Monthly Archives: January 2016

Candlemas or Groundhog Day?

For Christians, the 2nd February, Candlemas, marks the final feast of the Christmas season, also known as the Presentation of Christ in the Temple. It reminds us that Jesus was fully Jewish, and that his parents fulfilled every ritual expected … Continue reading

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Epiphany:Expectation, questioning, receiving more.

The second Sunday in Epiphany (part of the Christmas Season), focuses on the baptism of Jesus. It’s a passage that I feel I have covered many times through its annual occurrence in our lectionary readings and also through preparation of … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Epiphany

One of the most looked forward to ┬átreats of Christmas is Epiphany cake, at least in my household. Overnight I prepare an enriched dough, give it a long slow prove in the fridge and bake fresh in the morning. Secreted … Continue reading

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Epiphany: Follow that star

  Epiphany is about looking and seeing, about following and understanding. The star that first shone the night that Jesus was born, continued to shine over him for another two years, but since the Shepherds’ visit, no-one had paid any … Continue reading

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