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The Genie is Out of The Bottle

The Genie is Out of The Bottle

My first two parishes were in rural areas where fellow priests were twenty-five miles away. Things changed when I moved to my present parish. The mother parish had three priests on staff not including the mission priests. Even better they were all members of the apostolic clergy group. This was a group made up of Orthodox, Roman and Anglican [...]

In The News

CofE rejects Bishops’ Report: The Church of England’s General Synod has rejected a report by the Church’s bishops which restated the Christian belief that marriage was between a man and a woman. The report failed to gain approval in all three Houses of the General Synod, losing in the House of Clergy with 93 voting in favor and 100 against. [...]

Fighting Temptation

Fighting Temptation

In the martial arts there are many ways to block a punch. Some are gentle and some are not so gentle. For instance, there is a block used against a punch to the body. Your opponent’s wrist is trapped in the crook of your elbow then you pivot and with the forearm of the other arm you strike you opponent’s elbow. It is brutal. When students [...]

Make a Right Beginning of Lent

Make a Right Beginning of Lent

Ash Wednesday is a new beginning – a new beginning in our relationship with the Living God as followers of Jesus Christ. Ash Wednesday is a new beginning, as it is the first day of Lent – sometimes called the “spring-time of the soul.” It is a solemn day of fasting and penitence, when every member of the Church is called to repent of his [...]