Category Archives: Religion

Week 2/52 Weeks of Worship: Gay Christian Community

  Date and time of service: 10 December 2017 at 17:30 Religion: Christian Denomination: Non-denominational Name of church: Gay Christian Community Name of service: Worship Leader of service: Reverend Corinne McClintock Liturgical importance:  Second Sunday in Advent Address: 194 Dale … Continue reading

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Week 1/52 St Michael and All Angels

  Date and time of service: 3 December 2017 at 09:30 Religion: Christian Denomination: Anglican Name of church: St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church Name of service: Family Mass Leader of service: Reverend Sue Waldron Liturgical importance:  First Sunday … Continue reading

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Lies we believe about God

Never one to back away from controversy, and having recently see the movie of The Shack, based on the book by Wm. Paul Young, I was eager to read his latest book, Lies We believe about God. Some people who … Continue reading

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The Shack (2017) – movie review

I watched “The Shack” (2017) USA today.  Written by John Fusco based on the novel of the same name by William P Young, it is directed by Stuart Hazeldine. Sam Worthington plays Mack Phillips, while Papa is Octavia Spencer (turns … Continue reading

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A righteous man hanged

As Christians approach Holy Week and South Africa protests against Jacob Zuma’s continued Presidency I was reminded that 9 April is the anniversary of the hanging of Lutheran pastor and theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, at Flossenburg, by the Nazis, only days … Continue reading

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St Basil’s Day, a Greek celebration

January 1 is St. Basil’s Day and it is an important day, especially in Greece, where his feast day is celebrated as part of the New Year’s Eve festivities.  These include card games and other games of chance, a special … Continue reading

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Ouija, Origin of Evil

This is a bit like doing a review of a movie I haven’t seen.  Actually, I am putting why I am not seeing it “out there” for anyone to take and use, or not. Many of my readers will know … Continue reading

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The Fancy Dancer

The classic novel by Patricia Nell Warren. So the other day I was browsing my own bookshelves for a novel (I don’t have many novels because I haven’t, up until fairly recently, read many of them).  I found The Fancy … Continue reading

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Saint Winnoc, patron saint of millers

  Milling, or the grinding of cereal into flour, is one of the oldest known professions.  The patron saint of millers is St Winnoc, a seventh century abbot of Wormhout, Flanders, originally presumed to be from Wales. Flour gets a … Continue reading

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UCT Summer School teaches art as students burn it.

Even as students at UCT are burning artworks in protest of UCTs failure to feed, clothe, house and educate them free of charge, UCT’s Irma Stern Museum is hosting a programme at the gallery named in honour of Irma Stern … Continue reading

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