Archives March 31, 2008

Doubting Thomas – Our Patron

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhj8cnk1_OM As we are dedicated to the Apostle, who not only disbelieved, but then believed, and believed with one of the most profound declarations of Scripture: “My Lord and My God” (John 20:28) Emma has been working on this animation, and I think it is really cute. You should also see her Stations of the […]

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Proud to be a Geek

A moment for a little introspection and self-examination: forgive me this indulgence. Fr. North refers to be as “Father Geek”, and secretly, I suppose I quite enjoy it. During an episode of the excellent Bones I got into a conversation with Lou about why I was not ashamed to be a Geek, but would find […]

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Easter Vigil, 6am

After a busy day of expectant praying, and even more frantic church cleaning [How good and pleasant it is when the people of God work together in unity.’ (Psalm 133:1), we left the place in a lovely condition. It had been a powerful Good Friday – Children’s Stations based on the excellent What a Day! […]

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Mattins for Holy Saturday

Versicle & Response We pause for a moment in silence. O Lord open our lips and we shall praise your name Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. world without end. Amen. 1 Praise to the […]

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A new hope…

I dunno what came over me really. Sorry, everyone. Thank you for your comments, your support, your prayers and your words of wisdom and insight. Had a tough Maundy Thursday, but thanks to the coming together of the parish and the beauty of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper Liturgy, this dark day was transformed […]

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Stroke of Genius

It’s not often I surprise even myself. A visitor to the Stations this afternoon is quite deaf, and the headphones are therefore useless. Solution: hook a player up to the loop and so she can go round the church plugged in that way! So simple, and yet so effective. I can feel a little pleased […]

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