Monthly Archives: December 2011

Advent Poetry – Judgement

JUDGEMENT For the last of our three evenings exploring three of the four ‘last things’ we turn to Judgement. As we pray in the Te Deum at Morning Prayer ( and in more traditional funeral rites) –‘ we believe (Christ) … Continue reading

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Lincoln Cathedral (2)

  This space: A foretaste of heaven; spangled with sound. Is built on bones.   So many For so long Have sought to have a place here. Now Marked by brass or stone They sought permanence In this house of … Continue reading

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Confess your sins to one another ( Letter of James)

It has struck me very forcibly in recent months how I have not been diligent enough in teaching about and encouraging the practice of making a personal confession – the sacrament of reconciliation. Find below a letter distributed through the … Continue reading

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HOSPITALITY – A FEW THOUGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Hospitality is a gift of the Holy Spirit and as such is used by the Lord to build up the Body of Christ and extend his Kingdom. As the Christmas season approaches with all its hospitable opportunities it is timely … Continue reading

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ADVENT POETRY – HEAVEN

Address for an Advent Quiet Evening In our second evening reflecting on three of the Advent themes with the help of poetry we approaching  the mystery of heaven. How shall we define it? A state of eternal being in communion … Continue reading

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