Daily Archives: August 12, 2020

“Draw Near”

A moment in the Communion service has fired my imagination for the past three years. Then shall the Priest say to them that come to receive the holy Communion, Ye that do truly and earnestly repent you of your sins, and are in love and charity with your neighbours, and intend to lead a new…

Cædmon

(657 – 684) Ashamed to be without a song to shareWith men more talented apparently,The herdsman left the monks in revelryAnd went to sleep with creatures in his care. That very night he was commanded inA dream to sing of how the world began;At first he balked and said, “I doubt I can,”But inspiration led…

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