Archives November 14, 2008

The Tempter – Youth Club Talk

Text: Matthew 4:1-11 You know that I spend a few moments each week telling you a story, sometimes a tale of marvellous feats, of amazing people, of outstanding events.  Rarely, do I speak of the supernatural, of the strange and mysterious. But tonight I will. Yes yet tonight we will also speak of something entirely […]

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Blesséd for Advent: Pregnant with Expectation

=http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=-NaWKKbki4I From the Diocese Newspaper St Thomas the Apostle, Elson, will host the Blesséd Community’s ‘Pregnant with Expectation’ at 7.30pm on December 14th 2008. The alternative worship service will focus on the fact that we are called to watch and wait for the incarnation during December. It will be led by the priest-in-charge, Fr. Simon […]

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Worship Box: Firebox

The Portsmouth DYO, the very talented Ben Mizen came up with the idea of creating a number of “Worship Boxes” – a crate of materials which youth leaders would be able to just pick up and do with their young people: a digital camera and a bunch of digital photo frames was one idea, and […]

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Emma – update

I want to thank everyone for the prayers, masses and good wishes they have offered for Emma, our daughter. [caption id=”attachment_595″ align=”alignnone” width=”480″ caption=”Ah! That moody teenager look they all try and compose for their cool and groovy Facebook entries”[/caption Anyone who reads Facebook will know that she is back at school and active, and […]

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Teaching Mass

Last night, in our Confirmation Classes for the Sunday’s Youth Club we spoke of the Mass. It would be so easy to simply sit in the warm in the vicarage and talk about it, or we could gather in Church and actually do it, exploring the history and progression of the mass. So, our Sundays […]

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Agnus Dei Website back online

It’s not perfect, but it is working… My repository of videos can be found once more at www.agnusdei.org.uk There’s lots of good stuff there, but its sitting on a 1Mb broadband, so a download is slooooowwww, but if you want a video to show in church or in the classroom, then you’ll just have to […]

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Remembrance Day Service Sermon Notes

Text: Matthew 5:1-12 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen We have just heard what are called the Beatitudes: the most fundamental teaching of Christ which echoes down through the ages and resonates with all who gather here this morning Each of the verses call us […]

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Orate…

for Emma, middle daughter, currently in hospital awaiting more tests. There are somethings can can only be satisfactorily handled by The Mighty Boosh  DVDs, all of them, one after the other. We will know more after the MRI. Pray for Emma, and for us all. I had to cancel Mass this morning in order to […]

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