Posts tagged community

A few days away

Saturday 22 February 2014

Some of the community have been in Lyndhurst in the New Forest for a few days to recharge the batteries. And eat. And laugh. We did do other things too, saying Offices together — including road-testing a Liturgy of the Word which might be used when Mass cannot be celebrated — and celebrating Mass. And […]

Cold Loneliness.

Tuesday 5 March 2013

After last Thursday’s adult session, looking at the return of the younger son, Karlie wrote this poem: Cold loneliness I have unravelled And I try, I try To knit a suit of armor With these ragged cords That could connect me to others Warm bandage words wrap comfort around friends But applied to contain my […]

Prayer Time.

Saturday 3 November 2012

Throughout our journey together we have discussed what we were called to do as a group. Those who started off our preparation to enter the Catholic Church, via the Ordinariate have all talked about knowing now that they are in the ‘right place’. We hope that those going through RCIA this year feel the same […]

Heart and Soul 3: Living in the Spirit.

Friday 27 July 2012

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 […]


Wednesday 18 July 2012

As mentioned here, Karlie and I attended a workshop by Jo Gilbert of the Wellspring Community, during the Celebrate Conference. Jo talked about the concept of koinonia. This is a Greek word that is used in the New Testament when speaking about the communities that formed the newly born Church. She said that koinonia is […]

Heart and Soul: Report from the Celebrate Conference

Friday 13 July 2012

Last Saturday saw several of our group go over to Brighton for the Celebrate Conference. We saw so many friendly faces, some from Eastbourne, some from further a field. For both Karlie and I, one of the best parts of our day was the seminar we went to after lunch. The one we chose , […]