Archives January 31, 2011

Rest Eternal…

I am hoping and praying that the technology works for the live audio broadcast of Elizabeth’s funeral this morning. It is running off a mobile dongle (as we haven’t a phone line) and is subject to all kinds of difficulties. Please visit http://www.saintthomaselson.org.uk/193/ for the info on the audio feed. It will go live after 10.45am […]

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Extra thoughts on the Beatitudes

Taken with respect from http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2010/12/year-fourth-sunday-in-epiphany-fourth.html In today’s world… It’s good for the rich, they can buy whatever they want. It’s good for the strong, they can take whatever they want.  They will also make the team. It’s good for the winners, they get all the prizes. It’s good for the smart, they get straight A’s, get to […]

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Liturgy: Ordinary 4, Year A

  Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A   In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen   Grace, mercy and peace from God Our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit be with you all and also with you   My dear friends […]

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Liturgy: Ordinary 3, Year A

Ordinary 3, Year A In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Grace, mercy and peace from God Our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit be with you all and also with you Sing a new song to the Lord! Sing to the […]

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Liturgy: Ordinary 2, Year A

  2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A   In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen   Grace, mercy and peace from God Our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit be with you all and also with you     May all […]

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Squatters at the Middlesex Hospital

I trained as a Registered General Nurse at the Middlesex. I met my wife on Bond Street Ward (Orthopaedics), at least that’s the story I tell to avoid lurid tales of drunken Nurse’s Home Parties, but we were actually going out with each other when this trouble-making RCN Steward Student arrived on Bond Street. Once […]

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Whither Unity?

Today Fr Marcus Stock, General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has announced that sometime soon (have you noticed that everyone waits on the Vatican to do something and it never puts itself out to do anything except in its own good time) the Personal Ordinariate will be established for the few Anglicans […]

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