Kia ora te whanau
I have been reflecting on giving up coffee around two years ago. I gave up when I started consuming five or more cups a day, and noticed that I was feeling ‘wired’ most of the day and also had a low level of anxiety through the day. So I was surprised last week to again feel ‘coffee wired’ and initially thought that Alayne may have been spiking my herbal tea with caffeine! She assured me that she certainly had not, and the disappointing thing was that I had had no coffee!
This is a light-hearted video look at the long and involved path to becoming the Pope. Processes - thank goodness - are rather simpler for appointing the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Kia ora koutou katoa
What a stunning summer!
Our family has had a great holiday, a few of our highlights were tramping the northern circuit around Mt Ngauruhoe, resting at Omori and attending
Services get under way again at St Andrew's on Sunday, 10 February, with a Eucharist at 10 am.
Ash Wednesday is on February 14 and a service will be held at 5.30 pm.
The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd starts on Thursday, 14 February, with a new Level One group at 2 pm and the older children at 3.30 p.m.
And it came to pass as it had been foretold in parish magazines, websites and emails, that the time of the Feast of the Nativity was nigh.
Greetings friends and family, it has been a busy end to the year.
I have just finished the prizegiving season with our schools. I joked with the Principals that I was running league tables judging each
The stellar career of Claudia Field at St Andrew's in the Paddock took a huge leap forward when proceedings at the Jesse Tree Carol Service on Sunday, 9 December 2012, were stopped briefly while the Rev'd Liz Greville read a letter from Vicar, the Rev'd Stephen Kimberley, advising that Claudia had been appointed a Licenced Lay Minister at St Andrew's in the Paddock.
The youngest parishioner - Amy - and the oldest - Di Studholme, cut the 90th anniversary cake, following the combined Remembrance Day and 90th anniversary service in St Andrew's, on Sunday, 11 November 2012.