Category Archives: Carona Chronicle

PLEASE! DON’T CLOSE THE VILLAGE CHURCH!

The Corona Crisis might be the final wave in a long and powerful tide that will sweep the rural church away. The pandemic has precipitated crisis in church incomes and, as with many other area of life the has hastened … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles: 40: Singing is bad for your health.

  Rumour has it that when we are eventually allowed to return to Church for Public Worship  singing will be prohibited because it is dangerous: a sure way to spread a virus. Singing is certainly good for the soul. I … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles 39: Moving into a new space

Jesus says; ‘in my Father’s house are many dwelling (resting) places, if it were not so I would have told you.’ In this image of the journey of the soul towards God Jesus is giving to us a way of … Continue reading

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CORONA CHRONICLES 36: HOW NECESSARY IS CHURCH?

Priest friends are divided in predicting the effect of Corona Virus on church life. One view is that church going, being such a hard habit to establish for many people, will stop altogether for some. There is an opposite view: … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles 35: A poem, The Priest has a bath.

  The Priest Lying in his bath Contemplates the stars: Skylight framed.   He has noticed that In the same place, On the same journey, Every bath time, A bright shining star Proclaims – ‘We are here!’   The international … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles 33:

Just to keep the journey through Luke’s Gospel up to date here are the latest reflections!Saturday 9th MayMonday 11th May [ audio mp3=”https://canonhawes.files.wordpress.com/2020/05/monday-18th-may.mp3″%5D%5B/audio%5D

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Corona Chronicles 32: Getting to heaven.

A sermon and a hymn:Homily, 10th May Many Mansions As written for the Requiem Mass of Edna Rose (tune Quem Pastores) In God’s house are many mansions. Dwelling place beyond all grandeur: A place of peace, of rest and light … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles 31: In my Father’s House are many mansions

The email Bible Study Group came up with these questions about the Gospel for 10th May. John 14:1–14   I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life   [1] “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; … Continue reading

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Corona Chronicles 30 More on Luke’s Gospel

A collection of this weeks audio reflections on Luke’s Gospel ( following the Common Worship Lectionary for Morning Prayer.

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Corona Chronicles: Thoughts on John 10

And the weekly lockdown email Bible Study Group Summary! The Bythams email Bible Study: anticipating the Gospel for the 4th Sunday of Easter. John 10:1–11 [1] “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by … Continue reading

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