The high price of their faith

*(Greek ‘martus’ meaning both witness and martyr) The young students murdered at Garissa University in Kenya, the 22 Coptic men beheaded on a beach in Libya, and now the 12 people thrown overboard to certain death in the Mediterranean are not only victims of evil, they are Christian martyrs every...

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An “Open Door” at the Cathedral

Robert has attended Open Door meetings every Tuesday evening since meetings started in September 2001 (except for a couple of health-related absences) –   much as many of you, and I, have been at church every Sunday morning for many years. The principal likeness is that for many who attend, Open...

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A New Year Begins

A new year is born. For some, the time has come to commit to resolutions, while for other people this is the beginning of expectations, expectation of a birth, of a fresh start, of a closure, of a change. Again, for others, continuity will prevail. Whatever our state of mind,...

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What Do You Hear?

The holiday season bombards us with sounds both sacred and secular, with scriptures so familiar that hearing them fresh is a challenge, and with old and perhaps unconscious scripts of what family and gifts mean to us. Perhaps you saw or spoke to friends and family members, people you don’t...

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