9 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Thank You!

I cannot say a big enough thank you to you and everyone who helped make Holy Week and Easter a very special time for our community. The services and Masses of the Easter Triduum were very moving occasions. Although we are unable to talk to...
3 Apr 2021 1 Comment

Happy Easter

Happy Easter! May the peace of the risen Christ be with you. The liturgies we have celebrated as a community, over this Sacred Triduum, have been truly moving. Maybe it is because we were unable to celebrate last year and that has added to...
26 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Our Church was Designed to be Open

Tuesday was an amazing day. Who would have thought a year ago, that keeping our church open would be a novel event! It was something we took for granted, something that we never imagined not happening, but after a year of the church...
19 Mar 2021 0 Comment

The Ending

In January, when Boris sounded the firing gun for the start lockdown three, I came out of the blocks full of gusto. Like a veritable Rafael Nadal pouncing on to the court at Roland Garros I was ready for it. I had been boosted by seeing...
12 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Arguments and Disagreements

It seems that most people have an opinion on what I would say has been the most sensational Royal interview of my lifetime, and I still remember Diana’s ‘Queen of Hearts’ interview! The feud dividing the families makes EastEnders...
5 Mar 2021 0 Comment

Our Social Media Rollercoaster

The last year has been a Social Media rollercoaster for us at St Bon’s. We have just welcomed Jude Vaughan-Spruce as a new, temporary member to our team, her role is to engage with our followers and those who comment on our posts, this...
26 Feb 2021 0 Comment

The Disconnected

On Wednesday I went for my regular constitutional around the Downs. I have had a few stresses this week and hoped a brisk around the would clear my mind and relieve some tension. As usual the Downs worked their magic, I love the range of...
19 Feb 2021 0 Comment

It is Easy to Dream

Anyone who plays sport, from the elite athlete to the humble amateur, will know that the most dangerous moment in any game comes after a success. In Tennis that moment can come after a hard-won point or set, it is then that you can let...
12 Feb 2021 0 Comment

Perspective Changes Everything

As a teenager I worked in a theatre as an usher. I got to watch lots of plays over and over aa. One production which stood out for me was a three man play set in the intimate Studio Theatre of the Salisbury Playhouse. The play, the name...
5 Feb 2021 0 Comment

So Very Bristol

At times this week I have felt like I have been living in a Sci-Fi movie. Some of the headlines I have seen have been truly sensational like the one says that ‘the mutation has mutated’. The idea of a mutation mutating fills my mind...