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Thursday 18 December

Jeremiah 23:5-8, Psalm 72, Matt.1:18-24 Justice We’ll celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ very soon. The Jews waited generations for this. Some thought of power, riches, kingdoms. Their prophets hoped for more important benefits-peace, wisdom, integrity and justice. The pain of injustice rankles down all the generations. Note old family feelings about land clearances in […]

March Saints

Saint John Ogilvie (1579-1615) Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. In 1596, at age seventeen he was received into the Church at Louvain. Later John attended a variety of Catholic educational institutions, and eventually he sought admission into the Jesuits. He was ordained […]