Christmas customs vary from country to country, even region to region. Nativity scenes with figures depicting village life, santons, are a feature of Provence, for instance. The time we keep creches in church varies considerably. In some places they were packed away at Twelfth Night but many churches retain them until […]
The Sunday before last, the Canterbury Cross arrived in Holy Trinity Nice in preparation for the Episcopal Church Convention (synod) which will take place in Nice from Thursday, October 22 to Sunday, October 25. We have done much of the preparation for the Convention but the arrival of the Council […]
Helena Mbele-Mbong writes Last Sunday, the Canterbury Cross was presented to the congregation of Holy Trinity Nice, France, during their service.. The organizing team of the next Convocation Convention came forward to receive the Cross from Samuel and Helena Mbele-Mbong of Emmanuel Episcopal Church Geneva Switzerland. It was well received, and […]
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 […]
Sunday, December 22, Advent IV: Sung Eucharist at 9 am. There is also a Carol Service at Holy Trinity at 6.30 pm. Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve at Holy Trinity, Nice: Crib Service & Eucharist, 5 pm; Midnight Mass, 10.30 pm. Wednesday, December 25,Christmas Day: Sung Eucharist at St Hugh Vence at […]
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.
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 […]
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.