Thought for the Week

03
Jul

St. Peter

It’s a nickname, Peter. He was Simon, but Jesus called him his rock, petros in Greek. So he became Peter. Peter the rock, the foundation stone of the church. A […]

07
Jun

Trinity

May 27th is Trinity Sunday, one of the Church’s great festivals that reminds us that we worship God who is three in one, and one in three. God who is […]

26
Mar

Making History

Yesterday we made history here in Bicester – for the first time St Edburg’s joined our Catholic brothers and sisters for the Palm Sunday procession: we gathered in the Convent […]

05
Mar

The Lent Journey

We are well into Lent – on a journey from Ash-Wednesday which leads us to the glorious day of Easter. This journey will come to a climax with the rollercoaster […]

13
Feb

When Dust meets Love

We find a rather unusual calendar clash on Wednesday.  For the first time since the 1940s, 14th February 2018 is both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. Valentine’s day; the day […]

09
Feb

½ truth’s!

This was one of the first things my first Rector shared with me way back in the 90’s. “Don’t go with ½ truth’s you may have the wrong half!” That […]

28
Jan

Pivot Points

This week we celebrate the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, or Candlemas as it is often called. Mary and Joseph take Jesus to the Temple. It’s forty days after […]

02
Jan

Happy New Year

As we celebrate the New Year we are in the midst of the celebration of Christmas. Christmas is the celebration of Christ coming amongst us. He came to live in […]

05
Dec

Behind and Before

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~William Morrow~ I start with this quote by William Morrow with the […]

01
Dec

The Beatitudes

Last Sunday was the final one of the current Church year, when we celebrated the feast day of Christ the King. Next Sunday is Advent Sunday, the first day of […]

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