Multisensory Stations

Up to my eyeballs in MP3 players, loading on the stations, laminate cards and piles of material for the actual stations themselves. I must be mad is the only conclusion I can draw. But it [and the Blesséd worship which is the night before promises to be highly stimulating and challenging. This is on top […]

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Real Sins

In the sixth century, Pope Gregory handed down a list of “seven cardinal vices.” Now the Vatican has issued an additional seven “social sins.” You offend God not only by stealing, taking the Lord’s name in vain or coveting your neighbor’s wife, but also by wrecking the environment, carrying out morally debatable experiments that manipulate […]

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Sermon: Easter Day

In the powerful Easter Vigil Liturgy we move from darkness into light, from death to life. My words normally just clutter this beauty, so this year, less will have to make do as more… In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Alleluia! Christ is risen! He […]

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Meditation: Holy Saturday

Ponder the rich wisdom offered to us in an ancient homily for Holy Saturday, the name of the author of which is sadly lost in the midst of time. The early believers had a profound grasp of the drama of our salvation played out before them in the liturgy, and better than hearing my words […]

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The Lord's Prayer

I can’t understand why I have not uploaded this video before. I keep thinking “it’s about time I did something new for the most important prayer in the Church” and then I never do. This Groove Armada track is probably at the heart of what Blesséd stands for. I will never forget a young person […]

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Gathering

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W47TJwmX_L0 Relax your body… Open your mind… Engage your spirit… This is the house of God Prepare to worship. Life is an indescribable gift Our worship is a celebration of that gift (And of the giver) In our worship we have rediscovered God’s marvellous affirmation of life. Tonight we invite you to bring all that […]

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