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Who do we honour?

Here’s the reading and the reflection from today’s Communion service. The photo is of the stained glass window in the Chapel, which is all about this reading… While Paul was waiting in Athens, he was upset to see…

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The rainbow people of God

You will find here the reading and reflection from today’s communion service. Also, here’s a link to the video of Brother Roger I mentioned, and another lovely video of him talking about the vocation of listening. And here’s…

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From our Muslim Chaplain

On this Friday, what is my last day of the 2020 Academic year – I feel like my goodbyes have not been properly made with final year students. The pandemic saw to it that we left many things…

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From our Muslim Chaplain archive #7

Dearest friends and colleagues, As we move closer towards the end of Ramadan 2020 we must acknowledge that the last four weeks has been challenging with whole new way of life; in Lockdown, without extended family and for…

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Responding to injustice

Here’s the reflection from today’s Communion service, focussing partly on our response to the shocking death of George Floyd. You can also see a personal video message from the Vice Chancellor with his own response here. The reading…

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From our Muslim chaplain archive #6

Dearest friends and colleagues, As we move closer towards the end of Ramadan 2020 we must acknowledge that the last four weeks has been challenging with whole new way of life; in Lockdown, without extended family and for…

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From our Muslim chaplain archive #5

So what is it like this Ramadan in the trials of Covid-19 While your family and friends are locked behind a glass screen Computer screens and mobile phones, On devices with Zoom and Skype it seems Mosques are…

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From our Muslim chaplain archive #4

“O you who have believed, persevere and endure and remain stationed and fear Allah that you may be successful.” [Al Qur’an 3:200] Patience is an essential attribute of a believer. However, in today’s age, most only “persevere” and…

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From our Muslim chaplain archive #3

Dear students and staff alike,  During this period of instability, just remember, you’re no less valuable as a human being just because you can’t get to work, get to classes and meet each other face to face at the…

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From our Muslim chaplain archive #2

As I sit at home trying to work with distractions from my youngest daughter coming in and out of my ‘home office’ I try to work out where we are and what is happening in the world today….

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