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Mary Magdalene – cinema at a slower pace

Critics have not been exactly gushing about the retake on Mary Magdalene, the new film in cinemas from this weekend. BBC Film 2018 described it as “thuddingly dull” and the Evening Standard made a play on the Oxbridge pronunciation of … Continue reading

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Annunciation and Mothering: Gestating Faith, Hope and Love

There are a lot of comments being made about the need to share faith with others, to witness to the faith that is so important to us. And these assume that finding the right words is the key to this. … Continue reading

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Making the Ash for Ash Wednesday – A ‘how to’ post

Here’s another of those things they don’t teach you at vicar training school – how to turn palm crosses into ash for use on Ash Wednesday.  Last year’s palm crosses are burnt and the ash is used during the Ash … Continue reading

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A straight man’s answer to a gay question

I’m a bit late to this particular party, but I have had a busy week.  I am spurred on to blog because of a leafleting campaign in the City Centre yesterday by a group who felt it was their duty … Continue reading

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Entering the (Galli)Fray over Dr Who!

It is now official, the long awaited news for fans of the cult TV series, Doctor Who, the new Doctor is to be played by Jodie Whittaker.  She will be the first woman to play the role and it is … Continue reading

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Follow me: living the sayings of Jesus

It’s quite a moment for an author when you actually get your hands on your new book.  E-books may be handy for travel but they don’t give me the same buzz, they don’t have the same feel or smell.  All … Continue reading

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Prayer after Terrorist Attack

Yesterday (6th June) we came together again in the city centre for a minute’s silence following the London Bridge attack on Saturday night.  We gathered to do three things: to remember those who died, those who are grieving and everyone … Continue reading

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