Posts Tagged: Outdoor worship

Mysteries and Miracles

With the ending of some of the Covid restrictions we could once more meet in the Bandstand our spiritual home since September 2009. Not since March 2020 had we all been together under one roof, even if we have plenty of ventilation with open sides.    The joy of meeting outdoors and experiencing the changes… Read more »

Hidden Beauty and God’s Bounty

We gathered under the twisted beach tree beside the river on this glorious sunny morning Psalms 8, 19 & 50 selection The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.  They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into all the earth,… Read more »

Epiphany 2020

Epiphany means to be revealed, it is associated with the visit of the Magi (wise men) to the infant Jesus when God revealed himself to the world through the incarnation. It is therefore Christ revealed to the Gentiles. According to Matthew 2:11 the Magi brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. In the Western Church… Read more »

Francis and the Wolf

Inspired by last weeks Franciscan Benediction that Paul shared with us from Work of the People * and Richard Rohr Centre for Action and Contemplation* talking about St Francis of Assisi in the context of non violence and peacemaking, I was inspired to be a bit Franciscan this morning. https://www.theworkofthepeople.com/ A Franciscan Benediction  https://cac.org/ Daily… Read more »

The Divine Dance

Following last weeks Third Space I tried to use as few words as possible and allow some time for contemplation. We were also going to be very Franciscan so we began with: The Canticle of the Creatures Most High, all powerful, good Lord, to you be praise, glory, honour and all blessing.       … Read more »