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 […]
Christmas Market, 15 December, 9.30 -13.30. Baked goods and Christmas decorations. CDs and DVDs and small gifts. Carol Service, Wednesday, December 18, at 6.30 pm. Mulled wine will be served afterwards. Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, Sung Eucharist at 9 am.
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 […]
We regret to announce that Sheila Walker died earlier this week. Her funeral will be at St Hugh’s next Tuesday, November 12 at 11 am.
Jill PIrdas would like to thank everyone who attended the Curry lunch last Sunday, November 3. Over 1000 euros were raised, including donations. This is definitely a record and will greatly benefit the charity for children living with HIV.
We attended the Episcopal Church Convention last week. This year it was hosted by St Emmanuel Church, Geneva. The business parts of the meeting were held at the Chateau de Bossey, which is where many of us also stayed. It was Bishop Mark Edington’s first Convention (synod) and he showed […]
The Newsletter was a day late this week because I was away for part of the week at the Bishop’s Council meeting in Brussels. The Bishop’s Council meets once a year and its principal role is to advise the bishop. However, its members are also directors of the Diocesan Board […]
It is very difficult to walk through any large city without encountering poor people begging. People in need frequently come to Holy Trinity in Nice or to the priest’s house – literally to my gate – asking for help or for money. Here in the South of France, there is […]
Rich people can be very generous. Take for instance, how much well-known people tip in restaurants or bars. It appears that Johnny Depp, the star of Pirates of the Caribbean left a tip almost as great as his bill. He left a tip of $4000 in a restaurant where he […]