Advent…

…and on every Advent Sunday this year we have Evensong and Benediction here. Absolutely beautiful…today, as last week, I lit my lantern from one of the votive lights before the shrine of St John Henry Newman, and walked across the bridge to get the train...

I was at London Bridge today…

…for the lunchtime Mass here,  chatted for a bit in the Rectory office, and then  went for a sandwich.  On opening the door into the street – drama!  Helicopters overhead, clattering loudly….police sirens wailing…people hurrying…some one...

and Red Wednesday really was a powerful experiience…

…in London, with great public buildings buildings (notably the Foreign and Commonwealth Office  in Whitehall ), lit up, and a kilted piper  playing a lament leading a procession up the aisle of Westminster Cathedral  with a great heavy wooden Cross carried by a...