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 [...]

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 [...]

Holy Week as a Priest: Easter Saturday

8.57am This morning I'm at church to open up for the ladies who are decorating the space in preparation for tomorrow's celebration. I'm also going to learn how to change the altar frontal because on Thursday night I had no idea how to do it! It's probably a fairly useful skill to have, as a [...]