Archives January 31, 2008

Sermon: Candlemas, 2008

Text: Luke 2:22-40; In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Well, Christmas is well and truly over, the decorations are safely packed away, and the more enterprising amongst you may already have bought next year’s Christmas cards cheaply in the January sales, I know we have! […]

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oneEyeopen

I do enjoy taking the odd photograph, and Ben introduced me to this fabulous gallery software for me to put up my photographs so that they can clog up not only my own hard disk, but the t’internet’s big hard disk as well. http://fathersimon.myjalbum.net/oneEyeopen/index.html   

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Encouraging Signs

After what had been a bit of a dark week past (see posts passim), I can sense some new and encouraging signs. In addition to the two adult candidates for Confirmation, I have had another two respond favourably to my suggestion that they prepare for the Sacrament. One of my greatest loves in ministry after […]

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A terrible, horrible youth club night

I’m now in one of those hideous, dark moods because of tonight’s youth club. It started okay, and was mildly boisterous. This was understandable really because the local Secondary School had an INSET day preceded by a one-to-one interview day which meant that most of them hadn’t had much stimulation for two days (the one-to-one […]

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My Desk – Chaos in Action

I have seen a number of photos of people’s desktops on the blogs recently, so here is my contribution What you see cannot surely be a surprise: * Tea and Coffee Mugs (always in multiples – no espresso this time, must be late in the day) * The Ikon of Our Lord and Our Lady […]

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