Yearly Archives: 2010

Top Ten 2010


As we come to the end of the year, here are the top ten posts on this blog in 2010. 10 – Through a Glass Darkly – Finding out the results of General Synod elections is *really* hard 9 –

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Celibacy Whilst Unmarried Leads to Better Sex

Marriage Certificate

It’s official! Amazed I miss this one last week. Scientists at the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, in Utah interviewed 2,035 married people about when they first had sex with their partner. Analysis of the results showed

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Last year we had Myrrh, this year Frankincense. — How sweet the smell rising to the heavens. A priest at work Offering thanks and sacrifice. Round the altar a choir with ten thousand wings and countless mouths sings Hallelujah; Hallelujah

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Happy Christ Mass!


Have a great Christmas!

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New Design


Hope you’re all enjoying the new website design, just in time for Christmas (with added snow)! Let me know if you find any problems.

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Antiphons- Hidden Meanings

Advent Antiphons

Pure genius from Maggi Dawn. In each of the O Antiphons there has been the plea to God: Comeā€¦ Does God answer our prayers? Look backwards at them in reverse order: O Emmanuel O Rex O Oriens O Clavis O

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Christ the King
Eternal Father, whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven that he might rule over all things as Lord and King: keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit and in the bond of peace, and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

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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