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The Octagon Parish

The Octagon 

Lent Talks 2017: 

The Canticles

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Every year in the Octagon we hold a series of Lent talks at East Marden church

Each talk is followed by a short organ recital and the ancient service of Compline.


In 2017 the subject of the talks was the Canticles, and the speakers were:


             March 2   -  Benedictus  -  Canon David Nason

             March  9  -  Magnificat  -  Canon Tim Schofield

             March 16  -  Nunc Dimittis  -  The Venerable Douglas McKittrick

             March 23  -  Psalm 150  -  The Revd Andrew Stamp

             March 30  -  Gloria  -  The Venerable Mervyn Banting

             April  6   -   Conclusion  -  The Rt Revd Dr Alan Chesters

You can see a summary of each talk, or in some cases the full text of the talk,

by clicking on the title of each talk. 

We are grateful to the speakers for the interesting and inspiring talks, 

to Malcom Brinson for the organ music, and to Jennie Dolman for reporting the talks,  

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