Author Archives: Shannon Commins



Shannon Commins

Weekly Email w/b 26th July 2021
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Weekly Email w/b 26th July 2021

I’ve been glued to the Olympics for the last few days. What is it about that sporting event that encourages us all to become armchair experts at Taikwondo scoring, synchronised diving splashing or dressage etiquette?...

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July 29, 2021
Weekly Email w/b 5th July 2021
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Weekly Email w/b 5th July 2021

Amidst ZOOM meet-ups, diocesan gatherings and a certain world cup game, it was a more sobering reminder in my calendar which has caught my attention. This week marks “Srebrenica Memorial Week“, recalling the events following...

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July 08, 2021
Weekly Email w/b 28th June 2021
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Weekly Email w/b 28th June 2021

Last week I sat through the final minutes of a football match between Portugal and France, their their last group game. It seemed that some final groups games had almost “finished before they had started”,...

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July 01, 2021
Weekly Email w/b 21st June 2021
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Weekly Email w/b 21st June 2021

We hosted a gathering of church leaders from across the area last night at Meole Brace Church. “Archdeacons Visitation” is what it was formally called, which does sound pretty formal and potentially painful doesn’t it!...

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June 24, 2021
Weekly Email w/b 24th May 2021
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Weekly Email w/b 24th May 2021

I was reading a while ago about some of the different traditions associated with Pentecost: processions through the streets, blowing trumpets during the service, throwing rose petals from the ceiling, bringing flowers and green branches...

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May 27, 2021