"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

In the bleak midwinter, give my heart

December 15, 2018 • Living in Truth, Words of Truth

  Christmas carols crowd into Advent, pushing aside the poignancy of waiting in favour of jollity.  One of my favourite carols never makes it into the aural wallpaper of our public spaces, I think because it does not paper over the bleakness of waiting with tinsel, but enters into the mystery of the Christ Child’s… Read More ›

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In the bleak midwinter, give my heart

  Christmas carols crowd into Advent, pushing aside the poignancy of waiting in favour of jollity.  One of my favourite carols never makes it into the aural wallpaper of our public spaces, I think because it does not paper over the bleakness of waiting with tinsel, but enters into the mystery of the Christ Child’s… Read More ›

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Blessed Charles de Foucauld: Little Brother of Jesus

  Born: 15 September 1858 in Strasbourg, France Died: 1 December 1916 (age 58) in Tamanrasset, French Algeria Beatified: 13 November 2005 by Pope Benedict XVI Feast: 1 December The thin, gaunt man knelt quietly on the ground, praying silently as a mass of armed men swept past him and into his hermitage. Although he… Read More ›