Today, for Good Friday, I wrote Collects to go with the Stations. Some are below, accompanied by the gorgeous art of Sieger Koder, whose religious art can be found at PB&M.
Lullabies of pain and protest from indigenous Australians at the Sacred Edge Festival in Queenscliff.
When I was 32, my friend Greg asked me if I was seeing anyone. I cried because this was the first time in my life anybody had ever asked me that question with simplicity and open heartedness. There is a public dimension to having your capacity to love acknowledged.
Text of my sermon at Coventry Cathedral this weekend and details about our friends in the faith and reconciliation life at Coventry Cathedral.
Links to this weekend's review and article about In the Shelter.
Come to Corrymeela's Aperture Festival July 31st-Aug 2nd, celebrating 50 years making a world of difference. Aperture is a festival of diversity, arts, debate, politics, faith, music and celebration.
Aperture will also be a party. Bring your dancing shoes. Bring your politics. Bring your opinions. Bring your hope. Bring your friends. Bring your life. We’ll bring the rest. Each year we welcome over 11,000 people through our doors. For our 50th anniversary we are welcoming 1000 more. Come and enjoy the party. You can find out more about Corrymeela through reading our latest magazine, linked here. Our next magazine is out this Easter.
In 2010, I recorded an album of words and music, in English and Irish, called Hymns to Swear By. It was done as a small offering to the world. Here are some codes for free downloads of the album - after these are used up it'll be back to £7 for the album.