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Mary Magdalene and Easter

Mary Magdalene and Easter

By Marianne Dorman Apostola Apostolorum (Apostle of the Apostles) – an evangelist not only to the bewildered disciples behind shut doors but also to us at Eastertide. When we first meet in the Lucan Gospel the one who will be bearer of the news of the risen Christ to the disciples, she has been healed by Jesus of her severe illness. If seven [...]

A Desert Experience

A Desert Experience

A common occurrence in the early Church was for men and women to go into the desert to live as hermits in order to discern the will of God and to be at one with Him. They had come to realize that so much of their living had become extra baggage. Was not living according to Christ, meant to be simple, very simple indeed? Antony, one of the more [...]

Mark Frank and Christmass

Mark Frank and Christmass

  One of the least known of the Caroline Divines is Mark Frank, yet his sermons are in my mind the high-water mark of preaching amongst these Divines in the seventeenth century. Like Andrewes he was a Pembroke graduate, fellow and an eventual master, howbeit but briefly before his death after the Restoration. Unfortunately for the [...]