Brian Purfield

Humpty Dumpty and Alice John Tenniel via Wikimedia Commons
In the fantastic world which Lewis Carroll describes in his book Through the Looking Glass, the young Alice meets a whole host of very strange creatures. Among them is an old sheep who spends her time knitting while running a small shop which is packed with curious things. After peering around for some time, Alice decides to buy an egg, and when she takes it with her it gets larger and larger and more human – complete with an enormous face. The large human egg is called Humpty Dumpty, who finds...
Abraham & Isaac Caravaggio
A God Who Cares For Us — A Reflective Journey through the Old Testament: Abraham — Our Father in FaithLed by Brian PurfieldAt the start of the Fourth Eucharistic Prayer we pray: “Time and again you offered them covenants and through the prophets taught them to look forward to salvation.” This series of workshops offers reflections on the sequence of covenants throughout salvation history, beginning with Adam and ending with Jesus. Each workshop is an individual piece of the larger jigsaw. While...
A Thursday morning series of reflections on three Gospel passages that describe encounters with the Risen Jesus.The first reflection focuses on the women coming to the tomb on the Sunday morning (Mk 16:1-8).The second reflection (pictured) concerns the two disciples on the road to Emmaus (Lk 24:13-35).The final reflection looks at the resurrection appearance of Jesus to some of the disciples in Galilee (Jn 21:1-23).The series will be led by Brian Purfield. Brian Purfield has been a member...