On the Mountain Top #pisky

I was in our congregations in St Mary’s, Birnam, and St Columba’s, Stanley today.  It was time to rekindle vision.  And the transfiguration readings were a good opportunity for doing that.

This is what I said

Unfortunately as I listened to the readings a first time … and then a second time … particularly the bit where the disciples who were with Jesus on the mountain top search around for something which they can usefully do, I found my mind drawn back as so often to my favourite bits from Father Ted.  In this case, it was the episode where there is a crisis because Father Dougal is on a milk float which has a bomb on board.  ‘What shall we do?  What shall we do?’ they say.  ‘Let’s say Mass …. ‘

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