Prayer for Peace

Prayer for Peace God our heavenly Father, your beloved son Jesus, made this promise to the Apostles “Peace, I leave you, my peace I give you, not as the world gives, do I give to you” We know that worldly peace can be often conditional, fragile and temporary but you promise something better and greater … [Read more…]

‘The Shed That Fed A Million Children’

For children stuck indoors, books are a great escape — so we’re delighted to share an activity pack for pupils based on excerpts from the bestselling book ‘The Shed That Fed A Million Children’, written by our founder Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow.  Download this activity pack here.    Through these stories, your pupils can travel with Magnus from the Highlands … [Read more…]

Feast of St Mark: 24th April

Feast of St Mark: 24th April St Mark did not write his Gospel as an eye witness of Jesus’s ministry but it is believed that St Peter was his primary source of information. Peter himself refers to St Mark as his son (1 Peter 5:13).Papias the Bishop of Hierapolis (modern day Turkey),  who lived  60– 130 AD … [Read more…]

St John the Baptist discusses with his own disciples the difference between himself and Jesus

St John 3:31-36 St John the Baptist discusses with his own disciples the difference between himself and Jesus and their ministries. The origin of Jesus is divine, from above and John from below, earthly. St John the Baptist recognises that although his ministry is significant, it must now give way to the saving mission of … [Read more…]