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God’s investment

It is good to hear that the rooms are as full in Bethlehem this year as rather more unfortunately th...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 25/12/2007

Is there plenty of time?

William Barclay in one of his biblical commentaries tells a story about an apprentice devil who is s...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 02/12/2007

Calm down, not stir up.

The reign of ‘The Lord of Righteousness’ is prophesied by the prophet Jeremiah today in one of the f...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 25/11/2007

The touch of God’s love

In 23 years I have never preached on today’s version of the gospel story from St. Matthew but rather...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 18/11/2007

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday was always seriously observed at my old school. Hundreds of old boys who died in ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 11/11/2007

Fair play

The British character is normally regarded as valuing fair play. On a personal level, things which I...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 04/11/2007

‘An upgrade’

I was once upgraded on the Gatwick Express thanks to a friend. First class. Quite a big deal it was ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 30/09/2007

‘He was gutted’

‘And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her’

We have all seen this picture – and...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 23/09/2007

Baptism Renewal Sunday

We welcome back with joy all who return to St. George’s this morning to celebrate the links brought ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 16/09/2007

Gratitude is more than a feeling

Last week we heard that the priest walked by on other side of the road, passing his wounded neighbou...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 09/09/2007

‘Hey, Mr! you’re supposed to help people.’

I’ve sometimes had that shouted after me when I’ve walked past a beggar in the street without giving...

Read more... | FR CRISPIN HARRISON CR| 02/09/2007

‘Be opened’

Dr. David Leslie, who is the Vicar of St. Cuthbert’s Croxteth Park where young Rhys Jones was tragic...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 26/08/2007

Shedding and wiping of tears

One of the pinnacles of a Holy Land pilgrimage is to celebrate the Eucharist at the church of Dominu...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 12/08/2007

The Transfiguration BCP

The Feast of the Transfiguration, which falls tomorrow, originated in Palestine in the early centuri...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 05/08/2007

A mortified society

We are reminded in today’s collect of God’s never failing providence (that is, his all-seeing and al...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 29/07/2007

Feeding time

We seem to live in what might be called a ‘Go away’ society. Full of interruptions we find inconveni...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 22/07/2007

Flotsam and Jetsam

Passing through I have never had the personality or patience for fishing, except for mackerel you kn...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 08/07/2007

Marriage – renewal of vows

Welcome – to all who were married here, either recently by myself or by Fr. John Cullen, or by the ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 10/06/2007

Prayer of clarity and purpose

Easter 4 BCP 'What he needs to offer is clarity and purpose' - a comment from one of his supporters ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 13/05/2007

Symbols of the Holy Spirit

We are given a choice in today’s readings from the Prayer Book of ways in which to picture the comin...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 07/05/2007

Easter 4 BCP

'When he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth.'

The Spirit a...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 06/05/2007

St George

It is very nice to be here again not least on your feast of title. At the Chapel we of course do not...

Read more... | Fr. Simon Hobbs| 22/04/2007

Debs at Court

I caught the start of a fascinating radio programme on Friday about the final occasion on which debu...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 15/04/2007

A new space

‘If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and you faith is in vain’ (1 Cor.15 v...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 08/04/2007

In the style of beauty, truth, and Life

Very few here (except this balding priest) look old enough to remember Joseph

Cooper and c...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 06/04/2007

The pattern of Christ

We had a Sunday screening of Cecil B DeMille’s ‘King of Kings’ early in Lent. 2 hours of silent movi...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 01/04/2007

The Church : Apostolic

“And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that …they which are called might recei...

Read more... | Fr. David Cherry| 24/03/2007

Gathering up

The crowd follows Jesus again – but is it really Jesus they seek, or a miracle worker who has cured ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 18/03/2007

“The Church Catholic”

Many years ago as a child growing up in the American Midwest in a devout Presbyterian family I wish ...

Read more... | The Revd. Marjorie Brown| 11/03/2007

The insistent, consistent, and persistent love of God

‘On the good ground are they which in an honest and good heart hear and keep the word’. What is it ...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 11/02/2007

The Epiphany BCP

Happy New Year and Happy Feast of Three Kings or Dreikonig. As part of the New Year Parade on Monday...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 07/01/2007

Passing through

O God the p...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 07/01/2007

A divine wedding feast

Happy New Year and Happy Feast of Three Kings or Dreikonig. As part of the New Year Para...

Read more... | Fr. Roderick Leece| 07/01/2007

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