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Echoes of Easter

I look back, back through Eastertide, back through the appearances of the Risen Christ– in a quiet garden, in a tucked-away room, on the road to Emmaus, in breaking of bread, the sharing of wine and at the water’s edge. … Continue reading

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Rise again, yes, Rise again

The Resurrection, by Gustav Mahler, was the choice Kenson Li made for a poem about Easter to be read at Vespers in Eastertide. Kenson remarks: This poem concludes Mahler’s monumental  2nd Symphony, “The Resurrection”. (Listen to the symphony here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MPuoOj5TIw, … Continue reading

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Today I saw Mary among us

An unusual thing happened to me today. Paul, from Church, asked people to send to him images of Mary which they liked. He is preparing a presentation showing different representations. I’ve visited several Marian shrines and at some I’ve bought … Continue reading

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A Song of Living

A Song of Living, by Amelia Josephine Burr was the choice Paul Pritchard made for a poem about Easter to be read at Vespers in Eastertide. Paul writes:  Amelia Josephine Burr (1878 – 1968) was an American poet born in … Continue reading

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Emmaus is today

Look at the painting on the left. Can you imagine the place? Do you know somewhere like it? Can you imagine yourself walking along the path? Perhaps you have walked such a walk. Not exactly the same in detail, but … Continue reading

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Lazarus by Joseph Braddock

“And the dead man rose.” For the second in our series of poems at Eastertide Alan, churchwarden,  has chosen Lazarus by the English poet Joseph Braddock (b. 1902). The poet tackles the mystery of Lazarus’ four days of death – where was … Continue reading

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Around the world during the Coronavirus: From the Czech Republic

A long time ago, I was a music student at the University, and stayed at Dalton Hall. I spent many a happy Sunday at St. Chrysostom’s – as a member of the congregation and occasionally as organist. Now I’m a … Continue reading

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