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About holytrinitychurch

This is the official blog site for the Anglican Church of The Holy Trinity, and the historic British Cemetery situated in the heart of the city of Funchal, on the glorious, Portuguese island of Madeira. It is hoped that this blog will encourage dialogue, however, comments deemed to be blasphemous, offensive or personal will not be published.

Open Air Concerts in Holy Trinity Madeira Gardens

In addition to the open air concerts performed on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, we are pleased to announce that there will now also be a concert on Monday morning. The full program is as follows: Concerts held at the English … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity Summer Magazine 2020

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Start up of concerts in the gardens of Holy Trinity

Please note that the following concerts are now being held in the gardens of the English Church, so please come along and help support our local businesses. Concerts held at the English Church (Rua do Quebra Costas, 18 – Funchal) … Continue reading

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A letter from Father Michael

My Dear Friends, I pray that during these trying times you and yours are well. We had our Church AGM yesterday and afterwards the first meeting of the new Church Council. At that meeting it was decided that for the … Continue reading

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Notice of Annual Chaplaincy Church Meeting

Chaplaincy of Madeira The Annual Chaplaincy Church Meeting will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Rua do Quebra Costas 18, 9000-034 Funchal, Madeira Friday 26th June 2020 at 10:30 am. For the election of Parochial representatives of the laity as … Continue reading

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Notice of a Meeting for the Election of Church Wardens

Chaplaincy of Madeira A meeting for the election of churchwardens will be held in at Holy Trinity Church, Rua do Quebra Costas 18, 9000-034 Funchal, Madeira on Friday 26th of June 2020 at 10:30am. This meeting may be attended by: … Continue reading

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Information about the service on the 7th June (Trinity Sunday) to be held at Holy Trinity Church, Funchal

Dear friends, As you know we are planning our first service at the church since the lockdown, for Trinity Sunday, the 7th June. To conform to C. of E. and government requirements, it will be necessary to observe the following … Continue reading

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A message from Father Michael for your devotions this Sunday (31st May, Pentecost Sunday)

Waiting The period between Ascension and Pentecost (this coming Sunday 31st May) is a period of waiting and praying for the Disciples ref. Acts 1:- “After His suffering he presented himself alive to them by many convincing proofs, appearing to … Continue reading

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A meditation on this Sunday’s reading (24th May) by Father Michael

John 17 1-11 (The reading for Sunday 24th May 2020) As you know last Thursday was Ascension Day, the account of which we can read in the Acts of the Apostles Chapter 1. Before our Lord ascended to heaven his … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday Service 7th June 2020

To celebrate Trinity Sunday there will be a said Eucharistic service at Holy Trinity Funchal starting at 11.00 a.m. Social distancing and other precautions to avoid the spread of the Virus will be observed. Everybody welcome.

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