O Holy Night

Cappeau (1808-1877) and Adams (1803-1856), translated Dwight (1812-1893) This article first appeared in the December 2016 issue of our parish magazine. You can read it again here: Quite possibly my all time favourite Christmas carol, “O Holy Night” never fails to give me tingles down my spine. Although I had been aware of it for … More O Holy Night


When I was a teenager (and before I had come to a personal faith), I recognised that there was something different in the faces of those that I knew that believed. Before I understood that it was the Holy Spirit shining out of them, I used to describe this phenomenon as them having “ITV” faces which drew its analogy from the sparkly radiance that make up and lights achieved in a TV studio … More Transfiguration

Ascension Sunday

Last Monday afternoon, a group of us from Prestwich met at The Christie to present the banner that had been made by the inter-faith sewing group. It was a truly joyous time affirming the relationships that had been built between faith groups in the community as well as the wonderful work of The Christie … More Ascension Sunday