Episodes 31-40

Episode 40 - The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth. This episode comprises Fr Philip's sermon from the Mass for the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth streamed on Facebook Live on Monday 1st June 2020 from 11am.

Episode 39 - Pentecost. This episode comprises Fr Philip's sermon from the Parish Mass for Pentecost. St Margaret's services are available on YouTube throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Search for St Margaret's Ilkley.

Episode 38 - with the Ven. Andy Jolley. In this episode, Fr Philip talk to the Ven. Andy Jolley about his role as Archdeacon of Bradford. As well as learning about Andy himself, they explore major themes around the implications of the present pandemic for the church, and how it may shape its future.

Episode 37 - from Jonathan Halliwell in Brussels. This episode comes from Jonathan Halliwell in Brussels and is a reflection on the hymn 'New Every Morning is the Love'. Jonathan reflects on John Keble's life, poetry and hymnody. Jonathan is currently preparing for ordination as a Deacon in the Diocese of Europe.

Episode 36 - with Tom Franks. In this episode, Fr Philip talks to Tom Franks from Ilkley Town Council who is also a member of the congregation at St Margaret’s. Tom talks about the background both to his present political service and Christian faith.

Episode 35 - The Sixth Sunday of Easter. This episode comprises Fr Philip's sermon from the Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, premiered on YouTube on Sunday 17th May. This was the first service in 8 weeks to come from St Margaret's Church itself. He considers Jesus' promise that we will be given the gift of the Holy Spirit shortly after his ascension.

Episode 34 - St Matthias. This episode comprises Fr Philip's homily from the Mass for St Matthias streamed on Facebook Live on Thursday 14th May. He considers St Matthias becoming the new apostle, the timing of his feast day and what his story might mean for us now.

Episode 33 - with Dr Carmel Ramage. In this episode, Fr Philip chats to Dr Carmel Ramage, a consultant from Bradford Royal Infirmary. They discuss her vocation as a gynaecologist as well as a practising Christian, wife and mother.

Episode 32 - The Fifth Sunday of Easter. This episode comprises Fr Philip's Homily from the Parish Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, streamed on Facebook Live on Sunday 10th May 2020. He considers the Gospel reading for today from St John (14: 1-14) and its frequent use at funerals, alongside an understanding of this passage in the context of our homes or dwelling-places.

Episode 31 - with Fr Ron Mulligan. In this episode, Fr Philip talks to Fr Ron Mulligan, the chaplain of Ilkley's local hospital and emergency department, Airedale. They discuss Fr Ron's work in the hospital in this unprecedented time, the new challenges presented by the pandemic and their impact on both ministries.