Saint Andrew

“Saint Andrew” redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Andrew (disambiguation). Andrew the Apostle Saint Andrew the Apostle by Artus Wolffort Apostle Born Early 1st century Bethsaida, Judea, Roman Empire Died Mid- to late 1st century Patras, Achaia, Roman Empire Venerated in All of Christianity Canonized Apostolic age by Pre-congregation Feast 30 November Attributes Old man with long (in the East often untidy) white hair and beard, holding the Gospel Book or scroll, sometimes leaning on a saltire Patronage Scotland, Barbados, […]

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Saint George

“St George” redirects here. For other uses, see Saint George (disambiguation). Saint George of Lydda Saint George, 1472, by Carlo Crivelli Martyr Born 280 AD Lydda, Syria Palaestina, Roman Empire[1][2] Died 23 April 303 Nicomedia, Bithynia, Roman Empire[1][2] Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion Lutheranism Eastern Orthodox Church Church of the East Oriental Orthodoxy Major shrine Church of Saint George, Lod, Israel Feast 23 April/6 May (Saint George’s Day) Attributes Clothed as a soldier in a suit of armour or […]

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Parish Summer Fête 2015

The Parish Summer Fête is 20th June at the parish Centre, between 10.30 and 15.00 hours. If you can help on the day or help set up the evening before please get in touch with a member of the Fundraising Committee (Joe Moore, Pat

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Christmastide

Christmastide Christmastide (also Christmas or the Christmas season) is one of the seasons of the liturgical year of most Christian churches. It tends to be defined (with slight variations) as the period from Christmas Eve to Epiphany.[1][2] This period is also commonly known as the Twelve Days of Christmas, as referred to in the Christmas carol of the same name, or Yuletide, as in “Deck the Halls“. Liturgical year Western Advent Christmastide Ordinary Time Septuagesima/Pre-Lent/Shrovetide Lent Holy Week Paschal Triduum […]

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All Saints Day

All Saints’ Day Painting by Fra Angelico Also called All Hallows Observed by Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Anglican Communion, Lutheranism[1] and Methodism,[2] among other Christian denominations Liturgical Color White Type Christian, Jewish Observances Church services Date 1 November (Western Christianity) Sunday after Pentecost (Eastern Christianity) Frequency annual Related to Hallowe’en All Souls’ Day Day of the Dead Samhain All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints,[3] or Feast of All Saints)[4] is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by […]

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Solemnity

A solemnity is a feast day of the highest rank in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Rite, celebrating a mystery of faith such as the Trinity, an event in the life of Jesus, his mother Mary, or another important saint.

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Season of Advent

This article is about the Western Christian practice. For Eastern Christian practice, see Nativity Fast. For other uses, see Advent (disambiguation). Advent An acolyte lighting Advent candles Observed by Christians Type Christian, cultural Significance Preparation for the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Observances Church services, gift giving, family and other social gatherings, symbolic decorating Duration 21-28 days Frequency annual Related to Christmastide, Christmas Eve, Annunciation, Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord, Nativity Fast, Nativity of Christ, Yule Advent is a season observed […]

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CAER Heritage Walking Trails

CAER Heritage Walking Trails, launched Saturday 3rd May Everyone is invited to join in at the launch of the CAER Heritage Walking Trails this Saturday. Details below: Date: Saturday 03 May Time: All walks commence 11:00 a.m. At 12:00 Come along to the Heritage Fair at Caerau Hillfort! (Transport from the walks to hillfort will be provided) Details: As part of the CAER Heritage Project this event will launch a series of four exciting new heritage trails which have been created […]

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Feast of the Annunciation

The Feast of the Annunciation marks the visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, during which he told her that she would be the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is celebrated on 25 March each year.[1] It is a principal Marian feast.[2] Two examples that highlight the importance of this feast are the first joyful mystery of the Rosary and the Angelus.[3]Here is recorded the “angelic salutation” of Gabriel to Mary, ‘Hail, full of […]

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