General Interest

What I actually noticed first was that the sanctuary bell didn't ring at the consecration. An absent sound which hardly constitutes the most important part of the Mass, but does of course help to mark a very important moment in the Mass. However, at...
A view of York Minster
St Peter Chrysologus
No one can be called a child of God without first deserving the name of peacemaker.  St Peter Chrysologus  Image: a group of people at sunset
St John Henry Newman, whose feast is today.
I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. God has not created me for naught. St John Henry Newman
This means that it can get quite busy, especially on fine days, in the school holidays or at certain times of day. Some parts of the path have a separate area for cyclists and walkers, but there is also a narrow bridge where the cyclists, dogs and...
Shadows of two people on a path
St Teresa of Avila, whose feast is today.
Let nothing trouble you, Let nothing frighten you, All things pass away: God never changes.    St Teresa of Avila  Image: mountains
Amazingly delicate, vibrant blue, fine softness, in the centre, strength. My heart was lifted ... light as a feather.
Blue feather on a tree trunk
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