Daily Archives: March 24, 2012

Establishment of the Shrine Church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena

Today saw the reopening by Bishop Mark Davies of the “Dome of Home”, the beautiful church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena set high on a hill on the tip of the Wirral. What started out as a misty Saturday … Continue reading

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Vatican City, 24 March 2012 (VIS) – Yesterday at 4.30 p.m. local time (11.30 p.m. in Rome), Benedict XVI landed at the international airport of Guanajuato in the Mexican city of Leon, where he was greeted by Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Archbishop Oscar Romero

From: http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.uk   Especially as the Pope embarks on on his first visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America, with this Saturday marking the 31st anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, here, some pieces of the homily … Continue reading

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Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts

“Thank God, it will soon be dark.” ‘I am very cold’ and other marginalia, written centuries ago by monks transcribing books, shows that not all was joy and light ‘Oh my hand’ … a detail from an 11th-century manuscript. Photograph: … Continue reading

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St John Vianney on Envy

CHAPTER 9: On Envy Envy is a sadness which we feel on account of the good that happens to our neighbor. Envy, my children, follows pride; whoever is envious is proud. See, envy comes to us from Hell; the devils … Continue reading

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