Tag: Education

We belong together

We belong together: A sermon for All Saints’ Sunday

Marlborough College Chapel, 5th November 2017

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One of the first things that comes to my mind when thinking about Saints is the word ‘belonging’. Why? Because today we are reminded that we not only belong to each other in the present, but also we belong to those who have gone before us and, indeed, to those who will come after us.  Continue reading “We belong together”

School Chaplaincy

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‘Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.’

On Education – Albert Einstein

 

It seems pretty obvious to ask a School Chaplain to write a reflection on school chaplaincy. However, in some way, I feel that I am even less qualified to write something about this now – with the little experience I have – than I was a term ago, without any experience. So I asked myself the question: what would I hope that pupils, and staff for that matter, remember when they think about the chaplaincy at Marlborough College a good few years after they have left? What remains after they have forgotten what was actually said? Continue reading “School Chaplaincy”