Monthly Archives: December 2013

Naïvety for the Nativity

Naïvety for the Nativity. How much Christology, how much Ecclesiology and how much Sacramental Theology did Mary have as she brought Jesus into this world? This Christmas I want to be simple and naïve. This child is born and the … Continue reading

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Iona Community Prayers on the Camino 3. Peace

Iona Community Prayers on the Camino 3. Peace The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working for peace and social justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship.  “Gathered and scattered” is how it sees its members and friends, … Continue reading

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Camino moments: Meandering themes between Qunitanarraya to Santo Domingo de Silos.

Camino moments:  Qunitanarraya to Santo Domingo de Silos. The revival of the Camino de Santiago at the end of the 20th Century has meant that pilgrims today are much less likely to be considered loonies than they were 30 or … Continue reading

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Rio Tera, a valley of peace on the Camino Sanabrés

Rio Tera, a valley of peace on the Camino Sanabrés On the Camino Sanabrés before entering Galicia, through a labyrinth of mountains, the camino passes through the valley of the Rio Tera and alongside the Embalse de Cernadilla, which has … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation

A Pilgrimage of Reconciliation Divorce What happens to our humanity when a family breaks up, when parents who are no longer able to live together, divorce?  What pain is lurking in the hearts of the children?  They suffer an agonising … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood.

A Happy Ending in Santiago: just like Hollywood. Not the Camino I had imagined. Earlier this year I walked the Ruta de La Lana hoping for solitude and silence.  I wanted a period for uninterrupted prayer which I often find … Continue reading

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