Monthly Archives: November 2016

Advent 1 (Year A) – Prayer

A prayer for the lighting of the first candle on the Advent ring.   Advent Sunday (Year A) God of peace, you call us to walk in hope and eager expectation. May this light remind us to work for an … Continue reading

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Cryogenics and the Victory of Christ

The Christian Year is marked by two bookends, one at the beginning and the other at the end. It begins with the first Sunday of Advent, which is of course next week. Advent looks forward to both the coming of … Continue reading

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Faith through the eyes of a poet

On Thursday I went to the first performance in England of what was called a ‘fantasia’ by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, who can clearly add playwright to his incredible list of talents. ‘Shakeshafte’ is a play imagining … Continue reading

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Shakeshafte

Last night (Thursday 3rd November 2016) I went to the first performance in England of what was called a ‘fantasia’ by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury.  ‘Shakeshafte’ is a play imagining William Shakespeare’s lost years between school and … Continue reading

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