Musings

• a period of reflection or thought •

The Church's new year is just around the corner! Advent marks the beginning of the Church's liturgical calendar and will begin on Advent Sunday, 29...

Helen Murdoch and her husband Jude completed the Vocational Programme Wellington in 2018. Since then, they have welcomed a daughter, Kezia, into the world, and...

Weird—renaissance baby Jesus. Cursive text declaring Peace or Joy or Merry Christmas. Glitter. Soft focus trees, candles, and wreaths. More glitter. Cute animals wearing red...

Background: The triumph of light over dark is a common theme in the Advent season. Christ, our true light, has come into the darkness of the...

In the time of Herod king of Judah there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth...

Advent is the beginning of the Christian year. While much of the world falls into flurry and fuss preparing for the year’s end, the Church...

Welcome to the October edition of Common Ground; and to the long weekend. We hope the weekend provides you with an opportunity for rest and...

Isaiah renders a scene that often occupies my imagination. The holy council assembles in the temple before the massive glory (kabod) of the Lord. The...