#448 Lovely #sunsets at Cuddesdon remind me of how privileged I am to be able to afford the time to bask in the beauty of #God and #creation. #grateful
#438 #hospitality today in the form of #openday. It is always a #pleasure to welcome prospective ordinands into this space that we are privileged to look after! Today I #pray for all exploring #priestlyvocations as well as those discerning next steps. May they hear God's voice above all else. Amen.
#399 #day17 of placement involved a funeral preparation visit. Having been involved in a #funeral in the first week of placement, along with this has given me a real sense of the importance and privilege of #funeralministry. It seems to be one huge act of #service to a family, both in getting the preparations right,... Continue Reading →
Privilege of presence
#342 The #privilege of #presence, sitting and praying with those in the end stages of life. "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid." #John14v27
#340 #ordinationofpriests #dioceseofleicester The #privilege of the priestly ministry! Prayers for all ordained #priest today.
#296 As sacristan duty comes to an end, this is the last time I will prepare for the morning #Eucharist. It is a real #privilege to work behind the scenes, and to quietly #serve - I've enjoyed it immensely!
Service as slowing down
#292 Last week and this week I have the privilege of serving in my community as duty chapel #sacristan It is a wonderful, quiet act of #service to keep the chapel tidy and make sure all is in place for each service - it's also a little worrying when you forget something! It is teaching... Continue Reading →
Call to prayer
#280 Whilst this might sound a bit odd to anyone who doesn't live in a theological college, I love the #calltoprayer each day. Being encouraged to get out of bed and meet with God, whilst easier now it's lighter, is a lovely way to begin the day. Equally being reminded to stop the tasks of... Continue Reading →
#217 Yesterday we were visited by students from Al-Maktoum College. The college aim is to bridge cultures and understanding between Muslims and western cultures, and the students have clearly embraced that aim. It was a real #privilege to encounter women who were passionate to #embracesimilarities between different faiths and #dispelstereotypes perpetuated by the media which... Continue Reading →