Life & Soul

Fourth Sunday of Lent, 2 chr 36:14-16 & 19-23; eph 2: 4-10; jn 3:14-21 (year b)

Third Sunday of Lent, ex 20:1-17; 1 cor 1:22-25; jn 2:13-25 (year b)

Hampton Court feels more like a historical theme park than a royal palace

The names of the stations are printed in the pre-conciliar editions of the Roman Missal, as well as in people’s trusty hand missals

Contemplation always involves knowledge of one’s true scale, of a reality that dwarfs the ego

In Latin the Ember Days are called the Quatuor Tempora, giving rise to a popular form of fried food

I find myself missing two things about England: a decent cup of tea and a little English reserve

Sixth Sunday of the Year: Lev 13:1-2 & 44-46; 1 Cor 10:31 – 11:1; Mk 1: 40-45 (year b)

If only this year’s synod could take its lead from the Sylvester household

These Byzantine brothers changed the course of European history by bringing Orthodox Christianity to the Slavs of the Balkans