Tag Archives: London

“Martha, Martha!”

In the National Gallery in London, you will find a painting by Velazquez entitled Christ in the House of Martha and Mary. I never fail to visit it when I visit that gallery and that painting when I cross the … Continue reading

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Day in London

Chilly windy rainy… then just windy. Then rainy again. Having sent my article for the paper, I headed into town to meet the wonderfully persistent Anna Arco of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, for lunch. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Is it just me, or is this a little creepy?

Did you see this? The new mascots for the London Olympics. Wenlock, left, the London 2012 Olympic mascot, and Mandeville, the Paraolympic mascot.

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An initiative at St. Patrick’s, Soho, London. Not complicated, it just works.

If you want to see what a Catholic newspaper should be like, check out this article in The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly. Here is a great story. Preamble: Keep in mind as you read that NCR in … Continue reading

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London Colney TLM training conference for priests: reports coming in

You might remember that in England there was to be a conference/workshop for priests to learn the TLM at a center run by the Archdiocese of Westminster.  The editors of RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) in a … Continue reading

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