I’ve used this clip a lot as an introduction to Sacramental Alt:Worship in lectures. I’m always asked where it can be found and I can’t for the life of me find it again. @frsimon suggested I bung it back up on YouTube so here it is in all of it’s glory. Whoever created this deserves
Since the late 19th century, The Church has been held hostage to one of the most theologically facile songs that has ever been sung during a service. All of the accusations of “pie in the sky when you die” and a “bearded man in the sky” can be found in this universal favourite. When combined
About six months ago we were talking about Hail Holy Queen. Let’s face it, we’d been watching Sister Act. We wanted to sing it with Metanoia but needed to make it work liturgically. We’ve reworked it to be about Jesus for Christ The King. We did it last night at Rock Mass and it worked
You’ve probably spotted that I’ve been getting my photography mojo back. Having spent a few years only ever taking photos for a deadline I’ve managed to get past my blockage and start shooting for fun again. This is a crucifix in Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris.
There’s a bible app for kids. Check it out here. I don’t have kids of my own so please let me know how they get on with it.
I’m not going to spend a lot of time reviewing Sean Murphy’s Punk Rock Jesus but here are a couple of thoughts. Artwork: Good imagery but difficult to follow because of the lack of colour. To depict the dark and gritty future we are left with vast swathes of black in which we have to
When Harold Ramis died it was a sad day for me. He was one of the actors in some of the first films I ever watched. As I sit typing away at my work on inculturation and Anglican liturgy I have Ghostbusters on the TV to keep me company. I had forgotten all about this
It has been an interesting week for Church of England clergy and the poor in the newspapers. Revd Simon Cross is undertaking a 40 day hunger strike fast through lent to highlight the plight of the poor in the United Kingdom. In a national move to mark the beginning of lent, 27 Bishops penned an