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Soul Food:Refreshment Sunday (aka Mothering Sunday)

Just over half way through Lent we are given a reprieve from the fasting: Refreshment Sunday. This was a time, not only when fasts could be broken, but when those working away from home (think maids in Downton Abbey) were … Continue reading

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Living the Mission of Jesus: we are agents of social transformation.

Today’s gospel passage Today is the third Sunday in Lent – also known as Refreshment Sunday as we are allowed to take a break from our Lenten fasts and to be refreshed by decent food and wine again. Tomorrow, however, … Continue reading

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