Thought for the month – May 2019

Easter is a season, not just one day. This year, Eastertide lasts all through May and until Pentecost Sunday on 9th June. I found myself starting this season by taking part in an inter-church [...]

Thought for the month – April 2019

In October last year I made a visit to Assisi, the home of Saints Francis and Clare. As you might imagine, it is a place of peace and stillness despite the many tourists and pilgrims who trudge [...]

Thought for the month – March 2019

March is a time of change, a time of new life bursting into the world. We rejoice to see colour and brightness in the world around us as flowers erupt again from the earth, blossom drapes the [...]

Thought for the month – October 2018

I believe I have been gently guided along my railway track by an unseen force and, although I am gradually reaching the buffers at the end of the line, it is clear from the stations I have passed [...]

Thought for the month – September 2018

“Let them prefer nothing whatever to Christ” – these words from the Rule of St. Benedict are so well known. We read them on prayer cards and it is a phrase which surely has a special place in the [...]