Gracious Father, who gave the first martyr Stephen grace to pray for those who took up stones against him: grant that in all our sufferings for the truth we may learn to love even our enemies and to seek forgiveness for those who desire our hurt, looking up to heaven to him who was . . . → Read More: St Stephen
A number of people have emailed asking for me a link to the video I did for All Saints a few years ago. Though it is low quality, there are currently three ways to get the video.
i) Go to http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=NNoaTTGDkSU ii) Download it here iii) Click play below
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Let me interrupt my holiday just to bring you this quote (which may very likely have read elsewhere)
“In the United States, although someone may be charged with an offence, they have a presumption of innocence until proven guilty. Any ambiguity goes in favor of the accused. The accused has a right to see the . . . → Read More: Standing by the Faithful
Almighty God, by whose providence your servant John the Baptist was wonderfully born, and sent to prepare the way of your Son our Saviour by the preaching of repentance: lead us to repent according to his preaching and, after his example, constantly to speak the truth, boldly to rebuke vice, and patiently to suffer . . . → Read More: Birth of St John Baptist