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New Ears and an Open Heart(Comments Off on New Ears and an Open Heart)

August 1, 2018

“There is a world of difference between listening and hearing.” (G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936. English writer, theologian, and philosopher.)

I have recently been on an ‘organising’ purge in my home. I recognised that there were cartons, boxes, and containers which had not been looked at in a while.… More

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Apostle to the Apostles – St Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene was a person like me. God wove his pure love into her soul when he conceived her in his likeness.

Being Childlike

One day at Mass two little girls went up at communion time to receive a blessing. I saw them shyly wave to a couple sitting in front of me, who must have been their grandparents. After the blessing the shyness was gone and they rushed up to the couple, ran into their pew and hugged and embraced them. … More

St Peregrine — Patron of Cancer Sufferers

As saints go, is not amongst the most well-known, although many who do know him find great comfort through his intercession. He is the patron saint of cancer sufferers and today almost everyone is touched by this terrible disease is some way, if not personally, then through a friend or loved one.… More


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