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Breaking the habits of a lifetime

I’ve always been deeply committed to building ecumenical relationships. That’s partly because it seemed to be essential – I almost said ‘a matter of life and death’ – among the divisions of Northern Ireland. It’s also because denominationalism is profoundly … Continue reading

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Believing in God. #pisky

http://scottishchristian.com/one-in-50-anglican-clergy-dont-believe-in-god-scottish-episcopalians-are-most-sceptical/ I recently found myself starting to complete one of these surveys. By the time I reached Q4, I stopped and binned it. There were two reasons for that. Firstly the relatively small size of our church means that any … Continue reading

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Harvest at Glamis Castle

Something a little different today – Harvest Thanksgiving with the congregation in the Chapel at Glamis Castle and with the Chaplain, Canon Dr Joe Morrow. Glamis is famous as the childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. … Continue reading

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With the Celtic Bishops

Our meeting with the Bishops of the Church of Ireland and the Church in Wales is one of the better events in the calendar. A slight Celtic vagueness means that I a not quite sure whether it happens every two … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

Like me, you will be watching events in Hong Kong with great concern. None of this F&O course comes out of nowhere, I took this photo in the Autumn of 2012. Protestors are occupying an urban flyover. The police have … Continue reading

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Seated

The Camino was all very well. But I’m a cyclist at heart. You get your exercise sitting down – and you get to freewheel on the downhills which is a but difficult when you are walking. This is National Cycle … Continue reading

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With the Church of Ireland

A quick trip to Dublin to preach in St Patrick’s Cathedral – the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland – in the centre of the city. The Service marked the start of the Academic Year for Church of Ireland … Continue reading

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A Referendum Thought #pisky #anglican

Thought for the Day on BBC Scotland this morning

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Reconciling Scotland – the local church. #pisky #Anglican

All over Scotland today, local congregations are meeting for the first time since the Referendum vote. Passions are running high. We’ve just lived through a moment at which many of the things which matter most to us about our country … Continue reading

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Finished!

Well we got there. We think we did about 110k in five days. A bit much for the feet – but very good for contact and friendship. We went to the Cqthedral is evening and saw the mighty thurible in … Continue reading

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