Ascension: “I don`t know where God is anymore”

One of the most moving moments in the Gospels is that scene in the garden on Easter Day where Mary stands weeping outside the entrance to the tomb. (John 20). I say, `moving` because there are few of us who haven`t or won`t experience that same sense of loss, standing by a graveside. But it`s…

Great is the mystery of faith

Jean Clarkson (1942-2017) Today (11th May 2017) in a service at St. Bees Priory, Cumbria, we said farewell (for now) to our good friend Jean Clarkson- Churchwarden at St. Mary`s Windermere. Following family Tributes I offered the following homily: I realise that standing here I`m playing a little imaginative game with myself. Sunday by Sunday…

Living Resurrection: the Church Jesus wants

One of the things I enjoy about our children`s Workshop on Good Friday morning is sending the children out into the churchyard on their Easter Egg Hunt! As you can imagine, it`s something they rather enjoy as well…..! The more serious points behind this bit of amusement and the two things I always try to…