“The only worthwhile striving is after the highest ideals: If you aim for an easy target, your standard will inevitably decline, and no progress is ever made, except through real effort and real suffering.” - Servant of God Fra' Andrew Bertie                                                                                                                                                 "Work as if everything depends on you, pray as if everything depends on God" - Saint Ignatius of Loyola


The series of Saint John's Concerts 2010/11 got off to a glorious start with the first concert last Wednesday, Hexachord's 'O Michael'.

The choir sang the most sublime renditions of music dedicated to Saint Michael of his feast day, and truly showed us, against all gainsayers, why we should be justly pound of our European Christian heritage. Here indeed is the summit of divinely inspired music.

We are profoundly grateful to the singers for this wonderful concert.  Despite the heavy rain which chose to fall throughout the afternoon and evening, the concert was reasonably well attended, and some £300 raised for Saint John's Hospice.  Many thanks to everyone.

You are all warmly encouraged to come to the next concert, Musica Contexta singing Marian music, 'Inviolata', which takes place on Wednesday 27th October at 7.30.