Rector's Letter for April

DEAR SISTERS AND BROTHERS,

There is a probably apocryphal story of a debate between a Marxist and a Russian priest in the early days of the rise of communism in Russia. It goes like this. The Communist stood and steadily, exhaustively and comprehensively explained the deep truths about the new economic system, about how people would discover a new dignity as part of the collective reality, about the benefits of a revolutionary approach to politics. And he sat down to silence. The priest stands and says “Christ is risen”. At which point, the crowd stands up and enthusiastically and joyfully reply “He is risen indeed”. The story is much loved by preachers. One nil to God Read More...