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Our thanks to John Salmon for allowing us to use his photographs of the Society of Mary May Devotion. Edward Lewis is the vicar of St Mary, Kenton and Chaplain to HM The Queen. Clare Williams shops on the high [...]

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letters to the editor

Anglo-Catholic Socialism From Mr Kenneth Powell Julian Mann says that Britain is governed by ‘socially Marxist political correctness’ – is this a description of the Tory/LibDem coalition? His rant reeks of the neo-liberal American right – he is broadly in [...]

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As New Directions went to press the House of Bishops issued a statement regarding their deliberations on the legislation to allow women to become bishops. There has been one helpful change to the legislation and there will need to be [...]

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30 days

Heresy Corner Sometimes, 30Days just writes itself! Many thanks to our bloke in Sarf London for sight of a recent internal Southwark Diocese mailing: Seeking the Risen Christa - Thursday 28 June - 10.30am-4pm, Trinity House Led by Nicola Slee, [...]

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touching place

St Peter Ad Vincula, Hampton Lucy Not the least of the changes in the Church of England has been the disappearance of the clergy who would spend a lifetime’s ministry in one parish. Here was such a Rector, the Reverend [...]

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Onboard the Carousel Tom Sutcliffe considers a Christian break in the circle erenc Molnar (1878 to 1952) had the Midas touch. A great deal of what he wrote travelled and made money – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel going perhaps furthest. [...]

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Book of the month

In this Jubilee year and month, David Nichol welcomes a revised edition of a book which seeks to emphasize the sacred nature of the British monarchy; a gift which gives us a sense of national identity focused upon God GOD [...]

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the way we live now

Christopher Smith reflects on sixty years of rapid change Like most of the rest of the nation, ND is celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen. No doubt Holborn will not be the only parish to be putting [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Intercession Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Last month’s ‘Ghostly’ about prayer and fasting provoked much discussion and correspondence about the prayer of intercession. Here are few further thoughts. First, we can soon get ourselves in knots [...]

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Finding God in silence Arthur Middleton Finding God in silence is a way of prayer that everyone can practise. Today, some aspects of our living conditions – noise, rush, activism and lack of privacy – make it difficult to pray, [...]

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