O for a thousand tongues to sing…

Last week I said about the sudden death of a young man whilst at college. Yesterday, his family, school friends and church family gathered at St. John’s, Upper Holloway to say their farewells. Joshua was only 18 years old, but in those short few years he had been a great and good influence to everyone […]

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‘the storm may roar around me..’

It seems strange to say it, but my friend Anne’s funeral yesterday was probably the best funeral I had been to or taken as a priest. The church had over 500 people and there was hardly room to stand. It was as if we were all one family saying out goodbyes and sharing communion together. […]

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When a friend dies..

Today I am taking the funeral of friend of mine. She was 70 years old and had been ill with cancer for the past 4 years. She was a beautiful person, and what I mean by that, is that she was beautiful on the inside. She was kind, loving and cared about all the people […]

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