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)”
Christmas is almost here As they lit the third candle on the advent wreath Nativity plays are being practiced Down in school halls up and down the land as Lit number of candles is three Excitement is building – the lords almost here!
As far as I know it, the countdown to Christmas day has begun December starts tomorrow morning, when Vergers and other officers of the church will be Engaging with the parishioners about the upcoming Nativity celebrations Taking place in the cathedral on Christmas Eve
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”
#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
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 ?”
Candle Sat in solemnity the light brightens the dark of midnight Prayer for a loved one the young old, the sick, the traveller, kept in a moment of action The light travels far directing the thoughts of those who’s thinking about their own And the wax melts tears of sadness or joyContinue reading “Thought”
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!”