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Father Hugh Bowron

Essence of faith
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time : 17 January 2021
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Traversing Mother Teresa, this morning's readings and sundry poets, Our Vicar arrives at the essence of faith.

Father Hugh Bowron

Of shepherds and angels
Christmas Day : 25 December 2020
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Of all the common Christmas images, shepherds and angels must be front and centre. But are they what we have always imagined?

Father Hugh Bowron

Hope
Advent 2 : 6 December 2020
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Just what hope do we have for our future? Opinions vary says Our Vicar.

Father Hugh Bowron

Letter from Paul
Advent 1 : 29 November 2020
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This morning's letter to the Corinthians has much to say of our Christian life and service.

Father Hugh Bowron

Accidental Christians
Feast of Christ the King : 22 November 2020
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One interpretation of this morning's gospel reading suggests that doing good things for “the least of these” ensures redemption. But perhaps rather more is required of those of us in the Church.

Father Hugh Bowron

Reckonings
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time : 15 November 2020
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As Advent approaches, we can usefully look at how we contribute to our Church.

Father Hugh Bowron

Battles and morals
Remembrance Day : 8 November 2020
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Our Vicar turns his attention to the Battle of Britain and subsequent large scale bombing raids and asks what might have been better done.

Father Hugh Bowron

The perils of saint making
All Saints : 1 November 2020
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Not all saints are created equal – making them seems to be a very human exercise and subsequently results in candidates, including successful candidates, of varying standard.

Father Hugh Bowron

Emphasis on empathy
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time : 25 October 2020
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The fashionable concentration on emotion in all things is not always helpful. So where does that leave the Christian goal of loving God and our neighbour above all else?

Father Hugh Bowron

Fast talking
29th Sunday in Ordinary Time : 18 October 2020
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“How are Christians to make their way in a world in which power is ... unavoidable ... and in which compromises sometimes have to be made?” The scriptures – of course – hold some clues says Our Vicar.

Father Hugh Bowron

What upsets God?
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time : 11 October 2020
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“Can what we do affect God?” Our Vicar has the answer.

Father Hugh Bowron

Doing good
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time : 4 October 2020
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Is doing good works in our community the way to the perfect Christian life? Or not?

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