The Rector writes ’Today is the day of Pentecost… a truly wonderful high holy day in our liturgical year… some people call it the Church’s Official Birthday and it is a fact that on that day, the disciples gathered in one place really came together as one Body as never before. I have included on […]
ARCHIVE May, 2023
The Rector writes ‘Some of you know that I am heading off in a couple of weeks to the Holy Land, more precisely St George’s Anglican College in Jerusalem. The New Testament Scholar, Dr Paula Gooder, whom the Bishop brought over to speak to our Clergy Retreat last October, is leading a 10 day study […]
The Rector writes ’Don’t forget that there will be a special Choral Evensong at 7pm tonight in St John’s Church during which all of the elected Select Vestry, Diocesan Synods persons and the Parochial Nominators will be commissioned. It will also be the first time that the Monkstown Chamber Choir sang in St John’s Church […]
The Rector writes ’It was so lovely to have the Finnish Choir with us last week. One of the members said to me on the way out that it had been her favourite part of the trip thus far! We shouldn’t underestimate what a warm welcome can mean to visitors to our church. Thank you to […]
Chorus Sanctae Ceciliae from Finland who enhanced our worship at our United Service in St John’s Church with some wonderful singing. The choir is led by music director Pia Bengts and were founded in 1953 in Helsinki.