This is a time to reflect about time and its passage. Time is an arbitrary thing. We mark it by measuring it. In effect we do that age-old thing of taking ownership of something by naming it. Otherwise, it’s a rather arbitrary thing. A day is a natural progression of the earth’s rotation; a year […]

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