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A Sunday of many celebrations

This Sunday we celebrate many things at St John’s – baptism, confirmation. We also give thanks for the memories of Eric and Pamela Maurice, and Marshall Graham. Their families have given financial gifts which have contributed towards the restoration of the Crucifixion painting. This Sunday at the High Mass the painting will be unveiled and […]

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Praying the Rosary at St John’s

In our Christian faith it’s good to find points which encourage our contemplation of the Faith and our devotion to God. The Rosary is the means by which we can do both.  Contemplate the life of God revealed in Jesus and in our contemplations come to be ever more devoted to God as we understand […]

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Re-opening St John’s to public worship

Last week, the Prime Minister laid out the government’s timetable for the resumption of something approximating to “normal” life.  In view of the continued fall in infections, both locally and nationally, the Churchwardens and I have decided that this is an appropriate time to begin a cautious re-opening of St John’s to public worship.  Last […]

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Christmas Eve – Midnight Mass Services

9pm and 11.30pm Christmas Eve – MIDNIGHT MASS SERVICES The tradition of keeping a Mass in the evening before Christmas Day began in the East, and was observed in the late fourth century in Jerusalem by a Christian woman named Egeria on the night of January 5. The tradition reached the Western world in the […]

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LMP back for their Christmas Concert ‘Christmas Comfort and Joy’

The London Mozart Players are back at St John’s for their annual Christmas concert ‘Christmas Comfort and Joy’ on 12 December at 4:30pm and 7:00pm. The festive programme brings together the music we all love at Christmas, from traditional carols, to yuletide songs and classical favourites: Vivaldi’s ‘Winter’ from The Four Seasons will have your […]

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Zoom in to Junior Disciples on Sunday

Last Sunday we started our Junior Disciples session on Zoom for the first time.  For those of you with children or grandchildren who aren’t aware, Junior Disciples is our Sunday school for children over 7. Claudia Young and Fr Tom led the Zoom Junior Disciples and it all went very well: they talked about the […]

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