Love, Constancy and Patience To be able to love othersIs a gift from God,This I have always believed! To be loved by others,is also a gift from God.This, also I believe. But that this latter,May, unlike,The love of God,Be fickle.Subject to the moods,And fancies,Of the fallible humans that we are,Be it their wandering gaze,Or their many and varied insecurities. But with,UNERRING LOVE, CONSTANCY,And INDEFATIGABLE PATIENCE, Conquering all, Leading to Peace,TO TRANQUILITY, TO SEC
Advent begins the new Christian year and consists of four Sundays before Christmas.It is a seasonal tradition in it’s own right, preceding Christmas, when the birth of Christ among us is celebrated.The advent wreath is used to symbolically commemorate newness, eternal life, and the death and resurrection of the promised Messiah.It is coupled with the lighting of an additional candle each week, signifying the transition from darkness to light, culminating with the Christmas ca
Our Lead Occupational Therapist didn’t ever have a paper round, until now! Providing patients with access to a daily newspaper can be an important part of rehabilitation, so every day, they bring in newspapers to the hospital for our patients. Camilla, who has been with Mildmay for over 24 years, says, “for an inpatient, every day can seem the same. So tools that provide structure and variety can help distinguish between days and events.” Orientation to place and time can als
Sneak Peek! Here’s our Chair, The Very Revd John Richardson, filming some readings for our Christmas Carol Service. Every year, Mildmay hosts a Christmas Carol Service and Concert. This year, we are not able to have a live church service in person, so we are holding a virtual service online. Please join us at 6.30pm on 14 December for the Service.
Every year, Mildmay hosts a Christmas Carol Service and Concert. This year, we are not able to have a live service in person, so we are showing a virtual Carol Service online, open to all.The service will have music and readings as well as time for quiet reflection. Please let us know you will be joining us by filling in a couple of details on this form. Registering your interest in being part of the audience for the service is not essential, but it helps us to know who will
As you can see in the image on the right, Mildmay’s Chapel was, until this year, fully carpeted. Unfortunately, although this made the Chapel a warm and cosy space, it was not COVID-safe, and so the Chapel has been out of use for quite a while. This carpet has now been removed and the work to replace the flooring with a laminate that is COVID-Safe and will pass all future infection control inspections. Tabernacle & altar As with everything related to the Coronavirus pandemic,
About twice a year, we produce the Mildmay Prayer Diary, which is, usefully, designed as a bookmark. The Prayer Diary has information and news on projects, causes and our upcoming events that are in need of your prayer support. We have just mailed out the Prayer Diary to our subscribers, and now it is also available to download as a PDF from the Chaplaincy and Our values and Our Faith pages on our website, or by using the links below. If you would like to receive the prayer d
We need your help to bring our patients a little Christmas cheer. Every year, Mildmay hospital has many patients who are unable to go home for Christmas. This year, not only are we caring for vulnerable patients with HIV, but also people who are homeless or rough sleeping – some of them are also recovering from COVID-19. In fact, the hospital is currently at full capacity and likely to stay that way, as we have a waiting list of patients to be discharged to us from NHS acute