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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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Silence for Manchester

Today (25th May) is the feast of the Ascension and the beginning of the Thy Kingdom Come wave of prayer.  It is a day to be reminded that this is God’s world and we can have complete trust and confidence … Continue reading

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Praying for Manchester

Today (Tuesday 23rd May) I led prayers at a vigil in Peterborough city centre for those affected by the bomb attack in Manchester yesterday (Monday 22nd May). No one I have spoken to today has not been affected and deeply … Continue reading

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