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Witnessing to Truth

Patrick Ward writes… So… seven days have now passed since The Holy Father left these shores following his historic visit to the UK.  Life quickly returned to normal.  By Monday the blanket news coverage had virtually stopped, by Tuesday the … Continue reading

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An Emotional Rollercoaster

Patrick Ward writes… I am a 36-year-old bloke from Liverpool.  I don’t consider myself to be particularly sentimental and I’m not necessarily prone to great bouts of gushing emotion.  And yet, over the course of the four-day visit of Pope … Continue reading

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We stand on holy ground

The blessings of this pilgrimage will be felt, I am sure, for some time to come. At Communion we sang the much loved Be Still for the Presence of the Lord, and the words ‘we stand on holy ground’ seemed … Continue reading

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Lead Kindly Light

Patrick Ward writes… I love the music of Boyce and Stanley, otherwise known as CJM.  On Sunday, I went to Mass in a small, village church in the Cotswolds where I’d been to a wedding the day before.  The worship … Continue reading

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