/February 2019 Articles


The February edition of New Directions will be heading to the printers as we begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This annual fixture in the life of the church was instigated and developed by Anglo-Catholics who understood that [...]

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Corpus Christi

John Gayford explores the history and practice of the feast of the Blessed Sacrament   It was at the Last Supper that Our Lord Jesus Christ instituted the Eucharist, but the Thursday before Good Friday (Maundy Thursday) is filled liturgically [...]

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Stepping Out of Ourselves

John Culley explains the work of the Templar Pilgrimage Trust   At Santiago de Compostela in 2010, Pope Benedict said: ‘To go on pilgrimage is not simply to visit a place to admire its treasures of nature, art or history. [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Taking On The World   Andy Hawes   Many of the people I meet in my ministry share thoughts of being isolated and marginalized by their Christian life. They say things like: ‘I feel that I’m not understood’; ‘I feel [...]

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Happy Anniversary

Luke Miller explains a mutual flourishing in the Diocese of London   Just over a year ago, on 18 December 2017, it was announced that Bishop Sarah was to be the new Bishop of London. As we scurried through the [...]

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Eden in Camden

Guy Willis explains a green project in the heart of London   An inner London garden might sound like an unlikely mission field, but that is just what a place like the St Paul’s Camden Square woodland garden can be. [...]

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The Fullness of Faith

Robert Beaken reports on the Richborough Eucharistic Congress   Bishop Norman mused as he welcomed everyone that the conference really ought to be called the Richborough International Eucharistic Conference because, amongst others, it was attended by a Lutheran bishop from [...]

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Food, Glorious Food!

Alan Smith discusses post-Brexit agricultural policy   The prospect of Brexit being implemented in some form or other makes it timely to consider the national policy for agriculture. It is not a necessary consequence that we should go for unconditional [...]

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