Getting Out

#Travel #Worship #Places Salford 6th December 2020 Woke up at the crack of dawn this morning, to do something i do nearly every Sunday Go to Mass It’s the start of the church year – Advent, but nobody thought about worship when the restrictions (about Covid-19) kicked in I’m now part of the Cathedral ParishContinue reading “Getting Out”

Murdered at the wedding feast

Note to the reader – No one was harmed in the creation of this poem 🙂 It seemed that all was looking well as the bride made her way down the aisle and the vows were said with grace the decorations made the hall look swell As her bridesmaids escorted her in style to aContinue reading “Murdered at the wedding feast”

Caught (in the fog)

Salford, 19th January 2020 #weather #fog Christmas and New Year is over, but winters still here A patchwork of heavy cloud, lies low – hiding church spires Until it lifts – it’s difficult to get anywhere Gravitating over roads and field alike Hard to make out the silhouettes in the Pea Soup The landmarks fizzleContinue reading “Caught (in the fog)”

Challenge 30 – No9

Older than me For this challenge, I scoured the archive of my photos looking for an old photo…..I didn’t find one (Ha Ha) but among my archive I did find this Just up the road from where I live in Salford. It was built in the 19th Century, and the spire still shows the dateContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No9”

Colour of the crown

#Coloryourworld #cyw #royalpurple Perched on her majesty’s head Under the frame of silver and jewel Royal colour emits from the crown Perhaps – it denotes her status – as head of her church Like priests and bishops wear the colour in spring at mass in parishes up and down England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Is anything sacred ?

Sacred They’re tearing down temples for a flash B & B The places of worship, they think they are twee.   They’re moving the pulpits to community halls whilst taking a digger to break down brick walls   In name they call – “Progress” Its the communities loss for the one who wont replace itContinue reading “Is anything sacred ?”

Opportunity Arises – Praise Be!

I attended mass this morning, having been away after tests in hospital and the holiday in Turkey and have been presented with a bit of a challenge…. “Draw up a web site for the local RC Church and Parish” I had a bit of hindsight on this one to be truthful – as one ofContinue reading “Opportunity Arises – Praise Be!”