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Vicar's Letter October 2015- Liturgy

28th September 2015

Exploring the Mystery… By Catherine
Over the past few months, a number of people have expressed an interest in finding out more about our liturgy: to know the ways we can find meaning and faith in worship; and to deepen our spiritual understanding of the words and actions we offer to God each week.
As some of you may know, the study of liturgy is rather an enthusiasm of mine…

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Tangnefedd

27th September 2015

Sermon preached by the Rev’d Catherine Haynes at the Welsh Eucharist on 19th September, 2015, at St Thomas.  ‘Tangnefedd’ (Pronounced tang – nev – eth: Peace, Jim, but not as we know it!) (The living Word came down from heaven to earth, died on the Cross and lives in my heart) It’s good that there are so many Welsh learners here today, because Welsh is the language of heaven and … Read moreTangnefedd

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Vicar's Letter September 2015- Eucharist

16th September 2015

Dear Friends,

At the heart of Anglican worship is the Holy Communion service; the Eucharist (the thanksgiving meal); the Mass (the sending out to do God’s work). The breaking open of the Word followed by the breaking of bread and pouring of wine shared amongst God’s people…

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Fr David's Sermon 13 Sept 2015

15th September 2015

One minute Peter is praised for getting the answer right, when he recognises Jesus as the Messiah; the next minute he is severely reprimanded for revealing his wrong understanding of what “Messiah” means. It is a turning point indeed. Up to this point, in Mark’s Gospel, the exact nature of Jesus as Messiah has been kept secret…

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Semon for Bishop Monahan Requiem

11th August 2015

Fr David McGladdery’s sermon 9 August 2015, St Mary’s Church.
At about 6.40pm on Friday, 10th August, 1945, in a hospital in Bristol, The Rt Revd Alfred Edwin Monahan, Doctor of Divinity; 3rd Bishop of Monmouth and formerly Archdeacon of Monmouth and Vicar of this parish entered into eternal rest.

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Corpus Christi

13th July 2015

Fr David McGladdery’s Sermon for Corpus Christi Sunday
Last week, we celebrated the ministry of our lay ministers of Communion. Today, on this Corpus Christi Sunday, we give thanks to God for the great gift of Holy Communion.

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Celebration of Ministry

13th July 2015

Rev Janet Bromley’s sermon 31 May 2015
Trinity Sunday and commissioning of Eucharistic Ministers.
Quite a few years ago now I travelled to Lubeck in Northern Germany on a bit of a nostalgia trip. Thirty plus years earlier I had worked in that city in a hotel and I had returned with a friend who had been there with me. Sometimes you shouldn’t go back …

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The True Vine

13th July 2015

Sermon by Bishop Dominic, 3 May 2015
Well this week is going to be an interesting week – or maybe, you wish you could just go away and come back and find it all over. We shall hear politicians trying to entice the yet undecided with promises of what will happen if they are elected…

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