Monthly Archives: May 2013

Corpus Christi

It’s elementary

Posted in Corpus Christi, Eucharist

Nick Holtam’s Case for Polygamy

There is nothing new under the sun, and that goes without saying for Bishops attempting to make an argument for same-sex marriage. The latest to have a go is Nick Holtam, the Bishop of Salisbury. In a letter to Lord

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Jersey – More Letters

The following letter was printed in the Jersey Evening Post this lunchtime. Dear Sir, We are now over 10 weeks into a divisive dispute with the Bishop of Winchester.  This dispute is seriously harming relations between the Island and the

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Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee; Holy, holy, holy, merciful and mighty! God in three Persons, blessèd Trinity! Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore Thee, Casting down their golden

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Letter to Jersey Evening Post

The following letter appeared in the Jersey Evening Post last night. Click on the picture for a larger version. My understanding is that more letters may follow in the next few days. Apparently, the author of this letter is a

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Redefining Marriage

It has become apparent to me over the past few days engaging with people on social media on the issue of same-sex marriage that the over-whelming majority of the proponents of the current moves to change the legal definition of

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First Week of Advent
Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility; that on the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him 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.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy