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Peter O'Sullivan SJ
A statue holding something in its hands
A little child, no more than two or three years old, had raced down a slope on his scooter and was standing on it, marooned in a big muddy puddle at the bottom of the hill. He was not frightened but just bemused and wasn’t sure how to get himself...
A child wearing rubber boots standing in a puddle
St Patrick’s Breastplate
 I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same The Three in One and One in Three.  St Patrick’s Breastplate   Image: a man standing silhouetted against a beautiful sunrise
I almost took a photo and I could have put it on social media with the caption 'modern parenting.' But I remembered that St Ignatius, in his Spiritual Exercises, talks about the 'Presupposition' where we ought to presuppose good of the other rather...
Bag of chips and bottle of ketchup
St Ignatius of Loyola
It is God who sees, and knows what is better for a person, and God knowing everything, shows the person the way forward. St Ignatius of Loyola  Image: a man walking up a hill with a cross at the top
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
Peter O’Sullivan SJ
A man standing with his head in his hand.
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