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May the narrow rivers of our lives be widened by torrential rains of Thy blessings, and pass through vast lowlands of humbleness, self-sacrifice, and consideration for others, to enter in purity Thy Blissful Sea.
Paramahansa Yogananda

1 Comment CherryPie on Sep 24th 2017

For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Psalms 36:1:9 (KJV)

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2017

Bear with me…
Content coming soon
Update 18/09/17 – links to currently uploaded posts added below. I have some posts yet to be written. I also need to add an intro to this post

People:
Imprisoned – John Gerard, Catholic Priest, 1597
John Gerard’s story told in the Salt Tower, Tower of London
The Autobiography of a [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2017

Saint John Wall, O.F.M., (1620 – 22 August 1679) was an English Catholic Franciscan friar, who is honored as a martyr.

He was born in Preston, Lancashire. When of age, he entered the English College, Douai (in modern-day northern France) in 1641, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1645. He returned to his homeland for several years, saying Mass for the Catholics who stayed [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 15th 2017

This chapel was used from about 1590 until the opening of the Georgian Chapel in 1743. It contains three features, from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, which illustrate the gradual easing of persecution over the century and a half. At first all ‘Massing Stuff’ had to be concealed when not in use, and so, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 14th 2017

The upper floor of a brick building in the grounds of Harvington was converted into a chapel in 1743. The chapel is accessed by an external staircase.

In 1823 this was badly damaged by fire and the original altar of oak was destroyed, together with some chalices and other relics which had been found inside it [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 13th 2017

…Priest-Hole Maker
Synopsis (from the back of the book):
During the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I it was high treason, and therefore meant death, to be a Catholic priest in England. It was consequently vital that there be somewhere to hide when the pursuivants came battering at the door. One name is prominent in the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 8th 2017

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