Messages from around the Benefice

The Easter story never finishes!

We’re reaching out to those suffering anguish and in despair. We’re feeding those who are hungry and having nightmares! We’re demonstrating love, compassion and understanding This is the common mission we share. Today you can help Caldicot Food Bank be the loving hand in our local community. Please give generously.

Message for us all from Lyndon . Lets get back to it. Firstly, I want to thank you for all the kind comments that you gave me for my reflections. I never intended to write any, I wrote one, then next day a second and it just continued. On Easter Sunday, I finished my message by saying that I needed a few days off to eat my chocolate egg. I watched the news tonight and realised we all need to keep on urgently taking our petitions to Our Lord.

I watched the Chancellor of the Exchequer predict a downward turn in the economy, and economists suggest we may lose two million jobs. When any government suggests a period of very high unemployment, guess what, that so often means that the lowest wage earners are the ones who will lose their jobs. We must keep on praying for all our key workers, but also, for all those who fear losing their work. At difficult times such as these. we hear people say that we are all in this together, I disagree, how many of our highly privileged members of society, how many of our super rich, are stacking supermarket shelves, are carers in nursing homes, cleaning the floors of our hospitals, everyone of them, placing themselves in harms way. Please, pray for our key workers, all those who mourn, all those who are concerned over their loved ones, and also all those who are frightened for their future, and pray for a fairer society.

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41 :10