Uyghur Tribunal Concludes
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Uyghur Tribunal Concludes

The most comprehensive, complex and potentially consequential inquiry into the persecution of the Uyghurs – the Uyghur Tribunal – concluded on Monday. After eight days of public hearings in London in June and September in which the tribunal heard from over 70 witnesses and – according to Counsel to the Tribunal Hamid Sabi – after over 30…

St Peter’s College Statue of Our Lady Finds New Home
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St Peter’s College Statue of Our Lady Finds New Home

While working as Rector of Herbert House in Liverpool, it was decided by the Society that we would finally sell the plot of land latterly known as the Saint Peter’s Site. Years before, in the 1970’s, the main site had been sold to the Leonard Cheshire Foundation who specialize in the care of the elderly…

Echoing “I Dance Therefore I am’
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Echoing “I Dance Therefore I am’

Amen to “I dance therefore I am”! That lovely clip and reflection by Sr Philomena on 07/09/21. Setting many of us smiling, grinning, glowing, glad! I dance therefore I am is nearly an understatement! After the heartbeat, dancing is my/our next prove of living, with or without thinking or reasoning. With our without food, drinks,…

Season of Creation: The Time is Now
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Season of Creation: The Time is Now

Easy ways to mitigate these household emissions include: switching your electricity supply to certified green provider (it took my wife only 45 minutes on line and we saved money too); stopping using your petrol or diesel car for local journeys and converting to walking, cycling, or public transport instead (great for personal fitness and reducing…

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time
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17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today and for the next five weeks, the Lectionary puts Mark aside for awhile and focuses on the sixth chapter of St John’s Gospel. This chapter,which begins with Jesus feeding the 5000, will lead us to reflect on theBread of Life. This same story is also told in the other three Gospels withslight variations. In…

Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’
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Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’

Out of the Dark into the light As we leave the worst of the pandemic behind, three artists present an exhibition of celebration. Fr Brian Oswald, Caroline Gatfield and Maria Meerstadt will be present with a collection of new works. Free entry. All proceeds for for the charity ‘Open House’, run by the Mill Hill…

Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel
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Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel

TRUST                                 (Mk 4,38)      Off we go. All aboard !All agreed, of one accord.See how the fishermen have scored;All big and little fish still stored,Some to eat and some to hoard –Hard work’s happy just reward. Don’t leave the Lord!    With him around, our hopes have soared But soon, and not to be ignored,   A huge storm came and…

Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.
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Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.

Homily delivered by Dermot Byrne MHM at this year’s jubilee celebrations at Herbert House, Freshfield, U.K. This year’s jubilees are a little odd. We’ve become used, over the last few years, to the idea that our senior members far outnumber our younger ones in this Region, and that is often reflected in the jubilees we…