The Saints Next Door

The Saints Next Door

St Teresa of Avila advises us to, “Try and keep a good conscience.” In order that we might be successful in this we need to be honest and to pursue the way of truth and to be honest in all things. It strikes me that the insights of the saints were born of their own...
Fond Farewell to Long-standing Mag Editor

Fond Farewell to Long-standing Mag Editor

There is much that goes on behind the scenes in Church life that many are unaware of. This is the case in the production of the parish magazine that was established in 1942 by the then Vicar, the Reverend Rogers. For the last 18 years Joyce Johnson has been the...
All My Hope On God Is Founded

All My Hope On God Is Founded

When I was a chaplain in the Royal Air Force my postings officer once asked me where I should like to serve. A couple of places came to mind; one of them was in Brize Norton in Oxfordshire and the other one was Akrotiri in Cyprus. Imagine my surprise when I was told...