Monthly Archives: June 2012

Anniversaries

June is a month of anniversaries – 6th June was the 8th of my ordination as a priest, 13th was the 6th of my institution as rector of Castlecaulfield and Donaghmore, and today (28th) the 9th of my ordination as … Continue reading

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Sermon – Mark 4.26-34 – 17th June 2012 (Trinity 2)

Sometimes I read a passage of scripture and think to myself, that’s very straightforward, very simple, I wonder how I’m going to make a sermon out of it. The parables are like that, simple stories with a straightforward point… or … Continue reading

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Sermon – 2nd Cor 4:13-5:1 & Mark 3:20-35 – Trinity 1 (B), 10th June 2012

This morning’s readings present us with a series of vivid and powerful images – St Paul contrasts the earthly tent with the building from God, our outer and inner natures, our earthly and heavenly lives – and Mark in one … Continue reading

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Jubilee, Ordination, Corpus Christi

Last night St Michael’s was packed with people from far and near to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. It was a tribute to one who has given her life, wholly and completely, to the service of others. It was good … Continue reading

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