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Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy Podcasts

Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy Podcasts

By Fiona Stewart-Darling
The Chaplaincy team from time to time will post podcasts, some will be a short thought for the day others might be longer for faith festivals.
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Christmas season has finally ended

Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy Podcasts

Christmas season has finally ended
Fiona reflections on that for Christians Christmas does not end until the 2nd of February when the Christian Church celebrates Candlemas. Fiona explains what Candlemas is!
January 30, 2022
Living with a 'new' normal!
Fiona reflects that since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, we have all yearned for normal life to return. And yet for the last year or so there has been talk of a 'new' normal. 
May 25, 2021
Giving ourselves time to heal
Moshe our Jewish colleague reflects on the Jewish festival of Shavuot. The importance of giving ourselves time and space to as lockdown restrictions ease even more so today, to help us to recover from how the lockdown may have affected us. 
May 17, 2021
Reflection on Green Ribbon Week
Ibrahim reflections on Mental Health Awareness Week and the solidarity of wear a Green Ribbon.
May 10, 2021
What kind of world do we long for post the Covid Pandemic?
Barbara reflects on the challenges and issues that have face up before and through this pandemic. The question facing us al is: what kind of world do we really want to live post the pandemic, and what are we willing to change to make it happen? 
May 03, 2021
Companions along the way
Fiona reflects on our interconnectedness, our need for companions, those safe places to be ourselves and be listened to. 
April 23, 2021
The Wonders of Nature
Moshe explores how spring lifts our spirits why nature can help our mental health, enabling us to engage both the spiritual and physical sides of our beings. 
April 20, 2021
HRH Prince Philip remembered by the Chaplains
Ibrahim our Muslim Chaplain reflections on the life and service of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the life long companionship with his wife HM the Queen. 
April 11, 2021
Learning to live in harmony with creation even wild rabbits!
Being aware of the world around us and learning to live in harmony with it. 
April 02, 2021
Passover and the broken Matzah
Moshe reflects on once again celebrating Passover (and other religious festivals) while still in lockdown. 
March 29, 2021
Reflections on World Water Day
Water is a symbol of life in many traditions, but it also has a very real and physical significance; we need water to live.
March 22, 2021
Reflections on World Book Day
Barbara reflects on her own love of reading and books, how books are a gift and often we can lose ourselves in a book. 
March 15, 2021
The Gift of Conversation
Ibrahim reflects on language and communication, and the gift of conversation.
March 06, 2021
A reflection for St David's day
Vlad reflects on love, respect and appreciation, he says love gives by giving. 
March 01, 2021
The Art of Giving
How giving to others could change the world!
February 21, 2021
We all can hold a little gratitude in our hearts
All of us need encouragement and to be appreciated and valued at times, and so do this around us. It can lift our spirits.
February 15, 2021
Awe and wonderment of the natural world
Looking beyond ourselves at the natural world around us, looking in wonder and awe and seeing signs of new life and hope. 
February 08, 2021
Giving thanks for those who have influenced us for good.
Sometimes when someone we love is no longer with us and we miss them, their influence and love will remain with us as good memories. 
January 29, 2021
The horse, the coach driver and the pious student
Moshe reflections on finding motivation during lockdown. 
January 25, 2021
Today's Podcast with Fiona - valuing our friends
Fiona has been pondering the value of friendship and how we all need friends to walk beside us. 
January 18, 2021
Today's reflection by Barbara Hume
Barbara reflects on why laugher is an important part of our every day lives particularly at this time in the midst of the pandemic. 
January 10, 2021
Welcoming the New Year with Ibrahim Mogra
As we enter into the unknown of the new year with all its challenges, Ibrahim suggests we spend some time reflecting on what has been good last year and what we can look forward to this coming year. Wishing you all a new year filled with hope.
January 03, 2021
May we glimpse something of the holiness as we celebrate Christmas later this week.
Barbara Hume reflects on the meaning of Christmas particularly given the very strange and challenging year we have had with, ups and downs and uncertainties. A glimpse of something beyond ourselves.  We are taking a rest next week from producing chaplaincy podcasts, but Ibrahim Mogra will be back on Monday 4th January with his New Year podcast. 
December 21, 2020
Perfect love casts out fear and anxiety - Fiona Stewart-Darling
A perspective from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens about how fear and anxiety can be very debilitating in our lives, and yet hope and love can bring us out of ourselves to enjoy the community and life with others, friends and family. 
December 13, 2020
Chanukah and defiance by Moshe Freedman
This week Rabbi Moshe Freedman reflects on the Jewish festival of Chanukah.
December 08, 2020
We remember Advent before Christmas
Its been a though year, even though we suffer disappointments, set backs or fear for our futures, God continues to be with us and faithful.  Next week our chaplaincy podcast with be with Moshe as he chats about Chanukah. 
November 30, 2020
Moshe Freedman finding hope
Even within our loneliness there can be help and hope.  Next weeks Podcast is by Fiona Stewart-Darling as the Christian season of Advent begins. 
November 24, 2020
Chaplaincy Thought For the Week with Barbara Hume
How music can enhance our lives. Next week our Thought For The Week will be by Moshe Freedman 
November 16, 2020
Weekly chaplaincy Thought For The Week
Today's the Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy's weekly reflection is our Muslim Chaplain Ibrahim Mogra
November 09, 2020
Thoughts on day two of the second lockdown.
The Canary Wharf Multifaith Team are taking it in turns to record short weekly podcasts. Today the Christian Chaplain talks about hope. 
November 06, 2020
All Souls Day Act of Remembrance
For Christians All Souls Day gives an opportunity to remember loved ones, friends or colleagues who have died over the past year, or as an annual time of remembrance for those we miss still. This year I think is more poignant as we are in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, so we not only remember those who deaths have been unrelated to Covid-19 but also those who have died of the virus. 
October 30, 2020