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Christmas messages from Mildmay Kenya

Here is a video of Christmas messages to all our supporters in the UK from our friends, colleagues, partners and volunteers in Kenya – all doing amazing work. Wishing all of you all a happy and safe Christmas and a peaceful and healthy New Year.

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Third Sunday of Advent

There is a piece of light in all of us:There is a piece of light in all of us, maybe hidden or buried with pain,perhaps pushed in the corner by others.It is even there in the arrogant, the spiteful, the mean, those who insult others, those who denigrate humanity, those who are unwilling to forgive.One […]

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The blessing of our Chapel

As you may have read in a previous post, Mildmay’s chapel was out of action for some time as we had to remove the old fitted carpet and install a new COVID-safe flooring. Now that the work is complete, we needed our sacred space to be blessed after being empty and unused for an extended period. Today, The […]

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Second Sunday of Advent

A prayer, a wish, a hope for the Second Week of Advent It gets darker much earlier. I don’t like this deep, foreboding darkness.The Light is coming. I keep looking down, trying not to stumble and fallThe Light is coming. I don’t know what to expect. I am pressured on all sides to be here or there […]

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Seeking video footage of Diana

Lightbox Entertaintment, the Oscar and BAFTA winning team behind the feature documentaries MAN ON WIRE, SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, WHITNEY and LA92 are now making the first ever cinema documentary about the extraordinary life of the Princess of Wales. The film will be constructed exclusively from archive footage, audio recordings and photographs and Diana’s charity work […]

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A big pre-Christmas shout out to Mildmay’s Nursing Team

Nurse Adejoke (pictured) exemplifies our nursing team’s values and behaviours, which guide the way they behave, individually and together, and give them a firm foundation to promote excellence in nursing for the benefit of the public. It has, of course, been a difficult year for everyone worldwide, but as it draws to a close, we […]

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A video appeal from the Chair of Mildmay for World AIDS Day

Mildmay’s Chair of Trustees, The Very Revd. John Richardson, with a short message and appeal for this year’s World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1st (not Monday!).

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A poem for World AIDS Day

Love, Constancy and PatienceTo be able to love othersIs a gift from God,This I have always believed!To be loved by others,is also a gift from God.This, also I believe. But that this latter,May, unlike,The love of God,Be fickle.Subject to the moods,And fancies,Of the fallible humans that we are,Be it their wandering gaze,Or their many and varied […]

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Mildmay’s Chapel is coming back to life

Now that the new COVID-safe floor has been laid, Lead Chaplain, Sister Bernie, assisted by Patrick, one of our fantastic volunteer chaplains, came in to Mildmay when it was quiet over the weekend and started putting things back in place. It is now looking much like its former self. Sister Bernie Says,”I hope sooner rather than […]

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First Sunday in the season of Advent

Advent begins the new Christian year and consists of four Sundays before Christmas.It is a seasonal tradition in it’s own right, preceding Christmas, when the birth of Christ among us is celebrated.The advent wreath is used to symbolically commemorate newness, eternal life, and the death and resurrection of the promised Messiah.It is coupled with the […]

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