Category Archives: Anglo Catholic

#Posada2018 Journeying with people of differing faith

The Holy Land at the time of Jesus’ birth was a land of many faiths. The Roman occupying powers had their religion and their gods. There was considerable Greek influence in the area Jesus knew, and that too had its … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Lord, that we may see

“We look expectantly for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Our Advent #Posada2018 theme of looking and seeing was  underlined in today’s evening visit, which included this quotation from the Letter to the Philippians. 5pm Vespers transferred from St … Continue reading

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Andrew: Called in the workplace

Andrew (feast day November 30th) was one of the first apostles Jesus recruited. He abandoned his net immediately when Jesus called him and his brother Simon Peter. Andrew was the apostle who told Jesus about the boy with the loaves … Continue reading

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#Posada2018 Seeing God

At the beginning of their Gospels Matthew and Luke tell us through simple beautiful words of the coming of God into the confusion and muddle of our world in Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem. The stories of Jesus’ birth in … Continue reading

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The Presentation of Mary

  The Holy Scripture tells us nothing about Mary’s childhood, not even her parents name, nor her ancestry. In the apocryphal work, The Gospel of James, we are told her parents are Anne and Joachim, and that they were childless … Continue reading

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A bold and courageous woman of the Church

Growing up near Whitby, I feel a close connection to St Hilda of Whitby (feast day 19th November). The connection is both geographical and spiritual. Hilda was the Abbess of Hartlepool and later in 649 Abbess at Whitby. Hilda put … Continue reading

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Vocation through haberdashery

For most of my life, I’ve loved clothes, writes Fr David Warner, who offers this charming post for our church blog. Not everyday clothes, but uniforms and particularly vestments. As a child, I remember the sight of albs and surplices … Continue reading

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