Why is Robb sharing electronica? Who can say? It’s not normally my kind of thing but when we were running the charity stall at Whitby Goth Weekend this came out of my friend’s iPod and I really like it. Electronic goth/industrial – no spandex in sight. Every time it comes on my playlist I
We wandered to the imposing door as we watched the couple in front of us get met at the door. I turn to Ruth and whisper “he’s turning them away”. After a brief interaction they are granted entry. We tentatively approach the elderly guardian at the portal. In uncertain French Ruth boldly states “We are
The Nursery Rhyme Mass is one of the most interesting developments in sacramental ministry with children that I’ve come across. Fr Simon and other contributors like Mtr Leah have been using familiar tunes to engage the young and old with the sacraments. I haven’t yet had time to be able to incorporate a regular worship
I was speaking with my dad the other day about the football… “Well dad, I know I don’t go to watch the Boro every week like I used to but I still believe in them. It’s just not the same since the crowd only fills a quarter of the ground. I know I used to
Monks are free from the social rules that everyone else has to follow and George Guiver CR has been telling it like it is for countless years. I’ve chatted with him on numerous occasions whilst at the College of the Resurrection and he has a propensity for dropping huge theological bombshells into the conversation and
This is the second hymn Metanoia played at yesterday’s Blessēd big bash in The Big Top at Greenbelt. It’s going to make a few appearances at The Rock Mass over the next year or so.
A song of Anselm of Canterbury Jesus, as a mother you gather your people to you: You are gentle with us as a mother with her children; Often you weep over our sins and our pride: tenderly you draw us from hatred and judgement. You comfort us in sorrow and bind up our wounds: in
I’m spending a day locked in a retreat house reading for the research I’m doing into liturgy and culture. A decade ago Keith F Pecklers SJ gave a call to greater liturgical formation for the ‘future of Christianity’ as he looked at worshipping in a postmodern world. Liturgy in the postmodern world must aim for
“I thank you for this, my God, I am a traveller and stranger in the world, like so many of Your people before me. There is a sense of adventure, of openness to possibilities, abandonment to God and expectation of fulfilling his will. I accept the responsibility, I’ll hear and obey, and trust it is
I probably use this more than anything else every day. Simon Kershaw’s awesome new 2012-13 free Church of England Friendly Lectionary. Now in raspberry flavour. Thanks Simon!