Category Archives: Chaplain’s Musings

CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  15.02.21

= Ashes and Kites = At the beginning of Lent (for background see:  https://stcatherines-stuttgart.de/services/seasonal-worship/  ) Christians traditionally receive the sign of the cross on their foreheads with the words ‘remember you are dust and to dust you shall return, turn … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  08.02.21

= Feasts and Fasts = The dieticians will define Fasting as abstaining from eating voluntarily while starving (or being famished from the word famine) is when going without food is forced upon you by person(s) or circumstances over which you … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  03.02.21

According to our website – The Christian Calendar takes us annually on two Epic Journeys …  Certainly in the northern hemisphere these journeys accompany the seasons of nature from winter into spring and from spring into summer, with similar themes … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  26.01.21

WHO STOLE MY STOLE3 For the curious among you ‘who stole my stole1/2’ refer to Chaplain’s Musings of 12.10.20 and 18.01.21. For those among you who like to make connections then also check website ‘seasonal worship’ and/or Anglicanism:   https://stcatherines-stuttgart.de/services/seasonal-worship/  and/or  … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  18.01.21

WHO STOLE MY STOLE Pt.2 For the curious among you ‘who stole my stole1’ refers to Chaplain’s Musings of 12.10.20. For those among you who like to make connections, also check the website ‘seasonal worship’. https://stcatherines-stuttgart.de/services/seasonal-worship/ In a recent re-reading … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  11th January 2021

Pharaoh said to Jacob “How many are the years of your life ?” Jacob replied “The years of my earthly sojourn are 130; few and hard have been the years of my life…..” In a recent re-read of Genesis I … Continue reading

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CHAPLAIN’S MUSINGS  4th January 2021

The UN General Assembly has declared 2021 to be the International Year of Peace and Trust The hope is to encourage and mobilise international efforts to promote peace and trust among nations, amid the countless challenges that face us all … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s Christmas Greeting – 22nd December 2020

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Chaplain’s Musings 14.12.20

The theme of Advent is ‘Waiting’, where waiting is a loaded word which has little to do with killing time.  The Waiting has emerged as a theme in some of the children’s stories that have featured so far in our … Continue reading

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Chaplain’s Musings 07.12.20

Here are some of the words some of us will be singing, others listening to, in these coming days and weeks. To many of us they are so well known we don’t often think about them. So here is a … Continue reading

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