Messiah
comforting

comforting

It was the Jesuit priests who taught me in seminary who gave me an appreciation of and love for Classical music.

a room alone

a room alone

“All of humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone”

Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah

I was a student in the seminary when I was first introduced to Handel's great oratorio, Messiah. This work is widely considered to be a master-work both of composition...

Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah

One of the disadvantages of living in Cheviot (population 400) is that the inspiring and perennial Handel oratorio Messiah is not performed locally. As a result I find...

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sense-able ?

sense-able ?

With ears that are tuned to diverse frequencies I begin to delight in different dialects

tuning in

tuning in

If you saw a burning bush, would you (a) call 911, (b) get the hot dogs, or (c) recognise God?

Christ the King

Christ the King

Love casts out fear. But so do several other things — ignorance, alcohol, passion, presumption, and stupidity.

what do you want

what do you want

Miracles always happen – visible at times only to the trained eye and heart

All Souls

All Souls

By looking at the graves, before which countless memories return, we remember how they lived, what they loved