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Rublev’s Icon of the Trinity

Explanation of Andrei Rublev’s Icon of the Trinity This icon takes as its subject the mysterious story where Abraham receives three visitors as he camps by the oak of Mamre. He serves them a meal. As the conversation progresses he seems to be talking straight to God, as if these ‘angels’ were in
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PCC prayers during lockdown

Prayer points from the PCC meeting Pray for Rachel and Andy – a prayer of thanks for their service and a prayer for their future in retirement together in York Pray for the future of Saint Peter’s and for wisdom as we go through the phases of reopening and then vacancy  Pray for those who […]
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Jesus calms the storm

By Jane Wingrove. Mark 4:36-41 (New International Version) 36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. 37 A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it was nearly swamped. 38 Jesus was in the […]
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What if…by David Woollard

By David Woollard. What if…. A brief reflection on an empty Cross Sometimes in the dark sorrow of Good Friday, living in my imagination the horrors of Our Lord’s suffering on the Cross, I feel overwhelmed with guilt at what was done to him in the name of humanity. In my name.  And with the […]
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Prayer Blog by Susan Smith

By Susan Smith. As I was walking very early this morning, this prayer stuck in my mind. It is the Methodist Covenant Prayer. I wonder how you are coping at the moment? I’m not finding it easy. I miss people and especially all the families who come to Toddlers and Friday Night Club. I pray […]
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Flight into Egypt

Flight into Egypt* What artist’s insight led you to contrive the way light emanates from Mary’s face, which in such contrast to the wide-eyed terror of old Joseph, straining apace into the fear-filled dark, carries no single trace of the anxiety he suffers, sees no stark weary road ahead, but, with a child-like
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Prayer Blog by Ron Wilson

By Ron Wilson. At this awful time of isolation, I miss the fun and laughter with friends and family, worry for their well-being and pray we can soon all be together once more.   Dear Lord, We ask you at this time to guide and guard our families and all others with  whom we share […]
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