calm before the storm

Apologies for the lack of posts on here recently. I'm just back from a very lazy holiday in the Algarve, and this photo pretty much sums up what I did there: Although we did wait briefly for the eschaton while eating some fabulous chicken piri piri: I intend to post a couple of holiday book…

collared

I have to confess that one of my guilty pleasures on days off is reading fashion magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. It’s not so much that I aspire to high fashion, but I find the photography beautiful and can appreciate the creativity and craftsmanship of fine clothes. (There’s a lot that’s wrong with fashion…

sermon: go in peace

Here is the sermon I preached yesterday, 7 July 2013. Isaiah 66.10-14; Psalm 66.1-9; Galatians 1-16; Luke 10.1-11,16-20 + In the name of God: Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer. Amen. As my ordination to the priesthood rapidly approaches, it’s probably natural that I’ve been contemplating my sense of vocation. And as part of that, I have been…