Monthly Archives: February 2018

Turning towards life

Lent 1 (B) Christ Church Cathedral 18 February 2018 [video] Turning to life On the first Sunday of Lent you might have been expecting to hear the Gospel story of Jesus being tested by the devil during a 40 day … Continue reading

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The stories that define us

In his daily meditation for this past Sunday, Richard Rohr correctly invites us to embrace the concept of original blessing and eschew meta-narratives of violence, since these are stories that shape us. I have immense respect for Rohr and his … Continue reading

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Transfiguration … transformation … ministry

Christ Church Cathedral Last Sunday after the Epiphany 11 February 2018     [video] The story of Jesus’ transfiguration is unique because it is so different from all the other memories of Jesus that were preserved by the earliest Christians. … Continue reading

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Discernment … wisdom … conversion

Discernment Synod Eucharist Diocese of Grafton 4 February 2018 [video] Here today we begin the process of discerning the person who will serve as the next Bishop of Grafton. Here in this service we seek the guidance of God in … Continue reading

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Dean of Grafton

Text of the response by the Eighth Dean of Grafton to the community welcome at the conclusion of the installation and commissioning liturgy at Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton on Friday, 2 February 2018.   Thank you for the generous welcome … Continue reading

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