Month: March 2013

Victory!

Christ our passover has been sacrificed for us: so let us celebrate the feast, not with the old leaven of corruption and wickedness: but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. Christ once raised from the dead dies no

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Swaddle

Lay your child down Mary, bound by cloth and linen strips and laid in a box. A tiny bundle of flesh and bones descended in blood and filth and screaming for all the world to hear the sounds of new

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Maundy Thursday – Evening Prayer

Opening Hymn Psalm 39 The Lord said to Moses, ‘I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he will drive you away.Tell the people that

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Jersey – Letter to Archbishop

A letter from the former Bailiff of Jersey and now the Assistant Chief Minister of Jersey to the Archbishop of Canterbury has been released. [gview file=”http://www.peter-ould.net/wp-content/uploads/2013-03-26-Archbishop-of-Canterbury.pdf” save=”1″]

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Morning Prayer – Maundy Thursday

This constitutes a suitable hymn. Here’s the Psalm The Lord said to Moses: Tell your brother Aaron not to come just at any time into the sanctuary inside the curtain before the mercy-seat that is upon the ark, or he will die; for

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Archbishop Justin on Losing a Child

That moment when he chokes up speaking of his daughter’s death, and then the glimmer of joy as he moves onto describe how God was at the centre of it all. That.

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