Meditations on the Seven Last Words

The First Word "Forgive them Father, they don't know what they are doing..." Of course they think they know what they are doing. They think they are executing a criminal, a blasphemer, the leader of a dangerous insurrection nipped in the bud. Order is aft

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Of delight and a tooth

Of delight and a tooth by Simon Cawdell “Then he took a little child and put it among them; and taking it in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” Mark 9:37 (From … Continue Reading

Mission in Southwark: Reflections on the Process of Reconciliation Following the Coekin Case

A great deal has been written to date on the conduct and fall-out between Revd Richard Coekin and the Bishop of Southwark. I do not propose to go over old ground, and there is much material which can be found elsewhere. Furthermore I do not wish to plough over the legal ramifications which have already … Continue Reading