Politicians sometimes surprise me…

Every now and then, politicians surprise me. For instance, The Rt Hon Peter Robinson MP MLA is supporting religious freedom and freedom of conscience. This has been highlighted by Faith and Pride: Glad @dupleader is taking a strong stand for freedom of conscience. http://t.co/vm2EjzLFTd — Faith And Pride (@FaithAndPride) March 9, 2015 Perhaps you should read what Faith … Continue reading Politicians sometimes surprise me…

Positive Catholics: a peer support group

Although I live in Belfast, I am in contact with a Positive Catholics, a peer-support network of women and men, who are living with HIV and have a Christian faith. Within the Roman Catholic tradition they offer peer ministry of support and fellowship for each other. All who identify as Christian and living with HIV … Continue reading Positive Catholics: a peer support group

Mellifluous Doctor, pray for us.

Today is the Feast of St Bernard of Clairvaux, O.Cist., the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian Order. He wrote the Memorare, a very familiar and traditional prayer to Our Lady: “REMEMBER, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy … Continue reading Mellifluous Doctor, pray for us.

A family response to a theft of national treasures

The theft of two fifteenth-century panels which had survived the puritanical zeal of the English Reformation from a Devon church prompts a family response in memory of a loved one.