Posts by Rob Jones (Page 3)

Becoming a Deacon is a steep, challenging learning journey

By GARRY CULLEN

This is the first time I have written a blog entry, so, readers, please forgive me as I am no doubt a novice. As most of you will know, I have recently completed my first year at St John’s seminary in Wonersh as part of my journey to become a Deacon, which – God willing – will see me ordained in 2018. So what have I learnt thus far?

Images from Aylesford

Our One Parish Mass this summer welcomed parishioners to the beautiful Friars in Aylesford, and many of you took some wonderful photographs – some of which our posted here.

Chapel-at-Aylesford
Above photo: Fergus Cooper

The Eucharist: God’s Body Language

By Fr TOM McHUGH

Daily we use body language to communicate. Friends and family often meet or part with a kiss or a hug. Others hold hands as they walk or wave to someone they know on the other side of the street. A handshake we use regularly in our culture.So when Jesus wishes to express his abiding love for us, he chooses to be with us in the form of Bread and Wine –His Body and Blood –‘His risen body language’.