Lent, when you’re 8 or 9

This reflection is written by the children of year 4 in Christ the King School… Lent is a time of self-sacrifice. Christians make sacrifices because we want to be like Jesus. We give up something (usually something we like eating or doing) for 40 days so we are closer to Jesus, following in his footsteps.…

Hope in God-Creator

God has created me to do Him some definite service. He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission – I may never know it in this life but I shall be told it in the next. Somehow I am necessary for His purposes, as necessary…

Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday A sonnet by Malcolm Guite for today… At last, in spite of all, a recognition, For those who loved and laboured for so long, Who brought us, through that labour, to fruition To flourish in the place where we belong. A thanks to those who stayed and did the raising, Who buckled down…