Staying connected

Friday 22 February 2019

In the whole of February I will only have spent two nights in the UK. I am neither proud, nor entirely happy about that, but it is what it is.

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A sense of place

Friday 15 February 2019

The Gospel reading (Luke 6: 17-26) for this Sunday’s Eucharist is sometimes referred to as the Sermon on the Plain. It may be compared with the longer Sermon on the Mount described in Matthew’s Gospel.

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Depart in peace

Friday 8 February 2019

The New Year brought me a funeral per week, perhaps not unusual for a priest, perhaps not unusual for the time of year. Too much loss can feel overwhelming and leave you feeling winded.

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Nunc Dimittis

Friday 1 February 2019

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. These are words of Simeon from today’s Gospel as we celebrate Candlemas.

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A Usual Morning

Friday 25 January 2019

Most mornings I have a conversation with David. David sleeps outside Winchester station.

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Bhineka Tunggal Ika – Unity in Diversity

Friday 18 January 2019

The week of prayer for Christian Unity, from 18 to 25 January, is this year entitled ‘Justice and justice only you shall pursue’, based on Deuteronomy 16: 11-20.

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See God in Christ

Friday 11 January 2019

‘No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who close to the Father’s heart, who has made him known.’

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Friday 4 January 2019

The feast of the Epiphany which we mark today recalls the visit of the Magi and their bringing of the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to lay at the feet of the Christ-child.

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The Message of the Angels

Thursday 20 December 2018

The Incarnation is the climax of God’s story. But what does this story tell us?

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