Netherlands: Festive Opening of the Art Exhibition ‘In Search of Brederoc’
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Netherlands: Festive Opening of the Art Exhibition ‘In Search of Brederoc’

A long wait it was! The original exhibition was set to open its doors more than two years ago. But, as happened in the case of so many events and celebrations, an uninvited and undesirable visitor by the name of Covid-19 scuppered the original planning. Martien van Leeuwen MHM and his invaluable team of expert…

Today’s Gospel – Storm on the Lake
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Today’s Gospel – Storm on the Lake

   A lighthearted poetic take on today’s Gospel (Mark’s parallel version) by John Kirwan MHM 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…

Imaged in Stone: Mercy Snatched from the Jaws of Despair.
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Imaged in Stone: Mercy Snatched from the Jaws of Despair.

Sculpture above: Basilica of Mary Magdalene at Vézelay – ‘the hanging of Judas and the Good Shepherd’. At the top of the first capital on the right as you walk in, there us a sculpture few people know about, partly because of where it is: 20 metres from the ground. When seen close up, it…

Brederoc – Mill Hill Missionary and Accomplished Painter
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Brederoc – Mill Hill Missionary and Accomplished Painter

Today the Dutch Masterpainters launched a very attractive website featuring the life and work of Fr Cornelius Breed MHM aka Brederoc. View website (Right click page for English translation) An exhibition of a selection of his artwork is scheduled to open on September 11th at the Museum Tongerlohuys in Roosendaal, The Netherlands

Reviewing Colonial History through the Prism of Art
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Reviewing Colonial History through the Prism of Art

A leading Nigerian artist tells writer Molara Wood why his new installation at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral is important, as the world-famous building re-evaluates its memorials to historical figures including the admiral who led the campaign that resulted in the looting of the Kingdom of Benin. Source: bbc.com Continue reading

Pakistan: Musical Harmony Meets Communal Harmony
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Pakistan: Musical Harmony Meets Communal Harmony

About 400 people attended an interfaith Christmas concert at Al Qalm Girls High School in Chak (village) 11 4L, home to 350 Christian families, in Okara district of Pakistan’s Punjab province. They were entertained by liberal rock band Laal, which has been performing Christmas concerts in parishes and schools free of charge for the past…