Spirituality & Beliefs
Richard Coles shares the story of his journey from pop star to priest - PLUS listen to him read from his book Fathomless Riches.
I know a priest who, after he had shut up shop on Christmas Day, would get into his pyjamas and take a bottle of vodka alone to bed, watch The Sound of Music and cry. An irony that a festival so commonly thought to be the one time of year when vicars come into their own should for him be a time of particular tristesse. Since the enchantment of childhood dimmed I, too, have had at least ambivalent feelings about the festive season. Read more...