Homilies

Pie Night

If you know anything about our Tristan, you will be aware of his love of food and his extraordinary ability to seek out and destroy anything put before him on a plate. However, he also has an amazing talent for finding great offers on food and drink. One of his...

Thursday June 18th Reflection

Every week in our Sunday worship on Facebook we conclude the time together by saying these words; Peace Prayer of St Francis Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.Where there is hatred, let me sow love.Where there is injury, pardon.Where there is doubt,...

Tuesday June 16th Reflection

Be joyful in hope Patient in affliction Faithful in prayer Romans 12:12 I am ashamed to confess that I am one of the most impatient people - ask my family. For example as soon as I pick up my needles to begin a new knitting project I can’t wait to get it finished to...

Monday June 15th Reflection

2 Corinthians 12:9-11 New International Version (NIV) 9 But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. 10 That is...

Friday June 12th Reflection

Timothy calls us to fight the good fight of faith in 1Timothy 6:12 But what is the good fight? Is it a fight born of anger, revenge of pain or vanity? Or is it the desire for justice, based on faith and with the only purpose to bring glory to God and not ourselves? At...

Tuesday June 9th Reflection

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1 I am a hot head by nature and anger has been one of my flaws as long as I can remember. I am reminded of two pieces of wisdom that I was given...

Monday June 8th Reflection

I often joke that my head is so full of knitting patterns I can’t fit any more information into it. But actually life can be like that can’t it? We carry so many burdens with us that we not only become weary, but we leave no room for the new - for the good stuff that...

Friday June 5th Reflection

The new normal seems to have settled into our lives and made itself at home, so much so that I find it hard to imagine what my life looked like before lockdown. My life follows a new pattern and my role has been reshaped to work in such a time as this. Ironically it...

Thursday June 4th Reflection

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth." -Mark Twain One of the things that I have found most challenging during the first weeks of lockdown was the live videos on a Sunday morning....

Wednesday June 3rd Reflection

During the last few years in my career as a teacher we switched to purple pens of positivity to mark students work. At the end of the piece of work our policy was to give our students two stars and a wish - two things the student did well and something they could...