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HEALING MASS CELEBRATION
Several dozen parishioners celebrated a healing Mass on Saturday March 7, with each person being given sacramental anointing by Fr Roy. Afterwards they enjoyed a scrumptious afternoon tea (good enough to die for) with musical entertainment provided by the outstanding Soul Symphony Choir. Definitely an afternoon to remember and cherish.
An international evening of family fun, food and frolics was enjoyed by all who attended this event, which was held for the first time last year and proved so popular it has become a firm favourite in the annual parish calendar. One highlight was a sharing table featuring home-made dishes from across the world. But […]
CARROLL SINGERS TRIUMPH
A triumph of carol singing by the Carroll Singers – that was the verdict on ‘Songs of Christmas’ performed with polish and professionalism at a packed St Columba’s. Mastermind was the redoubtable Norma Carroll, former head of music at Coloma, now retired. The choir members were some of her former pupils and they performed with […]
What A Performance!
A veritable feast of foot-tapping fun. That’s what we enjoyed when the South London Concert Band came to perform at St Columba’s. Some 35 strong, the Band members, playing around 20 different musical instruments, performed a wide range of numbers. They ranged from the traditional – classic Christmas carols and marches – through film themes […]
PRAYING WITH A GIANT ROSARY
A giant rosary featured in a prayerful celebration at St Columba’s to mark October’s Rosary Sunday. Prior to their usual monthly Mass, the local Filipino community said the rosary clustered in the sanctuary around a giant home-made rosary with beads larger than tennis balls. After Mass, there was the usual mega lunch, much enjoyed by […]
WINTERSHALL NATIVITY PLAY
Dramatic and intimate, the story begins in the open air with the shepherds. The audience then take their seats in the atmospheric barn, where the story unfolds of how Jesus changed the world. It is a beautiful production, with a large cast of players and animals. Reflect on the birth of Jesus at Christmas – a very special experience.