Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury’s address at Monte Cassino

  12 March 2012, St Gregory the Great, 604 Monks and Mission: a perspective from England The role of Benedictine monasticism in spreading the Christian gospel in Europe is too well-known to need much retelling. My purpose in these remarks … Continue reading

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St. Augustine’s Ramsgate to become National Shrine to the ‘Apostle of the English’

Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark has formally established Pugin’s church of St Augustine in Ramsgate as a shrine of the ‘the Apostle of the English’. In an official decree the Archbishop grants the shrine canonical privileges and designates it as … Continue reading

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St John Vianney on Suffering

CHAPTER 18: Catechism on Suffering Whether we will or not, we must suffer. There are some who suffer like the good thief, and others like the bad thief. They both suffered equally. But one knew how to make his sufferings … Continue reading

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