/May 2020 Articles

St Stephen’s Lewisham

Ailsa Temple remembers Geoffrey Kirk as a parish priest On reading Fr Davage’s history of the Parish of St Stephen’s it appears obvious that in 1981 Fr Geoffrey Kirk was parachuted into a time of dissention and general irritability, with [...]

2020-06-10T13:32:06+00:00 May 2020 Articles|

A Giant in the Land

Geoffrey Kirk 10 December 1945 - 10 April 2020 (Good Friday) Stephen Parkinson remembers his friend Geoffrey Kirk I first set eyes upon Geoffrey Kirk in 1993 – on May Day, to be precise – in a room hidden in [...]

2020-06-10T13:31:28+00:00 May 2020 Articles|

Keeping up Appearances

Simon Morris considers episcopal correspondence Docetism, you may recall, is the heresy that Jesus only appeared to be human but was not substantially so. The Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England seem to have embraced a new twenty-first [...]

2020-06-10T13:29:18+00:00 May 2020 Articles|

Time to Sow in the North

A statement from the Northern Bishops of The Society of Saint Wilfrid and Saint Hilda As the three Society Bishops based in the Province of York, we welcome the Time to Sow in the North report produced by St John’s College, [...]

2020-06-10T13:28:34+00:00 May 2020 Articles|

Was it ever thus?

Ian McCormack onsiders what we might learn from the past On 27th March 2020, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York wrote to the clergy of the Church of England. The letter included these words:  ‘We are in a time of [...]

2020-06-10T13:27:16+00:00 May 2020 Articles|