Day 32: Changing Rooms (2)

Introduction Amazing things happen in the most ordinary of places.  When Jesus sent Peter and John to find a room to prepare the Passover Supper little did they know the amazing things that would happen in that room over the next fifty days! We continue our sideways glance and quirky look through Scripture (Luke chaptersContinue reading “Day 32: Changing Rooms (2)”

Day 31: Changing Rooms (1)

Introduction Amazing things happen in the most ordinary of places.  When Jesus sent Peter and John to find a room to prepare the Passover Supper little did they know what would happen in that room over the next fifty days! During this and the following three Meditations, we take a rather sideways glance, a quirkyContinue reading “Day 31: Changing Rooms (1)”

Day 30: Mindful of the Love

As part of our 40 meditations on the Mass, we scatter prayers and poetry and hymns to help us reflect further on the deep meaning of the Eucharist. This hymn, written by Church of England priest, theologian and hymn writer, William Bright (1824-1901), expresses the intimate connection between the Eucharist and the once and forContinue reading “Day 30: Mindful of the Love”

Day 29: Our whole life would become prayer

In a city that grows fast, grows up, grows out, spare land is quickly snatched up. Buildings come and go to make way for more structures, bigger, brighter, brasher.  The built landscape changes shape, pushed and bucked by trends and new ideas, anticipating the future, sometimes succeeding, sometimes falling short. One can look at aContinue reading “Day 29: Our whole life would become prayer”