HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Buckingham Palace has announced the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby said: “I join with the rest of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and give thanks to GodContinue reading “HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh”

Favourite Hymns – Be still, my soul

‘Be still, my soul’ was originally an 18th century German pietist hymn by Catharina von Schlegel. It was translated into English in 1862 by Jane Borthwick in Edinburgh. The tune we now associate the words with came from Finland by the composer Jean Sibelius, who wrote a patriotic symphonic poem called ‘Finlandia’. But it tookContinue reading “Favourite Hymns – Be still, my soul”