Peter, a Rolling Rock

Peter, A Rolling Rock

In last week’s gospel, Jesus called peter “a rock” and he said: “on this rock I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it”. Today, peter states an impulsive response to the devastating news that Jesus – his lord, his friend, healer and teacher must go to Jerusalem to suffer, be killed and be raised. Now, the tables are turned: Jesus confronts peter and tells him: “go behind me, Satan” when peter reproaches him with fear and denial.

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Sink, swim or have faith

Sink, Swim or Have Faith

Today’s story of Jesus walking on water happened over 2,000 years ago. It involves the apostles watching “a ghost or a miracle”, but miracles aren’t necessarily confined to biblical times they can happen in 2023. At that time, Jesus followers had witnessed, the raising from the dead of Lazarus and Jairus’ daughter, the healing of lepers, casting out demons, feeding the five thousand and more.

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St Christopher's by the sea

Welcome to St. Christopher's By-the-Sea