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Tag Archives: Creation

Hawking: There is no God or afterlife

Hawking: There is no God or afterlife

Complete with the journalists’ inability to write copy intelligible English (“…no one directors out fate…“), on Wednesday our newspapers had an article with the headline shouting, “Hawking: There is no God or afterlife”. Stephen Hawking’s book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, has hit the shelves. As someone with both a Science degree and a… Continue Reading

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First Communion on the Moon

First Communion on the Moon

On Sunday July 20, 1969 the first people landed on the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were in the lunar lander which touched down at 3:17 Eastern Standard Time. I recently watched the film First Man, and it brought all that vividly back. We know how it ended – so that wasn’t a tension… Continue Reading

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Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi’s feast day is October 4. Giovanni Francesco Bernardone was born in 1181 or 1182 and died October 3, 1226. He founded the Order of Friars Minor, commonly known as the Franciscans. He is the patron saint of animals and the environment, and Italy. Churches often hold services with animals near to… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 26

Resources for Ordinary Week 26

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may run to receive God’s gift of God’s divine life] Pause O God, [or God of heaven and earth] you declare your almighty power above all by showing mercy and compassion; grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, who are running to obtain your promises, may… Continue Reading

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A Creation Season Reading for Sunday 23 September

A Creation Season Reading for Sunday 23 September

Many, at this time, celebrate Creation Season. This site is committed to the three year lectionary (RC) and its derivative, the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Rather than departing from that lectionary, resources will be provided here that can be used to have a particular focus. A creation reading of the lectionary for the Sunday between… Continue Reading

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Subdue the Earth and have Dominion

Subdue the Earth and have Dominion

God blessed them, and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.’ Gen 1:28 It’s Creation Season. And recently a biologist asked… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 24

Resources for Ordinary Week 24

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may love God in our hearts and in our actions] Pause Lord, [or God of compassion] direct our hearts by the action of your mercy, for without your help we cannot please you; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,… Continue Reading

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