Harvest Festival It has been two years last Tuesday since I have started in the best parish in the Midlands and it sort of coincided with our Harvest Festival last Sunday - which was a wild success. The church was full, the hall was bursting at its seams and altogether about 50 people helped and … Continue reading Look around you, and see how the fields are ripe for harvesting (John 4.35)
Celebrate in the Joy of the Lord!
I was nervous when we finally started to rip the church apart on Thursday, 12th May. Would those who offered help really come to help? Would the timings work out or would things run late, messing up further stages of the project? Would people get stressed and fall out with each other? Ben worked incredibly … Continue reading Celebrate in the Joy of the Lord!
Parish Feast – Growing Together
Below a few pictures from our Parish Feast today. It was great to worship together as one St Andrew's family and to share wonderful food and drink. It is obvious that we are a very mixed bunch of people with different cultural, language and ethnic backgrounds and some differences in religious formation. Nevertheless our style … Continue reading Parish Feast – Growing Together
Dear All, This is another reminder to join us on Sunday for Mass at 10.30am for a joint service of the Sunday congregation with the Saturday congregation. This inaugural occasion is followed by a feast and you ARE CORDIALLY INVITED - come hungry and thirsty. No need to book! Secondly, if your life lacks lustre … Continue reading PARISH FEAST
Parish Feast: 2nd Sunday of Advent, 5 December
Growing closer together with the Filipino Chaplaincy This is a reminder that all are invited to join next Sunday as we worship together at 10.30am and then celebrate with food and drink together. All is provided on this occasion and no contributions are required at all. Just come and join! Our guest preacher for the … Continue reading Parish Feast: 2nd Sunday of Advent, 5 December
Advent & Christmas in St Andrew’s
A number of things are happening in the next few weeks - please make a note and do come along if you can. Parish Feast Sunday 5 December Growing closer together with Filipino Chaplaincy For several years the Filipino Chaplaincy has been worshipping twice a month at St Andrew's and occasionally we have done things … Continue reading Advent & Christmas in St Andrew’s
Mass of Requiem for All Souls, Sunday 7 November, 10.30am
With movements from Gabriel Fauré's Requiem in D-minor Sung by St Andrew's Vocal Ensemble The past 18 months of the Covid Pandemic have cost many lives and made all of us more aware of how fragile our own health and life is. Many have lost loved ones and countless people experienced high levels of anxiety … Continue reading Mass of Requiem for All Souls, Sunday 7 November, 10.30am
Blessing and Dedication of Peace Garden on Pentecost Sunday
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
Filipino Chaplaincy provides Filipino food for NHS and care workers
Leicester’s Filipino Chaplaincy, Bayanihan Leicestershire and Kanlungan Filipino Consortium are taking part in Everyday Action by providing Filipino food for staff Foof three Hospitals and five Care Homes in Leicestershire. On 10 August 2020, the group cooked and delivered rice and Chicken Adobo (chicken cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, onions) for 60 people in three care … Continue reading Filipino Chaplaincy provides Filipino food for NHS and care workers