Tag Archives: CYO Colchester

If you picked two words to describe your friend what would they be?

If you had to pick two of these words to describe your friend, which ones would they be? This was what I asked a number of teenagers earlier this week when I spent a few hours helping at Sanctum which is … Continue reading

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The awkward moment when Gandalf’s phone battery died

Yesterday I went for a walk with Gandalf. We visited every secondary school in Colchester where Gandalf took a selfie (he really does move with the times) of himself in front of the school sign. Towards the end of the walk … Continue reading

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I pray that I’ll be happy one day

I pray that I’ll be happy one day. These words were written by a teenager at an interactive prayer space called Sanctum. Reading what this young person wrote makes me so, so sad but there is also the glimmer of hope … Continue reading

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These boots were made for walking

I’m taking part in a 16 mile walk in a few weeks so I decided I needed some proper walking boots. Once I had bought some I needed to break them in, so at the weekend my wife, my girls … Continue reading

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