/September 2016 Articles

Walsingham Way

Philip Barnes recalls the Assumption of Our Lady   The Assumption is really a feast of the Resurrection – it speaks of the power of the Risen Christ reaching into Our Lady’s life. When he describes the resurrection life, St [...]

2018-09-10T14:32:48+00:00 September 2016 Articles|

Power in the Blood

In Southern Germany the Friday after Ascension Day is known as Blutfreitag – ‘Blood Friday’. At Weingarten, just north of Lake Constance, there is the most remarkable pilgrimage and procession of the relic of the Precious Blood: the largest equestrian [...]

2018-09-10T14:32:07+00:00 September 2016 Articles|

Dicing with Daesh

Serenhedd James on the murder of Fr Jacques Hamel   There was horror and disgust at the end of July, after the octogenarian Fr Jacques Hamel had his throat cut by young Islamists at the altar of a church dedicated [...]

2018-09-10T14:31:24+00:00 September 2016 Articles|