Archive | September, 2017

Theme for 24 September 2017 – Community & Judgement

Scripture for Sunday, 24 September 2017:  Exodus 16.2-15; Psalm 105.37-45; Philippians 1.21-30; Matthew 20.1-16 Modern culture tends to have an ambivalent attitude towards inequality in the economy.  We accept that circumstances may cause some to pay more than others for the same thing.  But when our sense of worth – which is intrinsically part of […]

Theme for 17 September 2017 – Community & Forgiving

Scripture for Sunday, 17 September 2017:  Exodus 14.19-30; Psalm 114; Romans 14.1-12; Matthew 18.21-35 Anyone who has experienced some sort of injury, such as a fractured bone, will know that the damage can be experienced on more than one level.  A bone can heal in a matter of weeks; other damage can take much longer […]

Theme for 10 September 2017 – Community & Reconciliation

Scripture for Sunday, 10 September:  Exodus 12.1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13.8-14; Matthew 18.15-20 A well-used technique of Bible study is to immerse ourselves in passages in different roles. Readers of Jesus’ instructions for conflict resolution often place themselves in the role of members of the community, seeking to bring others to reconciliation.  But what happens […]


Reproduced from the September 2017 issue of Roquetta, Menorca’s English language magazine. “This is really about Menorca,” said one of the local Roman Catholic clergy in the heat of fiesta celebrations a couple of years ago.  His point was that although the fiesta celebrations remain attached to the Catholic culture of saints and their patronage, […]

Readings for Worship in September 2017

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during September. 3 September Exodus 3.1-15; Psalm 105.1-6,23-26,45b; Romans 12.9-21; Matthew 16.21-28 6 September Colossians 1.1-8; Psalm 34.11-18; Luke 4.38-44 10 September Exodus 12.1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13.8-14; Matthew 18.15-20 13 September – John Chrysostom, Bishop (David Green, reserve sacrament) Jeremiah 42.1-6; Psalm […]

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