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[19 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Being new …

It can be a daunting experience to enter an unfamiliar church for the first time. Being new as Team Rector is rather different from that normal experience of not quite knowing which books to use or where to sit. But being new I can say that the welcome offered at St Mary’s is a warm invitation to join in – of course there will be nerves on the first occasion or two – I am still familiar with the feeling that I might drop something or lose my place in …

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[4 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Reflecting on Easter

Our Christmas tree, still ringing with the promise and the celebration of an awaited messiah… became stripped, was made bare and turned into a cross of death and shame.. But renewed again on Easter morning, as a vision of new life, it became adorned with flowers, the bright heralds of a radiant and beguiling spring. New life, new surprises. The promise of hope is renewed again within our hearts…
The Holy Week of Easter is a week of highs and lows – of agony and ecstasy. At one point great hope in the …