Advent 1 Year B Isaiah 64:1-9; 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9; Mark 13: 24 -37 “O that you would tear open the heavens and come down.” *********** Welcome to the Year of Mark, and we’re in with a bang. It is the Passover week and Jesus takes his seat on the Mount of Olives overlooking Jerusalem. […]
“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” In the name of the Father… How weary Jesus must have been of that word “greatest”. “Which commandment in the law is the greatest?” “Are you greater than our ancestor Jacob?” “The disciples disputed among themselves as to which one of them was the greatest.” Time […]
(1 Thess. 1:1-10, Matt 22:15-22) I had a dream – this week. Not at all like Dr Martin Luther King’s, or anything like Joseph’s in the Book of Genesis. I had looked at the readings for today earlier in the week, and then another day during my morning meditation, I’m afraid I nodded off. […]
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“Many are called but few are chosen.” Matthew 22: 14 The parable we have just heard is one of the oddest parables in the Gospel. You do not need to be very clever to see the problems. First, we have a king whom we naturally assume must represent God. But this king is not a […]
Matthew 21.23-32 The Priests and elders who encounter Jesus in the temple can’t bring themselves to say John the Baptist is not from God. That’s because they are afraid of the crowd. They think he is clearly from God. Why does the crowd see things differently? The simple thing is that they get it. They […]
Song From Dawn to Dusk Friday 13 October – 7pm Doors open at 6.40pm Organist – Darius Battiwalla Tickets – £10 on the door (cash only please)Under 18s FreePrice includes interval drink The concert will be held in the Church. Please access the church from the middle gates (signage will be positioned at the gate) […]
During Holy Week 2024 many of the CR brothers will be out in parishes across the country, working alongside local clergy delivering addresses and participating in liturgies. If your parish would like to welcome a brother for Holy Week, we would welcome invitations from the parish priest. Please contact us for more information.
We are seeking a Library Assistant to support the ongoing cataloguing project at the Community of the Resurrection Library. The role will involve classification and cataloguing of theological areas of the collection, data input and maintenance of data in the Library Management System (ACCESSIT). In addition, the Library Assistant will aid in the recruitment process […]
Syro-Phoenician woman – Trinity 11 2023 The story we have just heard would make a powerful scene in a film. Jesus has gone out of his home territory into an alien area. A woman appears and starts shouting, going on about her daughter. In the actual Greek of the gospel story, she shouts what we […]