Daily Archives: October 1, 2011

St. Therese of Lisieux: October 1st

There are few saints so widely venerated as St. Therese of Lisieux. I am sure we all remember that special day two years ago when her relics were on tour in  these Isles. It was thought few people would turn up … Continue reading

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The Benedictine Nuns of Tyburn: Gloria Deo.

A 90-minute documentary on the life of Benedictine contemplatives,”Tyburn Convent Gloria Deo”, soon to be released,brings viewers within the cloisters of the order’s nine monasteries, starting with the motherhouse in England, and ranging through Oceania and South America. The order was … Continue reading


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Pope John Paul I – The smiling Pope; on the anniversary of his death

Pope John Paul I – the smiling pope whose papacy was one of the shortest ever – just 33 days, died just 33 years ago the vacant seat then being filled by Blessed John Paul II whose pontificate lasted 27 … Continue reading

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