Thought for the Week: 24 May 2020 (Sunday after Ascension Day)

Jesus prayed: ‘Now they know that everything you have given me is from you; for the words that you gave to me I have given to them…’ (From the Gospel of St. John chapter 17:1-11) Last Thursday was the Feast of the Ascension; the end of the 40-day period after Jesus’ resurrection, the time when …

Thought for the Week: 10 May 2020 (Fifth Sunday of Easter)

The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer,my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,my shield and the horn of my salvation,my stronghold and my refuge, my saviour(From the Second Book of Samuel, chapter 22) Over the past week regulars of Damerham’s Coffee Pot group have been emailingmemories and photos of the …

Thought for the Week: 26 April 2020 (Third Sunday of Easter)

Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, ‘Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?’ That same hour they got up and returned to Jerusalem; and …

Thought for the Week 22 March 2020

Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, here is your son.’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ And from that hour …