Reflections

My Book of Christian Significance for 2014

Thursday 26 March 2015
 
IT WAS in 1978 that I first took the opportunity of reviewing the 12 months before and naming what I termed ‘My Book of Christian Significance’ for 1977. On that occasion it was Born Again by Charles Colson (Hodder and Stoughton), which was later released as a film.

St Louise de Marillac

Thursday 26 March 2015
 
ST LOUISE de Marillac was born on 15 August 1591 near the town of Le Meux, France. Louise received an education from the Dominican convent at Poissy and eventually discerned that she was called to the religious life. 

Queen of Seven Swords: A Lenten reflection

Thursday 26 March 2015
 
THE Mother of Jesus stood at his cross. She stood; she did not swoon, as some artists depict her. Nor was she alone, for the disciple St John stood beside her. She took her stand with her Son, and with us, her brothers and sisters in the Church of all time.
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