Chaplain’s Blog

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Scripture Soundbite – 29.11.20 – I thank God …

… that you have been enriched in your teachers and preachers! (1 Corinthians 1)

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Micah Foodbank – what can we do?

Here’s Sophie – our Service Co-ordinator giving us an opportunity to serve!

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Words of St. Julie – 23.11.20 – “Nothing causes trees ….

…. to be more strongly rooted than great winds!

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Saint of the Week – 23.11.20 – St. Phoebe

Another one from way back – a woman deacon!

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Scripture Soundbite – 22.11.20 – The Lord is ……

… my shepherd! (Psalm 22)

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It’s World Children’s Day – a one minute prayer

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Anti-bullying Week – a prayer

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Words of St. Julie – 16.11.20 – I do not ….

… think of what people say or think about me, I want to have God for my judge!

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Saint of the Week – 16.11.20 – St. Lydia

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Scripture Soundbite – 15.11.20

This week we feature a soundbite from the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25)!

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On World Kindness Day ….

…. a one minute prayer!

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What about the silence?

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It’s World Science Day for Peace and Development!

How appropriate that this day should be heralded by yesterday’s promising news about a vaccine! Here’s a 75 second prayer

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Words of St. Julie – 09.11.20 – Ask of the good God …..

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Prayer Short of the Week – 09.11.20 – In Flanders’ Fields

This week, we feature In Flanders’ Fields – a poignant poem from the ‘war to end all wars’. Why not

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Scripture Soundbite – 08.11.20

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It’s First Friday – Hymns Old and New!

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All Saints – what’s that all about?

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Weekly Prayer Video – 02.11.20

This week we consider ‘re-education’ camps in China, autumn, a busy half term ahead and a conservation success story.

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New Ways November – from Action for Happiness

Why not have a go at following this calendar during November? With a realistic challenge every day, build up that

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Words of St. Julie – 02.11.20

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Saint of the Week – 02.11.20 – St. Thomas Aquinas

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Bonfire Night – some thoughts

What’s it all about?

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An Autumn Reflection

With sincere thanks to Kate Loftus at Ss. Peter and Paul High School in Widnes.

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Words of St. Julie – 19.10.20

However dry …..

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Prayer Short of the Week – 19.10.20

For the ones we love …

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Words of St. Julie – 12.10.20 – In Jesus Christ, we are …

More timeless words from our ‘smiling saint’!

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Prayer Short of the Week – 12.10.20

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World Mental Health Day

Here’s a 75 second prayer for today:

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Scripture Soundbite – 11.10.20

A brief reflection on the Parable of the Wedding Banquet:

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World Post Day – 09.10.20

It’s World Post Day on Friday – a day set aside by the United Nations to remember and celebrate the

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World Teachers’ Day

Happy World Teachers’ Day! Enjoy this really moving video (3:32) of some people reflecting on a world without teachers! Here’s

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Words of St. Julie – 05.10.20 – Follow the poor ….

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Prayer Short – 05.10.20

A beautiful 1 minute prayer this week about kindness ….

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Scripture Soundbite – 04.10.20

Some words to ponder from St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians!

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Saint of the Week – 05.10.20 – St. Genesius

This week we look at the patron saint of Drama – St. Genesius!

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First Friday – HON

Hello – it’s First Friday – Hymns Old and New and even though we can’t sing together yet, I hope

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International Day of Non-Violence – 02.10.20 – but why this date?

Well, it’s actually the birthdate of Mahatma Gandhi – a wonderful human being who believed and lived non-violence and achieved

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Optimistic October

Let’s make the most of this month! Action For Happiness have published a calendar and an app you might consider

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International Day of Older Persons

Here’s a lovely prayer (2:38) with thanks to Abi, Hannah and Layla (Year 9).

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Black History Month

During October (and beyond!) there are resources exploring Black History (particularly in the UK) on the My Calendar section of

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A prayer for Liverpool

Hope you might enjoy this!

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Words of St. Julie – 28.09.20 – Be simple …

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Prayer Short of the Week – 28.09.20

A one minute prayer – In a world of darkness …

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Scripture Soundbite 28.09.20

Actions speak louder than words! Do yours?

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Sunday Gospel for 27.09.20

The parable of the man with two sons – who apparently couldn’t make up their minds!

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Never Alone

Hello there, just wanted to share the image below with you along with the reminder to be kind to yourself

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European Day of Languages – 26.09.20

Bonjour! On European Day of Languages, enjoy some of the richness of different tongues in this 1:02 video: And here’s

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It’s International Peace Day

A few quotes and a prayer (2:30 ):

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Words of St. Julie – 21.09.20 – I am confident …

Our weekly series continues as we consider more of the timeless words of St. Julie.

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