Category Archives for Chaplaincy

St David’s Day

A land of rugged mountainsA land of finest slateThe sound of rushing riversGives us cause to celebrate.A land of ancient forestsGreen valleys, grazing sheepGives the people of St DavidA land they wish to keep.Follow the red dragon flagIn parades led by Welsh bandsRaise voices in the choirsTo salute this lovely landFor here in Wales, or […]

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Download Our New Legacy Information Leaflet

Choosing to leave a gift to Mildmay in your Will is a great way to support us.But did you know that over two-thirds of people in the UK die without even making a Will?Yet income from legacies is one of the most important sources of funding for charities in the UK.Our legacy page provides all […]

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Eva Heymann – Another Mildmay Heroine

On hearing about the death of Eva Heymann, who died peacefully in the early hours of 12th February, in her 94th year, I remembered the time I had invited her back to Mildmay.What a gentle, unassuming but impressive woman! She spoke of Mildmay’s earlier days and her interaction with persons dying from AIDS, her ongoing […]

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The Second Week of Lent, 2021

We celebrated the first Sunday in Lent on February 21 and now we have moved into the second of the six weeks before Easter.The softness in the air, the touch of spring and the gentle sunshine warm our hearts after standing in a vast landscape of pandemic ashes.As we present ourselves before God during this […]

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Shrove Tuesday and Lent 2021

What is the history behind Shrove Tuesday?Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before Lent begins, and is celebrated across the United Kingdom and parts of the commonwealth. This year it falls on 16 February during the third Lockdown in this country.Traditionally this was regarded as the day when pancakes were made […]

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Lunar New Year: the year of the Ox

We would like to wish everyone celebrating in the United Kingdom and across the world a happy, safe and peaceful Lunar new year. Image credit: pikisuperstar

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Patient stories: Ada’s moving story

We are honoured to add Ada’s story our archive. They have bravely given us a complete account of how they came to Mildmay and – with the help of our Chaplain,  how they have progressed since. Mildmay’s Chaplain, Sister Bernie says, “I think her own writing and pictures are amazing after what she has gone through.” Here’s an […]

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Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Wednesday 27 January HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAYThis is a day of remembrance for people who suffered, chiefly at the hands of the Nazis during the Second World War but also in other persecutions. It aims to keep memory fresh and ensure that no such atrocity ever happens again. Each year at Mildmay we remember this occasion by […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an ecumenical Christian observance in the Christian Calendar that is celebrated internationally. It is kept annually between Ascension Day and Pentecost in the Southern Hemisphere and between 18 January and 25 January in the Northern Hemisphere.It is an octave, that is, an observance lasting eight days. The […]

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Love Never Fails

Love never failsEven in the darkest moments, love gives hope. Love compels us to fight against coronavirus alongside our sisters and brothers living in poverty. Love compels us to stand together in prayer with our neighbours near and far. Love compels us to give and act as one. Now, it is clear that our futures are bound together more […]

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