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Friday 20 December

Is 7:10-14, Ps 23:1-6, Luke 1:26-38 Mary our model Two things about the Annunciation are very clear. First, Mary had little, if any, understanding of what Gabriel was saying and no idea of its consequences. She was “deeply disturbed” and thoroughly confused: “How can this be?”. But secondly, despite her lack of understanding and confusion […]

A Miner Looks Back

by Dr John Crowley 29 miners were killed in the methane gas explosion of the Pike River Coal Mine between Greymouth and Reefton on November 19th 2010. Repeated explosions prevented rescue attempts, although it is likely all were killed in the initial explosion and firestorm. The Strongman Mine also worked the Brunner coal seam, a […]