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Ave Maria – Hail Mary in French(Comments Off on Ave Maria – Hail Mary in French)


This prayer is one of the most frequently recited in the world. Either as a single prayer, morning or evening, or on some special occasion, or as part of the Rosary.… More

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A Different Scripture Rosary

Distractions at prayer are a bugbear for many of us. In his book, Introduction to Spirituality, Father Louis Bouyer mentions an aid to focusing our attention when praying the Rosary, which has been popular in a number of countries, notably in Germany.… More

The Celebration of the Eucharist

Sunday 14 June

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

The Second Reading from the Prayer of the Church

No one may share the Eucharist with us unless he believes that what we teach is true, unless he is washed in the regenerating waters of baptism for the remission of his sins, and unless he lives in accordance with the principles given us by Christ.… More

Our Merciful God

Sometimes, when you go to another place, you listen to the Mass with different ears – the familiarity is gone. The voice of a different priest and the slight variations in liturgy make you take more notice.… More

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