An Easter Blessing

For Easter Day, Lucy has selected a blessing, rather than a prayer – something to say out loud or in our hearts to all those whom we wish we could be with today. This one is by Revd Canon David Adam, who was for 13 years the Vicar of the Holy Island of Lindisfarne.  The … [Read more…]

Extra resources for Easter Day

Ian Wilson, from St George’s, has mined the Roots website ( for us again to share a selection of resources to help mark, meditate on and celebrate this Easter Day at home. Both files include links to music on YouTube and the full Gospel reading for Easter morning. Click here to download the Word file. … [Read more…]

Prayer for today

Lucy’s chosen prayer for this Palm Sunday comes from the website Face Forward, run by the Catholic Office of Vocations in Columbus, Ohio ( On this day of Great Rejoicing Lord Jesus Christ, when we welcome You as our King and Saviour We also walk in the shadow of your Cross Hosanna! We cry. Blessed … [Read more…]

Resources on anxiety and loneliness

Bishop James, as lead bishop on health and social care, has endorsed a series of reflections on how to cope with anxiety and loneliness in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, published today by the Church of England. The booklet gives advice ranging from putting aside time to rest and eating and sleeping well, to using … [Read more…]