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HitchinHoly

By Holy Saviour Church, Hitchin

Thoughts and reflections from Holy Saviour Church, Hitchin.
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Wednesday Reflection 6 December 2023

HitchinHolyDec 06, 2023

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Wednesday Reflection 6 December 2023

Wednesday Reflection 6 December 2023

Christmas is a time for families, and today Martin reflects on the Holy Family. We end with the hymn, "For Mary, Mother Of Our Lord".

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Dec 06, 202305:60
Wednesday Reflection 29 November 2023

Wednesday Reflection 29 November 2023

Father Ian reflects on Advent, which begins on Sunday, and the coming of the light of Christ. We end with the hymn, "Hark, A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding".

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Nov 29, 202309:26
Wednesday Reflection 22 November 2023

Wednesday Reflection 22 November 2023

Mike reflects on how the poem "The Hound Of Heaven" by Francis Thompson helps our understanding of God. We end with the hymn, "Christ Is The One Who Calls".

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Nov 22, 202306:36
Wednesday Reflection 15 November 2023

Wednesday Reflection 15 November 2023

Jean tells us about St Margaret, Queen of Scotland, founder of churches and monasteries. We end with the hymn, "In Heavenly Love Abiding".

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Nov 15, 202306:05
WR 8 November 2023

WR 8 November 2023

Martin reflects on remembrance and hope, and talks about the significance of Advent. We end with the hymn, "All My Hope On God Is Founded".

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Nov 08, 202306:09
Wednesday Reflection 1 November 2023

Wednesday Reflection 1 November 2023

Today Father Ian talks about All Souls Day, which is marked tomorrow (2nd November). We end with the hymn, "Lord Of All Hopefulness".

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Nov 01, 202307:30
Wednesday Reflection 25 October 2023

Wednesday Reflection 25 October 2023

Mike describes a recent children's activity at Holy Saviour Church, and what we can all learn from it.

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Oct 25, 202308:10
Wednesday Reflection 18 October 2023

Wednesday Reflection 18 October 2023

Today, Jean reflects on the life of St Luke the Evangelist. We end with the hymn, "Come Down O Love Divine".

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Oct 18, 202307:14
Wednesday Reflection 11 October 2023

Wednesday Reflection 11 October 2023

Today Father Ian reflects on the mystery of God. We end with the hymn, "And Can It Be?".

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Oct 11, 202311:24
Wednesday Reflection 4 October 2023

Wednesday Reflection 4 October 2023

Mike reflects on the life of St Francis, whose feast day we celebrate today. We end with the hymn, "And Can It Be?".

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Oct 04, 202310:09
Wednesday Reflection 27 September 2023

Wednesday Reflection 27 September 2023

Jean tells us about the Victorian priest and reformer, John Coleridge Patteson. We end with the hymn, "For The Healing Of The Nations".

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Sep 27, 202306:28
Wednesday Reflection 20 September 2023

Wednesday Reflection 20 September 2023

Martin reflects on troubled times and shares a message of hope. We end with the hymn, "In A World Where People Walk In Darkness".

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Sep 20, 202306:35
Wednesday Reflection 13 September 2023

Wednesday Reflection 13 September 2023

Today Father Ian reflects on the words from Psalm 95, "Harden not your heart". We end with the hymn, "Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind".

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Sep 13, 202310:58
Wednesday Reflection 6 September 2023

Wednesday Reflection 6 September 2023

Today Mike reflects on the peace of God. We end with the hymn, "Jesu Lover Of My Soul".

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Sep 06, 202306:32
Wednesday Reflection 30 August 2023

Wednesday Reflection 30 August 2023

Today Jean tells us about St Bartholomew and the church and hospital in London dedicated to him. We end with the hymn, "In Christ There Is No East Or West".

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Aug 30, 202305:28
Wednesday Reflection 23 August 2023

Wednesday Reflection 23 August 2023

Today, Martin reflects on God's wonderful gifts. We end with the hymn, "For The Beauty Of The Earth".

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Aug 23, 202305:01
Wednesday Reflection 16 August 2023

Wednesday Reflection 16 August 2023

Today Father Ian reflects on humility and self-esteem. We end with the hymn, "Tell Out My Soul".

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Aug 16, 202309:38
Wednesday Reflection 9 August 2023

Wednesday Reflection 9 August 2023

Today Mike reflects on the decline in church attendances. We end with the hymn, "Through All The Changing Scenes Of Life".

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Aug 09, 202307:44
Wednesday Reflection 2 August 2023

Wednesday Reflection 2 August 2023

Jean reflects on a recent visit to Peel Cathedral, Isle of Man. We end with the hymn, "All My Hope On God Is Founded".

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Aug 02, 202307:21
Wednesday Reflection 26 July 2023

Wednesday Reflection 26 July 2023

Martin reflects on the words of the song, "To Be Free", by Glyn Lehmann (https://songlibrary.net/To-Be-Free/). We end with the hymn, "When I Needed A Neighbour".

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Jul 26, 202306:45
Wednesday Reflection 19 July 2023

Wednesday Reflection 19 July 2023

Father Ian reflects on the miracle of Nature, the climate emergency and the part we play in Creation

Jul 19, 202310:01
Wednesday Reflection 12 July 2023

Wednesday Reflection 12 July 2023

Today, Mike reflects on how we sell ourselves to the world. We end with the hymn, "Put Peace Into Each Other's Hands".

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Jul 12, 202307:32
Wednesday Reflection 5 July 2023

Wednesday Reflection 5 July 2023

Jean reflects on the lives of the martyrs, Thomas More and John Fisher. We end with the hymn, "Ye Watchers And Ye Holy Ones".

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Jul 05, 202307:22
Wednesday Reflection 28 June 2023

Wednesday Reflection 28 June 2023

Today, Brian tells us a strange story from the Bible and draws a conclusion about perceptions of God's nature. We end with the anthem, "Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy's Sake".

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Jun 28, 202305:00
Wednesday Reflection 21 June 2023

Wednesday Reflection 21 June 2023

Father Ian considers Holy Communion, and reflects on its symbolic representation of physical and spiritual food. We end with the hymn, "Brother, Sister, Let Me Serve You".

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Jun 21, 202309:19
Wednesday Reflection 14 June 2023

Wednesday Reflection 14 June 2023

Today, Mike talks about the contemporary hymnist, Bishop Timothy Dudley-Smith. We end with the hymn, "Holy Spirit, Living Breath Of God".

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Jun 14, 202307:29
Wednesday Reflection 7 June 2023

Wednesday Reflection 7 June 2023

Today, Jean reflects on the seasons of the Church's year. We end with the hymn, "Go Forth And Tell".

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Jun 07, 202306:21
Wednesday Reflection 31 May 2023

Wednesday Reflection 31 May 2023

Today, Martin reflects on the visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth. We end with the hymn, "Tell Out My Soul".

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May 31, 202307:28
Wednesday Reflection 24 May 2023

Wednesday Reflection 24 May 2023

Father Ian reflects on Pentecost, the celebration of the day the spirit of God descended upon the early disciples. We end with the hymn, "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling".

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May 24, 202310:46
Wednesday Reflection 17 May 2023

Wednesday Reflection 17 May 2023

Inspired by a visit to an exhibition at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Mike reflects on island communities. We end with a prayer and the hymn, "O Thou Who Camest From Above".

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May 17, 202307:54
Wednesday Reflection 10 May 2023

Wednesday Reflection 10 May 2023

Jean reflects on the coronation of King Charles III. We end with a prayer and the hymn, "I Vow To Thee My Country".

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May 10, 202305:31
Wednesday Reflection 3 May 2023

Wednesday Reflection 3 May 2023

Today, Martin talks about the book, "The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, And The Horse" by author and illustrator, Charlie Mackesy. We end with the hymn, "All My Hope On God Is Founded".

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May 03, 202310:00
Wednesday Reflection 26 April 2023

Wednesday Reflection 26 April 2023

Father Ian reflects on the encounter at Emmaus. We end with the hymn 'Be Thou My Vision'.

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Apr 25, 202310:29
Wednesday Reflection 19 April 2023

Wednesday Reflection 19 April 2023

Mike brings us today's Reflection from Cyprus, and describes its significance in the life of the early church. We end with the hymn, "Ye Watchers And Ye Holy Ones".

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Apr 19, 202307:12
Wednesday Reflection 12 April 2023

Wednesday Reflection 12 April 2023

Next Sunday is variously known as "Low Sunday" or "Quasimodo Sunday". Jean explains why. We end with the hymn, "Thine Be The Glory".

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Apr 12, 202306:27
Wednesday Reflection 5 April 2023

Wednesday Reflection 5 April 2023

Martin describes the events of Holy Week, from Palm Sunday to Easter Day. We end with the hymn, "When I Survey The Wondrous Cross".

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Apr 05, 202308:00
Wednesday Reflection 29 March 2023

Wednesday Reflection 29 March 2023

As we look towards Holy Week, Father Ian tells the story of the trial of God. We end with the hymn, "And Can It Be?".

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Mar 29, 202312:53
Wednesday Reflection 22 March 2023

Wednesday Reflection 22 March 2023

Today, Mike reflects on the Annunciation, when Mary learns that she is to become the mother of Jesus. We end with the hymn, "Tell Out My Soul".

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Mar 22, 202306:58
Wednesday Reflection 15 March 2023

Wednesday Reflection 15 March 2023

Celebrating Mothering Sunday, Jean reflects on mothers we read about in the Bible. We end with the hymn, "For Mary, Mother Of Our Lord".

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Mar 15, 202306:57
Wednesday Reflection 8 March 2023

Wednesday Reflection 8 March 2023

Inspired by an episode of "Call The Midwife", Martin reflects on the importance of love. We end with the anthem, "God So Loved The World", set by John Stainer.

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Mar 08, 202307:41
Wednesday Reflection 1 March 2023

Wednesday Reflection 1 March 2023

Today, Father Ian talks about Lent, and reflects on the real purpose of penance. We end with the hymn, "Jesu, Lover Of My Soul".

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Mar 01, 202308:42
Wednesday Reflection 22 February 2023

Wednesday Reflection 22 February 2023

Mike marks Ash Wednesday by considering how we can use Lent to make a difference. We end with the hymn, "Brother, Sister, Let Me Serve You".

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Feb 22, 202307:22
Wednesday Reflection 15 February 2023

Wednesday Reflection 15 February 2023

Today, Jean describes the consecration of the new Bishop of Hertford. We end with the hymn, "O Jesus, I Have Promised".

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Feb 15, 202306:47
Wednesday Reflection 8 February 2023

Wednesday Reflection 8 February 2023

Today Martin reflects on the Creation of the World. We end with the hymn, "O Lord My God, When I In Awesome Wonder".

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Feb 08, 202307:59
Wednesday Reflection 1 February 2023

Wednesday Reflection 1 February 2023

Today, Father Ian reflects on baptism and Christ's command to shine as a light in the world. We end with the hymn, "In Our Darkness Light Has Shone".

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Feb 01, 202308:59
Wednesday Reflection 25 January 2023

Wednesday Reflection 25 January 2023

Mike celebrates the birth of his grandson, and the wonder of creation. We end with the hymn, "O Thou Who Camest From Above". 

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Jan 25, 202307:01
Wednesday Reflection 18 January 2023

Wednesday Reflection 18 January 2023

Today Jean celebrates the life of Amy Carmichael, the Christian missionary who founded the Dohnavur Fellowship in India. We end with the hymn, "In Christ There Is No East Or West".

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Jan 18, 202306:12
Wednesday Reflection 11 January 2023

Wednesday Reflection 11 January 2023

Today, Martin tells us of his hope for the New Year. We end with the hymn, "Lord For The Years".

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Jan 11, 202305:41
Wednesday Reflection 4 January 2023

Wednesday Reflection 4 January 2023

Father Ian reflects on the significance of the Epiphany, that Jesus' message is to all people. We end with the hymn, "As With Gladness Men Of Old".

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Jan 04, 202307:58
Wednesday Reflection 28 December 2022

Wednesday Reflection 28 December 2022

Today is Holy Innocents Day, and Mike reflects on the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt. We end with the hymn, "Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us".

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Dec 28, 202208:37