/March 2014 Articles

We got it wrong

As we address Lent’s invitation to search out more profoundly our need for forgiveness, that is made all the harder by our living in a culture that barely does penitence. Getting it wrong the way we do is more than [...]

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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 [...]

2017-10-10T18:28:58+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

touching place

Ss Mary and Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill If you travel southwest from Nottingham on the A42, you espy Breedon on the Hill church from miles off, alone on its hilltop. It really does mean what it says on the [...]

2017-10-10T18:28:22+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

The way we live now

Christopher Smith laments the onset of the non-apology apology Cli8DE3_Pic-1In 1995, preparing for ordination and about to move into the curate's house in Wantage, I bought a washing machine from the MEB. As I write, it is still with me, [...]

2017-10-10T18:27:37+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

SECULAR LITURGIES

A little bit of Italian Tom Sutcliffe on disappointing productions of Rigoletto and Don Giovanni Both Rigoletto and Don Giovanni, central opera repertoire works given new productions at English National Opera and Covent Garden, were poorly executed, disappointingly cast, indifferently [...]

2017-10-10T18:26:51+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

devotional

A prayer for all Arthur Middleton ‘Father forgive’ is a prayer for everyone in all ages, for all time. The first to respond was not some learned sage conversant with the Scriptures waiting on God. It was a hardened criminal, [...]

2017-10-10T18:26:09+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the need for a new Oxford Movement Michael Ramsey saw the need for a new Oxford Movement. In North America, Anglicans have responded to the more recent challenge of Cardinal Kasper’s call in England for a new [...]

2017-10-10T18:25:38+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

Honouring Mary Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House For all those who cherish the fullness of the faith, the Feast of the Annunciation of Our Lord (25 March) must be an extra-red letter day. I was appalled [...]

2017-10-10T18:24:56+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

Pastoralia

Margaret Laird writes of a conscientious but unconventional priest in nineteenth-century Cornwall The Christmas messages of both His Holiness Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury urged us to aim at overcoming poverty: a situation which, with determination and generosity, [...]

2017-10-10T18:24:14+00:00 March 2014 Articles|

Mission, PNG-style

Anglican mission in Papua New Guinea has always been founded on preaching, teaching and healing, writes Bishop Peter Ramsden It was on St Lawrence’s Day 1891 when the pioneer Anglican missionaries landed on the huge island north of Australia, part [...]

2017-10-10T18:23:28+00:00 March 2014 Articles|