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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 [...]

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The bronze anchor memorial commemorates the relationship of the city and the ships which bore the City’s name.

It is a tribute to all those who served in the ships and a memorial to those who gave their lives for their country.*

*From ‘A legacy of remembrance’ published by Sheffield Cathedral

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 4th 2020

St George’s Chapel is dedicated to the memory of all ranks of the York and Lancaster Regiment.

As well as the regimental colours, the chapel holds the ‘roll of honour’ books of the regiment from 1914 to 1968, the hand embroidered kneelers all bear the regimental crest; and the wooden stalls or seats are dedicated to [...]

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I believe there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright!
Henry David Thoreau

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2020

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.
Soren Kierkegaard

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