Westminster Bridge bookmarks two heritage sites, one – the ‘Mother of all Parliaments’ – and the other, the residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Lambeth Palace. Justin Welby spoke to the House of Lords, on the north bank of the River Thames, the day after the ‘incident’ happened. Continue reading “Westminster Bridge”
I’m not a scientist or a cosmologist – far from it – but I do get a floaty feeling when my thoughts turn to the skies. A few very articulate physicists have become quite media savvy and are able to share mind-bendingly über numbers, scales and measurements conveying a human perspective on the grandness of space. Continue reading “Equilux”
Jesus, Love of all loving, you were always in me and I was forgetting you. You were in my heart of hearts and I was looking for you elsewhere. When I kept myself far from you, you were waiting for me. And now I dare to tell you: Risen Christ, you are my life.
I confide that I, alongside a growing cohort, know quite a lot about the difficulties and challenges of being a parish priest today. Experiencing the pain and vulnerability of various people, both within the church and from those on the outside, is part of the priestly calling. This is a demanding task – absorbing the angst and unprocessed anger of individuals, even communities. Continue reading ““Look… how they love one another!””