Category Archives: Easter

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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See the land, her Easter keeping

Easter Week, by Charles Kingsley was the choice Sandra Palmer made for a poem about Easter to be read at Vespers in Eastertide. Sandra remarks: It was a strange Easter Day. No communal triumphal joyful singing of Jesus Christ is … Continue reading

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The Risen Christ in the ‘Indian Way’

This striking painting by the Indian artist Frank Wesley (1923 – 2002) shows the Resurrection appearance of Christ to the fishermen, as described in St John’s Gospel. (John 21). Wesley was born in India and studied art in Lucknow, and … 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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“Enough! The Resurrection”

This Eastertime we’ve invited members of our St Chrysostom’s congregation to choose a poem which speaks to them of Easter. This week’s choice was actually made several years ago by Malcolm Hicks, and read beautifully by him in Church at … Continue reading

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