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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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Tokyo-Itabashi

During this time of Lent as we pray for our dead, we wish to share with you the fate of our friend Okashita, who was condemned to death and executed on April 10, 2008, just 10 years ago.
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The fruitful announcement borne of renouncing

When I was requested to write a book about Charles de Foucauld, the editor made the point of asking me to avoid any mention of penance and sacrifice. "Nobody wants to hear about that." I followed her recommendation but took note, because there's often something interesting hidden in those things we "don't want to hear about." Penance and sacrifice are not a secondary aspect of Brother Charles' life.
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It is God's strength

Ceuta 2018Ceuta 2018An update on the new community in Ceuta, a Spanish territory on the northern Moroccan border.  read more »

I believe in God

Egyptian Christians have been tried by incidents large and small of violence against their communities, which make up 15-18% of the country's population. These included the recent bombings of churches in Cairo and Alexandria. The Little Sisters of Daher, Cairo, shared about their life there, their work, their experience of these tragedies, and their quest to witness to the love of Jesus in the midst of it all:
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Update from Morocco

CasablancaCasablancaHere are a few echoes from Casablanca, Rabat and Fez.
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I'll see you tomorrow - News from Emily working in a grocery store

Emily made her first vows on May 8 this year. She had most recently been working at a local grocery store, and she shares experience.
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