Tag: #Chaplainslife

Advent 1.

This week’s verse comes from the Prophet Isaiah, from those great verses that foreshadow the coming of Christ ‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord,    make straight in the desert a highway for our God……’ Strangely this is one of my favourite verses in the Bible. It is a verse that is always…
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The Importance of Remembrance.

Dr Martin Watts. School of Humanities and Educational Studies. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month in 1918, the guns fell silent as an Armistice was declared that ended the immediate sacrifice and slaughter of the First World War. This was also known as the Great War, up to then…
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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 III

I don’t want to forget.………. How are you this week? I hope that you have all taken time to get use to the ‘new normal’. We are aware as a Chaplaincy team that new normal has meant increased workload; financial pressures; worries over food and heightened concerns for family and friends for many people. Please…
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