“If you want to be happy, practice compassion” Dalai Lama In order to be compassionate to others, it is necessary to first be compassionate to yourself. Compassion isn’t being ‘soft’, letting yourself or others ‘off the hook’. It is strong and tough but it means understanding with loving kindness. Jesus looked at people and had … [Read more…]
“There are three things that are real – God, human folly and laughter. Since the first two pass our comprehension, we must do what we can with the third!” Aubrey Menen A small boy was sitting watching his father, a priest, write a sermon. “How do you know what to write?” he asked his father. “God … [Read more…]
“Kind words are short and easy to speak but their echoes are endless” Mother Teresa St James wrote a letter to all Christians and in it he wrote “The tongue is a small part of the body but it makes great boasts……. With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father and with it … [Read more…]
Peace – It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. Author Unknown Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you. I do not give … [Read more…]
What a privilege to walk in the footsteps of the Saints! I would love to be there but I cannot so instead, I can join the pilgrims in spending time reflecting and praying. Why go on a pilgrimage? Everyone has different reasons but for me, it would have been to have time and space to … [Read more…]
Today we are leaving Boroughbridge for our pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, the shrine of St James in Galicia, Spain. We are a disparate group, only three from St James, but pulling in friends from Manchester, Amble and Ireland! We have a little prayer leaflet to share, with a prayer a day – if you … [Read more…]
All Saints’, Kirby Hill to St James’, Boroughbridge – This morning, 26 of us took part in a very successful joint venture between the two churches, ending up with much-appreciated refreshments at St James’. It was the first event of the Walkers are Welcome Easter Walking Festival in the town.
Minskip Church AGM to be held on Wednesday 4th April at 7.pm at Grange House Minskip. All welcome to attend, we look forward to seeing you there.
A QUIZ NIGHT will be held in Roecliffe on Tuesday, March 20th at 7.30pm in the Crown Inn. Please don’t arrive until 7.15pm at the earliest since the Church Annual Meeting might not have finished.
ROECLIFFE CHURCH ANNUAL MEETING, will be held on Tuesday, March 20th at 6.30pm, immediately prior to the Quiz Night, in The Crown Inn.