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Over the past couple of weeks I have been in Colorado, at St. Benedict’s Monastery where I have been undertaking a ten day silent Centering Prayer retreat. The retreat was one of the highlights of my spiritual life to date, and one of the great things that happened for me was meeting Father Thomas Keating whose books have been a source of nurture for me for many years now. A DVD on the life of Fr. Thomas, called “A Rising Tide of Silence” is now in the diocesan library. I... View article
Church is good for you. Well so says this week’s Listener. On page 39 in and article called “The Social Cure’, Marc Wilson says “…the benefit of contact with others might be the finding that religiosity seems to predict a longer life. Indeed, as we age and our early friendships start to die off, a community with which we share religious convictions can provide us with a social support network… Generally, frequent churchgoers are more likely to stay married, but also... View article
How can you help the church to grow in our Diocese?
My job is to raise the profile of the Anglican church with the media and public in Dunedin.
We can raise our profile with the wider community simply if parishioners re-post updates from our facebook page and forward on stories from the website; stories are quickly shared with friends, friends of friends and so on.
Please email your parishioners and include a note in your pew sheet asking them to subscribe to our weekly... View article
Sunday, 29th March @ 8:00 am Palm Sunday: Said Eucharist (1928)
Sunday, 29th March @ 10:00 am Palm Sunday: Choral Eucharist
Sunday, 29th March @ 7:00 pm Palm Sunday: Choral Evensong
Thursday, 2nd April @ 12:10 pm: Maundy Thursday Chrism Mass
(Clergy are invited to robe with alb and red stole)
Thursday, 2nd April @ 8:00 pm: Maundy Thursday Choral... View article
Rev’d Jo Fielding of Otago Peninsula Parish is presenting a series of six programmes about social connections. She will talk with the social agencies and services that help us stay connected within our communities, through all stages of life.
This first programme profiles Supergrans.
Please view this link for the audio file: http://accessradio.org/public/programme.php?uid=1426036216-18-13