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Archive | February, 2015

Homily for Gibraltar Synod February 2015 – Bishop Robert Innes

On Tuesday, the first day of the Synod for the Gibraltar Archdeaconry, Bishop Robert Innes preached at the opening Eucharist. The date coincided with commemoration of Anskar, remembered as Bishop and missionary. He is the patron saint of Scandinavia. This is the text of Bishop Robert’s sermon. “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet […]

The Bishop’s Lenten Appeal

The Bishop in Europe: The Right Reverend Dr. Robert Innes Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, BISHOP’S LENT APPEAL 2015 Earlier this month I travelled to Athens. During my stay I had the opportunity to visit two detention centres on the outskirts of the city where irregular migrants are held. One of the centres is […]

Theme for the Week – 1 February 2015

Presentation/Purification Scripture: Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 24:7-10; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40 This week we celebrate the festival of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, also known as Purification, because after 40 days, under the Jewish Law, a woman who had given birth (Mary in this case) was deemed to be ritually clean. This has been […]

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