August 2021 Homily

Beautiful game to Astrolabe ! At the risk of repeating myself… I am not a great fan of football! However, I used to be in the 70s in the heyday when Leeds United were at the top of the tree under the legendary Don Revie with players such as Allan Clarke, Terry Cooper,...

July 2021 Homily

35! Million or Billion? Not blessed with great mathematical skills, I do however manage to stay in credit and I do also know the difference between 35 million and 35 billion. Still, I guess it’s an easy mistake to make and, since we are talking money, these are...

June 2021 Homily

Happy 60th ! Not me – I can beat that by a few (!) – nor anyone I know personally … However,  these would certainly know: Dr Agnès Callamard, Ahmet Altan, Paing Phyo Minh, Soon Tabuni, Anwar al-Bunni, Sabir Zazai, Moses Akatugba, Jani Silva, Loujain al-Hathloul,...

May 2021 Homily

  2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where...

April Homily 2021

Homily for April 2021 Know words! 1 Corinthians 14:6-11 Now, brothers and sisters, if I come to you speaking in tongues, how will I benefit you unless I speak to you in some revelation or knowledge or prophecy or teaching?  It is the same way with lifeless instruments...

March 2021 Homily

Homily for March 2021 Mums! The Word! 9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my...

January 2021 Homily

Homily for January 2021 New beginnings? “What we call the beginning is often the end And to make an end is to make a new beginning” T S Eliot: “Little Gidding” As we approach a New Year, it is traditional, customary and indeed natural to look back: to reflect on past...

December 2020 Homily

Homily for December 2020   Lengths, breadths and depths! Is it not true that some of God’s creatures go to extraordinary lengths, depths or breadths to maintain or fulfil their existence? Is it not also true, that to whatever depth we descend, to whatever length...

November 2020 Homily

Homily for November 2020   7, 14, 16, 32…. Complete the sequence! Hope Springs Eternal ! “Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.” ― Alexander...

September 2020 Homily

Beard Theology Rules!   Scripture: Matthew 22:34-40 (NIV) Wider reading from:  Leviticus Deuteronomy  Recently we enjoyed a family break for a week in North Elmham, North Norfolk, to some extent at least trying to follow the messages from Government, encouraging...