The Vatican City is a remarkable place. It’s the smallest country in the world, the epicentre of the world’s biggest religion, the home of the Pope, and is a place which shapes the course of human history.
James reviews a great short film on marriage.
James expresses his sentiments towards his faith in poetry.
Martin Scorsese’s new film focuses on the story of two young Portuguese priests who travel to Japan to find their mentor and support the local, persecuted Christians.
James reflects on how the Holy Spirit has been a big theme during the Paradise in the City festival.
Today was our final full day at Lourdes! It’s been a remarkable week and here I summarise the final day and include reflections from a few of my colleagues.
Rain was a persistent companion in today’s events, but this didn’t stop us from continuing with our schedule, which included Mass, youth events and a procession!
We’re now halfway through our Lourdes pilgrimage! It’s been a busy few days, but fortunately today was slightly less intense, giving many of us a bit more time to reflect on the pilgrimage so far.
From Bernadette’s parish life, to discussing Freedom and Obedience, to the Torchlight Procession, it’s been another joyful and packed day in Lourdes!
Today was our first full day at Lourdes, and we were thrown right into the mix of things straight away, with Mass, Catechesis, Reconciliation and much more!