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On several occasions I have written posts encouraging us all to live with peace and love and exhorting us to forgive the hurts that we experience. 170 more words

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Once more we mourn another act of violence and turn our hearts to the people of Bangladesh. Yet let us also celebrate acts of kindness and sheer generosity. 51 more words

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I do not presume to know what motivated others to vote to stay in or leave the European Union. However, now that a decision has been made I DO presume to opt for peace with justice for all. 42 more words

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Almost every day we hear news of violent incidents around the world. Most recently we have the tragic scenes in Orlando, the murder in France of a policeman and his partner by an IS supporter, the killing of a hostage by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, the horrific suffering of those caught up in the wars in Syria and elsewhere and now the gratuitous violence that has marred Euro 2016. 70 more words

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Full of Grace

The film Full of Grace had its UK premiere last night in the Prince Charles Cinema in London’s West End.

It is a beautiful film – in fact more of a meditation – which leads the viewer into a reflection on Mary’s role in the life of the early Church and her continued role in our life today. 194 more words

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From Pentecost to Ordinary Time

We spend 40 days building up to Easter, and fifty days celebrating Easter. Then Pentecost comes along Рa quick celebration and it over! 

Pentecost pushes us outwards – the Spirit leads us to… 131 more words

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Creating space and sharing the burden

It is exam season in the UK Universities and we are approaching the end of the academic year – students and staff are a bit more frazzled than usual and there is quite a lot of stress around. 115 more words

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