Tens of Hindus stand around colourful mats and instruments at the Hindu Samaj Centre.
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Makar Sankranti

Story by Debjani Chatterjee | Photo by Debjani Chatterjee Sheffield’s Hindus celebrated Makar Sankranti at the Hindu Samaj Centre in Burngreave on Saturday 14th January. This seasonal and religious festival, held about 21 days after [Read more]
4 children in colourful sarees perform a traditional dance
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

From Navaratri to Diwali

October was a joyous rollercoaster of festivals for Sheffield’s Hindus. First, there was the Navaratri (meaning ‘Nine Nights’) festival, and finally the Dusshera festival. Navaratri honours God as the Divine Mother, whom Hindus worship with [Read more]
A retirement aged man and woman.
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Philip retires

The Rev Philip Ireson, who came to Pitsmoor in 2011 after 10 years as a prison chaplain in Doncaster, recently retired as vicar of Christ Church. Philip told the Messenger “Coming back into parish life at [Read more]