Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Prodigal Son and the New Years Honours List

The Prodigal Son (Luke 15, 11-32) is one of the best loved of Jesus’s parables. Some theologians believe that if the entire New Testament was lost, apart from this parable, we would still have the whole Gospel. But in Anglican … Continue reading

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Holy Places?

There have been lots of funny comments about the (annual) fight which broke out between priests of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox Churches at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The Church Mouse wrote “Easy to confuse the annual … Continue reading

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BCP Anniversary 2012

2012 marks the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, known usually by its date or the initials BCP. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas sermon, criticised by people who obviously hadn’t read it as ‘political’, concentrated mostly on … Continue reading

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Shawl Ministry

Soon after I was diagnosed with cancer, my American namesake sent me a shawl, knitted in lovely soft wool. It came with a prayer attached; “May the peace which passes all understanding surround you. May the healing power of God … Continue reading

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New Blog – My Word

A new blog by Preacherwoman for comment on world and church matters

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