Parish & Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate

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Bishop of London at St Botolph’s for Ash Wednesday, 26 February

Monday 3 February 2020

“Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return” these are the poignant words in used by priests on Ash Wednesday as they make the sign of the cross in ash on each person’s...

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Lunchbreak Opera 17-21 February

Thursday 30 January 2020

We are pleased to welcome back Lunchbreak Opera for their spring production "A Dinner Engagement" by Lennox Berkeley. There will be daily performances at 1pm and 2 evening...

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New Year and Epiphany

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Best wishes for a happy New Year from the clergy and staff to all the St Botolph's family. Many thanks to all who attended our bumper number of Advent and Christmas services and...

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Christmas closure

Tuesday 24 December 2019

Following the celebration of the Christmas Eucharist and Blessing of the Crib today, St Botolph's is now closed for the Christmas break. The church will re-open at 7.00am on...

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The Revd Prebendary John David Marshall Paton RIP

Monday 16 December 2019

It is with much sorrow that we announce the death after a short final illness of Fr David Paton, Rector of St Botolph’s from 1997 to 2006. He died on Saturday 14 December, and...

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Advent Charities

Monday 2 December 2019

Alms given and collections taken during Advent and at Carol Services are divided between the church's chosen charities, which this year are: XLP (The eXceL Project), based at...

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Advent at St Botolph's - "Christ without..."

Wednesday 27 November 2019

As we start the new Christian year, we will be reflecting during Advent and beyond on the meaning of “Christ without”. Drawing on our own identity of St...

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All Souls commemoration this Friday 1 November

Tuesday 29 October 2019

This year All Souls' Day, when we remember those who are no longer with us, falls on Saturday, so we will anticipate the commemoration this Friday, 1 November. Our service of...

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Animal Blessing Service

Monday 7 October 2019

The few growls of uncertainty were way outnumbered by tail-wags and happy pets and carers at the successful St Botolph’s first Choral Animal Blessing Service on the Feast Day of...

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All Creatures Great and Small – Pet Blessings

Tuesday 3 September 2019

St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate is holding a pet blessing service 1.10pm on Friday 4 October, the feast day of St Francis of Assisi. All pets and their owners are very welcome to...

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