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Touching place

ALL SAINTS’, GAUTBY, LINCS   Probably the least-appreciated of all the English counties, Lincolnshire is full of empty spaces, and the hamlet of Gautby is in one of those, beyond Bardney. Here in the mid-18th century the Vyners, a prominent [...]

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Faith of Our Fathers

Arthur Middleton on ‘Personal Devotion’   The Flame of Prayerful Living This is the famous stone That tumeth all to gold, For that which God doth touch and own Cannot for lesse be told . George Herbert   Being Blind [...]

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John Gayford takes a peep into its Mystery   It may be a Biblical hyperbole when St. Jerome said of the Book of Revelation that it has as many secrets as words. Even so to claim we know the full [...]

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On Politics and Faith

Michael Talbot considers political memoirs and ideas   One of the strange delights of lockdown has been the ability to almost simultaneously attend multiple book launches and gallery ‘openings’ from the comfort of one’s home. I say delights, but what [...]

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The way less trod

Richard Norman  reflects on the path to holiness   ‘it is by faith and through Jesus that we have entered this state of grace’   Each Mass ends with an instruction: Go forth / Ite, missa est. Our churches are, [...]

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Views, reviews and previews

Exhibitions after  lockdown   Commercial art galleries opened the 12th April and museums and public galleries are (at the time of writing) likely open from 17th May. So, what’s on exhibition-wise? Something of a patchwork across the country. Pallant House, [...]

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The way we live now

Christopher Smith goes on a conference while staying at home   What’s a priest to do with a post-Easter break when we’re not allowed to go anywhere?  Well, as it happened, an email dropped into my inbox from my old [...]

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There have in the last few weeks been glimmers of life returning to normal. Whilst the shadow of the pandemic seems still to be cast across the country shops and businesses are opening up and communities are beginning to regroup [...]

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