Posts tagged Christmas

Christmas services 2023

Friday 24 November 2023

Details of Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in 2023

Christmas 2022

Saturday 24 December 2022

Details of Christmas celebrations with the Ordinariate in Eastbourne, December 2022

Hearing the Songs of the Holy Land.

Saturday 4 January 2014

On Christmas Eve evening, after listening to quite a lot of Micheal Franti I decided a change was needed to our ‘soundtrack.’ I wanted something a bit Christmassy but in the end I picked a Palestinian singer we had come across a few years ago at Greenbelt. What happened when I started to listen was […]

Encountering Life in the Incarnation.

Friday 3 January 2014

My thoughts about the Holy Family took me back a few days to the feast of St John the Apostle on 27th December. Time and again we see in John’s writing his struggle to put into words the experience he had of know Jesus. It comes in the prologue to his Gospel and again in […]

Small and Unseen

Wednesday 1 January 2014

While preparing our Christmas lunch on Christmas Eve, I listened to Fr Robert Barron’s reflection on Luke’s Nativity. He begins by describing Virgil’s Aeneid and how the story of Aeneas influenced the Emperors of Rome, particularly the Emperor of Jesus’ time Augustus. Fr Barron then goes on to explore how Luke uses the Power of […]

Life in Nazareth: Thoughts on the Holy Family.

Monday 30 December 2013

Yesterday was the celebration of the Holy Family. The readings from the saints was an address by  Pope Paul  VI on the life of the Holy Family’s life at Nazareth. This can be found on last year’s post for this feast. This year, talking about the Holy Family with Neil, I thought about the life […]