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Seventh-century Ireland is becoming a land of saints, scholars, and spiritual foster mothers as well as warriors. The boy Aidan, a descendant of Saint Brigid, is formed by all of these as well as by a pilgrimage, aborted by an...
In this book, leaders of traditional religious communities and emerging 'new monastic' communities tell their stories and reflect on how an ancient expression of being church is inspiring and shaping a very new one
Everyday and everywhere, blessings offer us the opportunity to invite faith into our daily lives. They voice our hopes and thoughts and wishes, so why should we limit them to a few formal occasions in church? Deeply spiritual and highly...
Essential reading still ahead of its time ..for those engaged in the emerging church in Britain and Ireland. This book taps into the current hunger for spirituality, the death pains of obsolete church forms, and the rising tide of hope felt...
Alongside the traditional Church comes a new wave of committed Christianity. High Street Monasteries explorers this incoming tide, illustrating how new monasticism is becoming the heart of our global village, focusing on community, peace and beauty, and the fact that...
One of the most remarkable figures of those times was Hilda of Whitby. Born and reared amid warring pagan tribes, through the influence of Celtic saints and scholars she became a dominant figure in the development of the British Church,...
Here is a comprehensive collection of contemporary Celtic Prayers for use in worship. These prayers reconnect us with the seasons and the streets, the scriptures and the saints, the struggles and the silence; all created life is included.
Christianity began in the intimacy of people’s homes. Early churches often met in houses but when Christianity became large scale, and linked to empire, many churches ceased to be homely. Now, as Sunday-only churches are in sharp decline and church buildings...
This inspirational four week course, intended for groups, but equally suited to individuals, offers four extra sessions to coincide with All Saints and Remembrance-tide, drawing on the ancient wisdom of the Celtic year which began on November 1st.
A daily worship book for individuals, new monastic groups and churches. It reconnects the world with the seasons and the soil, the saints and the streets, the struggles, senses and silence as well as the Spirit and the Scriptures. It provides...
New Celtic Monasticism for Everyday People offers ancient roots for future routes. Christendom is over. The expressions of Christianity many of us grew up with belong to a receding past. The great emergence of new monasticisms is the future, but aspirations...
“If Church leaders get these out to post modern non-church goers it could mark a turning point” Presented as a dialogue between the Seeker and the Guide, this book answers questions asked by many people who are interested in joining...
A challenging and thought-provoking book, in which Ray briefly unpacks 49 probing and uncomfortable questions and shows a way of remaining true to fundamentals whilst being at ease with people from diverse, or opposing backgrounds. This book is helpful for...
Surveying the life and times of Aidan of Lindisfarne, this book draws insights into missional approaches to inspire both outreach and discipleship for today's Church. Ray shows that such figures from past centuries can provide models for Christian life and witness...
Capitalism is in crisis. It has been becme divorced from moral norms....... What is the way forward? Ray suggests it lies in an increase of Downwardly Mobile people - able Chrisitans who lay down their lives for the common good.
Most fitness programmes concentrate on physical fitness - they start from the outside and stop there. To achieve total fitness of the mind, body and soul we need to start on the inside and work outwards. Beginning with a spiritual...
A collection of material to enable transformation of churches and communities– a vibrant whole church experience! There is a guide book for leaders and mentors; log books for adults, young people and children; the Little Meditation Book, the Little Prayer Book,...
When love of money distorts our habits inspire us to give generously and with joy #LentPrayerCommunityofAidanandHilda
Jesus, always true, strip from us false show which demeans others #LentInNewcastle
Eternal Jesus, by your risk-taking in being born of a single mother, lift us and free us #MidLent
God bless mothers with grateful children, good memories, grace of acceptance, a sense of humour and fruitful old age #MothersDay
May those who inflict terror in the name of God fall into the arms of the Trinity - God Communing with us #SweetSorrowsgigSammyHorner
May those who inflict terror in the name of God fall into the arms of the Trinity - God Communing #SweetSorrowsgigSammyHorner
When we consume too much make us content just to be with you; when love of money distorts our judgment, inspire us with the joy of now.
By your prayers and works of mercy spur us to struggle for your kingdom to come on earth https://t.co/POUWIHOXw8
Times may change, loved landmarks go, and heroes fall, but we will seek you, Lord #Dunbarton
Hold us in your strong-fingered hands until we become a sacrament of strength to those we hold. #LentPrayerCommunityOfAidandandHilda