Rector’s Letter

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Rector’s Letter November 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

A son is given ‘For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulders.’  Isaiah 9.6 Isaiah was writing 700 years Before Christ.  Amazing isn’t it?!  At the time Israel needed a new governor because it was being threatened by a huge army.  Israel’s […]

Rector’s Letter October 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

Rector’s Letter Dear Friends, Inspired by Jerusalem This is the first letter for the Breda Messenger where I have had a chance to reflect on my trip to Jerusalem last June.  It was a truly inspiring visit – though not for the reason you may imagine.  We only had limited time to visit some of […]

Rector’s Letter May 2018

by Bill
Billy-graham

 Thank God for Billy Graham (1918-2018) ‘… and some evangelists …’ Ephesians 4.11 I was just 12 when I went forward at a Billy Graham ‘crusade’. At his prompting, back in 1984, I gave my life to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour. It have always considered it the best decision I have ever made. […]

Rector’s Letter March 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

Dear friends, Saint Patrick’s Remarkable Achievement ‘I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.’  Romans […]

Rector’s Letter – February 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

  Why I am still an Evangelical In the final part of this trio of letters for the Breda Messenger I’d like to outline why I am not just an Anglican Christian, but an Anglican Evangelical Christian.  Although not particularly en vogue today, there has been a noble tradition of Evangelical belief in the Church […]

Why I am still an Anglican

by Karen
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Dear Friends Last month I wrote about why I was still a Christian. But why an Anglican Christian? To begin with I was a cradle Anglican, born into a church-going family, my mother being the organist at Holy Trinity Ballylesson. I was baptised, went to Sunday School and was confirmed by the then Bishop of […]