Archives October 27, 2008

Zoë

Sometimes you take a picture which just sums someone up. Messing around with my new 70-200mm lens on my Nikon D40. This taken at 145mm, 1/2000 Sec, f5.6. This is my favourite style of photography: candid, close portraits, black and white. This lens helps me get closer whilst being far enough away to not annoy the […]

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O Lord, open our lips…

I have to admit it, that the worst part of parishLife is the solitary Office: the grind of morning and evening prayer on your own. Yes, there is the beauty of the psalmody, and yes it is an opportunity for silent reflection, but frankly, I have always found it hard work: my faith does not […]

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Youth Evangelism Fund – Gulp!

You may recall that our Sunday’s Youth Group applied for a tranche of funding from the Youth Evangelism Fund. Emma produced this really cool animation which (apart from a single sheet of paper) was our entire application, presented on a DVD. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQmXu3LZhHQ Well, I got a phone call from Ben our Yuut Adviser today and […]

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Credo

I’d just so love this to be part of the FE liturgy on December 8th, but I fear that it might be too radical. I couldn’t find the text anywhere on my system, so I am documenting it here, just in case I ever need it again. The first paragraph certainly comes from Grace, the […]

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Yu andastan i?

25 Wan eksport iina di Laa tan op fi tes Jiizas. “Tiicha,” im aks Jiizas, “Wa mi mos du fi liv fieva?” 26 “Wa rait dong iina di Laa?” Jiizas aks im. “ Yu andastan i?” 27 Di man se, “Lov di Laad Yu Gad wid aal yu aat, yu suol, schrent an main, an […]

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Blesséd on Fresh Expressions Website

http://www.freshexpressions.org.uk/section.asp?id=4000 When you have nothing – the sacrament is everything   Blesséd aims to impact the lives of younger people who do not relate to some traditional forms of church, but with a more ‘ancient:future’ perspective than some other Fresh Expressions.  Simon Rundell, Parish Priest for the church of Saint Thomas the Apostle, in Elson […]

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