In an earlier post I started to review my new laptop – the Hewlett Packard G60-214EM, and promised an update when I had been using it in the field, simply because I have been most frustrated by the lack of original reviews, and those that exist simply copy what others say. This report, like its […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrT6l-l899o Natalie, from the Sundays Youth Group is The Girl with the Amazing Hair. Watch this.
I read with great interest a blog about mobileYouth – youth marketing mobile culture research by Graham Brown, in which he often berates old-school advertisment strategies as irrelevant to the young. Almost everything he has to say has a resonance with a Church which should be ahead of the game in terms of Social Media […]
We have travelled through Lent, have Holy Week almost upon us, and now start to face (with some trepidation) the high point of the year for me and for most priests. I believe that it is the culmination of the Church’s year and should be the high point for all Christians – the annual proclamation […]
I’ve been an Internet user since a dial-up shell account on a Unix mainframe back in the early 80’s, when gopher was as good as it got, and Mosaic was a long way off. I’ve coded webpages with notepad, but today you might allow me a little bit of excitement. I didn’t think my assembly […]
The young people will lead the prayer of the faithful tomorrow. As three 8 year-olds and I will pray these, some younger ones will fill the nave with bubbles: Fr. Simon: Our prayers are like bubbles that float around this sacred space. These prayers appear to be so fragile, so ephemeral, and yet are so […]
We always like to make something during the homily. This year it is a basket made out of paper, holding a sweetie, and a little message. [slideshare id=1178780&doc=motheringsundaymake2009-090321171823-phpapp02 It is beautifully simple, less fiddly than you imagine and looks great.
Due to the nature of the school and youth club term, this is a Lenten talk given now… The Cross. It all begins and ends with the cross. Symbol of Christian Faith, carried high in procession, bedecked with Jewels on our altars, worn around our necks as a sign of – what? – of fashion? […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a7E9drNRm4 Script can be found at http://frsimon.wordpress.com/2008/02/25/a-dangerous-pet-a-school-assembly-for-mothering-sunday/ I have had a lot of visits recently by people looking for sermons for major frestivals. I hope you found them useful. Use freely, share widely. Let me know if you use it.
There are so many websites out there that simply parrot the manufacturers blurb about a given laptop, phone or car simply because they havn’t been allowed to play with one. Consequently, I hope that I can do you all a service by writing a review about my new Hewlett-Packard laptop, the HP G60-214EM This is […]