Author Archives: Petter

About Petter

Demi-Norwegian Swede in Oxford. Rather churchy type.

Holiday is over!

And so, I find myself at the end of my Easter holiday. This week saw both a trip to London to attend a High Mass of the Annunciation at my old home parish and a visit from my sister. It … Continue reading

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A Week Off Work

And so, the first week of the Easter holiday for us interns is over. This week, I have managed both a trip to London and hosting a friend. While I very much enjoy meeting up with my London friends, it … Continue reading

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A Holy Week

A somewhat belated Happy Easter to any and all! While I have seen neither Easter Bunnies nor Easter Eggs, I had the privilege of celebrating the Sacred Triduum at St Barnabas Church, Jericho. I served every single service throughout the … Continue reading

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St Paul, and Mark Twain on nudity

HOMILY Preached Wednesday after the Third Sunday in Lent 2018 in the Chapel of the Resurrection, Pusey House, Oxford  Readings: Psalm 37, Exodus 15.27-16.35 & Ephesians 4.17-30 “But the salvation of the righteous cometh of the Lord, who is also their … Continue reading

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Christ in the Desert

Vigil for the First Sunday of Lent, 17 February 2018 The Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford Readings: Genesis 3.1-6, 2 Corinthians 6.1-10, S Matthew 4.1-11 Father: All those words and thoughts which come from thee whilst thou bless … Continue reading

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Over a term in Oxford…

I just realised that I haven’t posted anything since I moved apart from the texts to my homilies… The last time I left you, dear readers, I was preparing for the move to the noble city of Oxford. By now, … Continue reading

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Conversion of St Paul

1st EVENSONG OF THE CONVERSION OF ST PAUL 24 January 2018 Chapel of the Resurrection, Pusey House, Oxford Readings: Jeremiah 1.4-10, Acts 26.1-23  Father: all those words and thoughts which come from thee, whilst thou bless them and make them … Continue reading

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