The Reliquary Casket of St Thomas of Canterbury

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The Sanctuary and the Nave

Coming from an Anglican tradition into Catholicism, one of the things of which one is aware is the very different approach to the governance of parishes.  

In a Catholic Parish, the priest is ruler; the only formally required parish body is a Finance Council, and even that can do not ...(read more..)

Be Not Afraid

There is a timidity about the modern Catholic Church in England; and that is not a good thing. One could speculate that this comes from the past; from the centuries of the suppression of Catholicism. It is 480 years since the separation of the English Church from Rome by Henry ...(read more..)

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The main picture is a detail of a reliquary which once contained the relics of Thomas à Becket. It's now in the British Museum in London.

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