Welcome to Saint Mary’s Church, Harborne, Birmingham, UK.

Order of St. Augustine.

Archdiocese of Birmingham

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“Before all else, live together in harmony, being of one mind and one heart on the way to God.”  St. Augustine.

303: Thought For Advent.

Special Feature For This Week.

Each week we aim to highlight a Special Feature that

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              This Special Feature is researched and produced by David West (St. Mary’s web site.) 

(internet@saintmarysharborne.org.uk) to inform and promote positive discussion and thought.

You may have to click the middle to start the video.

   Click HERE for a larger version in your browser. Then look for the “expand” symbol for a full-screen viewing. (Change picture 
      quality at settings to 1080p for higher picture resolution.)https://www.youtube.com/embed/pJo5TP0zmDg?si=hidOR6UGz-lbo3p8

(Sunday 3rd December is the First Sunday of Advent.)

   Slideshow based on the Gospel of St. John. You may have seen this video before but it is worth seeing again - running time 3mins.

    Second presentation © David West updated 2018 with special acknowledgement to ABBA for the apt background music “Arrival”.

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Click the links below for more Christmas videos from my own personal web site....

"O Holy Night"..... sung by the choir of St. Brendan's Primary School in Motherwell, Lanarkshire. You MUST see and hear this beautiful Christmas song/carol!

"O Holy Night"..... sung by Jackie Evancho, America's childhood sweetheart!. You MUST see and hear this beautifull Christmas song/carol too!

"The 7 O'clock News/Silent Night"..... by Simon and Garfunkel, 1968. (My own 2018 slideshow presentation.) "Silent Night" Christmas Carol with sad 1966 news reports in the background.

"Silent Night with the News from 2017". This is an interesting modern version of the above. (Video.)
"Silent Night" Christmas Carol with sad 2017 news reports.

"Happy Christmas - War Is Over" - John Lennon. ("YouTube" Video)....A poignant reminder that war is not over; and also some thoughts on peace at Christmas - and during the rest of the year!

"Christmas In The Trenches - 1914"....A scenario and Press Cutting. This is a true story from WW1.

Calvin And Hobbes At Christmas...A series of seven cartoons about the (real) meaning of Christmas!

An interesting "Thought For Christmas"....What? No presents?!!

"Every day should be Christmas Day".... a short but obvious poem.

"A Christmas Letter" ....From Jesus; including his "Wish List" for you in our politically correct world!

1 Corinthians 13 - The Christmas Version...."Love Is......"

"The Christmas Busker"...About a lonely man singing a seasonal song.

"The Story Of Christmas"...from the Gospel of St. Luke.

"This is a CHRISTmas Tree!"...This is all about what a Christmas Tree is NOT!!