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The Joy of Christmas

The Joy of Christmas How do we experience joy in a world with so much grief? This is a good question to ask at the end of the year like 2020. How do we find God’s goodness when there is pain and loneliness? How do we begin to love our neighbors in a time that…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 7: Deo Volente (DV)

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 7: Deo Volente (DV) Many of us are old enough to remember receiving letters that used the abbreviation DV after a line like this: “I am really looking forward to your visit next June (DV)”. This was a way of recognising…