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The Story of Two English Shrines(Comments Off on The Story of Two English Shrines)

August 30, 2021

From August this year, New Zealand will have a National Shrine of our Lady; it will be in St Mary of the Angels in Wellington, a beautiful church staffed by Marist priests and a fitting place.… More

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The Lady’s Slipper


How was Mary, the Mother of God dressed? At her marriage to Saint Joseph, it is likely that she was dressed elegantly in a long, blue linen dress with sleeves and an underdress of fine silk, as Jewish maidens were.… More

From Small Beginnings


The Story of St Marcellin Champagnat

The teacher sat at his place in front of the class and looked around for a boy to read to him.… More

St Dymphna

The Belgian city of Geel is renowned for its care for the mentally ill. The modern psychiatric facility that the town now boasts belies the unconventional origins of this care, back in the 13th century.… More


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