A prayer for VE Day

From the Act of Commitment for Peace Lord God our Father,we pledge ourselves to serve you and all humankind, in the cause of peace,for the relief of want and suffering,and for the praise of your name.Guide us by your Spirit;give us wisdom;give us courage;give us hope;and keep us faithful now and always.Amen.  …

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The South Africa Blessing

Corronavirus is affecting the whole world, we are not alone. Here is a response from Christians in South Africa. During the April 2020 lockdown people from across South Africa united to sing a blessing over their nation. The heart of this is to bless you – to give you hope and peace – The South Africa…

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St Oswald’s School activities

We thought it would be nice to highlight some of what the Children attending school during the lockdown have been doing.  So here we have some wonderful artwork from St. Oswald’s School from the past few weeks. Look at this fantastic Easter Board.  Look at that cheeky Olaf he gets everywhere doesn’t he. Their wonderful…

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Voice Recognition

Diocesan Weekly Sermon Jean (not her real name) was in a coma in the intensive care unit when I went to visit her. I spent some time talking to her and praying for her. There was no response. I went back each week for a couple of weeks with no change. The following week, however,…

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