Next October the Episcopal Church Convention comes to Nice and Holy Trinity. The Church which hosts the Convention has custody of the Canterbury Cross, made from timbers from Canterbury Cathedral, until the end of the Convention. Last Sunday, we received the Cross, which Helena and Samuel brought from Geneva, where […]
Thanks to a timely intervention by Catherine Gardie, the Mairie have been responsible for the repair and now replacement with LED lamps of the floodlighting around Holy Trinity. If you come by in the evening, you will see that it is bathed in warm light and looks lovely.
The Christmas services were well attended. Checking in the register, there appeared to be more at each. I was particularly pleased that there were twice as many at the Crib Service and Eucharist as last year. It was delightful to see so many children._____________________ CHRISTMAS I We live at a […]
Sunday, December 22, Advent IV: Sung Eucharist at 11 am and Carol Service at 6.30 pm. Refreshments afterwards – please bring finger food. Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve: Crib Service & Eucharist, 5 pm; MidnightMass, 10.30 pm. Wednesday, December 25,Christmas Day: Sung Eucharist at St Hugh Vence at 9 am […]
Jill, Richard and many others prepared the Hall on Saturday for tomorrow’s Christmas lunch. Look very closely at the remarkable napkins. It looks ‘beyond festive’! Looking forward to seeing a full house there tomorrow.
As a Nice resident, I have a free pass to many museums in the city, including the Musée Massena and the Matisse Museum. Entry to the UK’s national museums is similar. They are funded by taxes, along with the generous gifts of previous generations who gave and present donors who […]
During the week, I went to see how the completion of the second tramway was going. It has been running between the airport and Jean Medecin since September but it is due to open through to the port in December. I was fortunate to see one of the trams emerge […]
Last weekend saw some terrible weather. There was a red alert in the region. We were advised to stay at home and not to drive. The police told shops to close at 6 pm on Saturday. After discussion with Claire Ery, warden at St Hugh’s, we decided to cancel the […]
Next Sunday is Remembrance Sunday. The Act of Remembrance will be at the beginning of the service this Sunday. Please be sure to arrive in good time. How we rememberThe way we view the two world wars depends on our upbringing and family circumstances. My mother and father were eighteen […]