DIARY

September 2018

2nd –     Sunday Lunch
Share a meal at the Sir John Warren with the church family.

3rd –    Merchant Navy Day
Since 2000, the day to honour the brave men and women who kept our ‘island nation’ afloat during both World Wars.

3rd – St Gregory the Great

8th –    The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

9th –     Schools’ Sunday

11th –    St Deiniol of Bangor

14th –    Holy Cross Day
To commemorate the sacrifice that Jesus made for our salvation.

16th     Ninian, Bishop of Galloway
Ninian was a Celt who was born about 360, in southern Scotland.  He was the first to preach the gospel to the Scots.

19th –    Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Meeting at 6:15pm
PCC Meeting at 7:00pm
Both meetings in Cantelupe Centre.

23rd –    Harvest Festival

23rd –    The Autumnal Equinox
In the Northern Hemisphere this is when summer ends and autumn begins, when the Sun illuminates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres equally. This year it will occur at 2.54am.

28th –    St Lioba – a memorable woman
Lioba the abbess of Bischofsheim is the patron saint for any woman who wants to make the most of her life.

29th –    Michael and All Angels
The Bible is full of angels, from the early chapters of Genesis to the last chapter of Revelation, often they had a key role in crucial events. It seems, from two instances, that Michael was their leader, an ’archangel’.

29th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party at 10am