Category Archives: Theology

Epiphany – the Gift which Lasts for Ever

I hope you have had a very happy Christmas! We celebrate today the feast of Epiphany when we remember the visit of the wise men and their gifts (which may have started the whole present giving thing!) How many of … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Readings

    The Holy Bible is a unique collection of writings expressing, in a variety of styles and forms, the experience of the divine as recorded by the people of Israel over more than a thousand years of their history. … Continue reading

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Meditation on a rosary

Prayer Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality – finding God in all things

St. Ignatius of Loyola Ignatius was born a nobleman but rejected a military career in favour of a life as a mendicant (a monk without possessions) and priest.  His zeal for the mission of the church and his personal charisma … Continue reading

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A Daily Message from Richard Rohr

Fans of Richard Rohr may be interested in this website by which he offers a daily meditation to get you thinking spiritually in the morning. I thought this one was particularly good Centre for Action and Contemplation http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Richard-Rohr-s-Meditation–A-Prayer-to-Know-Presence.html?soid=1103098668616&aid=I9H80m3M_Hc       … Continue reading

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Some initial thoughts on the Bible

The Bible stretches back to the beginning of the world and forward to the end of time  – what other document does this? In between comes a series of variations on a theme – that theme is the rise and … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study – noon on Saturdays at The Tree, Box Hill

Beginning 25th May, Charlie Holme and Chris Hancock will be leading a regular Saturday gathering to discuss the readings set to be read in church the following day (Sunday). We meet at 12:00 at The Box on Box Hill Road … Continue reading

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Taking the Road to Emmaus

This week we travel with St. Luke down the road to Emmaus. Notice how the story mirrors the pattern of the Eucharist: – first we meet with fellow travellers on life’s road – then we listen to scripture and hear … Continue reading

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The Naked Now by Richard Rohr – articles by Charlie Holme

Richard Rohr articles by Charlie Holme – Part one: “Thinking Differently”

Our Parishioner Charlie Holme has been reading “The Naked Now” by theologian Richard Rohr and has written a series of articles based on his reactions to this stimulating book.

You can find Charlie’s article by following the link and you can find the book  Amazon by following the link below

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Naked-Now-Learning-Mystics/dp/0824525434/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347906549&sr=8-1

 

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Meditations on “I am the true vine” – Easter 5 Year B

Our Gospel is taken from the long “Farewell Discourse” (John 14-17) where Jesus addresses his disciples at length immediately before his arrest and execution In the midst of this rich and at times difficult passage we have an extended metaphor … Continue reading

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