Tag Archives: Religion

What Kind of an Event is the Resurrection?

Sunday will be day of the ‘Great Three Days’ when we celebrate the resurrection. But what kind of event are we celebrating?   Here I would like to outline some of the approaches to this event and have a look … Continue reading

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Going to a Seminar on LGBTQIA+

I went to a seminar last week about whether the diocese of Wangaratta would begin to design a service for the blessing of same sex couples who had already been married under civil law.   The day was conducted by an … Continue reading

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On Tradies and being ‘All Good’

Well our new kitchen is almost finished. In this last phase, I have had to take over from the ‘kitchen bloke’ and co-ordinate several different tradespeople: There is the tiler for the floor, the electrician and plumber (again) and the … Continue reading

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The Shootings In Christchurch: Signal and Noise

I have been really provoked to thought by the comments that have surrounded the recent shootings in Christchurch.   Some have defended the right of free speech’. The other side of the debate has drawn attention to the ‘climate’ of … Continue reading

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On Easing the Marriage of a New Priest and People

  I was having a tour of the renovated rectory recently. I opened the refrigerator to find that it had no freezer. I said, ‘There’s no freezer’. One of the wardens who was there said ‘the rules require us to … Continue reading

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When Something is at Stake…and when Things Are The Same

At the moment, I do not have a ‘project’ to be working on in my shed. I love being there, so this week I began to wonder what I could do.   Soon after that, it occurred to me that … Continue reading

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On The Sacking of a Coach and Institutional Behaviour

I watched, with a combination of anxiety and sympathy and horror at the unfolding saga of the sacking of the coach of the Matildas (Our women’s soccer team), Alen Stajcic. The first thing that astounded me, though I don’t know … Continue reading

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