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St James – 27 July

According to the Gospels, St James was a fisherman and brother to John. One of two people named James called by Jesus to be Apostles, he was a witness of the Transfiguration and one of those who slept through most of the Agony in the Garden.  It is not really the Scriptures which have given […]

The Way of St James: France

Le Puy-en-Velay to the Pyrénées, 2 September – 8 October 2019 On the afternoon of the second day of this journey, I was sitting with the owner of a little pub in Monistrol d’Allier where I was staying, watching him peel enormous mushrooms that were the local delicacy, but which looked to me more like […]


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Wednesday 25 July:

St James, Apostle 2 Corinthians 4:7-15, Ps.126, Matthew 20:20-28 ‘Sons of Thunder’ James and his brother John appear to have been among the disciples who were closest to Jesus, despite this description of the pair. They seem to have had a streak of impetuosity and a fiery temper. St James was beheaded in Judea in […]