Author Archives: Jayne Ozanne

A ‘Low & Dishonest’ Decade?

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation  Just over 80 years ago W H Auden, in New York, wrote his poem “September 1 1939”: I sit in one of the dives On … Continue reading

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An Everyday Christmas….?

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of One Body One Faith I wonder how you feel about Christmas? Is it something you look forward to with childlike delight and share with family and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Kitties

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of Via Media and Director of the Ozanne Foundation I have recently been adopted by two kittens – brothers born on September 27th.  I decided to resist the temptation of calling them Boris and Jeremy – … Continue reading

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Wellbeing, Leadership and ‘The Other’

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury How well are the clergy you know? If they weren’t at their best, would they feel able to tell you? During the past two years, I’ve been involved … Continue reading

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Does the Church have a Problem with Institutional Racism?

by the Revd Peterson Feital, Founder of The Haven+ and Missioner to the Creative Industries for the Diocese of London (aka the ‘Showbiz Rev’) I was thrilled when Prince Harry announced his engagement to Meghan Markle. However, I was not … Continue reading

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Pondering “the Bump” of Posada

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester I’ve had a couple of visitors staying with me for the start of Advent. I met them at a hotel near Crewe. I’d been there to give a guest lecture to … Continue reading

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Who Tells Our Story – and How?

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford I’m a great fan of the musical Hamilton, particularly (as a historian), its final song: ‘Who Lives, Who Dies, … Continue reading

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