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Posts from February 2021

Weekly Sheet 28 February 2021

Click here for this week’s Weekly Sheet. Readings for 2nd Week of LentMon:    Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 16:3,5-8; 1 Thessalonians 2:2b-12; Matthew 16:24-27Tues:    Isaiah 1:10-20; Psalm 50:7-15; Matthew 23:1-12 Wed:    Jeremiah 18:18-20; Psalm 31:1-5, 13-16; Matthew 20:17-28 Thurs: Jeremiah 17:5-10; Psalm 1; Luke 16:19-31 Fri:      Genesis 37:3-4, 12-28; Psalm 17:1-8; Matthew 21:33-46 Sat:      Micah 7:14-20; Psalm 103:1-12; Luke15:1-3, 11-32.All can be found here…

Opening our lives for Lent

Our journey together through Lent began on Ash Wednesday with three new videos each reflecting on how we may know God’s love by opening our lives to his presence.  Bishop June’s Lent One homily will be broadcast on our Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and Twitter 4pm this Sunday.  For more about Lent click here. A prayer as…

Weekly Sheet 21 February 2021

Click here for this week’s Weekly Sheet. Readings for 1st Week of LentMon:    Leviticus 19:1, 2, 11-18; Psalm 19:7-14 Matthew 25:31-46Tues:   Isaiah 55:10,11; Psalm 34:1-8, 15-22 Matthew 6:7-15 Wed:    Jonah 3:1-10; Psalm 51.3-4, 12-13, 18-19 Luke 11:29-32                                    Thurs: Esther 14:1, 3-5,12-14; Psalm 138 Matthew 7:7-12Fri:      Ezekiel 18:21-28; Psalm 130   Matthew 5:20-26Sat:      Deuteronomy 26:16-19; Psalm 119:1,2,4-5, 7-8 Matthew 5:43-48All…

Weekly Sheet 14 February 2021

Click here for this week’s Weekly Sheet. Readings for the 6th Week in Year 1 & first days of Lent Mon:                 Genesis 4. 1-15, 25; Psalm 50. 7-23 Mark 8. 11-13Tues:                 Genesis 6. 5-8, 7. 1-5, 10;  Psalm 29 Mark 8. 14-21Wed:                 Joel 2. 1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51. 1-17 2 Cor 5. 20b-6.10; Matt 6. 1-6,…

Blog – Teaching in Iran

This is a lovely article about Doris Sadeghi teaching at a blind school in Iran in the 1950s. It really is a wonderful story of a lovely lady – a collage of special memories. Click here to read the article on full.

Weekly Sheet 7 February 2021

Click here for this week’s Weekly Sheet. Readings for the coming week, the fifth week in Year 1:Mon:                 Genesis 1. 1-19; Psalm 104. 1-12, 24 Mark 6. 53-56Tues:                 Genesis 1. 20 –2.4a;  Psalm 8 Mark 7. 1-13Wed:                 Genesis 2. 4b-9, 15-17; Psalm 104. 24, 27-30 Mark 7. 14-23Thurs:               Genesis 2. 18-25; Psalm 48. 128…

Parish magazine February 2021

Here we are at the start of a New Year, and although it’s very different from the norm, there’s a definite feeling of hope and positive things to come.     I’ve been overwhelmed with contributions this month – a big thank you to everyone. If your article hasn’t appeared this month, rest assured it is safely stored…

Walking on Merthyr Mawr Warren

This can be a great enjoyment if you can walk a few miles; there is so much to see. There are many access points. Parking is possible at Candleston Castle and, for a few cars, on the track from Tythegston to Candleston Farm. Walking from Porthcawl entails going to Newton and one way is to…