Trushare Files  No. 223


NEW DIRECTIONS: November 2013





Love has the primacy in Christ's Body

The Bishop of Ebbsfleet explains the importance of Christian love in the Church
Under the seal Thomas Seville CR explains the importance of understanding the seal of the confessional
Satan's bondage Crispin Harrison offers a reflection of the Gospel according to St Luke
Tentmakers of today Alan Edwards wonders about being a tent-maker
Why the clergy need more holidays Digby Anderson considers worshipping away from home

Plato – a Christian?

John Hervé continues his philosophical journey

The fear of the Lord Garegin Hambardzumyan preaches on holy fear and the Virgin Mary
'Speak to the children of Israel, that they go forward' David McConkey seeks and finds the inspiration to move forward in faith
Holy Women Images of women who inspire our faith
The Shepherd and the Hunter A poem by Peter Mullen
views, reviews and previews

Art: Owen Higgs on Canadian Art
Music: Bede Wear on Dixit Dominus
Books: John Twisleton on Lumen Fidei
Petre Robins
on on Music and Monarchy
Damian Feeney on Generous Ecclesiology
Dewi Hopkins
on Courage and Conviction and Confession
John Turnbull on Kirkegaard

Change, crisis or Chaos? Terence Grigg wonders what the future holds for our parishes
The English Clergy Association John Masding on the continued importance of the Association in its 75th year
The Society of Mary A new series considering the life of the Catholic Societies of the Church of England
God and us William Doyle reflects on our relationship with God


GHOSTLY COUNSEL Andy Hawes encourages spiritual exercises
FAITH OF OUR FATHERS Arthur Middleton on the importance of Richard Hooker
SECULAR LITURGIES Tom Sutcliffe considers Ghosts

Christopher Smith stands before a magistrate

BOOK OF THE MONTH Ian McCormack on Raymond Raynes
TOUCHING PLACE Simon Cotton on All Saints, Monkland, Herefordshire
DEVOTIONAL Austin Farrer on The Bible


Thought for the day





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
















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