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Sunday 26th July - Icon of the Day

‘You called, you cried, you shattered my deafness. You sparkled, you blazed, you drove away my blindness. You shed your fragrance and I drew in my breath and I pant for you. I tasted and now I hunger and thirst. You touched me and now I burn with longing for your peace.’

St Augustine of Hippo – from ‘The Confessions’, book 10, chapter 27, written circa 400 AD.

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Image: Sunrise over the Bieszczady mountains in Poland, seen from the Chatka Puchatka hostel.

Photo: Marcin Szala, 2015, used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International licence.

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In St Mary’s prayer cycle for June 2020, today we pray for the charities we support as a church.

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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':

https://givealittle.co/campaigns/4360add2-de5e-456a-9958-34f5276a3887

Thank you!

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If you would like to contribute to these reflections, please do email Katherine Cox at kvcox-therapy@gmail.com

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To keep up to date with how we continue the life of St Mary’s in these difficult times – including our ‘Icons of the Day’, Fr Jeff’s and Fr Piotr’s pastoral letters and reflections, weekly Zoom services and more – do please ‘like’ our Facebook page @StMarysTwickenham and bookmark our website www.stmarytwick.org.uk

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