The Cross of Wales

The Cross of Wales

By the time that this month’s edition of the Parish Magazine “hits the news-stands” the Coronation of King Charles III will be an event which is seen in our rear-view mirror It is unsurprising that given his long tenure as “Prince of Wales” the processional cross...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

The great Arthur Ashe, legendary tennis player and first African American to be recruited by the US Davis Cup Tennis Team is credited as saying “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” Ashe was sustained throughout...
Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

On the 13th of August the Church of England commemorates the life, work, and faith of Florence Nightingale OM RRC DStJ. It is no hyperbole that the nursing profession as we know it today exists largely because of Florence Nightingale. Florence was born on 12 May 1820...
Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer

If you have a spare moment in church before a service your gaze may have alighted on occasions upon the very first page of the Green Order of Service booklet. The page contains an extract from the preface to the ‘Declaration of Assent’ which is made by Deacons,...