Sunday Prayer

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your families are well, that You are staying occupied and healthy. If You are one of the key workers, please take special care. You must stay safe. Covid 19 is a virus that We should really seek to avoid, almost as if it were dreamt up in a laboratory by those with evil … Continue reading Sunday Prayer

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A Prayer to Distinguish Prides

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine I trust that I find You well and that Your families are likewise happy and healthy. This week I would like to focus on pride. If You’re too conceited or self-important, something will happen to make You look foolish. Pride comes before a fall. We’ve all heard the warnings. Yet We still fail to distinguish between good and … Continue reading A Prayer to Distinguish Prides

The Cracked Teflon of Priests

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN During some rainy days of holiday this summer, I was forced to watch some Poldark episodes by my persuasive wife and I confess that I enjoyed the performance of the actor Christian Brassington as the loathsome Reverend Osborne Whitworth. Hardly what you’d expect of a Man of God, Reverend Osborne is a lecherous hypocrite and a slave to deviant thoughts. Unable to find … Continue reading The Cracked Teflon of Priests

A Prayer of Thanks for Rain

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I write this week’s piece from the rectory study. The wind is battering the house with rain. The brown grass outside is gradually turning green. Leaves are flying everywhere. And I can see the family car is white – it has been brown with dust these last weeks of incessant sunshine and I’ve refrained from using the hosepipe. … Continue reading A Prayer of Thanks for Rain