Ash Wednesday. Traditionally a time to stop, reflect, begin the preparation for the great celebration of Easter and finally to apply some unique flattering forehead make-up. Two years ago at this time in the Church’s annual cycle, as a family …

Stepping Back Read more »

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I decided that in order to have a valid input in commenting on other people’s plans, it would be fair if I actually grappled with the liturgical sources they were going to use. To that end I got hold of  …

The Service of my Love – A Review Read more »

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Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have released the text of their amendment on Women Bishops due to be presented to Synod next week. The amendment reads as follows: Draft amendments to omit reference to delegation Co-ordinate Jurisdiction Clause 2 1. …

Archbishops release Amendment text Read more »

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See, here’s the problem with the latest outpouring of “pastoral sensitivity” from the Church of England. On the one hand the official guidance says: In some of those instances where couples seeking a church wedding already have children, the couple …

Marriage and Baptism Read more »

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The beautiful Mrs Dr Gayle Ould has a new job!!! Four months of patiently waiting for God to deliver has paid off. Actually it gets better because she got offered two jobs this morning and we’ve had to turn down …

Hurrah!!!! Let joy and celebration be unconfined Read more »

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