The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
Those of you who have read the flyer, for our Autumn Lecture series will have seen that our theme is the quality of mercy. Mercy feels a slightly anachronistic word today, in a culture and political backdrop which often appears to be one of blame, hostility and increasing division.
The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
‘Boris Johnson must peddle Brexit optimism “as if he were a steroid-boosted cyclist trying to win the Tour de France” between now and October 31, key Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has argued’. ‘Johnson’s promise to prove “the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters” wrong, and his claim that “no one in the last few centuries has succeeded in betting against the pluck and nerve and ambition of this country”, is in exactly that vein’.
The Eighth Sunday after Trinity
Last week I took my nephew to see the production of Jesus Christ Superstar which is playing at the Barbican. It’s a great revamped production and the music, set and dancing feel fresh, dramatic and alive.
The Seventh Sunday after Trinity
It was a nerve-wracking thing bringing Fiona back to meet my parents. They’re quite conservative so this was the first time I’d brought anyone back to meet them. Would it be awkward? Would they cope?
The Sixth Sunday after Trinity
It’s rumoured that as David Cameron cleared his office at Number Ten Downing Street he left on his desk for his successor three envelopes, with a note to say, ‘Open one of these when you get into trouble.’