THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK BEGINNING 14th AUGUST 2022: THE 9th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

There are those who seek knowledge for the sake of knowledge; that is curiosity. There are those who seek knowledge to be known by others; that is vanity. There are those who seek knowledge in order to serve; that is Love.”

St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090–1153), a leading figure, through the new Cistercian order, in the reform of medieval monasticism and author of Sermons on the Canticle of Canticles (Song of Songs),  quoted here:
 https://www.azquotes.com/quote/674122

On Saturday 20th August the Church remembers St Bernard in its prayers.

WORSHIP TIMES

Sunday Eucharists: St Wilfrid's @ 9.30am, with refreshments afterwards in the Hall) - and also at The Presentation @ 11am, following refreshments in the Presentation Hall from 10.15am. OUR NEW, MONTHLY ALL-AGE EUCHARIST is at 11am on the Third Sunday of the month (except in August), the next one being on Sunday 18th September: FAMILIES VERY WELCOME! At St Wilfrid's there are monthly Said Holy Communions (BCP, first Sunday at 8am) and mid-week Said Eucharists (at 12 noon every Wednesday). St Wilfrid’s monthly CHORAL EVENSONG (BCP, 2nd Sunday, except in August) is at 6pm - the next being on Sunday 11th September. Monthly ecumenical TAIZÉ services are held at St Wilfrid's - 8pm, Third Wednesday of the month, except in August, so the next one is on 21st September. NB: unless medically exempted, you are requested to wear a mask or face covering throughout our services. See our CALENDAR page for details of ALL our services at both churches.

CALENDAR AND EVENTS

WEEKDAY EVENTS are now COMING BACK- tentatively because of the still high rate of Covid-19 infections.
To CATCH UP with the latest developments, and this week an account of the history and purpose of pilgrimages to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, please see our Rector's Letter for Sunday 14th August, the 9th Sunday after Trinity. Just click on the eagle lectern above. Please see our CONTACT US page for details of how to get in touch with us on any matter regarding our churches and church halls.