/January 1999 Articles

MILLENNIUM EXPERIENCE

by April Heavisides Hi! I'm April and for the next twelve exciting months, as we prepare for the Millennium Experience, I will be sharing this column with you. Now I know what you are thinking: Millennium (yawn, yawn, yawn); all [...]

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OUR FATHER

Beginning a series of reflections on the meaning of the Lord's Prayer, Geoffrey Kirk asks: What's in a name? OUR FATHER who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. How are we to name God? In a Communion where liturgies [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

LIGHT IN MID-WINTER MUCH OF OUR CHRISTMAS celebration and its customs is interwoven with our country's pagan past. The Holly and the Ivy imitate the fecund art of the Celts, the celebration of the coming of light in the mid-winter [...]

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BRICKS WITHOUT STRAW

Warwick Whelan details some of the implications, for Chaplains, of recent NHS restructuring. Hospital Chaplaincy, like other forms of 'Sector Ministry', has often been viewed with circumspection by parochial clergy. For many years it was seen as a convenient way [...]

2017-06-16T17:29:21+00:00 January 1999 Articles|

30 DAYS

HOT PURSUIT When the western liberal bishops limped away from the Lambeth Conference the air was rank with recriminations. The invincible arrogance of the benighted black bishops, the superstitious fundamentalism of the third worlders etc, etc. Unfortunately for the hubristic [...]

2017-06-16T17:28:24+00:00 January 1999 Articles|

COMMENT

Last month in Southwark Cathedral was a marvellous day for our people, for Bishop Michael Houghton and his family and for Bishop Andy Radford and his family and supporters. Good will within and between the two integrities was shown forth [...]

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