Author Archives: Revd Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski

Trinity 17, 16th of October, St John the Divine

Today’s Gospel contains one of Jesus’ most well-known recommendations: “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s”. (Mt 22.15-22). The meaning of this comment seems to be absolutely clear. Jesus, as we … Continue reading

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Trinity 12, 11th of September, St John the Divine

Forgiveness: seventy-seven times Last week I lost my watch. Such an annoyance! It was not a silver vintage Rolex worth £ 3000, but only a water resistant watch worth less than £20. Still, during the first day I was looking … Continue reading

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Trinity 11, 4 September, St John the Divine

If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when two of you are alone… Matthew 18.15 Last week the liturgical readings, especially the Gospel, brought up the theme of the conflict between Jesus … Continue reading

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The Feast of St Thomas: St John the Divine

Thomas Thomas is one of the most fascinating characters among Jesus’ Apostles. Most of what we know of him comes from John’s Gospel. However, the references to Thomas in John’s Gospel present him in rather an ambiguous light. On the … Continue reading

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