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Letter from the Rector – December 2011

No one could be a greater fan of the Twelve Days of Christmas than I am. The whole thing is a wonderful celebration of life and hope set against the backdrop of the darkest days of the year. The build up to Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve finds me each year in a childlike state of excitement as the vertiginous challenge of Advent with its message of ‘get ready, I’m coming….’ fades into the glory of ‘I am come as light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness.’ (John 12. 46) (more…)

Letter from the Bishop – December 2011

Christmas will soon be upon us and with it all the usual rush of presents, parties and family gatherings. In among the frenzy it is good to reflect again of what we are celebrating.  St John masterfully records:

‘In the beginning was the Word (Logos) and the Word (Logos) was with God and the Word (Logos) was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.’ (more…)