Tag Archives: Lent

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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Jesus does Gardeners’ Question Time: Fig Trees & Listening to God

The end of our Gospel reading this morning (Luke 13:1-9) sounds like a lost script from a 1st century edition of Gardeners’ Question Time. Q:   “I have a fig tree which I planted three years ago and yet it’s still … Continue reading

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Love Lent

Yesterday morning Cathedral Square was a sea of red. Bunches of red roses were in abundance, love was in the air and trade was brisk as about 30,000 roses were sold during the day. Today is of course not only … Continue reading

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