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  • Chris Williams

Thursday 8th October – Icon of the Day

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.

St Francis of Assisi – Admonitions, 27


Image: Saint Francis - fresco, believed to be the oldest surviving depiction of the saint, located near the entrance of the Benedictine abbey of Subiaco, Italy. Painted between March 1228 and March 1229.


In St Mary’s prayer cycle for this month, today we pray for families around the world without easy access to drinking water.


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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