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St Brigid of Ireland.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 09:11


St Bridgid of Ireland

St Brigid (451-525 A.D.) is one of Ireland’s patron saints together with Patrick and Colomba. Her mother was Brocca, a Christian Pict slave who had been baptised by St Patrick. Her father was a Leinster chieftain by the name of Dubhthach. When Dubhthach’s wife discovered that Brocca was pregnant she was sold to a Druid landowner. Brig ... read more

 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

WEST AFRICA and Mothers’ Union

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:02


Senya-Beraku West Africa

West Africa is making impressive progress in economic growth, democratization and regional co-operation, since the beginning of 2000. Recently, however, there has been a rise in violence, conflict, drug trafficking, piracy and extremism which has given concern to its future development. Stability needs to be supported to reduce violence and confli ... read more

 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A thought for Mothering Sunday

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 08:29


Make a mothers' day

The Mothers’ Union began with the Christian intention of helping and befriending women who spent most of their time home alone caring for their home and their children whilst their husbands were working. Although it is recorded that the mothers who were invited along to the home of Mary Sumner came from all walks of life the majority of them ... read more

 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from January 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 10:43


Beautiful snow

Chelmsford Diocese, Mothers’ Union President, Judith Meaden wishes all the members a very healthy, happy and peaceful New Year 2018. During all my time as a member I have met and been with some of the most Christian people that you could wish to meet and many of them have influenced my life. I have also had the opportunity to learn and grow ... read more

 Posted: 7 Feb 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments