Nov 5th. Jesus Light of the World At this Autumnal season we are very aware of light and dark. The darkness of the winter season is mirrored by our thoughts on ‘dark powers’ in the Halloween festival. Bonfire night is a celebration; but it’s also an attempt to keep the darkness at bay. John’s gospel talks about light and darkness and Jesus is introduced as ‘the light that shines in the darkness. (John 8:12, John 9:5). Download discussion notes.