Yearly Archives: 2006

Merry Christmas!!!

Fancy some cheese to celebrate? Really? Press “Play” for the Cheese!!!! Now put the blog down and go and play with something you’ve got batteries for. And….. we made a niece very happy!!!

Posted in Christmas

The time is right…

Christmas Eve and all is fantastic. Press play guys, press play…

Posted in Christmas

Hours Away…

Christmas Eve in the morning, it’s not even 7:30am and I’m off to a neighbouring parish to do an 8am Holy Communion (BCP). Question – Who first had the idea of 8am Communion services? Were they taken out and shot?

Posted in Ecclesiastical, Eucharist, Lighter Things

Brilliant – Myrrh at Christmas

Christopher Howse in today’s Telegraph: It is true that myrrh mixed with wine was offered to Jesus on the cross, and that Nicodemus provided myrrh and aloes to anoint his grave-clothes. But the deathly associations of myrrh are turned upside-down

Posted in Christmas, Theology

Schori will go to Tanzania – but will she stay?

David Virtue is reporting that a leaked letter from ++Canterbury to Phillip Aspinall, the Primate of Australia, shows that Katherine Jefferts Schori will be invited to Tanzania to join the Primates in February. Of course, some of the his readers

Posted in Anglican Communion, Uncategorized

Evening of the 22nd

Let’s let Brian lead us in worship.

Posted in Worship

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Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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