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March 2018

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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is always going to have elements of Throwback Thursday! We are remembering… looking back… Those of us who read the daily Eucharistic readings (these must be the world’s most read-together daily biblical texts) are on our third week of reading from John’s Gospel. Daily, we’ve been hearing negative statements about “the Jews”. Tomorrow,

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Mary Magdalene

I tend to not like religious movies – I find they are often purile, badly acted, with unbelievable scripts, weak conversations, and poor-quality special effects. Give me a deep-thinking movie, instead, any day. There’s more theology, spirituality, and religion in many “secular” movies than most of the overtly “religious” ones. The movie, Mary Magdalene, is

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Easter Day and Season

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may share Christ’s resurrection] pause Almighty God, through your Son Jesus Christ You overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life; grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection: who lives and

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Mystery or Mockery?

The debate here isn’t: is the above action a valid baptism? [Though that might very well be a worthwhile discussion.] My question, watching the video, is when does making something more contemporary tip over into mockery of the mystery? And, when I keep thinking that through, it’s not actually the contemporariness that is the issue.

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World Down Syndrome Day

So much to reflect upon and celebrate on World Down Syndrome Day. The video is: 50 Mums | 50 Kids | 1 Extra Chromosome A carpool karaoke lip sync video in support of World Down Syndrome Day features 50 mums and their children singing along to Christina Perri”s multi-platinum selling track, “”A Thousand Years””. The

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week

Let us pray (in silence) [that through this week we may share in Christ’s dying and rising] pause Almighty everliving God, [or God of transcendence] as an example of humility for the human race, you sent our saviour to become incarnate and to submit to the cross, grant us the grace to learn from this

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