As mentioned last month, “Navidad Nuestra” is a 6-movement work that takes us from the Annunciation through the Pilgrimage, the Nativity, the Shepherds and the Three Kings to the Flight to Egypt … More Navidad Nuestra: Los Reyes Magos Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)￼
Wise men travelled from lands afar guided only by a bright star – and their faith – to deliver their precious gifts to the infant Jesus. These were of course gold (symbolising royalty), frankincense (symbolising the priesthood) and myrrh (foretelling the death and resurrection of our lord) … More Epiphany 2022
Epiphany is the time when we think the kings (wisemen) who came from afar bearing gifts for the new-born king. There is awe and wonder in the story of the wandering magi led to Jesus from the distant East by a star … More New Year letter from the Vicar
Welcome to our Digital Advent Calendar, which brings you a carol-a-day every day through Advent. Do join in and have a good sing – today with have the perennial favourite We Three Kings, with solos by members of Maggie’s Music Makers:
This sermon was given by Rev Deborah on Sunday 5 January 2020, and was based on: Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 Today we celebrate the arrival of the Magi or the wisemen. It is a story that we are familiar with through nativities scenes, stories from our youth and of course Matthew’s gospel, which we heard … More Epiphany 2020
On the twelfth day of Christmas my True Love sent to me…gold, frankincense and myrrh, delivered by an unspecified number of “wise” men who had travelled a long and arduous journey from the east, guided only by an unusually bright star in the sky … More Navidad Nuestra: Los Reyes Magos Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)
This article first appeared in the January 2014 issue of our parish magazine.
“Song of the Wise Men” is a Puerto Rican traditional folk carol. I think I discovered it two Christmases ago at St Margaret’s and fell in love with it … More “Song of the Wise Men” (trad., arr. Bullard b.1947)