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Mothers’ Union Newsletter…No 4

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 15:03


Welcome to the Cathedral

Hello to all our MU members, I expect by now you would have received your quarterly MU Newsletter for October, November and December. If you haven't yet received your newsletter I am sure you will be happy to know that it has been sent to someone at your branch who will hopefully print it out for you. I haven't used coloured photographs this time a ... read more

 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Our Angry World

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 22 September 2017, 13:09


Our world is angry...

The Power of prayer is needed more than ever with so many crisis around the world. Today we report on the catastrophic mudslides in Sierra Leone and the effects of hurricane Irma on the islands of the NE Caribbean, especially Aruba. Thousands of people have been affected by mudslides in Freetown, the Capital of Sierra Leone. Over 500 people have be ... read more

 Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Anselm

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 17:24


St Anselm

Anselm was born in 1033 near Aosta, a Burgundian town close to the border with Lombardy. Little is known of his early life although it is recorded that, when a child, he had a miraculous vision of God on the summit of the Becca di Nona near his home, with God asking his name, his home and his quest after which he shared bread with him. Anselm then ... read more

 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Christians in Myanmar

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 14 September 2017, 19:49


Pray for all people...

Mary Sumner founded the Mothers’ Union in 1876 in the Old Rectory, Winchester. She lived long enough to see the Union become a worldwide organisation. I am certain she is looking down and seeing that her vision for the Mothers’ Union, and its values, are needed more in the world than ever, nowhere more than . . . Myanmar (formerly Burma ... read more

 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from August 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 4 September 2017, 22:27


Reflections from August 17

Daphne Gilbert was a dedicated member of the Mothers' Union right up to the day she passed away, she had been an active member of St Mary's MU but had become a diocesan member once the group had closed. Daphne's funeral service was beautiful and she wanted the collection taken at the service to be donated to the Chelmsford Mothers' Union. Lynda Bo ... read more

 Posted: 4 Sep 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments