/April 2009 Articles

devotional

Betrayals and denials Chris Collins Deep in Johns account of the Passion is the question placed on Pilate's lips: 'What is truth?' Like all the many details in John's Gospel, the writer wants us to ponder on this question - [...]

2017-10-02T14:27:15+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

devotional

Betrayals and denials Chris Collins Deep in Johns account of the Passion is the question placed on Pilate's lips: 'What is truth?' Like all the many details in John's Gospel, the writer wants us to ponder on this question - [...]

2017-10-02T14:26:42+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

devotional

Betrayals and denials Chris Collins Deep in Johns account of the Passion is the question placed on Pilate's lips: 'What is truth?' Like all the many details in John's Gospel, the writer wants us to ponder on this question - [...]

2017-10-02T14:26:17+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

Ghostly Counsel

The father of lies Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House One of the biggest problems I have in talking with individuals about life in the Spirit is that they have no concept of 'spiritual conflict'. A person's [...]

2017-10-02T14:25:21+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

Lay presidency

Paul Griffin defends the traditional understanding of the Eucharist against an interpretation that would support the idea of lay presidency The Archbishop of Sydney's support for Lay Presidency at the Eucharist has a certain appeal to the modern mind. It [...]

2017-10-02T14:23:54+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

The hypercubic body

Though to many he is offensive and blasphemous Margaret Laird finds much that is stimulating and devotional in the paintings of Salvador Dali Salvador Dali was never wholly accepted by the Surrealists, although his painting, like their work, was full [...]

2017-10-02T14:23:29+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

An honourable call

Opposition to women bishops can be found in every generation, and notably among the recently ordained, as Philip Corbett explains During the General Synod debate in February Mr Kevin Carey, a synod member for the Chichester Diocese, made the following [...]

2017-10-02T14:23:03+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

‘Words, words, words’

George Austin on the role of the history of words and their meanings in past and present conflicts in the Church Words contain pictures, emotions, ideas, yes; but words also carry history. In York, for instance, the history is of [...]

2017-10-02T14:21:22+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

The audacious call

Richard Norman explains why the religious life should be taken seriously by those exploring vocation The evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity and obedience seem to me to be best summed up in one key idea: the idea of audacity. Priests-religious, [...]

2017-10-02T14:20:11+00:00 April 2009 Articles|

All for Christ

Fr Peter CSWG looks at the reasons why some forms of the religious life attract widespread interest and describes some of the work carried out by RooT to provide the public with information on this subject Four years ago a [...]

2017-10-02T14:19:22+00:00 April 2009 Articles|