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New Priest for Episcopal Church on Lewis

New Priest for Episcopal Church on Lewis

The Revd Terry Taggart is to be the Scottish Episcopal priest for St Peter’s Stornoway and St Moluag’s Eoropaidh.  Terry, originally from Glasgow, was formerly a Detective Sergeant with Lincolnshire Police then a mediator with the Ombudsman Services whilst entering ordained ministry.  He is married to Samantha and they have two sons, one daughter and two Westie […]

1982 Liturgy

Scottish Liturgy 1982 PREPARATION Litirdi Albannach 1982DEASACHADH 1 Welcome Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 1 Fàilte Gràs agus sìth dhuibh o Dhia ar n-athair agus ar Tighearna Iosa Crìosd. Amen. 2 Peaceor at 16 We meet in Christ’s name. Let us share his peace. 2 Sìth Tha […]

New resource for Scottish Episcopal 1982 Gaelic Liturgy

A new page has been launched on the Scottish Episcopal Church Diocese of Argyll and The Isles website with text and sound recordings for the 1982 Gaelic Eucharistic liturgy. This resource will allow a learner to understand, practise and deliver this eucharistic service. The English text is shown in parallel with the Gaelic. David McEwan, […]

The wind and the waves

Well I’m sure I’m among many whose plans have ‘gang agley’ this week.  As I write this we are being battered by the wind and, in the outer isles, experiencing power cuts.  When you live on an island as I do, you have to be prepared to make contingency plans or just hunker down, philosophically […]

How to do Advent?

So many experiences come together at this season.  The  light decreases as we descend towards the year’s midwinter turning point.  The increasing frenzy of the retail season is hard to avoid as it seeks to draw us ever earlier into the whirl.   The church’s calendar invites us to prepare for the coming of God in […]