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Month: August 2019

Carthusian

Praying Rather Than Proselytising

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] In the recent Tablet cover story, A struggle with the silence of the monastery, Sam Hickford, a self-confessed “nature-loving hippie” described his conversion to Christianity. He visited Bakonybél Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Hungary, as a volunteer on a farming project. This introduction to the monastic life –

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Anglo-Catholic Hui 2019

Anglo-Catholic Hui 2019

Last week (15-17 August), about 140 people gathered from all over Aotearoa New Zealand and from Australia (and possibly elsewhere) to St Peter’s on Willis Street in Wellington for the second Anglo-Catholic Hui. I was there with a good number from our diocese, and also very appreciative that our diocesan bishop, Bishop Peter Carrell, made time to come and be part of this event.

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