Archives August 29, 2008

Today's Top Laugh

I absolutely on principle refuse to use the abbreviation LOL and the like, but I genuinely found myself Rolling on the floor laughing (ROFL) at this one: One of my blog subscriptions was going through the google terms which people used to get to her blog and found: Do not stand at my grave and […]

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Blessed: Mass at Greenbelt

The liturgy can be found here Around 150-160 people came and shared this Mass of Unity. We were gobsmacked. The cafe was full: people lounging around on huge cushions, relaxing in the audiovisual soaking, of multiple screens around the cafe, all showing the same videos. The Penitential Rite: Kneed Forgiveness – we work our sins […]

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Sermon Notes: 21st Ordinary, Year A

Text: Matthew 16:13-20     In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen I love books. I have lots of books. My Study is overrun with books. My Study is overrun, frankly, with the detritus of parishLife, to the extent that you often can’t see the floor. […]

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Working the Augean Stables

Sadly, there will be no photos to accompany this post, as I think the pictures will go better in your head… I am one of those people who strive to be tidy: I crave order, I love lists, and make them obessively. Major events like the Summer Fayre, Holy Week and Christmas are planned down […]

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parishLife.org.uk

Well, it was only £3 a year to register the domain… Fellow Readers (if there are any of you!), I present to you www.parishlife.org.uk for all your bitter and twisted liberal catholic ranting and unpleasantness, commonly known as “my blog”. I know I have a habit of collecting domain names like some people collect empty […]

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Sermon Notes: Ordinary 20, Year A

I have decided to change my preaching for a little while, to draw closer to what works so well midweek and is so much more Spirit-led. I am planning to stop writing Sermons (stop cheering at the back) and preach more openly and for a distinctly shorter time. I suppose my model and inspiration is […]

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