Discernment, Prayer and the Spiritual Exercises

There it was. Every branch of a tree silhouetted against a thick mist was studded with the dark shapes of starlings. I stood entranced. I marvelled at the cacophony and wondered what the birds were communicating to each other. No doubt their...
Starlings
It has seemed appropriate to be doing this during the Christmas season; a time of decorations and lights, shining tinsel and glitter, Advent candles and the gift of gold given to the Infant Jesus by the magi. I remember the late Fr Daniel O’Leary...
A jigsaw puzzle
St Patrick's Breastplate
Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me   Image: a woman walking along a beach
If you're unfamiliar, the Mrs Pepperpot stories were written by a Norwegian writer but very successful in English, and feature a little old lady who shrinks to the size of a pepperpot at unexpected moments. These stories of her adventures are...
A girl reading a children's book.
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