Monthly Archives: July 2012

The limits of “commitment”

One of the most moving parts of the ordination of a priest is when the candidate lies prostrate before the altar and the whole church kneels and sings the litany of the saints. I can still clearly remember that part … Continue reading

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The Scriptures of my life

A young friend of mine once shared with me the story of his faith-journey. When he left school, he went to work in a small building firm in the north of England. He told me that his work-mates were nice … Continue reading

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A little glass angel

Just over a year ago, my brother, Bernard, was diagnosed as having cancer and I and many others began praying that the Lord would grant him life. At first, it seemed as if the Lord would grant our prayers, for … Continue reading

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