Category Archives: Contemplation

Who is this?

Reminder of the Mystery.  Truth-speaker.  Great bridge-builder.  The space of love between everything. Inherent victory.  The welcoming within.   These are just a few of the descriptions which Father Richard Rohr has used to describe the Holy Spirit.  He wrote … Continue reading

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Beginning again

I have been reading an Advent book “Waiting on the Word – a poem a day for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany” by Malcolm Guite.  Somehow, in response I found a poem of my own forming… RESTART   we are always … Continue reading

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I am making all things new

Art in pain.  This is the story of Anthony LaMarca.  As he faced bone marrow transplant, his family made him a painting, which he made into a song. Story and song here http://www.sparkandecho.org/all-things-new_anthony-lamarca/  

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Art, faith and Refugees

  This installation “flight” hangs from the roof of St James’ church, with 3 forlorn lifebelts inside it. Installed over the Christmas period, the three lifejackets evoke the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt and ask the viewer to … Continue reading

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Meditating on Art – Sieger Koder

Sieger Koder experienced active service as a soldier in WW2, then imprisonment as a Prisoner of War.  Returning from this, he trained in art and worked as a teacher for some years, before training and serving as a priest in … Continue reading

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Another view of Christmas

serendipity (noun) – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” I don’t regularly listen to Radio 2, but flicking through the channels while driving home last Thursday morning I came … Continue reading

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Art and liturgical year

Advent…. Easter…. looking for visual ideas for church? Check out this magazine-on-computer, crammed with visual creativity

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