Archives November 24, 2006

Sermon: Christ the King, Year B

Texts: Daniel 7:13-14; John 18:33-37 My kingdom does not belong to this world” (Jn. 18:36) In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Our liturgical year concludes with this relatively new feast, instituted by 1925 to celebrate the jubilee year and the 16th centenary of the Council […]

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Applause, Applause!

I can’t commend this highly enough, the Bishop of Southwark captures the moment perfectly. Thought for the Day, 21 November 2006 The Rt Rev. Tom Butler Good morning. The Archbishop of Canterbury starts his visit to the Vatican today and the standard story is that progress towards unity between the Roman Catholic church and the […]

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Washed Clean

A powerful demonstration of redemption. Adjust your explanation of sin and redemption according to the age of your audience. You will need: Two clear glass bowls A jug of water Iodine Tincture (77p from the Chemist/Pharmacy) Film Fixer (£3.99 from a camera shop) A hankerchief – even better when slightly starched as it turns blacker […]

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Talk Talk phone number

Talk Talk’s website is so appalling that they don’t give out their phone number on the website, but ask you to complete a mass of details including your account details, full address, bank details and inside leg measurement. They probably want a blood sample as well. For those of you who, like me couldn’t find […]

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