/April 2014 Articles

editorial

Now is not the time to give up or to give in. As we move forward in the legislative process it is important that we as a constituency keep our nerve and keep together. It is only natural that there [...]

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editorial

Part of being a Catholic in the Church of England is recognizing that we are part of something larger and wider. We relate to the churches of East and West and we draw upon those traditions as well as our [...]

2017-10-10T18:42:54+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

touching place

St Idloes, Llanidloes, Powys Llanidloes is an attractive small market town in mid-Wales. From the outside, its parish church looks nothing out of the ordinary, with its rugged 14th c. tower and pyramidal timber belfry typical of the Marches on [...]

2017-10-10T18:42:29+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

the way we live now

Christopher Smith writes about the French Revolutionary Calendar on the Dandelion of Sprouty It does please me that, however much I may moan about the secularization of modern Britain, the ecclesiastical Calendar won’t lie down and die. In spite of [...]

2017-10-10T18:41:56+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

SECULAR LITURGIES

Outside the bubble Tom Sutcliffe on two thrilling Welsh National Opera productions Outside London, opera in the UK is either all about touring – which is the governing factor in the life of Leeds-based Opera North, the Welsh National Opera [...]

2017-10-10T18:41:26+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

devotional

The Keeping of Lent John Keble What you feel about Lent is, I imagine, what all, or almost all, feel, who set themselves to observe it in earnest; even though they are ever so much guided: how to do it, [...]

2017-10-10T18:40:32+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the character of the pastoral office Thomas Oden, an American Methodist theologian, in his Care of Souls in the Classical Tradition, claims that in the last fifty years or more the classical tradition of pastoral care has [...]

2017-10-10T18:40:03+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

Ghostly Counsel

Outdoor learning Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Apart from the hours in the upper room the events of Holy Week and Easter are all outdoors. This is true of a great part of Jesus’ ministry. It [...]

2017-10-10T18:39:03+00:00 April 2014 Articles|

Bias to the poor

The Bishop of Burnley on the growing gap between rich and poor and the radical action needed to address it Jurgen Multmann, a great theologian, said, A‘ nation will be ultimately judged by the manner in which it cares for [...]

2017-10-10T18:38:37+00:00 April 2014 Articles|