Tag Archives: Faith at home

Adrian Chatfield on ‘Making good use of the season of Lent’

Adrian Chatfield writes: The development of Lent is something of a mystery, and scholars are divided on its origins. We know, however, what we have now: a 40 day period of fasting, reflection and preparation for the celebration of Christ’s … Continue reading

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How are you observing Lent this year?

Traditionally in the week or so before Lent actually begins Christians confessed their sins and discerned with their confessors what would be fruitful Lenten penances.  We may not want to talk about penance these days; Lenten discipline or Lenten practice … Continue reading

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Lent through the Lens

Are you interested in photography?  Do you want a project for Lent?  Something mindful, contemplative and community centred? Steve Radley is a priest and a photographer.  This is what Steve says about the project – Vision To help people both within … Continue reading

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6 things to do in Advent (other than shopping and cooking)

Advent (‘coming’) is a time for preparation as we look towards the feast of Christmas and anticipate the celebration of love entering the world in the form of a vulnerable baby.  It teaches us about patience, and about the value … Continue reading

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Love Life Live Advent

Advent starts this Sunday (in church) and on Monday (in Advent calenders).  So on Friday, in preparation, I delivered Love Life Live Advent booklets to the school in Dry Drayton – one for each family.  These booklets contain simple, spiritually … Continue reading

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Remembrance – faith in homes

There’s a good idea for something to do with your family & children at home for Remembrance Sunday on the BRF website ‘Faith in Homes’. ‘The cross and the poppy’ This idea looks at the story behind the cross and the … Continue reading

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Blessing a home and chalking the door

Something for families to do together at home this weekend.  Bless your home and family this new year with a short and simple service – chalking the door. After Christmas comes the season of Epiphany. It is a time when … Continue reading

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