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BUILD BRIDGES 2: Art is greater than fear

This is the second talk on building bridges by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at the Lay Fraternity of Br Charles European meeting in Minsteracres in July 2019.
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BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS 1: A spiritual resistance to fear.

A talk given by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at Minsteracres, July 2019, European meeting of the Lay Community of Brother Charles.  read more »

MISSION FROM WEAKNESS

Some reflections of Christian Chessel on a possible way of approaching mission. These reflections would seem to be based on 2 Corinthians 11:29 and 12:10. Christian obviously had in mind mission in the Arab world, but his observations have nevertheless universal relevance.  read more »

FROM OUR STORE OF TREASURES - Northern Ireland

Emiko at Charity shopEmiko at Charity shopSometimes we use the word "pearls" for the stories we tell each other of meeting God in our daily experiences. In the course of our lives as Little Sisters we have collected a vast treasure house full of such pre¬cious gems. Here are three from our sisters in northern Ireland: 1-Who Welcomes Whom? I am Emiko, a Little Sister from Japan who has lived in our com¬munity near the town of Downpatrick for over ten years.
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'And God saw that it was good' - Portobello

George Hilda and CecileGeorge Hilda and CecilePortobello - The story of daily kindness among our neighbours.
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Plums Galore!

Plum jam and goodiesPlum jam and goodiesIt is harvest time in our local London Hackney park. Red plums, black plums, yellow plums, round plums, long oval plums, big plums, little plums, forming carpets of delicious fruit under the trees and inviting all passers-by to gather from their abundance. It is a mystery why so many varieties of wild plums could grow in this one particular spot! This abundance and variety so freely offered to all is an image of our neighbourhood. We come from every continent and culture. We love variety and there is always more to discover and enjoy
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Visit of Pope Francis to Morocco, March 30 and 31, 2019

Pope Francis MoroccoPope Francis MoroccoWhat a joy to welcome the Pope “to our home”! It was an emotional and grace-filled time, a real gift! He came to reassure us in our faith, revive our hope, and stimulate us. And he helped us to appreciate once again the richness of our life in this country. We awaited Pope Francis’ visit with great joy, hoping that following his visit to the United Arab Emirates in February 2019, this visit would mark a new stage in Muslim-Christian relations. And our expectations were not disappointed!
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