The Holy Innocents

Christmas has a dark side. Soon after Jesus’ birth, king Herod  – a weak ruler feeling the threat of a new King – sent his soldiers to Bethlehem to kill all infant boys. Mary and Joseph had already fled, having been warned to do so in a dream.

Carol and Tom sing the hauntingly beautiful Coventry Carol which tells this story:

St Margaret’s Church Prestwich holds CCLI licences CCL 79250, MRL 775231 and 466111 for music streaming and One Licence M-40120 for music streaming.


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