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Prayer to St. Michael … we all need protection from the evil one

In the New Testament Michael leads God’s armies against Satan’s forces in the Book of Revelation, where during the war in heaven he defeats Satan. In the Epistle of Jude Michael is specifically referred to as “the archangel Michael”. In … Continue reading

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The Rosary

The Rosary The Rosary is the story of the New Testament. Through the beads, we follow the life of Mary and Jesus. We follow Mary from the day the Archangel Gabriel who came to ask Mary to become the Mother … Continue reading

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Mary mother of man and Mother of God

Theodore of Mopsuestia   “When, therefore, they ask, ‘Is Mary mother of man or Mother of God?’ we answer, ‘Both!’ The one by the very nature of what was done and the other by relation” (The Incarnation 15 [A.D. 405]).   … Continue reading

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Living the kingdom today: conversations to renew the local church

Living the kingdom today: conversations to renew the local church Robin GreenWood Sharing God’s Blessings Saturday 12 November 10.00am -2pm at St Johns. Church, Flixton, M41 6AP flyer-robin-greenwood-sharing-gods-blessin

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Take a look at St Crispins

Take a look at St Crispins About St. Crispin’s Messy Church First Friday of each month 3.30- 5pm Who are we? St Crispin’s Church is part of the Diocese of Manchester, in the Church of England, and a Forward in … Continue reading

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Refugees Welcome

Refugees Welcome   What does the Bible say about welcoming the stranger? Deuteronomy 10:19 You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. Our Christian duty is to love others and especially the most … Continue reading

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IS IT NOTHING TO YOU?

IS IT NOTHING TO YOU? From the throne of his cross, the King of grief cries to a world of unbelief: Oh! Men and women, afar and nigh, is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? I laid … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

‘I am puzzled about which Bible people are reading when they suggest  religion and politics don’t mix.’ Desmond Tutu

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Evangelii Gaudium- The joy of the Gospel

Evangelii Gaudium- The joy of the Gospel Chapter One, section V, “A Mother With An Open Heart.” Pope Francis wants us to check our pace in the evangelical life. Are we aimless or are we present to others? Open heart … Continue reading

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We pray for healing

Today we have been praying for healing. We pray for the healing of relationships between nations, families and friends. We pray for healing of our body mind and spirit. We pray for the healing of our environment that God will … Continue reading

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