Here’s a thing. Today is the 31st of July 2009. An unremarkable date. Yet I can tell you that it is Chris Noviss’ sister’s Birthday. Who? Exactly. Chris was a guy I knew in my Upper School, for three years he was one of my mates. Despite not seeing Chris, who is now I believe… Continue reading thanks for the memory
So here they are, the Diocese have issued precautions for parishes to take in the wake of the Swine Flu virus. These precautions largely centre around Holy Communion, but also include guidelines on Parish visiting among other things. As far as Communion is concerned we are being asked to celebrate in one kind not two… Continue reading Pig sick?
I am writing this from the the crowded seat of the ‘quiet carriage’ of a Cross Country Trains Edinburgh – Penzance express. Frankly express is a bit of a misnomer. This particular train is currently 57 minutes late and I suspect I have missed my connections home to Warminster from Bristol Temple Meads. Travelling by… Continue reading Rumours of our death have been exaggerated
The subject of forgiveness and grace has been bouncing around this week at CC. As far as I know, this is not for any reason – but just a train of thought that has been in discussion. Last week we hosted a Freedom in Christ leaders day. At this event, the phrase arose – “We… Continue reading A Question of Forgiveness
Amazing Grace – I found this looking for something on YouTube – Fantastic…
“What Time is it?” Eccles. (3:1-9) Goon Fans will see what I did there with that title, those who haven’t a clue should play this: I wonder what it is we most like about this time of year? For me Autumn is one of my favourite seasons, to misquote Louis Armstrong – I love the… Continue reading "What Time is it?" Eccles.
I cleaned my shoes this morning. That in its self is, of course, not very interesting but as I polished them it occurred to me the event to which I was going had caused me to clean my shoes for the first time since my ordination as Priest back in June. The occasion this time?… Continue reading You got Sole: A Theology of Shoes