5 days at Alder Hey Hospital

In curacy, we are allowed to spend some time each year out of our normal routines, experiencing ministry in a different context. After some thought, I decided that I would love to do a placement with the Spiritual Care Team at Alder Hey children's hospital. I've done a couple of hospital chaplaincy placements before and [...]

A year as a Priest: top 10 moments

I can hardly believe that it is a year to the day that I became a priest. I feel like lighting a candle and singing! 365 days since I knelt in Liverpool Cathedral with many friendly hands on my head, back and shoulders and even more prayers being offered from family, friends, parishoners and colleagues [...]

Holy Week as a Priest: Easter Day

4.58am Early in the morning, on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary went to the tomb. When she got there, she found that the tomb was open and empty, apart from neatly folded graveclothes. She ran back to tell the others. Peter and another went to see if it [...]