Category Archives: Anglican

What the Rector does – Baptism preparation

What does the Rector do? Here’s the third in my short series of blogs offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week. I’m choosing one aspect of each day, today… 3. Baptism … Continue reading

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What the Rector does – Munamato

What does the Rector do? Here’s the second in my short series of blogs offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week. I’m choosing one aspect of each day, today … 2. … Continue reading

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What the Rector does – Prison Visiting

What does the Rector do? This week in a short series of blogs I’m offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week: Visiting a prisoner:¬†Visiting the sick, those in hospital and those … Continue reading

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Miriam …Who said ‘Yes to life’

“Music, words and images brought us closer to Mary and one another. ¬†We were of different theological outlooks – truly ecumenical. Great Joy!” ” A wonderful evening in honour of Our Lady. The singing was beautiful – the Armenian soloist, … Continue reading

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Finding God in prison

A large maximum security prison was my ‘parish’ for seven years. Most of the prisoners there had committed serious violent crimes, a good number were life sentenced prisoners, some were terrorists, a significant proportion had committed sexually related crimes. Many, … Continue reading

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Visiting the Archbishop of Canterbury

A small group of priests, female and male, members of the Society of Catholic Priests, recently visited Lambeth Palace. I was part of the group. We had been invited to meet the Archbishop of Canterbury who tries to meet, and … Continue reading

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Extra moments of Confirmation

When we meet for worship at St Chrysostom’s there are often unexpected moments which inspire, enrich or challenge us. They can be times of beauty and faith which inspire, sometimes they can be moments which challenge and enlarge our outlook … Continue reading

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