Trushare Files  No. 155



April 2008

Parish Directory 


LEAD STORY Heeding the call

As Vocations Sunday draws near, John Stather makes a plea for members of the Church to listen and respond to God's call
Call to a priesthood  Sarah Mowbray recounts her journey from ordination as a woman priest to a rediscovery of the priesthood of all believers


The Guardians Project David Waller describes the beginning of a project to inform key members of the laity about how to deal with an interregnum
Fighting for honour Paul Griffin aims to restore the concepts of honour and respectability to their proper place
Permitted things

Francis Gardom pays his last visit to the flawed congregation at St Grizelda's

Lost Victorian monk
Alan Edwards reflects on the life and eccentricities of Fr Ignatius (1837-1908)
The small lay church
Philip North emphasizes the need for lay renewal and risk-taking in a final extract from the Evangelism Working Party report
Light bulbs
Alan Edwards on the off-setting of our environmental sins
Unity for mission
Sister Mary Michael CHC on some lessons from John Charles Ryle, the first Bishop of Liverpool, who taught the importance of working together
Fostering vocations Ann Turner outlines the FiF Working Party's proposals for a policy on vocations in a new province
Abortion limit J. Alan Smith considers the consequences of reducing the time limit for abortions
IX The Resurrection argument Geoffrey Kirk on the significance of Christ's risen body in necessary continuity with his incarnate body
Intelligent Mr Slope Hugh Bates puts in a good word for a fictional nineteenth-century clergyman
Which way? Francis Gardom on a week of prayer for the victims of abortion



Andy Hawes on the second half of life


Fr Crispin Harrison CR on the fifty days of Easter

PATRICK REARDON The identification of God and Being
SACRED VISION Anthony Saville on William Bouguereau
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on Henry Hammond
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Geoffrey Kirk on TEC's Easter message
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on SS John and Mary Magdalene, Goldthorpe

30 days

FiF Update

Letters to the Editor

Last Chronicle


Bishop Robert Duncan
on why he has not abandoned communion'

Bishop Jack Iker
on ordination
and its vows

Bishop Mouneer Anis
on the need to keep listening




Masterpieces from the Louvre at the Wallace Collection



A Challenging Reform

Rooted in Detachment

Blood and Rage

Worlds at War

'Ethos' and the Oxford Movement

Firmly I Believe


Sermon Salad: 
an Hors d'oeuvre 
of over three hundred homilies for many occasions



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