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 [...]

Holy Week as a Priest: Tuesday

8.34am Up, showered, dressed and a migraine has stopped play. Back to bed for an hour! 10.35am I'm in the church office getting on with the day. It was frustrating to have a migraine first thing because even though my head hasn't been too painful, I get flashy lights across my vision which means that [...]

Holy Week as a Priest: Monday

8.34am Good morning! After the Chrism Eucharist at the Cathedral this morning, today will mostly be a day of preparation. I'm going to go to Morning Prayer and then get the train to Liverpool. I'm taking Mrs Hinch's new book to read for a bit of light relief. 9.59am God I look to you, I [...]