Posts tagged Christmas 2013

Hearing the Songs of the Holy Land.

On Christmas Eve evening, after listening to quite a lot of Micheal Franti I decided a change was needed to our ‘soundtrack.’ I wanted something a bit Christmassy but in the end I picked a Palestinian singer we had come across a few years ago at Greenbelt. What happened when I started to listen was […]

Holy Innocents

Today is the feast of the Holy Innocents. Morning prayer today included that devastating reading from Jeremiah: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamenting and weeping bitterly: it is Rachel weeping for her children, refusing to be comforted for her children, because they are no more. The reading from the saints, taken from writings of […]