Daily Archives: April 10, 2015

Miscarried Babies and Heaven

Like many other women, I once suffered a miscarriage. It all happened in such painful and traumatic circumstances that my baby was never baptised, something I have regretted deeply to this day. In all the years since I have wondered … Continue reading

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The ‘Angel’ Among The Garbage-pickers

Amid the filth and despair of Cairo’s worst slums, a middle-class ‘lady in white’ feels called by God to protect the children who must sort rubbish to stay alive. [This article first appeared in the latest edition of the Catholic … Continue reading

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Holy Quietude

‘It is not speaking that breaks our silence, but the anxiety to be heard.’ Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude (this video is spoilt at 5:23 by audience interruption)

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