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Ghostly Counsel

Thinking about sin Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House One of the ways I help children understand what the word ‘Sin’ means is to think about ‘S’ standing for being ‘selfish’; when we think only of what [...]


The unchanging message Arthur Middleton In a sermon, Lancelot Andrewes charges those who are rich, that having wealth to do good, they must do it. If they fail to do it then they cannot claim to have any faith or [...]

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the origins of the English Bible and its historical precedents The English Bible has played an important part in Anglican devotion. Today it is hard to imagine that until 1536, the possession of an English Bible could [...]

The Religious Life

Mary Michael CHC provides an update on initial steps towards the promotion of vocations to the Religious Life Fr Peter cswg and I were very moved by the response to my comments from the floor at the National Assembly concerning [...]

views, reviews and previews

THE MYSTERY OF APPEARANCE Conversations between 10 British Post-War Painters Haunch of Venison, London 7 December–18 February 2012 Admission free GRAHAM SUTHERLAND An Unfinished World MOMA, Oxford Until 18 March 2012 Admission free NOW AT 103 New Bond St, the [...]

Holy Unction

Medieval life could be short and brutally terminated. Anointing the sick perhaps inevitably became associated with Extreme Unction, vividly illustrated on the Seven Sacrament Fonts of Norfolk and Suffolk (ND January 2011 and June 2011). Depicting the anointing presented problems [...]

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