The stories of Christmas Eve

Text: Luke 2:1-20 (Jesus is born) On Friday evening at a Family Christmas Singsong here at Mill Woods, Wendy Edey told us a story about the carol “Silent Night.” It was local, being about the Christmas Eve services that have been held here at 15 Grand Meadow Crescent since 1992; it was touching in that … [Read more…]

The gestation of hope

Text: Luke 1:1-25 (the birth of John the Baptist foretold) One of the ideas that I’m discussing with the Ministry and Personnel Committee for a sabbatical in 2019 is a silent retreat. I have never experienced one, although I know several people who speak highly of them. I am investigating two Catholic centres, one in … [Read more…]