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Coming Down from the Mountain

 2 Peter 1, 16-19; Luke 9, 28-36 I once read an article  about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first time in 1953. He had high hopes of being … Continue reading

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Transfiguration.

Sermon for the Sunday before Lent. Yr B.    (2 Cor. 4, 3-6, Mark 9, 2-9.) Every so often, I’m given a voucher for a beauty salon as a present, and I spend an hour or so being pampered!   As … Continue reading

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Ascension and Cognitive Dissonance

Acts 1, 6-14; John 17, 1-11   When I studied for my first degree in Sociology, one of the elements in the course was a unit on Social Psychology; and in the course of that unit I was introduced to … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Mountain

Sermon for  Sunday before Lent 2014 Exodus 24, 12-18; 2 Peter 1, 16-21; Matthew 17, 1-9. I read an article once about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first … Continue reading

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Mustard Seed Faith

  (Habakkuk 1, 1-4 & 2,1-4; Luke 17, 5-10)  Today our gospel reading urges us to have ‘mustard seed faith’.   The mustard seed is used several times as an image by Jesus in the gospels; first as a metaphor … Continue reading

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