Monthly Archives: May 2011

CONFIRMATION

  There are, somewhere on this photograph, fourteen people who were confirmed by Bishop Lindsay Urwin on 3rd May. There are six adults, one teenager and seven youngsters aged 11 and 12. Five are fromWithamHallPrep school (which I serve as … Continue reading

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THE DYING TREE

    THE DY   THE DYING TREE   Without anyone noticing the ancient yew Is dying of thirst.   All pass by as the drought crucifies this sign of eternity rooted  among the graves.   The church over looks … Continue reading

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Christ the door

John 10 the Gospel for the Fourth Sunday of Easter in which Jesus  describes himself as the Good Shepherd gave rise to the Sunday being called ‘Good Shepherd Sunday.’ It is also the Chapter in which Jesus says ‘ I … Continue reading

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MATTHIAS – THE UNEXPECTING APOSTLE

On the 14th May the Church celebrates the feast of Matthias who replaced Judas to make up the number of the twelve apostles. On Saturday 14th May I conducted a quiet day for the Catholic Societies of Leicester Diocese – the … Continue reading

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