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Mission and Ministry

As the final months of my curacy approach, it is very like being right back at the start of the discernment process… I’ve come a long way, and worn through a few pairs of shoes, and once again it is … Continue reading

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Temptation

Did you know: the word ‘companion’ comes from the Latin, ‘com  panis’… ‘with bread’ -one with whom one shares bread… ? When I went to University, I was already a committed Christian, and, coming from fairly strict parents (though not … Continue reading

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The Work of Prayer

‘Many Christians today do not pray, and this is something that is true both of laity and clergy. The cause is a mystery.’[1] Somehow, so many of us have lost sight of living in anything other than a selfish, anthropocentric … Continue reading

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Prayer

Basically prayer is the essential diet of the religious life. But I didn’t always feel this way about prayer…
… sometimes prayers didn’t seem to have answers: -not just ‘no’ or ‘not now’ but really -no answers, as though the prayer was a letter to God that somehow got lost in the post…
I’d sent scribbled missives for years, received some care-parcels in return and felt in consequence like I had a sort of Heavenly Absentee Dad… Continue reading

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