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St Christopher.

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 29 April 2017, 21:46


St Christopher

St Christopher - Name meaning: Christ-bearer. There are several legends associated with the life of St Christopher and the most popular variation is derived from William Caxton’s version of the “Golden Legend”. According to the legendary account of his life Christopher was initially called Reprobus. He was from Canaan, he was ... read more

 Posted: 29 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Council April 17

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 13:05


Our main speaker from Broxbourne Food Bank

Around 80 people met together in St Cedd’s Hall for an evening meeting of MU Council. It was lovely once again, to meet and greet friends who we may only ever see on occasions like this. It was also good to be able to catch up on all the recent happenings in and around the Diocese. The meeting began at 8pm sharp with Judith our President we ... read more

 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Salvador’s Street Children. 

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 08:47


Street Children

I have a great concern for babies and children and it never fails to make my heart ache when I hear about children being used and abused, left and neglected therefore, I just couldn’t ignore an article that came to my attention the other day. The article told of a man called David Baker who read a book published in 1937 about the orphaned chi ... read more

 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

My Comforter

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:19


The Last Supper

Listening once again to the Passion Narrative it never fails to move me emotionally, especially after a week when we heard of the death of innocent babies being gassed by indiscriminate bombing, an ordinary man, a policeman who died after being stabbed whilst doing his everyday job, by some equally sad and misguided individual, and now the sad, sad ... read more

 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothers’ Union Newsletter…No 2

posted by: Joan | on: Sunday, 9 April 2017, 13:12


MU Newsletter no 2

Hello to all our MU members, I expect by now you would have received your quarterly MU Newsletter for April, May and June. Not quite knowing where the new newsletter would take us this time, we very quickly managed to turn our two-page newsletter into a four-page effort. If you haven’t yet received your newsletter I am sure you will be happy ... read more

 Posted: 9 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from March 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 3 April 2017, 16:55


Reflections Mar 17

MU TREASURER The diocesan treasurer is standing down in October 2017 so be they a MU member or not we need someone to fulfil this important roll. If you, or you know someone who would be willing to take on this task please get in touch with our President Judith Meaden. Your help is Vital for the relief of famine in South Sudan if you would like t ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments