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A Bigger Picture: Poetry and Faith

Good morning, Just a quick reminder of our remarkable poetry weekend. A Bigger Picture: Poetry and Faith Today, Saturday 21 November, 7 pm, MS Teams Event To join this MS Teams event click on the link provided on the…

Ethics, Faith and the Climate Emergency

Good morning, Today’s Companionship is a reminder of an event happening later today.  It is a talk being given by Robin Attfield, of Cardiff University, called Ethics, Faith and the Climate Emergency.  Professor…

‘Drive forwards’

Good morning, I got my car washed yesterday at Morrisons.  I hadn’t been for a while and it was pretty dirty.  As the whirling green washers started to envelop the car, I happened to see a name on the machinery.  Could…

Eve of Diwali, Festival of Lights

Good morning, As we wake up in Fife today in a new Level of Coronavirus regulations – Level 3 – and on the eve of Diwali, festival of lights, I thought I would share one of the Hearts of Light presentations made a few…

‘All Hallows’ Eve’

Greetings… … on Hallowe’en, aka All Hallows’ Eve, the night before All Saints Day, which reflects the Christian belief in the communion of saints, that those whom we trust are with God in heaven are to be remembered. …

‘Remembering and honouring’

Dear Friends This time of year always encourages me to hibernate. I have learned to resist until Christmas comes.  Then I give in and give free reign to my desire to live in pyjamas, eat chocolate oranges for breakfast…

‘Calming streams and live-streaming’

Good morning, What a difference a week makes.  I was off duty for a week, and away from St Andrews for just three nights, and yet the hour has now changed – mornings start earlier, but by 5 o’clock it feels like…

‘The sound of voices’

Good morning, Is tolarance a virtue? That was the question those thoughtful people at TruThink asked the Chaplaincy team to discuss recently. And now five contributions have been published, by two Quakers, a Humanist,…

‘Choir gowns flying high’

Good afternoon, Your much-anticipated weekly newsletter will follow as soon as tech issues allow, but for now, an extra-special Companionship email. First, Compline will go ahead this evening, at 10 pm in St Salvator’s…

‘Riding out the storm’

Good morning, Yesterday morning, I took a walk on the East Sands before work. I suppose I was walking with a purpose. Five members of the Chaplaincy are taking part in a Step Count Challenge for October and November.…

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