This Sunday's services looked at counting God's blessings and the impact of Handsome Thomas - better known as Doubting Thomas
- explored in drama, with an evening service of worship and reflection.
Children's writer Morris Gleitzman came from Australia to pick up The Raring 2 Read Award for his book, Doubting Thomas
They'll never have the edge over their rivals until they actually beat them - and they have been talking about that for the last five years - so I am one of the Doubting Thomas
when it comes to Cork and I'll reserve my judgment on them until later in the summer.
They will believe nothing unless, like doubting Thomas
, they can actually touch, feel and see it.
has become something of a national pastime with each passing track season.
Pics: Alan SIMPSON First impressions: Levet looks terrified as he is confronted with a haggis and trimmings; The French inquisition: Doubting Thomas
takes a closer look at our national dish before deciding whether to face his demons and take a bite; The moment of truth: There's just no; turning back as the Frenchman tucks in; Time to leg it: Thomas looks like he's ready to throw up after his introduction to haggis, neeps and tatties and insisted he wouldn't dare to tackle the famous Scots delicacy again
These stories are undoubtedly familiar, as they involve the so-called Doubting Thomas
and also show up at other times of the liturgical year.
Touch is what we turn to, after all, when we cannot believe our eyes, which suggests that with Reed's paintings we, like Doubting Thomas
, are uncertain whether what we see is real.
The interior of the palace was also decorated with images of some of Florence's favorite saints, such as John the Baptist (the commune's patron saint), Bernard of Clairvaux (who was adopted as the Palace's patron), Zenobius (an early Florentine bishop who was believed to have helped save the city from invasion by the Goths), Christopher (who because he provided protection against sudden death and accident "was a popular saint in public places"), Doubting Thomas
(whose image in the audience chamber of the Signoria was accompanied by a sonnet of Franco Sacchetti, exhorting onlookers "to touch the truth" as Saint Thomas had done), and Victor (who was revered because the Florentines had won a victory against Pisa on his feast day in 1364).
Despite those doubting Thomas
, Hanlon also insists the scrawny youngster can survive against the jumbo English forwards.
AS a former Doubting Thomas
, I'm happy to express the view that British Champions Day is working.
HE'S NO doubting Thomas
when it comes to Filipino resilience in the wake of the flooding that displaced thousands of families in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.
Life would be so much easier if I could but, like Doubting Thomas
, I need to see the evidence.
He won the Raring 2 Read poll in the 2010 Coventry Inspiration Book Awards with his novel Doubting Thomas
and will be coming to the UK to attend the awards ceremony at St Mary's Hall on June 16 to present the winners with their prizes.
John 20:24 tells us that the apostle, who has become known as Doubting Thomas
, refused to believe until he had seen.