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Chaplaincy at Canterbury Christ Church

Vocations mean more than jobs!

Sunday the 3rd May 2020 was vocations Sunday. The point in the church’s year where we all stop to think about our vocations in the light of our Christian beliefs. For our Roman Catholic brothers and sisters’ vocations Sunday is a more significant event. Minsters and monasteries traditionally open their doors to the faithful that…
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Thoughts from the Isolation Sofa V

The sermons of Hope…. For approximately the last three years, my academic work has evolved around examining sermons from the 18th and 19th century. These sermons provide a unique insight into the time they were written. From the series of Lenten sermons given in Lombard Street by the Christian Socialists in the 19th century, to…
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Thoughts from the isolation sofa IV

The Church has left the building, but God has not left the Church. I will confess that this week has been particularly difficult. It has brought the ravages of Covid-19 in its complete unadulterated nastiness too close to my desk for me to feel comfortable or untouched.  Although we are all healthy, sadly that cannot…
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Thoughts from the isolation sofa…………II

Chaplaincy, still here and still supporting………. How are you this week? Struggling to find your feet? Struggling to complete simple tasks? Struggling not to be snappy? Struggling to find meaning in studies or work? Can I assure you that you are not alone and it is completely natural to feel like this. You have to…
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