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‘May is Mary’s month’. So begins one of my favourite poems by the Jesuit priest, Gerard Manley Hopkins, The May Magnificat. Another, much longer poem, equally lovely, is his ‘The Blessed Virgin Compared to the Air we Breathe’. Yet I came very late to Our Lady.
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Historical Monasticism... A Window into 21st Century Christianity
Saturday 24th June 2017
The Mercian Centre, Whitwick, Coalville, Leicestershire
The UK Team met at Prinknash in early March specifically to discuss the website – it is envisaged that in the next few months the website will become more mobile ...
Registration now open for the 4th International Oblates Congress.
The 4th International Oblates Congress will take place 4-10th November 2017 at the Salesianum just outside ...
There has been a need for a prayer circle for some time to allow oblates from many different locations, and with varying degrees of health and fitness, perhaps unable to ...