A Prayer for Advent

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well and healthy this Advent Sunday, the first Sunday in Advent as we build up to Christmas. What is Advent? The word “Advent” comes from the Latin word for “coming”, and the season marks the countdown to Christmas. Churches observe this period by remembering the anticipation for the birth of Jesus, and preparing … Continue reading A Prayer for Advent

A Prayer for Persecuted Christians

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, this Sunday I wish You all well and trust that You and loved ones are healthy and happy. This week I would like to focus on persecuted Christians around the world. A growing number of people it seems, as many countries fail to prevent harm coming to those of the Christian faith. For the 16th year in a … Continue reading A Prayer for Persecuted Christians

A Prayer for the Mentally Ill

VICAR For the first time in my Country Squire Magazine career, I have received a prayer request (and, please, Dear Readers, send as many requests as You wish by using the contact page of the website). The request came from Andrew Moody, who writes film reviews for the magazine. Andrew describes himself thus: “Andrew Moody attended the top non-private grammar school in the UK and … Continue reading A Prayer for the Mentally Ill