Finally we were able to have a party! It was lovely the welcome the Lord Mayor of Leicester to St Andrew's and spend time together on the day of Pentecost. In spite of the abysmal weather forecast we managed without a drop of rain and even enjoyed some sunshine. A huge thank you to all … Continue reading Blessing and Dedication of Peace Garden on Pentecost Sunday
Ascension Day is celebrated 40 days after Easter, this year on Thursday 13 May. We keep the day with a special Mass at 7pm in St John's Chapel. All welcome, the usual Covid safety measures apply.
The Peace Garden at the back of the Parish Hall is taking shape. Tony has been creating a lot of energy, organised a sizeable group of people and the transformation of a somewhat unloved space is rather staggering. If the easing of lockdown restriction proceeds according to plan we will be allowed to gather in … Continue reading Dedication of Peace Garden 23rd May
Parish Weekend at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham 29-31 October 2021 Travel in own cars ( do you need a lift or would you be able to take somebody?) Cost: £152.00 per adult and £91.20 for children To book your place please fill in the details in the attached flyer below and send … Continue reading Come to Walsingham!
Next week, on Tuesday 16th March 2021 we will have our Annual Parish Church Meeting on Zoom at 7pm - the meeting cannot take place face to face this year. If you are on the Electoral Roll you will have had an email with the access codes for Zoom. Everybody is welcome to attend but … Continue reading APCM
Whenever I hear simplistic answers where God is in this pandemic I get annoyed. But it is a different question how I can relate to God during this time and how I can be attentive to finding him in the small things - as most of us do not experience many big and exciting things … Continue reading Finding God in the midst of the pandemic?
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near. (Phil 4: 4-5) Today's service offered a reminder that even in this weird year there is reason to rejoice in the coming of Our Lord, and that one of the blessings in 2020 has been an increased awareness of the small joys … Continue reading GAUDETE!
Christmas 2020 will obviously be different than in previous years, but it looks like that we will be able to worship in a meaningful way together, albeit without the usual carol singing, mince pies and jolly drinks in church after services. Within the likely framework of restrictions we are going to have the following services … Continue reading Christmas at St Andrew’s 2020
Wednesday 14 October 2020 | 6.30pmOnline Event The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE joins us to give the Far and Near Lecture 2020. The Leicester Cathedral Far and Near Lecture is held with a guest speaker annually – a legacy of the Leicestershire Far and Near Club. Tickets£5.00 available from Eventbrite Brenda Hale retired … Continue reading The Far and Near Lecture 2020: A Lawyer looks at Courage