Archives July 20, 2008

Top Floral Arrangement of the Year…

I can only imagine this captured the spirit of the man… (taken at the Crem yesterday as I was walking out – it must have been from a funeral earlier in the day). These flowers, beauties of God’s creation, and costing huge sums of money will now simply rot. What a waste. All those acres […]

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prisonLife

Yesterday was a really busy day, my first day back properly from shoulder surgery, first day driving and it seemed that everything that had been on pause over the past few weeks had jumped straight to fast-forward. Shoulder really hurts this morning as a result. Might take it easier today as a result. After a […]

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Round Table on Catholic and Contemplative Fresh Expressions

[caption id=”attachment_345″ align=”alignnone” width=”300″ caption=”A good example of a Round Table”[/caption Have to be up at Stupid-O’Clock tomorrow to get a train to Coventry for the next Round Table Discussion on the Fresh Expressions Brand Campaign. Although I remain a little cynical about the corporatisation of these little ragbag collections of individuals, underneath it is […]

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From the sickbed…

or “one handed typing for beginners” or “hurrah for mobile internet” No one in the parish will have failed to miss my frozen shoulder – after all, I have whinged about it for England and all together stopped the Ministry of Lugging* in the parish. Well now, courtesy of the wonderful St Luke’s Hospital for […]

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Summer Fayre

£1400. Thank you to all who worked so hard, too many to list, but you know who you are and at what time you turned up to help us put it all up and take it all down again – thank you. Deo Gratias, especially for responding to our prayers about the weather. God delivers. […]

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Patronal Festival

I don’t know why I allow myself to get wound up by Patronal Festivals: they should be (and indeed are) a reflection of the charism of the parish. I should just go with the flow on them, and enjoy them more; but I just want it to be right. Joined in the Sanctuary by a […]

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Blesséd goes vanilla….

It is now on the Greenbelt website: http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/festival/2008/lineup/event/2228 Blesséd has now started to go overground. This is the blurb on their website. Make a date in your diary for 6pm on Monday 25th August. Scary stuff. Orate Pro Nobis Blessed Mass Blessed Greenbelt Festival Sacraments with Attitude. Eucharist with backbeats. Unashamedly Anglocatholic, wildly and rabidly […]

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