Posts tagged faith

Assumption of Our Lady (detail), Guido Reni (1575–1642), 1617

His mercy is on those who fear him

What we need to do now is follow her example. Be faithful to her Son, seek to be as pure and sinless as she was, have the same humility as she had, and accept the plan which God has for us.

Jesus holds the sinking Peter on the sea; Hathi Digital Trust Library, Getty Library

Take heart: It is I

What we need to do is keep our eyes fixed on Christ. He is the one who is supporting us; he is the one whose strength is enough for us.

Vast and Eternal: Reflections on our Adult Advent group.

Thursday night saw 8 of us gather at Sharon and Graham’s for some of their wonderful hospitality and our adults’ Advent group. The resources we used can be read below. I found that I got so much out of the evening. Sharing this kind of prayerful study of scripture and spiritual thoughts is a real […]

Faith: Advent Family Group 1

Friday evening saw a few families gather at St Agnes for the second of our Advent groups. Faith was our theme for this week and after lighting candles and singing “Wait for the Lord” we thought about what went on inside us during Advent: When Mary was told she would be Jesus’ mother, he didn’t […]

Faith: Advent Adults Group 1.

We have two Advent groups this year. Thursday evening (7:30pm)at the Bella Vista is the adults’ group and Friday (6:30pm) at St Agnes is the Family group. The materials from Arundel and Brighton this year take one of the readings, the Gospel and collect from each Sunday of Advent. We have another added element. At […]

More than just the physical.

At the Tuesday Bible study at the Infant School, each week we look at the readings for the coming Sunday. This Sunday, we have a story with two healings. Jesus is on his way to the house of Jairus to see his sick daughter, when a woman with a haemorrhage touches the edge of his […]