In the flesh

One of the more unfortunate effects of the pandemic has been that people no longer enjoy easy physical access to the doctor. We can understand why but it is still a situation that most would prefer to change. For one thing is to order your shopping online, quite another is...

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More articles on Pope Benedict

https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2023/01/letters-from-rome-3 https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2023/01/what-benedict-saw https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/jan/04/the-guardian-view-on-catholicism-after-benedict-winds-of-change-blow-from-below

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More pervasive than water

One thing about church buildings is that they demand a lot of attention – and I wish it was just of the TLC kind!   Over the past 18 months at St. Mary’s in Largs, we’ve had to call in roofers to deal with numerous water ingress problems. Just when...

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Overcome evil with good

There is a lot going on today to make us feel uncertain, afraid or negative. Almost anywhere you turn, there seems to be nothing but bad news. That can spill over into our personal and family lives, too, making things even worse.   We can either give in to the...

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