Monthly Archives: July 2022

August 2022 Benefice Newsletter

The Bewcastle Benefice newsletter for August 2022 is now available to view or download here.


Justice? Or Mercy?

We have an innate sense of fairness. Society is built on the principle of justice. And yet justice has no power to give life – only to take [..]

Parish, Prayer, Sermons

Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 39

We have reached Cuthbert’s last hours among us. He spends his final, disease-ridden moments lying in the corner of his tiny oratory, opposite the altar. Herefrith is with [..]

Parish, St Cuthbert

Morning Prayer with St Cuthbert – Day 38

After a long hiatus, the next instalment of morning prayer with St Cuthbert is available. Cuthbert is weak. His strength is gone and his body failing. He allows [..]

Parish, Prayer, St Cuthbert

Let the dead bury the dead?

What does Jesus mean, ‘let the dead bury the dead’? What is freedom? What is this ‘Spirit’ that is so often portrayed as a wild bird over the [..]

Parish, Prayer, Sermons