LCM Blog

Helping others

By getonline on 15-Apr-10 11:18

When Iris Murdoch is exploring the Good in her marvelous novels, she can be obscure and at the same time inspiring. In the extract below, the Abbess of Imber Monastery, is advising Michael Meade, the leader of the extern community,...

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Called and sent

By getonline on 03-Apr-10 11:16

Jesus said to her, ‘Mary!’ She turned and said to him in Hebrew, ‘Rabbouni!’ (which means Teacher). Jesus said to her, ‘Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my...

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Gethsemane

By getonline on 28-Mar-10 11:14

At times when we feel ourselves to be under serious threat, then our prayer takes on a new quality. Somewhere in our being we know that we are safe, no matter what the immediate fear. Unexpectedly we come to experience...

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Picnic at Mutemwa

By getonline on 07-Mar-10 11:12

The leper colony was not a regular venue for our rare picnic forays in the 1960’s. But any day’s outing was a treat, away from the busy hospital routine in Salisbury (Harare). And we all knew and liked John Bradborne,...

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Ag Criost an Siol

By getonline on 04-Mar-10 11:10

Ag Criost an Siol We kind of missed Feile Brid this year, because Sr Maura Wall died on Saturday night. A delightful Limerick woman, it was appropriate for her to be ‘planted’ in her native soil on the beautiful feast...

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