Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar…Dear brothers and sisters,The following is part of a sermon entitled ‘Death, the King of Terrors,’ by Canon Henry Scott Holland. The sermon was preached at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, in May 1910 after the death of King Edward VII. I have found this ‘poem’ very helpful over the years. For people who … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

Letter My dear brothers and sisters,Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.The request of the two brothers can be understood to be about power and control, about who is the top dog. It speaks of the allure of power, of being close to those who … [Read more…]

PSA regarding Oxford Street Closure

The short section of Oxford Tce from Durham Street to access the St Michael’s carpark area will be fully closed on Thursday 25th October. The Tuam St back entrance and the pedestrian access remain available throughout. Pre-warning signs with a range of dates from 23rd to 29th October will be placed shortly. These dates are … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar My dearest sisters and brothers, I have found myself saying a particular phrase several times over the last few weeks, ‘We are in the business of miracles.’ I strongly believe this, as a matter of faith, and also from my own experience. They happen in all shapes and colours, small, long, disruptive … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From The Vicar…. My dear brothers and sisters, The Gospel reading this Sunday covers much ground, but one small sentence from the mouth of Jesus has always struck me: Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while. He is speaking to the first disciples after they have returned from their … [Read more…]