Monthly Archives: September 2018

Capernaum’s child

Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B) 23 September 2018   [video] Mark the Gospel artist continues working with his palette this week. He has crafted two powerful scenes, neither of which we have heard as we follow … Continue reading

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The turning point

Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (B) 16 September 2018 [video] In today’s gospel reading we reach the mid-point of Mark’s Gospel. I am not counting words, but describing the turning point in Mark’s overall story. More on that … Continue reading

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Crumbs of compassion

Christ Church Cathedral Grafton Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (B) 9 September 2018   [video] All three readings today revolve around the theme of practical religion. Proverbs 22 promotes compassion and integrity James 2 encourages generosity that pays no attention to … Continue reading

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The secret of the grain that falls

Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton The Martyrs of PNG 2 September 2018 [video] In today’s Gospel—chosen for the festival of the PNG Martyrs—we have a classic piece of spiritual wisdom from Jesus: “Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of … Continue reading

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