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A Meditation on St Francis, October 4th 2020

October 4th 2020

There is a long tradition in showing Francis associated with birds and ‘fluffy bunnies’ or the equivalent and the wolf [of Gubbio]. Although many people might dismiss such pictures as merely symbolic or even sentimental, I find such images deeply Biblical (see Isaiah 11.6; and, for the Song of the Three Hebrews, the Benedicite for example). This little […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey A Meditation for Holy Week and Easter

April 12th 2020

St Margaret’s Church, Binsey A Meditation for Holy Week and Easter by Fr. Martin Henig This is a strange time, a strange week, and it will continue to be strange for long afterwards. For some it will mark the end of life; for many it will bring suffering to those  seriously affected by illness, for […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Eucharist written for Sunday 22nd March 2020 [Mothering Sunday]

March 19th 2020

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Exodus 2: 1-10; Psalm 127:1-4; 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; John 19:25 -27. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, here is your son.’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother,’ And from that hour the disciple […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey, Eucharist on Sunday 26th January 2020 [Epiphany 3]

January 26th 2020

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Isaiah 9: 1-4; Psalm 27:1, 4-12, 16-18; 1 Corinthians1:10-18; Matthew 4:12 -23. It has been reported to me by Chloe’s people that there is quarrelling among you, my brethren. What I mean is that each one of you says, “I belong to Paul,” or “I belong to Apollos,” or “I belong […]

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