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The Rector: The Baptism of Christ

First Sunday after the Epiphany10 January 2021Morning ServiceRevd Nicholas Mercer Whilst I was a chaplain at Sherborne, I was responsible for the School Confirmation Service It was a very large undertaking with approximately fifty boys being confirmed each year and took an immense amount of organisation It was naturally a very joyful event, but at the end…

The Rector: Mission Impossible?

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity18 October 202010.30 Morning ServiceRevd Nicholas Mercer Today is the Feast Day of St Luke the Evangelist It punctuates the end of Ordinary Times and is a distinctive break in the calendar on what is otherwise the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity St Luke, as most of us know, is one of the authors of…

The Rector: Righteous Anger

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity19 July 202010.30 Morning ServiceRevd Nicholas Mercer I recently listened to an excellent BBC podcast It was entitled “The Big Disease with a Little Name” and charted the history of the HIV-Aids  For those who can remember, this was another pandemic caused by a virus about 40 years ago At the time, there was…