Month: May 2019

Ascension day

Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! to his throne beyond the skies. Alleluia! Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia! enters now the highest heaven. Alleluia!  There for him high triumph waits; Alleluia! lift your heads, eternal gates. Alleluia! He has conquered

News from Pembury

Fr Ed Tomlinson, over at the Tunbridge Wells Ordinariate mission, based at St. Anselm’s Pembury has written an excellent article about how far they have come over the last eight years. Do go over there and have a read, and

Easter IV from the Christian Year

My Saviour, can it ever beThat I should gain by losing Thee?The watchful mother tarries nigh,Though sleep have closed her infant’s eye;For should he wake, and find her gone.She knows she could not bear his moan.But I am weaker than a

Easter III

1 At the Lamb’s high feast we singpraise to our victorious King,who has washed us in the tideflowing from his pierced side;praise we him whose love divinegives his sacred blood for wine,gives his body for the feast,Christ the victim, Christ

It’s the First of May

Which can only mean one thing: the Lincolnshire Poacher! The happy birds Te Deum sing, ‘Tis Mary’s month of May; Her smile turns winter into spring, And darkness into day; And there’s a fragrance in the air, The bells their

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