Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

Posted on: March 13, 2019  Rebekah Clingan dressed as Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander during a praise service in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to mark the hymn writer’s 200th anniversary. Photo Credit: Clogher Diocese The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a themed praise evening in Enniskillen, … Continue reading “Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary”

Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Picture Partnership / Westminster Abbey [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] Senior members of Britain’s royal family, led by Queen Elizabeth II, attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday (Monday). The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states, all of … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London”

Anglicans walking together in the Holy Land

Posted on: February 22, 2019    Anglicans from around the Communion took part in a 12-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land in June 2017, with the theme of “walking together”. Five primates as well as the Anglican Communion Secretary General, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, accompanied the pilgrims. Among the highlights of the tour were visits to … Continue reading “Anglicans walking together in the Holy Land”

“Was COP 24 really a success?” – Jessica’s final reflections from the global climate conference

Jan. 17th, 2019 Photographer: Sean Hawkey It’s been a month since COP 24 ended in Katowice, Poland. When describing my experience, I often get asked: Was COP 24 a success? In some ways it was. COP 24 finished with the completion of the Katowice Climate Package (Paris Rulebook) – a rulebook that lays out how … Continue reading ““Was COP 24 really a success?” – Jessica’s final reflections from the global climate conference”

L. Roger Owens: Midlife as a time of discovery, not a problem to be solved

A walkway at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve in Pennsylvania, which author L. Roger Owens visited, alone and with his family, over the course of a year. Photo by Rachel Handel FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Instead of sinking into the feeling of being stuck, a seminary professor set a goal of taking 40 walks to mark his 40th birthday. He then wrote … Continue reading “L. Roger Owens: Midlife as a time of discovery, not a problem to be solved”