St James reopens for Patronal Festival (now with 1 metre social distancing)

“A joyful congregation met in St James' on Sunday to celebrate the Patronal festival. It was the first time the church has been able to open since the start of the last lockdown and the first time the congregation had met since Covid guidelines were adjusted for 1 metre social distancing. Following some structural work … Continue reading St James reopens for Patronal Festival (now with 1 metre social distancing)

Prayer of St. Bonaventure to the Holy Spirit

Lord Jesus, as God's Spirit came down and rested upon you,May the same Spirit rest on us,Bestowing his sevenfold gifts. First, grant us the gift of understanding,By which your precepts may enlighten our minds. Second, grant us counsel, by which we may followin your footsteps on the path of righteousness. Third, grant us courage,by which … Continue reading Prayer of St. Bonaventure to the Holy Spirit