PAGE 3 – EDITORIAL

PAGE 4 – DIALOGUE

The Birmingham Conversations
Birmingham has been described as one of the most interfaith cities in Britain. Pat Whitney and David Hickey interviewed Canon Andrew Smith who set in motion the ‘Birmingham Conversations’. He is the Director of Interfaith Relations for the Anglican Diocese of Birmingham since 2011.

PAGE 8 – ECUMENISM

My ecumenical journey – Els de Groot
Joan Patricia Back catches up with Els de Groot who lives in Denmark and worked for the Danish Lutheran Church.

PAGE 10 – PRAYER

Julian of Norwich
The annual theme for the Focolare Movement this year is: Our interior life and prayer. David Hickey explores the writings of the mystic Julian of Norwich.

PAGE 12 – SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY

Word of Life – February 2023
You are the God who sees me (Gen. 16: 13)
We too can be messengers of God’s love because we are held safe in his presence. Indeed, we are called to see the needs of others, to help our neighbours when they feel they are ‘alone in the desert’ and to share their joys and sorrows.

PAGE 14 – REFLECTION

The state of the world
Robbie Young reflects on the state of our world and suggests we need to start by changing ourselves.

PAGE 16 – PROFILE

Pauline Quantrill – A holy journey
Anne Horsman pays tribute to Pauline Quantrill who died in October 2022.

PAGE 18 – WORD IN ACTION

Stop! Slow down…
Cathy Beer shares how she is trying to create more space to develop her interior life and deepen her relationship with God.

PAGE 19 – INDEX

New City archive
Searching the magazine

PAGE 20 – VIEW FROM A ZOOM

Getting used to ‘different’
Lesley Ellison concludes her six-part series exploring the challenges and benefits of using social media platforms.

PAGE 22 – THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN

The mighty potato
Mary Gateshill shares a simple recipe using potatoes.

PAGE 23 – POETRY AND SUDOKU

Missed Ones
By Jim Deeds

 

 

 

 

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