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Letter to the Editor

From Br Steven CR Thank you for publishing the article about Father Benson for which I am most grateful. I would like to draw readers’ attention to some additional facts which were previously omitted. Father Benson had built the Church [...]

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The consecration of Fr Philip North as Bishop of Burnley at York Minister on Candlemas Day was a glorious occasion. A packed cathedral saw the ordination not only of one of the brightest and best priests of the Catholic movement, [...]

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touching place

STE FOY, CONCHES-EN-OUCHE, EURE On his way back from fighting the Moors in Spain, Roger de Tosny (the lord of Conches) brought relics of Saint Faith from Conques (ND, Sept. 2008) in 1034, so the church of Conches received a [...]

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Book of the month

Janet Backman considers the controversy surrounding the recently published collection of essays edited by the Archbishop of York ON ROCK OR SAND? Firm foundations for Britain’s Future Edited by John Sentamu SPCK, 224pp, pbk 978 0281071746, £9.99 On the day [...]

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The quest for authenticity Tom Sutcliffe visits the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse A week before Christmas I paid my first (and probably last) visit to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse to see The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Francis Beaumont – [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Weeks of Guided Prayer Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Weeks of Guided Prayer (WGP) are now more fashionably known as Weeks of Accompanied Prayer. I have been involved in organizing and supervising these weeks for well [...]

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Listening for God Arthur Middleton It was a calm sea as the ship for Sweden made its way from Newcastle to Oslo. Behind a row of chairs was one small door through which occasionally a determined looking member of the [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on celebrating our Lady Day Mark Frank, the Caroline divine, has been described as a mariological preacher. He published only two volumes of sermons. His Second Sermon for Christmas is on the text: ‘And she brought forth her [...]

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