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And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.
Luke 22:19 (KJV)

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 25th 2017

For 1300 years people have gathered around and altar here to break bread together in the Holy Eucharist. Still we come to hear the teaching of Jesus, to pray, to share the bread of life and the cup of salvation as did Worcester’s two great saints, Oswald (925-992) and Wulstan (c. 1008-1095), whose remains were [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Jun 24th 2017

…Museums & Heritage Sites

I picked up a copy of this book whilst I was on my recent holiday to Colwall. It was like welcoming back an old friend. I used to buy a copy of this every year, it was always an inspiration for new places to visit both at home and whilst on holiday. [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 23rd 2017

Thomas Habington was a rebel.
In 1586, Thomas Habington was a conspirator involved in the Babington Plot to kill Protestant Queen Elizabeth and restore Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots to the throne. The plan was foiled and Mary was executed for consenting to the plan. Thomas Habington escaped this fate as he was Elizabeth 1st’s godson [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 20th 2017

Built in the mid 14th century, St Michael and All Angel’ church, situated next to Croft Castle is a Grade 2 listed building. Some of the features we see today are later additions to the church building.

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 7th 2017

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