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THE IMMACULATA, ALWAYS AND FOR ETERNITY....Sketch by Fr. Maximilian Kolbe..Part I

The Immaculata has left this earth, but her life has only grown the higher: and it develops and flourishes more and more in the lives of Christians.   351 more words

Franciscan

Brokenness under the blessing

As I mentioned in my last post, Miriam and I spent all of Friday quarantined away from our malades and the rest of our team during our Lourdes pilgrimage. 1,099 more words

Surrender

10 Reasons I Do Stage

Lots of Catholic Brits have a special love for Lourdes and for many the annual diocesan pilgrimage is one not to be missed.  These pilgrimages have what’s called an accompanying hospitalite – a body of volunteers (nurses, doctors, handmaids and brancardiers) who travel out with their own sick and assist them for the week.  1,877 more words

Spirituality And Prayer

...in the luxurious corner booth in the French Catholic café!

So, it’s come to this.  I finally need to share my brush with fame, real fame, none of this fake fame stuff.  But it’s going to take a little bit of backstory, so humor me while we all sit down with our respective drinks and I spin my tale. 958 more words

Day 4, Part 3: The Grotto

After dinner, we have free time.  Usually this is the time you can take to walk around or go have a drink or the knights and dames get time off from their malades and can enjoy themselves.   578 more words

Day 4, Part 2: a... bakening?

Crew: Neil and Carolyn, Gayle, and Ave

Schedule:

  • 0700 Breakfast
  • 0800 Assemble and “Roll Out” for
  • 0930 Papal mass at the underground Basilica
  • 1200 Lunch…
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Day 4, Part 1: An awakening

Crew: Neil and Carolyn, Gayle, and Ave

Schedule:

  • 0700 Breakfast
  • 0800 Assemble and “Roll Out” for
  • 0930 Papal mass at the underground Basilica
  • 1200 Lunch…
  • 1,384 more words