/March 2019 Articles

A Triangle of Forces

Alan Smith questions the wisdom of referenda   The question of our relations with the free countries of Europe has bedevilled British politics for the last 60 years or so. Initially this applied only to Western Europe but, since the [...]

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They Have No Wine

Julian Browning reflects on Jesus’ first miracle   At a recent carol service I sang ‘Why, impious Herod’ which tells the three traditional Epiphany stories: the three wise men; Jesus being baptised and being washed in the flowing Jordan; and [...]

2019-04-01T12:08:46+00:00 March 2019 Articles|

A Saint For Our Time?

Michael Fisher reflects on the life and legacy of Saint Chad   On St Chad’s Day, 2 March 2017, the Diocese of Lichfield adopted a new motto: ‘Come follow Christ in the footsteps of St Chad.’ More often than not, [...]

2019-04-01T12:08:16+00:00 March 2019 Articles|

Ghostly Counsel

Scarred   Andy Hawes   Lent: a time for self-examination and a time for seeking renewal in discipleship. In this time of new beginnings Christians will inevitably find themselves turning over old ground.  In Lent we can find ourselves unearthing [...]

2019-04-01T12:07:43+00:00 March 2019 Articles|

George Austin

Following the news of the Venerable George Austin’s death we reproduce this interview by Robbie Low from January 1999   Where did you begin? ‘I was born in Bury in Lancashire in 1931. It was a typical mill town - [...]

2019-04-01T12:07:18+00:00 March 2019 Articles|

Renewal and Reform

William Nye sets out what part we might play   I am going to talk about the work of the Archbishops’ Council, and I am going to focus in particular on the work known as ‘Renewal and Reform.’ Some of [...]

2019-04-01T12:06:33+00:00 March 2019 Articles|

The First Step to Walsingham

Will Tupman on his first pilgrimage to England’s Nazareth   Just over a couple of months ago, I made my very first visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, a particularly sacred place in Norfolk affectionately known as [...]

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