Archives December 9, 2018

Reimaging Sacramental Worship

Thoughts and reflections that didn’t get used at PremDAC18 Introduction and overview Imagine my friends, there exists a country where it is said that only evil prevails; where abuse of people because of their gender, sexual orientation, political leanings, income and ethnicity abound daily; where violence is threatened; and fraud is a daily risk of […]

Read more


Funeral Sermon for Rebekah

Funeral Reading: 1 Corinthians 15A reading from the first letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians, when he was asked questions about death and the resurrection of the body‚Ķ Someone may ask, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?” How foolish! What you sow does not come to life […]

Read more


All Saints: A Sermon by S. Bernard

A sermon by Saint Bernard, abbot, taken from the Office of Readings for All Saints DayLet us make haste to our brethren who are awaiting us Why should our praise and glorification, or even the celebration of this feast day mean anything to the saints? What do they care about earthly honours when their heavenly […]

Read more


I pray today

A beautiful and powerful poem for the funeral of a daughter. I Pray Today I pray today in all earnestness with all my heart and soul for those whose hands have reared me and held me close for those who have caressed and eased my pain and borne the suffering with me; for those whose […]

Read more


So farewell then, Vimeo…

I’ve been a user of Vimeo since 2009 and always thought them to be far superior, hipper and of better quality (and initially length) than YouTube. When YT was limited to 15mins, Vimeo had no such limits and the quality was always higher. They also were under the radar as far as DCMA was concerned. […]

Read more