Saint Etheldreda (Saint Audrey)

Today is Saint Etheldreda’s day. St. Etheldreda, Æthelthryth or Audrey was Queen of Northumbria. She was born around 630 and was part of the generation which followed Saint Oswald. She was born just before he died at the battle of Maserfield. Etheldreda wanted to become a nun but, as was often the case for daughters of nobles,…

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Saint Alban

Today, 22nd June, is Saint Alban’s day. Saint Alban is remebered as the first British martyr. Saint Alban lived in Verulamium, near modern St. Alban’s in Hertfordshire sometime during the 3rd or 4th century, that is some 300 years or more before our own Saint Oswald of Northumbria. There was enormous change between the time…

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Service for Second Sunday after Trinity

This week’s Sunday service is led by Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of St Peter’s Church, Walworth. The service includes a minute’s silence to lament the racism experienced by the Windrush generation and other black and UK minority ethnic people. Contributors include the Bishop of Dover and Rt Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, who gives the final blessing…

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Sunday service for Corpus Christi

The service this Sunday marks the feast of Corpus Christi. The Rev Richard Springer will speak of the agony of the crucified Christ and draw parallels with the pain of those who suffer racism, hunger and homelessness. Join us at 9.00am Sunday or anytime afterwards. At 6.30pm, the St. Oswald’s weekly sermon will be uploaded…

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