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The open arcaded design of the new St George’s Chapel allows a view through to the upper part of the Chapel of the Holy Spirit beyond.*

The Sheffield Steel Nativity by Brian Fell sometimes stands just within the entrance to the chapel, depending on the season.*

*From the Sheffield Cathedral guide book

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 15th 2020

The culmination of all the drama of Holy Week. On Easter Sunday (appropriately known as Resurrection Sunday), Jesus rose from the dead and, in the days to come, appeared to his astonished followers to tell them the good news: the power of sin and death was broken, and all who believed could find forgiveness and [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 12th 2020

On the very eventful Good Friday, Jesus was betrayed by his disciple Judas and arrested, then hauled before several different authorities—first the Jewish religious leaders, then the Roman governor Pontius Pilate. Sentenced to death, Jesus was crucified alongside two criminals. Upon his death, he was buried in a nearby tomb.
Matthew 26:14-27:66 New International Version (NIV)
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Comments Off CherryPie on Apr 10th 2020

This day saw the beginning of a sequence of rapidly-unfolding events that would lead to Jesus’ crucfixion. On this day, Jesus gathered with his disciples to celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover. During this celebration, commonly called the Last Supper because it was Jesus’ final meal before his arrest and death, Jesus established the practice [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Apr 9th 2020

Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday, Jesus arrived at Jerusalem riding on a donkey, where he was welcomed by cheering crowds. (The “Palm” in “Palm Sunday” refers to the tree branches that the crowds used to make a path for Jesus.) His arrival—often called the Triumphal Entry—fulfilled a prophecy by the Old Testament prophet Zechariah about the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2020

MUSCÀ – The Museum of Sicilian Cart invites you to discover its exclusive collection of Sicilian carts. A true icon of island folklore that arouses the curiosity of anyone who visits this land. Immerse yourself in keys, spindles and harnesses that will make you take a trip in the most authentic Sicilian tradition. The exhibition [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 20th 2020

On bank holiday Sunday I attended attended a family wedding, this led to us staying in Cheltenham for a couple of nights due to this being the area where the wedding took place.

During my stay I was able to do some urban walking around Cheltenham.

In addition to the urban walking the hotel corridors from the [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2019

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