The other side of Easter

I love Easter. I’ve always loved Easter. Of course, when I was little I looked forward to the number of eggs we would get. As clergy children, elderly parishioners would love to give us Easter eggs because their own children had grown up and moved away, so we always ended up with massive piles of […]

Ordination

This weekend the church celebrated the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. It’s a time that is traditionally associated with ordination, and on Saturday I was ordained as a priest in Llandaff Cathedral. It’s an event that I expect I’ll spend the rest of my life reflecting on, but I thought it might be sensible […]

HTB Leadership Conference

This week I’ve been away at the HTB Leadership Conference held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It’s the second time I’ve been, last time was 2 years ago, and it was bigger and better than ever. It was hosted by Nicky and Pippa Gumbel of Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB), and they had a […]

Seven Sacred Spaces- Refectory

Part of the Diocesan vision for Llandaff diocese is an initiative called Seven Sacred Spaces. It’s based on the monastic way of life and draws on seven aspects and how they can useful to us as Christians as individuals and as Christian communities. In the Archbishop’s blurb he says “Seven Sacred Spaces is an imaginative […]