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Christmas NOW!

There was a business news story a couple of days ago in response to the plummeting share market and talk of recession: get your Christmas stuff into your shops now! While people are still buying. And with longer to purchase… I thought it was a further cynical cheapening and abuse of one of the most

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website quoted in newspaper

You can imagine my surprise when a friend of mine informed me that I am quoted in this week’s edition (17 October) of the Church of England Newspaper. The author of the article has read my reflection Roman Catholics accept Archbishop of Canterbury’s orders? and this is what s/he writes: Lourdes questions for Dr Williams

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WORSHIP FIRST

Discussion has led to producing this WORSHIP FIRST badge to add to blogs and websites. The HTML for adding this badge to your blog or website is: <br /> <a href=”http://www.liturgy.co.nz” title=”worship first”><img src=”http://www.liturgy.co.nz/images/worship.jpg” alt=”liturgy liturgical worship” border=0 width=150 height=150></a><br /> I contend worship of God is primary and central to our Christian life and

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Anglicans and Catholics pray together again

Last Sunday Episcopalians (Anglicans) and Roman Catholics prayed the same collect (opening prayer). It happens again this Sunday (October 12)! This is now the third time I have noted this. I have informed an expert on collects in Rome and he is delighted with my discovery – we are still trying to uncover the explanation

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Wall-E

We just went to see the Pixar movie Wall-E. I unconditionally recommend it. Director/Screenwriter, Andrew Stanton, asks what if humanity had to leave earth and someone forgot to turn the last robot off? What if the most human thing in the universe was a machine? Wall-E has curiosity about life – a desire to connect

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“Kingdom come” movie update

Many readers of this site are keenly interested in the movie Kingdom Come on the life of Christ which will be filmed in New Zealand in 2009. This photo by John Bisset (Timaru Herald) shows the transformation of Falstone camping area on the shores of Lake Benmore. This morning’s newspaper sought unshaven extras with Mediterranean

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