Archives July 11, 2010

Sermon: Ordinary 15, Year C

Texts:  Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen The Parable of the Good Samaritan is possibly the most perfect stories ever told: it features a contextual set-up (the scribe’s question ‘who is my neighbor?’), a scene set, a rounded 3 part illustration,…

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Group Text! App for the iPhone

When I used a Blackberry, I frequently sent out from my PC texts to a whole bunch of people. These became the now essential "Blessed Daily Texts" which are entirely free to UK subscribers (or can be followed on Twitter by following @BlessedAltW if you are a non-UK person or just prefer Twitter). Switching to…

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Five years on…

Just want to pause for a moment in prayer for the 52 killed in the London Bombings of 7/7/2005 as well as the countless injured and many more traumatised. The worst part of it all is the new culture of fear and suspicion which reigns over the UK, the increasing use of surveillance and restriction…

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Reflection (& Beer)

Liam finished his exams last week, and so he and I have taken the opportunity to retreat to Devon for a boy's weekend midweek. Some beer has been drunk, some good bonding has taken place: hey we walked up and then climbed Haytor yesterday: WE prayed together at the stunning Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Buckfast…

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