Monthly Archives: December 2010

It’s Christmas!

Christmas started today. For the next forty days or so, until the principal feast of The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, we will be celebrating the fact that ‘he came down to earth from heaven, who is God and … Continue reading

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O come, O come Emmanuel

Tomorrow is The Fourth Sunday of Advent, the last Sunday before Christmas., and  Fr Martyn Snow, our archdeacon, will (God willing) be preaching at our ten o’clock mass. Tomorrow is also the day for the antiphon O Radix Jesse (‘O … Continue reading

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On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry….

Today is The Third Sunday of Advent, on which we traditionally think about John the Baptist and his role as the forerunner of Jesus. John knew he himself was not the promised Christ but he had to make sure that … Continue reading

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December

Today is The Second Sunday of Advent but the first Sunday in December. S Mary’s church seems to put on more events in December than in any other month of the year: see ‘Forthcoming Events’. There are two more Sundays … Continue reading

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