Category Archives: Spirituality

A Candidate’s Report from a BAP

Paul recently went on a Bishops’ Advisory Panel to assess his suitability for training for the priesthood. Paul writes about the experience: I’m pretty good at waiting, I never shake and prod a gift to try and work out what … 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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And it was night

Four one-syllable words give moving poignancy to the account of the Last Supper in John’s Gospel. Judas leaves the Upper Room – and it was night. (John 13.30) The darkness of that night penetrates the soul. Our places of anguish … Continue reading

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Inspiring Books: Two Lutheran young women from the US choose…

For the next entry in our popular Inspiring Books series we turn to two young ladies from the US – who have in common the fact that they are Lutheran and also that they have been with us at St … Continue reading

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Light from an Anglo Saxon Candlemas

On February 2nd (or a Sunday close to it) we celebrate Candlemas, The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple. This is one of the most ancient of Christian festivals, and a description exists of the feast … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day of Christmas

December 30th The Sixth day of Christmas On this day in the Christmas period we continue to rejoice with Christians around the world who are celebrating the birth of Jesus Some Scripture verses to think about What great nation is … Continue reading

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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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