experiment

"The flight from Belfast to Birmingham was straightforward, though getting up at five was not fun!" says Frank Brady SJ, of the Jesuit community in Portadown, Northern Ireland. "That was my own fault, though. I could have booked a later flight. I just wanted time in Birmingham with the community there as I had not spent any time there for a number of years." On Saturday 7th September, Frank joined the novitiate community and guests at St Mary's church, Birmingham, for the Mass of First Vows of...
May Mind and Tongue Made Strong in Love…Set Fire To Others With Its Flame (Stanbrook Abbey Hymnal)      For everyone involved the four province project was a completely new venture and I was somewhat apprehensive, if not cynical, about the exercise.As so often happens when one allows ‘thy will’ and not ‘my will’ to be done, my apprehension and cynicism were soon replaced by the consolation in experiencing the joy of the Gospel as we came together to work, rest and...