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Pastures new

It’s been an age since I last wrote anything. Looking back at my last post I wrote: “2013 was a pretty crappy year. 2014 has got to be better.” Well, it didn’t really improve much. I carried on working in … Continue reading

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Liminal Moments

I don’t go in for New Year celebrations very much, and this year won’t be much different. But I have been thinking about the today being a liminal moment as I stand on the cusp of the year.  Life is … Continue reading

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Christmas joy?

This year, Christmas has been a little different for me. I’m on my own for the first time in 10 years, so I’ve not done much celebrating. As I’m not off work until the new year I’ve done a little … Continue reading

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Harsh Words

The last couple of weeks I’ve been feeling pretty low. The current parish continues to be a difficult place to be and the job search is slow and currently fairly fruitless. I seem to have descended into a state of … Continue reading

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Can we remember what we’re remembering?

This sunday I was not in my own parish, or indeed ministering in any parish. I won’t go into the reasons now, but I found myself at a Parish Eucharist somewhere I had never been before. I didn’t know the … Continue reading

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Is it just me?

I decided to do a little investigating of my own. I’ve been hugely frustrated about many things in my ministry here but most often about the provision of the pastoral offices. As well as myself there is another full-time Priest … Continue reading

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Buy a Priest a Beer

International Buy a Priest a Beer Day! | The Catholic Gentleman. Ok, so I’m not a Roman Catholic (but I would argue that I am Catholic…) and the language is a little bit gendered, but I think this is a … Continue reading

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