Monthly Archives: February 2016

and there was evening and morning: a second year

Time flies when the proverbial is happening. In many ways, I still have to pinch myself to remember that I am the Vicar of Bro Cybi (Holy Island) on Ynys Mon. It is not a position ever imagined that I … Continue reading

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Lent 2016.4 Broken Priest breaking bread

Offeiriad calon toredig yn torri bara am byd toredig. Broken hearted priest breaks bread for a broken world. This is the stuff of deep magic. It was with some hesitancy that I took the service of Holy Communion on Sunday … Continue reading

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Lent 2016.3 The prayers of the penitent

In the last of the original Indiana Jones trilogy, the one with Sean Connery in it, Harrison Ford’s Indiana had to overcome a number of tests towards the end of the film to get to the site of the holy … Continue reading

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Lent 2016.2 Hiraeth: beautiful and melancholy

  Hiraeth is an almost untranslatable Welsh word. It means something like a longing, aching or a homesickness for something that cannot be reached or is lost. It is a week since I stood in Grenoside Crematorium in Sheffield and … Continue reading

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Lent 2016.1 Vulnerable and Divine

Remember that I am a complex vulnerable human being full of contradictions yet with the imprint of the divine #Lentbegins I am going to try to post a blog regularly during Lent. I am not sure I will make it. … Continue reading

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