Monthly Archives: March 2013

How the Christian Story Makes Sense of the World

I have been continuing to read ‘Nine Lives’ over breakfast. As you recall, this book is about nine people’s lives from India, told by William Dalrymple. This particular section struck me this week. Dalrymple is talking about the disasters that … Continue reading

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What the Papal First Mass Said to Me about Eucharistic Symbolism

  I tuned in last Tuesday to the First Mass of the new Pope Francis. It is interesting to watch ‘from the point of view of an outsider’. The first thing that I noticed was that the chapel was well … Continue reading

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How I Pick Hymns for the Eucharist

Reflection 17-3-13 Once I was making an appointment, and they said ‘Well can I come at say 11.30 on X Day?’ “Sorry”, I replied “I’ve got hymn choosing at 10.00” “What!!?? It takes all that time? What do you do … Continue reading

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Not Plaintifs but Judges!

  One of the benefits of using the 1662 Prayer Book for the Eucharist on Wednesdays is that the range of readings from the Epistles is different from the Sunday series, and the selection is often a bit longer. As … Continue reading

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