Monthly Archives: August 2009

Proud Mum and patience is a virtue!

Well done mathmagic. Here we were on Stannage Edge last Thursday when you were getting all those texts from your mates asking how you had done.  Well done for waiting three whole days until you could get back to the … Continue reading

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Bias to the poor and impossible tales

[Jesus] said: ‘How dare you wrap God up in good behaviour, and tell the poor that they should be like you? How can you live at ease with riches and success, while those I love go hungry and are oppressed? … Continue reading

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William and Catherine Booth

Today, we celebrate William and Catherine Booth.  What an excellent day to start a social justice group in one of the villages.  Here is the agenda: Following an initiative from the ….. PCC, this is an Initial Meeting to consider whether … Continue reading

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Ora et labore

To pray and to work.  It interests me how hard I find it to pray (apart from the odd chat) whilst on holiday.  I am wondering whether prayer is so tied up  with work as a priest that I do … Continue reading

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In all times and in all places

and in as many ways as possible, it is good to give thanks.  Today I shared home communion with a lovely couple and we gave thanks for their many granchildren and great-grandchildren.  Yesterday, at the first family service in St … Continue reading

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All creatures great and small

Over at Revgalblogpals they are sharing wild animal stories.  I thought you might like to see 5 wild animals that came to visit it us at St A’s during the flower festival.  Each display took a verse from the hymn, … Continue reading

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We’re bored

How can they be bored?  We have all this wonderful countryside on our doorstep. In a way I don’t blame Mathmagic.  It has been more than two months since his last GCSE exam and it is still 3 weeks until … Continue reading

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