A peaceful and Christ-filled Christmas

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. – Luke 2:6-7 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This year has been a hard year … Read More

True peace

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 ‘Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.’ – Luke 2:13-14 All of us can think of things that naturally go together: so, Christmas dinner and turkey; The Two Ronnie’s; Eric and … Read More

May we be like the shepherds

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. – Luke 2:16-18 Dear Brothers and Sisters, … Read More

Jesus Christ, the light of all mankind

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. – John 1:4-5 Dear Brothers and Sisters, We live in a world full of darkness. The year 2020 has been a painful reminder of this. This year has brought us face to … Read More

Christmas communications

MarkBible Reflection, Christmas

8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields near by, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause … Read More

The Christmas Journey


  On November 6th to November 8th pupils from Aragon, Hatfeild and Hillcross schools came to visit The Christmas Journey at St Martin’s church, The basic idea of The Christmas Journey is to tell the Christmas story in a multimedia and hands-on way, enabling children to experience familiar (sometimes!) stories in a thought-provoking way. Children are encouraged to form links … Read More