Author Archives: Father M

image
/ Film

Bourne again

Despite the critics saying “same old, same old” I loved it.  I liked all the Bournes except the one with Jeremy Renner in it. Who thought that was a good idea? You can’t fool me. That wasn’t Matt Damon. I

image
/ Film

Bourne again

Despite the critics saying “same old, same old” I loved it.  I liked all the Bournes except the one with Jeremy Renner in it. Who thought that was a good idea? You can’t fool me. That wasn’t Matt Damon. I

1470543305117

Jasper Jones

Having had its season extended by the Melbourne Theatre Company, I can understand why. It is a great play and well acted. An unusual set of mini-houses revolved as characters walked, though it worried me that Jasper ran ahead whilst his

1470543305117

Jasper Jones

Having had its season extended by the Melbourne Theatre Company, I can understand why. It is a great play and well acted. An unusual set of mini-houses revolved as characters walked, though it worried me that Jasper ran ahead whilst his

IMG_0696

*Warning* “Vicar down, aisle 36”

Am exciting day –  an excursion to COSTCO.  I haven’t been there for ages, well never actually. I joined on-line on behalf of the parish and so I had to go in person to be photographed for a membership card. While I

IMG_0696

*Warning* “Vicar down, aisle 36”

Am exciting day –  an excursion to COSTCO.  I haven’t been there for ages, well never actually. I joined on-line on behalf of the parish and so I had to go in person to be photographed for a membership card. While I

DSC00641

The cross, holy, land

There is much about this part of the Middle East that is important to three  large world religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also home to many secular Jews and others. In some parts of the country, people

DSC00641

The cross, holy, land

There is much about this part of the Middle East that is important to three  large world religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also home to many secular Jews and others. In some parts of the country, people

IMG_1246-0

Tiberias waterfront

Monday was our final morning on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It offered a glorious sunrise. We celebrated Eucharist by the sea (and pool). And after another fantastic and filling breakfast we packed our bags. Whilst waiting for

IMG_1246-0

Tiberias waterfront

Monday was our final morning on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It offered a glorious sunrise. We celebrated Eucharist by the sea (and pool). And after another fantastic and filling breakfast we packed our bags. Whilst waiting for

DSC01069-0

No wine at the wedding

on the way back from Nazareth to our hotel in Tiberias we stopped at Cana, where Christ attended a wedding and rather reluctantly performed the first miracle recorded in St John’s gospel.   This is a stone jar, and hitch

DSC01069-0

No wine at the wedding

on the way back from Nazareth to our hotel in Tiberias we stopped at Cana, where Christ attended a wedding and rather reluctantly performed the first miracle recorded in St John’s gospel.   This is a stone jar, and hitch

DSC01011

Christ Church concelebration

We joined in with the ‘normal’ Sunday service at Nazareth’s Anglican – Christ Church. (There was another tour group visiting from Oxford, and a Canadian group) so it was pretty full. The Right Reverend John Pritchard, the former Bishop of

DSC01011

Christ Church concelebration

We joined in with the ‘normal’ Sunday service at Nazareth’s Anglican – Christ Church. (There was another tour group visiting from Oxford, and a Canadian group) so it was pretty full. The Right Reverend John Pritchard, the former Bishop of