Monthly Archives: October 2007

Feast Day of St. Foillan ~ 31st October

Today is the feast day of irish missionary St. Foillan. His two brothers, featured in the image above have also been declared saints. Together they established a monastery in Burgh Castle and did much missionary work in England until they … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the night

As if to confirm my own recent observations about the state of the NHS, another survey  concludes that patients are more greatly at risk at night, between the hours of 10pm and 6am. 140,000 incidents have been recorded in one … Continue reading

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Feast Day of Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez – Jesuit Saint – 30th Oct

The Priest and author Fr. Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote the following poem in honour of St. Alphonsus’ holy life ~ Honour is flashed off exploit, so we say; And those strokes once that gashed flesh or galled shield Should tongue … Continue reading

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Are tat’s all that?

I was reading something over at Lorna’s place that had me nodding my head in agreement. Now Lorna and I are poles apart on many things pertaining to faith issues, so it’s nice when we can agree, on anything really. … Continue reading

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