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Prayerful Churches: Wells Cathedral

Continuing on from Buckfast Abbey (see July issue), our bus tour took us to Wells Cathedral (about 25 km south of Bristol) for our lunch stop. Our first glimpse of  Wells Cathedral was across a green, and it was truly impressive.  Built in an early gothic style, with square towers rather than spires, it stood […]

A Splendid French Cathedral – Chartres

Chartres Cathedral is known as the Jewel of France – with good reason.  It’s long and colourful history began with a deep devotion to our Blessed Mother, a devotion which continues today in the form of thousands of pilgrims visiting every year.  Mary’s presence, however, was here long before the present cathedral was built. By […]