I began reports on Jo Gilbert’s workshop on Christian Community with her explanation of Koinonia. She had talked about how communion is rooted in the life of the Trinity and is our deepest vocation, as individuals and for the Church. She went on to look at how this communion, this koinonia comes out of experience [...]
Posts tagged Mission
Listening to my Spanish CDs this weekend reminded me of something. The teacher introduced the informal way of talking by describing it as the “thou” form. Many years ago, when studying Medieval literature for my degree, I was taught that thou came to be used in informal or familiar circumstances. “Thou” form of pronouns were [...]
On Thursday evening a small group from Eastbourne went over to St Mary Magdelen in Brighton. Our Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton had been invited to speak on the future of Ecumenism as part of the church’s 150th Anniversary. Having recovered from a long, stuffy train ride from London with the help of Mary’s wonderful hospitality, [...]
I was particularly struck by the post on the South West Ordinariate blog today. Fr Ian not only explains clearly and gently about the mission of the Ordinariate but it, along with the video he has posted, is also very inspiring. Enjoy!
Last Sunday, we contemplated the Good Shepherd. He knows his sheep, calls them to follow him and protects them, laying down his life. This image is one that crops up time and time again. Jesus is drawing on an Old Testament tradition. God’s relationship to the People of Israel is described in these terms. It [...]