Daemon Irrepit Callidus – Gyorgy Orban (b.1947)

It is possible to resist negative temptations by making opposing positive actions: instead of complaining or spreading negative gossip, praise others – and pray for them; instead of buying new clothes, donate some of what you already have – and choose to shop ‘pre-loved’; instead of eating the chocolate that you buy, donate it to Barnabus. Instead of depriving ourselves, we could modify what we do, or take on additional activities. For example … More Daemon Irrepit Callidus – Gyorgy Orban (b.1947)

The Sacraments

I recently read a headline in The Telegraph which read, “British families don’t eat together – and, if they do, it’s often in front of the TV.” The article went on to report that “More than one in five families only sit down to eat a meal together once or twice a week, according to a new survey. And 40 per cent of families only sit down together to have a meal three times a week.” It is widely noted that “we live in a ‘fast food’ society”. This encouraged me to reflect on the Sacrament of the Eucharist and the importance and place of this Sacrament in a modern ‘fast food’ society … More The Sacraments

Head Teacher’s letter from St Margaret’s School

School hopes all St Margaret’s parishioners are safe, well and flourishing in 2023. School’s PTA have been very busy, purchasing bike and scooter racks. Money raised from the very successful Christmas Fair, “Christmas Markets at St Margaret’s” helped pay for this and is part of the first phase of developing our outdoor area. This will certainly promote more of a healthy lifestyle for the children and in addition it will be helping the environment reducing the number of children who travel to school in cars … More Head Teacher’s letter from St Margaret’s School