A pastoral letter from Bishop David McClay which was read in the parishes of Down and Dromore on Sunday, 22 November:
Beloved in Christ,
Grace, mercy and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you and those you love.
These are days that stretch all of us, days in which we look to Christ for wisdom and to the Holy Spirit for guidance. They are days when the church and those who follow Christ need to own the calling that is ours to love and care for our neighbours, to consider and care for the…