Ethnographic Reflection on Praying the Rosary

 Background I have been attending St Matthews Carver Street at the evening (6 pm) Mass. I suspect it is done partly as it gives a time the priest can be quite contemplative while praying the Mass and partly so members of St Matthew’s Carver Street who cannot make the morning Mass have another opportunity. Whatever […]

Pilgrim Path

past the water channel that marks the boundary of the arrow-grass salt marsh we finally step out onto mudflats then awkwardly hop about as we remove clumsy boots tie ┬álaces together and hang them from our packs then roll our trousers above the knee in preparation for the traverse cautiously we move trying to avoid […]

Responding through the tradition

The coupling of powerful ideaswith each able to stir the imaginationthat pull against the otherfalling into no easy resta turbulent route thathas dangerous falls on one sidea whirlpool that will suck us inthere is no quiet water betweenthe only way to move forwardis to use the force of oneto balance the other. Is it surprising […]