Sermon, Sunday 24th May 2020
Last Thursday was Ascension Day, a feast which has largely been forgotten in our church calendar though our service last Thursday was very encouraging. I do remember clearly, back in the 70's and 80's the joint Anglican services, regularly at St Barnabas’, a full church, a well-known preacher and a full Sung Mass.
As a rather cynical 18-year-old, I remember a school trip to the Holy Land. We were at the putative site of the Ascension. We were invited to light a candle and place by the impression of a foot sunk into what looked remar