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November 2008

Advent: do nothing!

Happy New Year! Well for Western Christians anyway – we start the new church year on Advent Sunday, the Sunday that falls between November 27 and December 3. (Orthodox start the church year September 1). From the late 4th century CE to the late Middle Ages, much of Western Europe, including Great Britain, engaged in

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Advent wreath badge

Many people like, from time to time, to add a badge to their website or blog. So if there is interest in this I will produce a new badge each week of Advent. If you like the idea – send your friends the URL of this blog post. The HTML for adding this badge to

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An Infinity of Little Hours – book review

An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World’s Most Austere Monastic Order (Hardcover) by Nancy Maguire (Author) 288 pages Publisher: PublicAffairs (March 6, 2006) Nancy Klein Maguire has written a book I could not put down. This is the story of five men who entered Parkminster

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Liturgical colour/color

Please can you scroll down the sidebar and answer what colour you/and or your community used last Sunday, November 23. (update 18 December: that poll has now been removed and has been written about here). The liturgical colour suggested in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, like so much else here, is

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More Advent resources

For those who are seeking still more Advent resources. Here are some from all around the web: From King of Peace resources – this Celebrating Advent in the home brochure which you can download. Or have in a web format. Scroll down to find the Jesse Tree ornaments. Barnabas in churches provides resources particularly for

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Free websites showcase & resources

Showcase The following illustrate putting into practice my Make your own free, simple website quickly If you want your site to be considered for a future showcase, please send me the web address. St Andrews Anglican Church, Cambridge The vicar, Rev. Andrew Hedge, tells me it took him a couple of hours to produce this

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