Category Archives: Anglican

Insights from Inside

Inside – an exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall, gathers art from prisoners’ entries for the Koestler Awards for works of art by people in the UK’s criminal justice system. For this year’s awards participants were asked to respond to … Continue reading

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Celebrating 140 Years

We’re coming up to St Chrysostom’s Church’s birthday, so here’s some information about  the consecration itself By the 1870s Victoria Park and the local area had grown so much that it was decided it needed its own church. The site … Continue reading

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An Angel Quiz

For several years Fr Ian has prepared a quiz on the theme of angels for a priests’ gathering at Michaelmas. Here is a recent one.  At the quiz itself points are given for humorous, if wrong, answers, as well as … Continue reading

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Street Corner Christ

Patrick Kavanagh, the Irish poet, died on 30th November 1967. Born in rural Ireland in 1904 Kavanagh was the fourth of ten children. “All great civilisations are based on the parish,” Kavanagh wrote, reminding us that in the small, the … Continue reading

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The Rohingya Crisis

Concern at the Rohingya Refugee crisis is growing. Almost half a million people have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Accounts of rape, murder and looting are appalling. The situation has been described at the United Nations as ‘continuing genocide and … Continue reading

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Levitation lessons?

Levitation lessons are requested by the novices at the Benedictine Convent of Oby in Sylvia Townsend Warner’s engaging novel The Corner that Held Them.  Now there’s a thought! How splendid it would be to be able to levitate. Jasmine, parish assistant, … Continue reading

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Mount Carmel

In our sermon series on Hills of the Bible Canon Alma spoke on Mount Carmel. Here is a summary of what she said: Mount Carmel was the dramatic setting for the Prophet Elijah’s confrontation with the prophets of Baal. It … Continue reading

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