An independently produced magazine encouraging spirituality, sponsored as part of the spiritual outreach at St Nicolas' Guildford.
The main theme of the August edition is "The sound of silence?" and it includes items on:
- Silence in the Old Testament
- Silence and the saints
- William Blake
- Silence and deafness
- A Quaker perspective
- The poetry of David Scott
- Silent retreats
- Faith, politics and leadership
- Does worship need words?
- Words and silence in hospital chaplaincy
- Julian meetings
Plus poetry, forthcoming events, and other items of a spiritual nature.
'Focus' is published three times a year, with an editorial team comprising:
- Canon Dr Andrew Norman, Rector of St Nicolas' Guildford
- Canon David Eaton, retired priest
- Canon Dr Julie Gittoes, Residentiary Canon, Guildford Cathedral
- Sally Lowe
The annual subscription in £10 with individual copies at £3.50. A large-print version is available at £13.50 for the year or £4.50 for individual copies.
Focus is also available electronically (.pdf format) for £5 per year or £2 per individual copy.
Please make cheques payable to St Nicolas' PCC and send to:
Tel: 01306 884467
Subscriptions can also be paid by bank transfer (sort code 11-73-61, account 27687566). If paying by this method please email Sally Lowe to notify your contact details and confirm payment.
Prayer and Spirituality - Information and resources from the Diocesan Spiritiual Growth Facilitator.
Retreat and Conference Centres - Information and contact details for venues used for retreats, conferences and parish 'away days'.
Spiritual Direction - Information and contacts for local spiritual directors to provide support and encouragement on one's spiritual journey.