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The Angel of the Lord Brought Tidings to Mary

I have the picture above as a postcard. A friend sent it to me a few years ago during a visit to Paris. In the painting we see two French peasants pause in their work during the potato harvest. In the distance we see a church bell tower which presumably is sounding the Angelus bell. The peasants pause to recite the Angelus as they hear the bell sound. At 8.30am each Sunday, and after 10.30 am Sunday Mass at St Stephen’s and each day just before the Morning and Evening Office, (Morning & Evening prayer, the Angelus bell is rung. On Sundays, the Mass having ended, we turn to Our Lady’s statue and say the Angelus together, it is a much loved act of prayer in our church, and people, come forward

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St Stephen on the Cliffs, Holmfield Road, Blackpool, FY2 9RB

An Anglican church in the Diocese of Blackburn

 

St Stephen on the Cliffs PCC Reg Charity No 1131959

Friends of St Stephens Reg Charity No 1120454

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