Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Advent November 29, Saint Sadwrn’s Day Luke 2:36-38 Your Sacrifices Are Not Forgotten “There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple, … More Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Celtic Missional Advent November 28: Fionnchu of Bangor

Advent November 28, Saint Fionnchu’s Day Romans 13:12-14 The Greatest Battle is Against Ourselves “The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in … More Celtic Missional Advent November 28: Fionnchu of Bangor

Celtic Missional Advent November 27th: God Knows Your Needs

Advent November 27, Saint Cyngar’s Day Matthew 2:25-34 God Knows Your Needs “Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold … More Celtic Missional Advent November 27th: God Knows Your Needs

30 Years of Swimming Upstream? Halloween, Culture and Church Life

For the last 30 years, I have been swimming upstream, but it seems that the tide is changing. Perhaps, I have not been swimming upstream after all. Like the tidal surge that reaches far upstream in rivers like the Amazon, the Severn and the Wye, and the Qiangtang it could be that the river was … More 30 Years of Swimming Upstream? Halloween, Culture and Church Life

Celtic Missional Advent December 25th: Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken

December 25th: Saint Jarlath (Iarlaithe mac Loga) Luke 2:7 Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.” The first Christmas Day began as a small calamity. By … More Celtic Missional Advent December 25th: Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken