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Voice 22: Rosie Coles, member of the Iona Community

Rosie Coles is a member of the Iona Community and a probationer minister whose District has recommended her for ordination in three months time on June 25th. 178 more words

Nevertheless, She Persisted

(sermon 3/19/17)

came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. 1,657 more words

Evening Prayer 19.3.17, Third Sunday of Lent

When Jesus had stepped out of the boat, immediately a man out of the tombs with an unclean spirit met him.

Jesus said, “If anyone would come after me, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” … 1,763 more words

Jesus Christ


Pope Francis says the church must study whether it’s possible to ordain married men to minister in remote communities facing priest shortages.

In an interview published Thursday with Germany’s Die Zeit, Francis stressed that removing the celibacy rule is not the answer to the Catholic Church’s priest shortage. 387 more words


On the journey to...

A sermon this morning on Genesis 12:1-4a (the call of Abram) started me thinking about various times in my life I have stepped out of what might be expected, and gone where the call has led. 551 more words

Two voices of vocation

Two stories of two lives in the last few days drew me to think of two voices in our search for our vocation. They reminded me of the importance of knowing and following our true calling. 646 more words


Holy Thursday | Where does Jesus ordain a new Priesthood?

Have you ever wondered why Catholics have priests, but many other Christians have ‘pastors’ or ‘ministers’ and shun the idea of priests because they equate them with the dreaded Pharisees and the teachers of the Law? 1,699 more words

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