Archives April 24, 2008

The Benefit of Retreat

I have just returned from a couple of short days away in a religious community on retreat, and having benefited spiritually from such an experience felt that I should share some reflections on it with you. Many people have never experienced a retreat and may wonder what it may offer them, some may just wonder […]

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Do this in Remembrance of me…

Dom Gregory Dix, one of the foremost Anglican liturgists of the 20th Century wrote passionately on the shape and the power of the Eucharistic action, where bread and wine were taken, given thanks for, broken and shared. In Blessed we created a meditation on his text which can be viewed on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqvLLt26p9E Bread and […]

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In our brokenness…

This is one of those trying moments in child-friendly ministry. I encourage the full participation of children in the Mass – a teaching ministry where they share what they have learnt in their learning ministry (what we used to call Sunday School), participation in the eucharistic prayer, in bells and acolytes, in allowing them space […]

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Sermon: Easter 4, Year A

Text: John 10:1-10 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Two sheep were standing in a field. “Baaaa” said one. “Bother” said the other one, “I was going to say that!” The real challenge of Good Shepherd Sunday is to make it real for an urban […]

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