Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 27/9/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 27th September 2020. ‘Thank You’ We are at that time of year when we normally have a special Sunday service, following centuries of tradition, to say thank you to God for the harvest. Most churches usually have a greater attendance for the Harvest Festival than… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 20/9/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 20th September 2020. ‘Suffering’ I expect few people escape completely from suffering of one kind or another during their lifetimes. Suffering can result from, for example, an injury (temporary or permanent), or sickness (physical or mental), or the loss of a loved one, or a… Read more »


Event 24th September: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them    

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We are pleased to share with you details of a ‘virtual’ event that has been arranged by our friends at St Kyneburgha Building Preservation Trust. Dr Susan Kilby invites you on a beast hunt in Castor Church… What are the stories about the beautiful tower capitals in Castor church? They feature an array of creatures… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 13/9/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 13th September 2020. Today I have some further thoughts on the topic of ‘Compassion’, which I discussed in my Thought for the Day on 28 June. We are all familiar with the New Testament stories about the miracle of Jesus feeding the multitude who gathered… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 6/9/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 6th September 2020. ‘Perfection’ I expect most of us have in our kitchen cupboards a few items of crockery or glassware that have chips or cracks in them. But we don’t throw them away, because we can still find a use for them. Their flaws… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 30/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 30th August 2020. Last weekend I was thinking that I might reflect today on ‘Humility’. And then I saw an item in the Sunday Times, which mentioned humility, so that seemed to be a sign that I should! The item in the Sunday Times was… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 23/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 23rd August 2020. During the difficult times that we are experiencing due to the Covid pandemic, there is a danger that we focus on negative thoughts, about not being able to do this or that, and how restrictions are affecting our lives. And we can… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 16/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 16th August 2020. Daily we see on the news the number of deaths from the coronavirus. A very much larger number of people will, of course, be grieving those deaths. I have been thinking this week about how we deal with grieving. The first thing… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 9/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 9th August 2020. A few thoughts today about ‘Success’ and ‘Failure’. It is human nature that we all want to succeed in life and that we all hate failure. First, a few thoughts about failure. Sometimes we can fail to do things by simply not… Read more »


Thought for the Day – Fr. Ray Hemingray 2/8/2020

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Fr Ray Hemingray has shared his thought for today, Sunday 2nd August 2020. I wonder if you are aware of the expression ‘wwilfing’. In case you are not, ‘wwilf’ stands for ‘What was I looking for’. ‘Wwilfing’ is what you do when you do a search on the internet and spot what looks like an… Read more »