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Resources for Ordinary Week 19

Resources for Ordinary Week 19

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may desire to know what is right and be ready to do it] Pause Grant to us, Lord [or O God], we pray, the spirit to always think and do what is right, that we, who cannot exist without you, may be able to live according to your… Continue Reading

Transfiguration – Hiroshima Day

Transfiguration – Hiroshima Day

August 6 is the Feast of the Transfiguration AND Hiroshima Day. This is a reflection of mine on the connection between those two: The story of the Transfiguration is the story of Jesus climbing a mountain with his closest friends. There Jesus has a profound experience. There is a dazzling light, a cloud that overshadowed… Continue Reading

Science Versus Religion?

Science Versus Religion?

With yesterday’s editorial, Science vs Religion is back in the news: If you based your life around a belief system that includes an account of the world’s creation in one of its founding stories, does that mean you are confusing your beliefs with science? It is a timely question. Contrary to what radical celebrity atheists… Continue Reading

The Creed in Slow Motion

The Creed in Slow Motion

Here, collected together, are 32 posts on the Creed. There are ideas and springboards here for preaching, teaching, or discussion groups. The first is Apostles’ Creed. The second is I believe in God. The third is a source of the Apostles’ Creed. The fourth is I believe in the Father. The fifth is Handing over the Creed. The sixth is I… Continue Reading

The Little Sisters Disciples of the Lamb

The Little Sisters Disciples of the Lamb

Recently, an e-friend pointed me to a warming story of a community of Little Sisters Disciples of the Lamb where women with Down syndrome can live a contemplative life. This is made possible because the single community has both sisters with and without Down syndrome. It began when two young women met Mother Line (now… Continue Reading

Resources for Ordinary Week 18

Resources for Ordinary Week 18

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may allow God to steer our lives] Pause Lord, [or O God] may your ceaseless mercy cleanse and defend your church, and, since it cannot stand firm without you, guide and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity… Continue Reading

The Episcopal Church General Convention 2018

The Episcopal Church General Convention 2018

The Episcopal Church (TEC) has just held its General Convention – this is its highest level of governance. New Zealand’s Anglican Archbishop Philip Richardson has just returned from this TEC General Convention in Texas. You can read about his experience here. Whilst it “parallels our General Synod Te Hinota Whanui” – we are talking quite… Continue Reading




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