Whilst some people are criticising the modern art of this year’s Nativity Scene in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican, we wonder what they would have said about a very different kind of creative expression of the Nativity! Read on!
On December 17, Advent takes a turning point, as we move closer to the celebration of Christmas. Each day we’ll be reflecting on the O Advent Antiphons, ancient words dating as far back as the 6th century and wondering what they have to say to us today!
Her story was utterly moving and utterly captivating. As a child, she is on a school residential trip away, enjoying time with her friends. Having fun. Being a teenager. Being young. They are camping out together in a large sports hall echoed with laughter. Their lives filled with hope for the future. Then there isContinue reading “The mystery of who you are…”
Tent of Meeting It was a memorable moment, this week, to see the Shrine Church in Walsingham able to open its doors for private prayer, and the smiles of the Priest Administrator as he turned the key says it all. I know that many people have loved to take part in the live streaming ofContinue reading “Who would live in a house like this?”
Stay at Home! At his Ascension into Heaven, Jesus gives a simple instruction to his apostles: to stay in Jerusalem and wait for the Power from on High which he had promised. And so they return to that Upper Room in which they have already experienced so much. It was the room in which theyContinue reading “Room for Prayer”