Archive | May, 2017

Readings for June 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays and Sundays during June.  4 June – Pentecost Acts 2.1-21; Psalm 104.26-36,37b; 1 Corinthians 12.3b-13; John 20.19-23 7 June 1 Peter 1.18-25; Psalm 25.1-8; Mark 12.18-27 11 June – Trinity Isaiah 40.12-17,27-31; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13.11-13; Matthew 28.16-20 14 June 2 Corinthians 3.4–11; Psalm […]

Ciutadella Worship

On 28 May, the usual location for our monthly service of Holy Communion will not be available.  Instead we will be going to an outdoor chapel near Cala’n Bosch. The directions are as follows (please phone the chaplain, 617 222 382, if you get lost!). To find the chapel take the turn for Cap D’Artrux which is […]

Memory and Imagination

Reproduced from Roquetta, Menorca’s English-language periodical, May 2017.   “Memories – may be beautiful and yet – what’s too painful to remember, we simply choose to forget,” sang Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were. There is a deeply imbedded truth in the lyrics of the song – and it may well be related to […]

Theme for the Week – 14 May 2017

Scripture for the fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5,15-16; 1 Peter 2.2-10; John 14.1-14 In the 1980s some whales were trapped in ice in the Arctic.  The Russians and Americans, before the end of the Cold War,  cooperated to break the ice and give them a path to freedom.  I mentioned how encouraging this […]


Our monthly JaFfA Club (Jesus a Friend for All) met this afternoon and helped to put Ezekiel’s dry bones back together. And then made bodies flesh on them. And then decorated cup cakes, just because that’s a good thing to do. Well, some of the cup cakes had faces.

Readings for May 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays and Sundays during May. 3 May Acts 8.1b-8; Psalm 66.1-6; John 6.35-40 7 May – Easter 4 Acts 2.42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2.19-25; John 10.1-10 10 May Acts 12.24-13.5; Psalm 67; John 12.44-50 14 May – Easter 5 Acts 7.55-60; Psalm 31.1-5,15-16; 1 Peter […]

Theme for the Week – the Road to Emmaus

Reflection on Luke 24.13-35 Is Emmaus a real place – and does it matter?  I read a commentary on Luke’s account of the road which said that nobody knows where Emmaus was – it might not even be a real place.  So does it matter whether Emmaus exists as a place or whether, indeed, it’s just a […]

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