Posts Tagged ‘Raymond Pelly’

Lazarus comes to town – Pope Francis: making faith concrete

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Raymond Pelly

On Maundy Thursday I was struck by these words from a hymn (133, Common Praise). We strain to glimpse your mercy-seat, and find you kneeling at our feet. In the action of having our feet washed or in washing the feet of another, we acted out concretely the love and very presence of Christ. Christ, then, the Read more

The Resurrection of Christchurch

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Soon after the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, our Prime Minister, John Key, spoke of the resurrection of Christchurch.  He meant the rebuilding and regeneration of the city. As a Christchurch man himself, this came from the heart. In talking of resurrection, he wanted to give people hope amidst the terrible damage the city had sustained. Read more