Archives May 24, 2010

Sermon: Ascension

Text: Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today, as we celebrate the Ascension, we see an important shift for those who follow Jesus from being turned inward, focusing on their common life and learning at Jesus’ feet, to begin […]

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Let Go – An Ascension Ritual

Equipment: Stones https://www.vimeo.com/11477207 The disciples gathered around the resurrected Lord, and from their midst he rose to leave them. They wanted, and we would want to hold on to him, but this is the time to let go. Nolle Me Tangere – do not hold onto me (John 20:17) he said to the Magdalene. The […]

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My voting advice to the parish at Mass

Once upon a time, your Vicar would stand in his pulpit and tell his flock how they should be voting next Thursday. Goodness me, the Roman Church still does it, on the basis of the candidate’s position on Abortion and Gay Marriage. As with the last election, I will be exhorting them to vote, but […]

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Font Design 2010

In memory of Isla Foulger, who sadly only lived for a short time in 2008, this font is to be a lasting memorial of her, and a powerful statement about Baptism in this sacred space. The life-sized dummy was requested by the DAC and has been really useful in seeing how it will work in […]

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