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Vatican and China in final push for elusive deal on bishops

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

ROME/HONG KONG/BEIJING: Representatives from the Vatican and China are expected to meet before the end of the month in Rome in an effort to finalise a deal on the ordination of bishops on the mainland, a move aimed at ending a longstanding dispute, according to Catholic Church sources familiar with the negotiations. 1,361 more words

Current Affairs


So month number 2 in the process of ordination, and  life is busy as normal. School trips, parents evenings, beavers, rainbows, swimming, study, work, and play are all happening at once, as per normal, plus I’m being re-ordered through the “ordination” process. 671 more words

Reflection on my Deacon Ordination

I  can’t believe it has taken me this long time to send my ordination reflection and express my gratitude to all those like you who have been part of our ministry vocation journey. 682 more words

'Manifesting The Way' Through Jukai

“The hour is striking so close above me,
so clear and sharp,
that all my senses ring with it.
I feel it now: there’s a power in me…
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Bats and Air Conditioning

It seems these days I do a lot of treading water. I move down my daily agenda staying just a step ahead of all there is to do. 352 more words



Julie Andrews acting as Mary Poppins talks of ‘a pie crust promise’ in the Disney movie of the same name, and describes the pie crust promise as: “Easily made. 770 more words


God isn’t worth the effort

Training to be a priest is, it seems, quite an intense and consuming process. I expected this before I began, and I wasn’t wrong: there’s a new sense of responsibility, of… 442 more words