Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

The late Nobel Prize winner never forgot her debt to the Loreto Sisters

Because we know less and less of the past, we know less and less of ourselves, and who we are

Ten years ago in Naples on the feast of St Januarius I prayed as I had never done before

In it we watch the only aristocrats on earth who seemingly never care about money

What struck me about these extremists was the sheer ugliness of their attitude

But he was a wonderful writer and preacher: his Confessions ranks as one of the greatest books ever written

A Dance to the Music of Time ‘is just like life itself: the same people keep weaving their way in and out’

And yet if ever there was a need for rational argument, then now is the time

The BBC takes on the cold and the rain so you don’t have to