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Notre Dame de France

Leicester Square, London. Place of refuge and worship. by the Editor Hidden amid the theatres and thronging crowds of Leicester Square, London, is a Church which is a landmark building and a centre of ministry by the Marist Fathers and their associates. It is the main French language church for the city, but caters for […]

New Eve Tapestry – Notre Dame de France, London

JUNE EDITION – This month we celebrate the recent beatification of Pope John-Paul II, and reflect that we live in an extraordinary age of saints and martyrs. The Editor then gives us a personal tour of a French church in the middle of London’s theatre district. The beautiful tapestry shown here being one of its […]

Our Lady of the Hermitage

A Project without Frontiers (courtesy of “Presence Mariste” a quarterly magazine published by the Marist Brothers of the Hermitage province, no. 264, July 2010, p 26) I came for the first time to Our Lady of the Hermitage in 1975 for a gathering of the Brothers of Catalonia (1). At that time there was a […]

A Convict Saint?

In the early hours of the morning of the 1st October 1957, Jacques Fesch prepared for his execution in a Paris prison. After kissing the crucifix held by the chaplain he went to his death. He was 27 years old. However, the person who died that day was a far cry from the one who […]