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The personal views of a Catholic parish organist

July 8, 2018

Swimming the Forth

evelyn @ 4:46 pm

On 22 September my daughter, along with a number of others, is going to dive into the River Forth and swim from South Queensferry to North Queensferry, if not blown off course! Her swim is in aid of MIND, the mental health charity. There will be various craft in the river to fend off the swimmers from obstacles in the water, mainly the (now) three bridges over the Forth at this point. Here is Katy with all three bridges in the background:

Forth in Praise felt we couldn’t let this pass. The Forth is very important to us. It cuts across the major part of the Edinburgh archdiocese, and is a symbol for us of the many parishes grouped around it with whom we have had happy times exploring church music.

So well done, Katy, and accept a small donation from Forth in Praise (should anyone else be interested, donations can be made online here).

Mental health is so important. Sometimes I worry about my own … (see last week’s post)

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