A Christmas Prayer May starlight guide your steps towards the place of wonder.May angels sing their news as you walk towards the manger.May promise fill these days as we watch at the edge of birth.May faith tell you Emmanuel will be with us soon, in human skin.Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!
Bringing Christmas in… I began to look for real signs of Christmas on the High Street,while waiting during Advent for Christmas to come.I looked for a long time in vain, or so I thought!Then at last I saw a sign.It was hanging over a pub in Old Ford, in the East End.Life there is not as dramatic as in the Old Vic in Eastenders but it is just as challenging.The pub signs heralds the coming of Christ.The hand on it belongs to the angel Gabriel who in sacred art is depicted as a
There is a piece of light in all of us: There is a piece of light in all of us, maybe hidden or buried with pain,perhaps pushed in the corner by others.It is even there in the arrogant, the spiteful, the mean, those who insult others, those who denigrate humanity, those who are unwilling to forgive. One single candle lights a little dark space, two even more so and three! Many candles light a world full of people desperately in need of each other’s glow. Each lone light makes
As you may have read in a previous post, Mildmay’s chapel was out of action for some time as we had to remove the old fitted carpet and install a new COVID-safe flooring. Now that the work is complete, we needed our sacred space to be blessed after being empty and unused for an extended period. Today, The Right Rev. Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Westminster, with pastoral responsibility for East London, came to Mildmay for a small, distanced, gell
A prayer, a wish, a hope for the Second Week of Advent It gets darker much earlier. I don’t like this deep, foreboding darkness.The Light is coming. I keep looking down, trying not to stumble and fallThe Light is coming. I don’t know what to expect. I am pressured on all sides to be here or there and to do this or that. I have no time, no peace, no hope.The Light is coming. Look up! Do not be afraid. But if I look up, I might stumble. I don’t know what’s ahead for me.The Ligh
Lightbox Entertaintment, the Oscar and BAFTA winning team behind the feature documentaries MAN ON WIRE, SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, WHITNEY and LA92 are now making the first ever cinema documentary about the extraordinary life of the Princess of Wales. The film will be constructed exclusively from archive footage, audio recordings and photographs and Diana’s charity work is a key part of the story that they are trying to tell. Lightbox are keen to speak with those who might have
Nurse Adejoke (pictured) exemplifies our nursing team’s values and behaviours, which guide the way they behave, individually and together, and give them a firm foundation to promote excellence in nursing for the benefit of the public. It has, of course, been a difficult year for everyone worldwide, but as it draws to a close, we take this time to thank and appreciate Mildmay’s wonderful nursing team who have unfailingly given their best every single day during the pandemic, a