Redecoration has begun on the downstairs meeting room at More House:
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Jephthah is filled with the Spirit of the Lord, but he makes a rash vow and his daughter pays the price. Meanwhile, the Ephraimites are cross not to be picked for the team and a bloody civil war ensues, with dire consequences for anyone speaking with a northern accent.
Members of the York Society for the Protection of Unborn Children raise awareness of Life issues in the porch of our church.
The Brothers of the Little Oratory were planning a pre-St Andrew's Day jaunt to Edinburgh on Saturday but were thwarted by Storm Arwen. Instead they spent the day prayerfully, usefully, and enjoyably, in York. In the evening they came for dinner at the Oratory and Fr Richard cooked an exotic dish from over the Pennines: Lancashire hotpot.
Advent began seasonably, with a light dusting of snow.
There was plenty of cake to warm us in the Upper Room:
New year, new Christian:
"Year passes after year silently; Christ's coming is ever nearer than it was. O that, as He comes nearer earth, we may approach nearer heaven!"
St John Henry Newman
The internet is misbehaving, and so you can't find this week's newsletter by the usual means, but here it is below. We hope to recalibrate the protocols soon!
Our Lady’s altarino is ready for the novena in preparation for the Immaculata.