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Saturday 26th September - Icon of the Day

‘Abraham was hospitable and God was with him

Elijah loved quiet and God was with him

David was humble and God was with him’

Brother Nesteros, Desert Father


Image: Boris Godunov's riza [metal cover for an icon] for Rublev's 'The Trinity' with tsatas [art jewellery in the shape of a turned-over crescent] added at the time of Michael I, made from gold and silver with gemstones and pearls. Late 16th century.

Photo by ‘shakko’, 2011, used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licence.


In St Mary’s prayer cycle for this month, today we pray for the lonely and isolated.


Please donate if you can!

In these unprecedented times, St Mary’s is reaching out and supporting our community in many ways, especially online. But with Services in church cancelled, we no longer receive income from collections, nor from hiring out the church and hall buildings.

If you can help us financially to continue to offer Christ's love to our community in these difficult times, as those before us have done down the centuries, please consider making a donation by debit/credit card and to Gift Aid it if possible, by clicking this link to 'givealittle':

Thank you!


If you would like to contribute to these reflections, please do email Katherine Cox at



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