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Thought for the Week 21/05/2012

From Libby Hawkness-Smith, Chaplaincy Administrator:

In many churches around the world, Christians are celebrating the Ascension of the Lord today, the day when we the end of Christ’s ministry on Earth and His return to Heaven. Most consider the awe of God, that He reigns on high in Heaven and that He oversees all the earth from His position in power. Few think about the effect on the disciples at Ascension. (more…)

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Thought for the Week 21/11/2011

From Sabine Schwartz, Catholic Chaplain:

The feast of Christ the King -the last Sunday in the year of the Church- has often puzzled me, as the idea of kingship can sometimes have a triumphalist ring about it that sits uneasy with my sensitivities (and those of many others). It does seem to be very odd title in the Western world of the 21st century, where democracy is among the highest values of society and kings and queens have at most a ceremonial role. (more…)

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