Churches Together in Winchcombe

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Julian of Norwich

Broadcasts on Radio Winchcombe in Lent  
Julian of Norwich, also known  Juliana, was born in 1342 in Norwich and is regarded as a celebrated mystic.  Her Revelations of Divine Love (or Showings) which are considered one of our most remarkable Christian documents.  

On May 13, 1373, Julian was healed of a serious illness after experiencing a series of visions of Christ’s suffering and of the Blessed Virgin. Her Revelations spans the most profound mysteries of the Christian faith—such as the problems of predestination, the foreknowledge of God, and the existence of evil.   She remained humble throughout her life but was driven to tell her story:

“God forbid that you should say or assume that I am a teacher, for that is not what I mean, nor did I ever mean it; for I am a woman, ignorant and frail … Just because I am a woman, must I therefore believe that I must not tell you about the goodness of God, when I saw at the same time both his goodness and his wish that it should be known?”

Dates of broadcasts 

1.) Sunday March 13th 1 pm, repeated at the same time on the following Thursday March 17th.

2.) Sunday March 20th 1pm, repeated at the same time on the following Thursday March 24th.

3.)  Sunday March 27th 1pm, repeated at the same time on the following Thursday March 31st.

4.)  Sunday April 3rd 1pm, repeated at the same time on the following Thursday April 7th.

 After the broadcasts the programmes will be available on listen again via the Radio Winchcombe website  https://www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk/

Members of all the Winchcombe churches came together over many months to make this series.  We hope you enjoy it.

Churches together have published a new Health and Well-being Guide containing a wealth of information about facilities, activities and support services in and around Winchcombe.

This guide can be accessed online at:

www.winchcombewellbing.co.uk/directory

Additionally, Saint Nicholas’ Parish has been given two hard copies, one of which you will find at the back of the church and one located in the coffee area.

Please do have a look.

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