Passion Sunday

The Last Sunday in Lent In the Roman Rite the name "Passion Sunday" has never been officially applied to the sixth Sunday of Lent in spite of the reading at the Mass of that day of an account in one of the Synoptic Gospels of the Passion of Christ.Up until 1954, the name of the [...]

St.David of Wales 1 March

St. David Patron Saint of Wales St. David's Day is marked every year on the anniversary of his death, it is not a public holiday, though many traditions have developed around the date.{Wolfgang Sauber} it has been celebrated regularly since David was canonised by Pope Callixtus II in the 12th century, with various customs developing. [...]

Community meeting at the Well of St. Jude.

Today representatives of the Community of the Well of Hope, the Community of Christ our Hope met in the home of the Custodian, Roger, of the Hazelbrook Well of St. Jude for a community meeting. We took part in a short Liturgy before setting out to examine options for the way forward into 2019. The Community [...]

Maroubra Well of the Lady Jacoba

The Hermitage of St Jacoba We took these Photos last Saturday Evening during the Liturgy for the Blessing of a Well, a concept of Celtic Christianity in that water is considered a Gateway to the Afterlife. Br. Andrew had decided to name the Well after the Lady Jocoba because she was a gender bender in [...]

USSHER’S DATE FOR WORLDS BEGINNING

Scores of attempts have been made to compute the actual date of the earliest Biblical event--the creation. The most famous was undoubtedly that made by Bishop James Ussher in the seventeenth century. James Ussher was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1581 and died in England in 1656. He lived through a time of tremendous political [...]

Saint Francis Solano 17 July 2017

Saint Francis Solano July 17. Saint Francis Solano asked to be sent to Africa as a missionary. Instead he was sent to South America, where he spent the rest of his life working. After years of ministering in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, he died in the city of Lima, Peru.   Saint of the Day [...]

Literalist and non-literalist views 17-7-17

  Jeshua-ists Volgers van de Nazarener Joodse rebbe Jeshua – Followers of the Nazarene Jewish rebbe Jeshua       Literalist and non-literalist views 2017-07-17Immanuel Verbondskind In the previous postings we a.o. looked at “Wilfred Lambert stated the human race is more than 7,000 years old” from which we can see that the debate about the literacy or [...]

Celtic and Old English Saints 17 July 2017

17  St. Cynllo of Wales  5th century. Little is known of this saint who gave his name to several churches in Wales- St Cynllo, Llangynllo The church was designed by John Middleton of Cheltenham and built in 1869-70. It is dedicated to St. Cynllo, a saint of the fifth century, who was eminent for the sanctity [...]