Why the Red Cross?

The TV images showed Red Cross give out food and water on the hurricane hit island of Antigua. But, where did the Red Cross organisation come from? My memory was fuzzy with parcels to prisoners of war and white four-tracks in humanitarian disasters. So, time for a little reading, I thought. Turns out, it all [...]

Saints for one day

Luke 22.47-53   Well that is another year past since we met here in last Holy week. Has it been a good year for you? Possibly and I hope so or possibly not! Of course, there have been days of joy and roses but there may well have also been the ones more adorned with [...]

A Prayer for Holy Saturday

Each time we do not speak your name for fear of ridicule we deny you. Each time we do not bring your love into a situation we deny you. Each time we fail to see your face in friend of stranger we deny you. Forgive us, as you forgive all who humbly turn to you, [...]

A Prayer for Good Friday

A prayer for Good Friday Love did not die upon that cross but, arms outstretched, still welcomes us, the twisted thorns bejewelled with pearls of blood - a fitting crown for the one who is the Servant King, leading his people victorious through death’s dark vale into a promised land. Love did not die upon [...]