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S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 5 Issue No. 316 F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 I s s u e N o . 3 2 3 D i o c e s a n p a t r o n ’ s M a s s P a g e 2 C h a r l o t t e ’ s o f f t o B o l i v i a P a g e 8 T h o r n t o n S i s t e r s ’ b i c e n t e n a r y P a g e 7 S c h o o l A d v e n t S e r v i c e P a g e 1 2 G o d g i v e s t h e g r o w t h S t T h o m a s A q u i n a s P r i m a r y s c h o o l i n B l e t c h l e y i s 5 0 y e a r s o l d a n d a y e a r o f c e l e b r a t i o n s h a s b e g u n . T h e c e l e b r a t i o n b e g a n w i t h a M a s s o f T h a n k s g i v i n g o n O c t o b e r 5 a t t e n d e d b y p a r i s h i o n e r s a n d p a s t p u p i l s . . I t w a s f o l l o w e d w i t h a c h i l d r e n s ’ M a s s o n N o v e m b e r 2 0 t h . A n o p e n d a y i s p l a n n e d f o r J a n u a r y 2 9 t h . B u l b s h a v e b e e n p l a n t e d a n d a n o r c h a r d o f f r u i t t r e e s w i l l f o l l o w t h e n e w p a t h a r o u n d t h e f o o t b a l l f i e l d . S o f l o w e r s w i l l b l o o m i n t h e s p r i n g a n d t h e r e w i l l b e f r u i t t o h a r v e s t i n t h e a u t u m n . T h e r e a r e m a n y s t o r i e s f r o m 5 0 y e a r s a g o w h e n t h e s c h o o l o p e n e d . A p p a r e n t l y t h e s c h o o l w a s n ’ t q u i t e r e a d y a n d t h e c h i l d r e n h a d l e s s o n s s e a t e d o n t h e f l o o r u n t i l t h e t a b l e s a n d c h a i r s a r r i v e d . T h e s c h o o l w a s f u l l , w i t h 4 9 p u p i l s i n e a c h c l a s s . T h i s c o n y t a s t s w i t h t h e m u c h s m a l l e r n u m b e r o f 3 0 p u p i l s i n e a c h c l a s s t o d a y . M r s F i o n n u a l a F l e m i n g w a s o n e o f o u r f i r s t t e a c h e r s i n 1 9 6 7 t e a c h i n g t h e e q u i v a l e n t o f Y e a r 3 t o d a y . p a r e n t a n d a g r e a t s u p p o r t e r o f s c h o o l e v e n t s a n d a c t i v i t i e s . W e a s k e d h e r t o r e f l e c t o n t h e s c h o o l o p e n i n g “ 5 0 y e a r s . I t s e e m s l i k e y e s t e r d a y ! T h e e x c i t e m e n t o f a n e w s c h o o l ; l i n i n g u p i n t h e h a l l , s o r t i n g o u t c l a s s e s a n d r o o m s , m e e t i n g n e w f r i e n d s a n d c o l l e a g u e s . C o n t i n u e d o n p a g e 3 FIRST SATURDAYS 3 February, 3 March, 7 April, 5 May, 2 June 2018 All welcome FAMILY CATECHISM DAYS WITH FATIMA DEVOTIONS 10 am Fatima Devotions (Rosary & meditation, Confessions) 11 am Holy Mass 12 pm Lunch (bring packed lunch) 12.30 pm Catechism (for under­8s) 1 pm Catechism (for under­16s) 1.45 pm Catholicism in 2018 (for adults) 2.30 pm Altar server training / Gregorian Chant practice Evenings: Priest on pastoral visits T HIRD SATURDAYS 17 February, 17 March, 21 April, 19 May, 16 June All welcome 2.30 pm Altar server training / Gregorian Chant practice 5 pm Young Adults` Group, 18­35s (talk /discussion / dinner) Mass in the Traditional Rite is said every Sunday at 8.30 am with a Sung Mass on the first Sunday of the month. T o arrange a visit from an FSSP priest, or for more information, please contact: james.mawdsley@fssp.org Led by the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (FSSP) a t Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, Harrowden Road, Bedford MK42 OSP

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P a g e 2 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 G e t t i n g i n t o p r i n t S e n d n e w s r e p o r t s , p h o t o s a n d o t h e r m a t e r i a l t o t h e e d i t o r , F r . P a u l H a r d y , S t . E d w a r d ’ s , B u r c h a r d C r e s c e n t , S h e n l e y C h u r c h E n d , M i l - t o n K e y n e s M K 5 6 D X ( v i n e 0 1 @ b t o p e n w o r l d . c o m ) . W e p r o m i s e t o p r i n t y o u r n e w s a s s o o n a s w e c a n f i n d s p a c e f o r i t . M a t e r i a l s h o u l d b e e m a i l e d w h e n e v e r p o s s i b l e . I f t h i s c a n n o t b e d o n e f o r d i g i t a l p i c t u r e s t h e y s h o u l d b e s e n t t o u s o n d i s c . S e n d p h o - t o g r a p h s i n j p g f o r m a t , a s s e p a r a t e a t t a c h m e n t s , a n d n o t e m b e d d e d i n W o r d d o c u m e n t s . U r g e n t a n d d a t e d i t e m s s h o u l d r e a c h u s b y t h e f i r s t S u n d a y o f t h e m o n t h b e f o r e p u b l i c a t i o n . A b o o k l e t o f a d v i c e o n w r i t i n g n e w s r e p o r t s f o r T h e V i n e i s a v a i l a b l e o n r e q u e s t . P a r e n t a l p e r m i s s i o n m u s t b e s o u g h t b e f o r e p h o t o g r a p h s o f c h i l d r e n a r e s e n t f o r p u b l i c a t i o n . W h i l e w e a c c e p t u n s o l i c i t e d f e a t u r e a r t i c l e s , w e r e s e r v e t h e r i g h t t o e d i t t h e t e x t o r n o t t o p u b l i s h . L e t t e r s f o r p u b l i c a t i o n m u s t i n c l u d e a n a m e a n d a d d r e s s , w h i c h w i l l b e o m i t t e d o n r e q u e s t . T h e c o n t e n t o f e a c h i s s u e i s d e c i d e d b y t h e e d i t o r . V i e w s e x p r e s s e d i n T h e V i n e a r e n o t n e c e s s a r i l y t h o s e o f t h e e d i t o r o r o f t h e d i o c e s e . T h e p u b l i s h e r o f T h e V i n e d e a l s w i t h a l l a d v e r t i s - i n g . T o p l a c e a n a d v e r t r i n g o 1 4 4 0 - 7 3 0 3 9 9 . F o r d i f f i c u l t i e s w i t h d i s - t r i b u t i o n c o n t a c t t h e e d i t o r . P l e a s e s u p p o r t o u r A d v e r t i s e r s T h e Y e a r 1 t e a c h e r a t S t . P a t r i c k ’ s P r i m a r y s c h o o l , C o r b y , M r s K a r e n J e n k i n s , w a s i n v o l v e d i n a c o l l i s i o n w i t h a n o t h e r c a r o n N e w Y e a r ’ s E v e o n t h e A 5 0 8 n e a r t h e v i l l a g e o f R o a d e . S h e d i e d a t t h e s c e n e . H e r h u s b a n d , s e r i o u s l y i n j u r e d , w a s a i r l i f t e d t o h o s p i t a l i n C o v e n t r y . T h e y w e r e o n t h e i r w a y b a c k a f t e r v i s i t i n g t h e i r s o n a n d f i r s t g r a n d c h i l d . K a r e n h a d b e e n t e a c h i n g a t S t . P a t r i c k ’ s f o r e l e v e n y e a r s K a r e n J e n k i n s R I P T h e p r e s t i g i o u s C a t h o l i c T h e o l o g i c a l A s s o c i a t i o n o f G r e a t B r i t a i n i s h o l d i n g a c o n f e r e n c e i n L u t o n o n 2 1 s t A p r i l . I t w i l l b e l o o k i n g a t t h e t o p i c o f L i t u r g y & B e a u t y . T h e e v e n t w i l l t a k e p l a c e a t t h e H o l y G h o s t C e n t r e , W e s t b o u r n e R o a d , L U 4 8 J D f r o m 1 0 . 3 0 a . m . t o 2 . 3 0 p . m . A l l t h o s e i n t e r e s t e d i n l i t u r g y a n d t h e o l o g y a r e i n v i t e d . T h e C h a i r o f t h e C o n f e r e n c e i s F r . T o m O ’ L o u g h l i n , a p r o f e s s o r a t N o t t i n g h a m U n i v e r s i t y , w h o i s c u r r e n t l y C h a i r o f t h e C a t h o l i c T h e o l o g i c a l A s s o c i a t i o n . H e w i l l b e t a l k i n g a b o u t h o w b e s t o u r w o r s h i p c a n a d a p t t o c o m p l e x p a s t o r a l s i t u a t i o n s . A l s o s p e a k i n g w i l l b e M g r . K e v i n M c G i n n e l l , o n t h e t r a n s l a t i n g o f t h e M i s s a l , f o l l o w i n g t h e r e c e n t V a t i c a n d o c u m e n t ; F r . K e v i n A l b a n , O . C a r m , w i l l l o o k a t t h e v a r i o u s r i t e s i n t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h , e s p e c i a l l y t h e C a r m e l i t e R i t e , o n h o w t h e y c a n e x p r e s s b e a u t y ; a n d F r . J a m e s C a s s i d y , C . R . I . C , w i l l b e e x a m i n i n g l i t u r g y a n d l a w . T h e c o s t w i l l b e £ 1 0 ( £ 5 c o n c e s s i o n s ) ; t e a a n d c o f f e e w i l l b e p r o v i d e d , b u t t h o s e c o m i n g a r e a s k e d t o b r i n g a p a c k e d l u n c h . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a c t t h o m a s . o l o u g h l i n @ n o t t i n g h a m . a c . u k L i t u r g y a n d b e a u t y W i t h a c o n t i n g e n t o f c o n c e l e b r a n t s B i s h o p P e t e r l e d t h e d i o c e s a n M a s s o n t h e f e a s t o f t h e I m m a c u l a t e C o n c e p t i o n . U n d e r t h a t t i t l e , M a r y i s t h e p a t r o n o f t h e D i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n . W E W O U L D L I K E T O T H A N K T H E S C H O O L S O N T H I S P A G E F O R S U P P O R T I N G T H E P A P E R S t F r a n c i s o f A s s i s i A c a d e m i e s T r u s t O U R L A D Y ’ S C A T H O L I C P R I M A R Y S C H O O L H e n s h a w R o a d , W e l l i n g b o r o u g h N N 8 2 B E H e a d t e a c h e r M r C R o b i n s o n T e l e p h o n e 0 1 9 3 3 2 2 4 9 0 0 IND E P END E N T C ATHOLIC D AY & B OARDIN G S C H O O L F O R G I RL S A G ED 4 ­ 1 8 W W W . T H O R N T O N C O LLE G E . 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P a g e 3 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 C o n t i n u e d f r o m p a g e 1 W e h a d n o f u r n i t u r e s o w e a l l s a t o n t h e f l o o r . Y e s , t h a t r e a l l y h a p p e n e d . T h e r e w a s i n t e n s e p r e s s u r e f o r p l a c e s a s l o c a l s w h o h a d c o n t r i b u t e d f u n d s f o r y e a r s , a n d h a d c o m p e t i t i o n f r o m t h e I n n e r L o n d o n E d u c a t i o n A u t h o r i t y , w h o g a v e a g e n e r o u s g r a n t f o r e a c h c h i l d r e - s e t t l e d i n t h e s c h o o l . T h i s g r a n t m a d e t h e n e w s c h o o l p o s s i b l e a n d m a n y p l a c e s w e r e a l l o c a t e d t o n e w c o m e r s t o B l e t c h l e y . T h e s m e l l o f n e w p a i n t i n t h e e a r l y S e p t e m b e r h e a t m a d e e v e r y o n e a b i t n a u s e o u s . T h e p a i n t h a d b e e n l a c e d w i t h a n i n s e c t i c i d e t o k i l l f l i e s . I t r e d u c e d t h o u s a n d s o f w a s p s t o a s o p o r i f i c s t a t e . T h e y l a y i n h i d i n g u n d e r d e s k s o r c l i m b i n g f r a m e s , b e n c h e s a n d b a g s a n d c a u s e d a d e l u g e o f w a s p s t i n g M o r n i n g a n d e v e n i n g s w e r e m a r k e d w i t h t h e a r r i v a l a n d d e p a r t u r e o f b u s e s , o r g a n i s i n g c h i l d r e n f r o m t h e d i f f e r e n t r o u t e s . I t i s s u r p r i s i n g h o w s o o n w e s e t t l e d d o w n , b e c a m e a f a m i l y , e s t a b l i s h i n g t r a d i t i o n s f o r u n i f o r m s , b e h a v i o u r , f o o t b a l l a n d n e t b a l l . T h e m o s t s t r i k i n g c u s t o m o f t h e s c h o o l o v e r t h e y e a r s h a s b e e n t h e h u g e n u m b e r o f p a s t p u p i l s w h o r e t u r n t i m e a n d t i m e a g a i n t o r e - l i v e o l d m e m o r i e s a n d r e n e w f r i e n d s h i p s . T h e y a r e n a l w a y s r e c e i v e d w i t h i n t e r e s t a n d p r i d e i n t h e i r c o n t i n u a l d e v e l o p m e n t . I h o p e t h a t S t . T h o m a s A q u i n a s s c h o o l g a v e t h e m a s e n s e o f w o r t h a n d b e l o n g i n g w i t h h i g h i d e a l s t o s t r i v e f o r t h a t s e r v e d t h e m w e l l i n t h e m a n y r o l e s t h e y a r e c a l l e d t o l e a d . A t S t T h o m a s A q u i n a s s c h o o l w e o f t e n r e c a l l t h e m w i t h p r i d e , s o m e t i m e s w i t h m e r r i m e n t , b u t a l w a y s w i t h g r e a f o n d n e s s . S o m e r i v a l r y b e t w e e n t h e l o c a l s c h o o l s l e d t o o u r n i c k n a m e ‘ T h e H o l y T e r r o r s ’ . O u r f o o t b a l l a n d n e t b a l l t e a m s c e r t a i n l y l i v e d u p t o i t ” . F o r m e r p a r i s h p r i e s t C a n o n M i c h a e l H a r i s o n w i t h p u p i l s o f S t . T h o m a s A q u i n a s C O P Y D E A D L I N E F O R T H E M A R C H 2 0 1 8 E D I T I O N 3 1 J A N U A R Y · A family run C a t h o l i c f u n e r a l D i r e c t o r s · A very personal service · 2 4 h o u r c a l l o u t · O r d e r o f S e r v i c e p r i n t i n g · F l o r i s t · P r e ­ P a i d f u n e r a l p l a n s a v a i l a b l e C h a p e l s O f R e s t i n H o u g h t o n R e g i s a n d A r l e s e y e ­ m a i l p e t e r @ b e n e d i c t f u n e r a l . c o . u k websi t e w ww.benedictfuneral.co.uk T e l 0800 634 4505 · A family run Catholic Funeral Directors · A very personal service · 24 hour call out · Order of Service printing · In House Florist · Pre­Paid funeral plans available C hapels Of Rest in Houghton Regis and Arlesey e­mail peter@benedictfuneral.co.uk website www.benedictfuneral.co.uk Houghton Regis 01582 249268 or Arlesey 01462 337684 F u n e r a l S e r v i c e s H e l p i n g w i t h a l l y o u r n e e d s W e w o u l d l i k e t o t h a n k t h e a d v e r t i s e r s f o r s u p p o r t i n g t h e p a p e r "Compassionate care when you need it most" I ndependent Family Funeral Directors with over 15 years experience We cover Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes • Cremations • Burials • Green Burials • Private Chapel of Rest • Flowers • Catering • Headstones • Pre paid Funeral Plans • Home Arrangements • Personal Service •24 Hour Service 01234 757529 www.haseldines.co.uk

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P a g e 4 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 T h e P r e s i d e n t a n d B r o t h e r s o f N o r t h a m p t o n C i r c l e w e r e d e l i g h t e d t o w e l c o m e t h e i r l a d i e s a n d 8 m e m b e r s o f c l e r g y , i n c l u d i n g B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e , B i s h o p o f N o r t h a m p t o n , t o t h e i r C l e r g y N i g h t . T h e p r i n c i p a l C a t e n i a n g u e s t w a s P r o v i n c e 8 P r o v i n c i a l P r e s i d e n t , J o h n S h a r k e y , a l o n g w i t h o t h e r C a t e n i a n v i s i t o r s . l n p r o p o s i n g a t o a s t t o o u r c l e r g y , l a d i e s a n d g u e s t s , C i r c l e P r e s i d e n t , E u g e n e S i n n o t t , r e f e r r e d t o h i s p e r s o n a l a p p r e c i a t i o n o f t h e d e d i c a t i o n a n d c o m m i t m e n t i n t h e w o r k o f t h e c l e r g y t h r o u g h s e v e r a l f a m i l y m e m b e r s w h o w e r e P r i e s t s . P r o v i n c i a l P r e s i d e n t , J o h n S h a r k e y , r e p l i e d o n b e h a l f o f t h e g u e s t s . H e r e c a l l e d t h a t N o r t h a m p t o n C i r c l e w a s t h e o l d e s t C i r c l e i n P r o v i n c e 8 , h a v i n g b e e n i n a u g u r a t e d o n t h e 1 2 t h N o v e m b e r 1 9 1 8 , t h e d a y a f t e r A r m i s t i c e D a y . H e s a i d h e l o o k e d f o r w a r d v e r y m u c h t o N o r t h a m p t o n ’ s r n i l e s t o n e c e n t e n a r y c e l e b r a t i o n i n N o v e m b e r n e x t y e a r . B i s h o p P e t e r r e f l e c t e d t h a t i n t h e p r e s e n t c o n f u s e d a n d c o m p l e x w o r l d t h a t t r o u b l e d u s a l l i t w a s i m p o r t a n t n o t t o g i v e w a y a n d t o u s e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y a s a c h a n n e l o f l o v e . R e f e r r i n g t o t h e b u s y y e a r a h e a d , b o t h g l o b a l l y a n d n a t i o n a l l y , B i s h o p P e t e r o u t l i n e d s o m e o f t h e u p c o m i n g m a j o r e v e n t s i n 2 0 1 8 , i n c l u d i n g i n A u g u s t t h e w o r l d m e e t i n g o f f a m i l i e s i n D u b l i n . T h e B i s h o p r e f e r r e d t o 2 0 1 8 a s a y e a r o f p r a y e r a n d v o c a t i o n s , r e q u e s t i n g s u p p o r t , l i v i n g i n t h e p r e s e n c e o f G o d a n d b e i n g a c h a n n e l o f l o v e . H e w e n t o n t o s a y h e w a s v e r y f o n d o f N o r t h a m p t o n C i r c l e , e x p r e s s i n g a b i g t h a n k y o u f o r t h e i r k i n d n e s s a n d g e n e r o s i t y . B i s h o p P e t e r a l s o t o o k t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o t h a n k h i s c l e r g y f o r t h e i r w o r k a n d d e d i c a t i o n . A t o m b o l a r a i s e d f 3 5 0 t o w a r d s P r e s i d e n t ’ s a n d C i r c l e c h a r i t i e s . P i c t u r e : C l e r g y f r o n t r o w o n l y ( l e f t t o r i g h t ) : D e a c o n M i c h a e l O ’ L e a r y , D e a ­ c o n M i c h a e l F l e m i n g , F r . A n d r e w B e h r e n s , D e a c o n P e t e r H u r r e l l , N o r t h a m p t o n P r e s i d e n t E u g e n e S i n ­ n o t t , B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e , P r o v i n c i a l ­ P r e s i d e n t J o h n S h a r k e y , F r . P a u l G o n s a l v e s , F r . P a u l l n m a n , F r . J e r r y M a n o m e y . P r o v i n c e 8 o f T h e C a t e n i a n A s s o c i a t i o n h a s r e c e n t l y a c q u i r e d a n a l t a r c r o s s t o a d d t o i t s c o l l e c t i o n o f t h e i t e m s n e e d e d f o r a M a s s t o b e s a i d i n a l o c a t i o n o t h e r t h a n a c h u r c h , s u c h a s t h e v e n u e f o r i t s a n n u a l P r o v i n c i a l w e e k e n d . l t i s a n o l i v e w o o d s i l h o u e t t e c r o s s a n d w a s m a d e i n B e t h l e h e m . T h e P r o v i n c i a l P r e s i d e n t , J o h n S h a r k e y , i s t a k i n g t h i s c r o s s o n h i s v i s i t t o C i r c l e s i n P r o v i n c e , s o t h a t a s m a n y B r o t h e r s ( a n d t h e i r f a m i l i e s ) a s p o s s i b l e c a n s e e i t . W h e n v i s i t i n g N o r t h a m p t o n C i r c l e o n i t s N o v e m b e r C l e r g y a n d L a d i e s N i g h t , B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e ( B i s h o p o f N o r t h a m p t o n D i o c e s e a n d w h o s e f a t h e r w a s a C a t e n i a n ) w a s a g u e s t a n d k i n d l y a g r e e d t o b l e s s t h e c r o s s . T h e r e i s a p l a q u e o n t h e b a s e o f t h e c r o s s d e d i c a t e d t o B r o t h e r B a r t F o s s e y ( R l P ) o f N e w b u r y C i r c l e , w h o w a s t h e s a c r i s t a n f o r t h e M a s s a t t h e P r o v i n c i a l W e e k e n d f o r m a n y y e a r s . R e v e r e n d B r o t h e r G o r d a n N u n n o f E a l i n g a n d C h i s w i c k C i r c l e s , k i n d l y m a d e t h e a r r a n g e m e n t s f o r t h e a c q u i s i t i o n o f t h e c r o s s a n d t h e p l a q u e . P i c t u r e : B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e b l e s s i n g t h e c r o s s , h e l d b y P r o v i n c e 8 P r o v i n c i a l P r e s i d e n t , J o h n S h a r k e y . A n e w C a t e n i a n c r u c i f i x B u s y N o r t h a m p t o n c i r c l e

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P a g e 5 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 T o c e l e b r a t e P r i n c e s s D i a n a ’ s B i r t h d a y t h i s 2 0 t h A n n i v e r s a r y y e a r , S a c r e d H e a r t P r i - m a r y i n L u t o n Y e a r 5 a n d Y e a r 6 A n t i B u l l y - i n g C o m m i t t e e m e m b e r s w e r e i n c l u d e d i n T h e D i a n a A w a r d R o l l o f H o n o u r f o r 2 0 1 7 . T h e s e e x c e p t i o n a l y o u n g p e o p l e e m b o d y P r i n c e s s D i a n a ’ s q u a l i t i e s o f k i n d n e s s , c o m - p a s s i o n a n d s e r v i c e . T h e D i a n a A w a r d w a s s e t u p i n m e m o r y o f D i a n a , P r i n c e s s o f W a l e s , a n d h e r b e l i e f t h a t y o u n g p e o p l e h a v e t h e p o w e r t o c h a n g e t h e w o r l d f o r t h e b e t t e r . I t i s c o m m i t t e d t o f o s t e r i n g , i n s p i r - i n g a n d d e v e l o p i n g p o s i t i v e c h a n g e i n t h e l i v e s o f y o u n g p e o p l e t h r o u g h p r a c t i c a l s o - c i a l a c t i o n . T o d a y T h e D i a n a A w a r d h a s t h e s u p p o r t o f b o t h h e r s o n s T h e D u k e o f C a m b r i d g e a n d P r i n c e H a r r y . A l l t h e a w a r d w i n n e r s – w h o c o m e f r o m e v e r y r e g i o n i n t h e U K a n d U S A , C a n a d a , U A E , I n d i a , B e l i z e , A u s t r a l i a , G r e e c e , I n - d o n e s i a , C r o a t i a , L i b e r i a , J e r s e y , N e w Z e a l a n d , I n d o n e s i a a n d L i b e r i a – h a v e h a d a m o n u m e n t a l i m p a c t o n s o c i e t y a n d l i v e s o f t h o s e i n t h e i r c o m m u n i t i e s . M a n y o f t h e m o n l y k n o w P r i n c e s s D i a n a a s a h i s t o r i - c a l f i g u r e b u t t h e y c a r r y t h e h o n o u r o f t h e D i a n a A w a r d w i t h p r i d e a n d a d m i r a t i o n f o r w h o s e m e m o r y i t w a s s e t u p i n . T e s s y O j o , C h i e f E x e c u t i v e , T h e D i a n a A w a r d s a y s : “ W e a r e d e l i g h t e d t o a n n o u n c e o u r R o l l o f H o n o u r o n P r i n c e s s D i a n a ’ s B i r t h d a y a s w e s h i n e a s p o t l i g h t o n h e r l e g a c y t w e n t y y e a r s o n . T o d a y w e c e l e b r a t e y o u n g p e o p l e f o r t h e i r s e l f l e s s c o n t r i b u t i o n t o s o c i e t y , t h e i r c o u r a g e a n d b r a v e r y , s o m e - t i m e s i n t h e f a c e o f a d v e r s i t y . D u r i n g t h i s 2 0 t h A n n i v e r s a r y y e a r T h e D i a n a A w a r d i s a c t i v e l y s e e k i n g s u p p o r t e r s t o h e l p u s c o n - t i n u e t h i s y o u t h l e g a c y , i n m e m o r y o f P r i n c e s s D i a n a , a n d e x p a n d o u r w o r k t h a t f o s t e r s c h a n g e t h r o u g h p o s i t i v e a c t i o n w i t h y o u n g p e o p l e . ” T h e A B C ( A n t i - B u l l y i n g C l u b ) p l a y a v i t a l r o l e i n t h e s a f e t y a n d h a p p i n e s s o f t h e s t u - d e n t s i n S a c r e d H e a r t P r i m a r y S c h o o l . T h e g r o u p w o r k t i r e l e s s l y e v e r y d a y t o r a i s e a w a r e n e s s o f b u l l y i n g i s s u e s , i d e n t i f y a n d i m p l e m e n t s t r a t e g i e s t o c o m b a t b u l l y i n g a n d p r o m o t e t h e i r e t h o s o f r e s p e c t , a c c e p - t a n c e a n d a p p r e c i a t i o n t h a t w e a r e a l l u n i q u e . T h e g r o u p i d e n t i f y p o t e n t i a l b u l l y - i n g i s s u e s i n t h e s c h o o l a n d p l a n a c t i o n s f o r i n d i v i d u a l c h i l d r e n , y e a r g r o u p s a n d t h e s c h o o l a s a w h o l e . T h e A B C a r e a c r e a t i v e g r o u p w h o c o n s t a n t l y u p d a t e t h e i r a c t i v i t i e s a n d b r i n g a l e v e l o f c o m m i t m e n t a n d p a s - s i o n t o t h e i r r o l e t h a t h a s i n s p i r e d a n d e n - g a g e d t h e i r e n t i r e s c h o o l c o m m u n i t y . T h e c h i l d r e n w e r e i n v i t e d t o v i s i t A l t h o r p H o u s e w i t h t h e i r f a m i l i e s o v e r t h e s u m m e r h o l i d a y . T h e y a l l h a d a w o n d e r f u l d a y a t A l - t h o r p H o u s e a n d s o m e o f t h e m w e r e l u c k y e n o u g h t o m e e t E a r l S p e n c e r . W a y n e S l e e p a m d T e s s y O j o p r e s e n t e d t h e a w a r d s t o t h e c h i l d r e n o n O c t o b e r 1 3 t h d u r i n g a p r e s e n t a - t i o n c e r e m o n y a t t h e B a r c l a y B a n k H e a d - q u a r t e r s i n C a n a r y W h a r f . P i c t u r e s : a b o v e , a w a r d w i n n e r s . B e l o w W a y n e S l e e p p r e s e n t s a n a w a r d . H a p p y b i r t h d a y P r i n c e s s D i a n a

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P a g e 6 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 “ I w a s a m a z e d g i v e n t h e w e a t h e r c o n d i t i o n s t h a t p e o p l e h a d c o m e f r o m a s f a r a s C r e w e , L i v e r p o o l , L i n c o l n , S u s s e x a n d K e n t b u t s u c h i s t h e p o w e r o f t h e i r a n s w e r t o O u r L a d y ` s c a l l i n g ” c o m m e n t e d C o - o r d i n a t o r A n d r e w H i n d e t h e m o r n i n g a f t e r t h e 2 0 1 7 F e a s t D a y M a s s f o r O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e a t t h e S h r i n e i n B e d f o r d o n 1 2 D e c e m b e r . T h e G u a r d i a n s h a d b e e n w o r r i e d e a r l i e r i n t h e d a y t h a t b e c a u s e o f t h e r e c e n t s n o w a n d h a z a r d o u s d r i v i n g c o n d i t i o n s , n o t m a n y p e o p l e w o u l d m a k e t h e j o u r n e y t o t h e S h r i n e i n B e d f o r d , b u t t h e y w e r e p r o v e d w r o n g . T h e S h r i n e w a s p a c k e d w i t h g u e s t s , i n c l u d i n g S u p r e m e G r a n d K n i g h t B e r t i e G r o g a n , h i s D e p u t y J o e R o d r i g u e z , a n u m b e r o f P r o v i n c i a l G r a n d K n i g h t s a n d s u p p o r t e r s f r o m a l l o v e r t h e c o u n t r y . M r V i n o d T a i l o r , t h e c u r r e n t H i g h S h e r i f f o f B e d f o r d , w a s a l s o a n h o n o u r e d g u e s t , a s w e r e a n u m b e r o f v i s i t i n g p r i e s t s . T h e I m a g e o f O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e f e a t u r e d o n n e w c h a s u b l e s w o r n b y R e c t o r o f t h e S h r i n e , C a n o n S e a m u s K e e n a n , a n d F r J e r e m y D a v i e s , S p i r i t u a l a n d F a i t h D i r e c t o r t o t h e G u a r d i a n s a n d t h e S h r i n e , w h o g a v e t h e h o m i l y . T h i s w a s i m m e n s e l y p o w e r f u l a n d s p o k e v e r y d i r e c t l y a b o u t a b o r t i o n . H e u s e d t h e p a s s a g e o f S t P e t e r f r o m A c t s t o i l l u s t r a t e h i s p o i n t t h a t S t P e t e r ’ s l i s t e n e r s w e r e c u t t o t h e h e a r t w h e n t h e y l e a r n t t h e p a r t t h e y h a d p l a y e d i n J e s u s ’ C r u c i f i x i o n . T h e r e m e d y f o r t h i s w a s t o r e p e n t a n d b e b a p t i s e d , a n d F r J e r e m y w a s s a y i n g t h i s i s s t i l l t h e r e m e d y f o r t h e g u i l t o f a b o r t i o n , f o r w h e n w e r e p e n t , f o r g i v e n e s s a n d h e a l i n g i s p o s s i b l e . M a n y o f t h e s u n g p a r t s o f t h e M a s s w e r e i n L a t i n f r o m t h e ‘ M i s s a A n g e l i s ’ a n d a f i n e s o l o i s t a n d a s m a l l m a l e c h o i r i n t h e o r g a n l o f t p e r f o r m e d t h i s . A n i n t e g r a l p a r t o f e v e r y F e a s t D a y M a s s i s t h e R e n e w a l o f t h e H o m e S h r i n e F a m i l i e s ’ a n d a l s o t h e R e n e w a l o f t h e G u a r d i a n s ’ P r o m i s e s t o s e r v e o u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e i n t h e c o m i n g y e a r . A t t h e e n d o f t h e M a s s , t h o s e p r e s e n t w e r e i n v i t e d t o c o m e t o g e t h e r t o s o c i a l i s e a n d e a t a t n e a r b y S t F r a n c e s C a b r i n i c h u r c h h a l l ; t h e y h a d b e e n t o l d t h a t t h e r e w a s p l e n t y o f f o o d ! A h a p p y h o u r o r s o w a s s p e n t a s o l d f r i e n d s r e c o g n i s e d e a c h o t h e r a n d n e w f r i e n d s h i p s w e r e f o r g e d . B e r t i e G r o g a n s p o k e o f t h e c o n t i n u i n g v e r y s u c c e s s f u l p a r t n e r s h i p b e t w e e n t h e G u a r d i a n s a n d t h e K n i g h t s i n o r g a n i s i n g t h e 2 0 1 7 P i l g r i m a g e T o u r a n d A n d r e w H i n d e g a v e a b r i e f o u t l i n e o f w h e r e t h e M i r a c u l o u s R e l i c I m a g e w i l l b e g o i n g i n 2 0 1 8 B a r b a r a K a y B e d f o r d ’ s F e a s t D a y M a s s f o r O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e S p o n s o r s f o r B e d f o r d s c h o o l r a c e r s S t T h o m a s M o r e C a t h o l i c T e a c h i n g S c h o o l a r e d e l i g h t e d t o a n n o u n c e t h a t l o c a l b u s i - n e s s m a n M r C l i v e W i l e y a n d M D o f P a r r o t t C o n s t r u c t i o n , M r C h r i s L a y r a m , h a v e b e - c o m e t h e n e w s p o n s o r s o f t h e S t T h o m a s M o r e C a r R a c i n g T e a m . O n t h e 5 t h o f D e - c e m b e r , o u r n e w s p o n s o r s c a m e t o S T M t o m e e t t h e t e a m a n d s e e w h a t t h e y a r e p l a n - n i n g . A l l o f t h e c a r s w e r e o n d i s p l a y a s w e l l a s t h e i r d e v e l o p m e n t i d e a s a n d d e s i g n s . T h e t e a m c o u l d n ’ t w a i t t o s h o w o f f t h e i r h a r d w o r k , d e m o n s t r a t e h o w t h e c a r s w o r k a n d s h a r e t h e i r p l a n s . . T h e S T M D e s i g n & T e c h - n o l o g y d e p a r t m e n t a l o n g w i t h s t u d e n t s a g e d 1 2 - 1 8 h a v e d e s i g n e d & c o n s t r u c t e d t w o e l e c t r i c p o w e r e d r a c i n g c a r s w h i c h , t h a n k s t o t h e g e n e r o u s s u p p o r t o f M r W i l e y a n d M r L a y r a m , c a n n o w b e e n t e r e d i n t o t h e G r e e n - p o w e r I n t e r n a t i o n a l r a c e s a t R o c k i n g h a m R a c e w a y . C a r s f r o m a l l o v e r t h e U K e n t e r t h i s c o m p e - t i t i o n a n d i n p r e v i o u s y e a r s , o u r s u c c e s s e s t o d a t e h a v e i n c l u d e d t h i r d p l a c e i n a n n u a l r a c e s a s w e l l a s w i n n i n g a w a r d s f o r t h e ‘ B e s t L o o k i n g C a r ’ a n d t h e ‘ M o s t I n t e r e s t i n g T e c h n o l o g y ’ . P o w e r e d b y a 2 4 v o l t D C m o t o r a n d t w o 1 2 v o l t b a t t e r i e s , t h e c a r s c a n r e a c h s p e e d s i n e x c e s s o f 3 0 m p h , e n a b l i n g t h e d r i v e r s t o c o m p l e t e t w o , 9 0 m i n u t e r a c e s , w i t h p i t s t o p s f o r d r i v e r c h a n g e o v e r .

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P a g e 7 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 V IN101 A l s o s e r v i n g S c h o o l s , B u s i n e s s a n d H o m e s A l s o s e r v i n g S c h o o l s , B u s i n e s s a n d H o m e s New contemporary and traditional stained glass designed, made and fitted. Professional repairs and restoration. Website: customstainedglass.co.uk Email: wayne.ricketts@btconnect.com Tel: 0117 955 5390 Wayne Ricketts S tained Glass w T w o h u n d r e d y e a r s f o r t h e R e l i g i o u s o f J e s u s a n d M a r y S i n c e 1 8 6 0 T h e S i s t e r s o f t h e C o n g r e g a t i o n o f J e s u s a n d M a r y h a v e b e e n w o r k i n g i n t h e d i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n – i n I p s w i c h a n d F e l i x s t o w e a s w e l l a s i n T h o r n t o n C o l - l e g e , f o u n d e d i n O c t o b e r 1 9 1 7 . T h i s y e a r t h e s c h o o l c e l - e b r a t e s i t s c e n t e n a r y . A t t h e s a m e t i m e , e v e n t s t o m a r k t h e b i c e n t e n a r y o f t h e C o n g r e g a t i o n ( 1 8 1 8 - 2 0 1 8 ) h a v e b e g u n , w i t h r e p r e s e n t a - t i v e s f r o m i t s P r o v i n c e s t r a v e l l i n g t o A g r a i n I n d i a t o j o i n t h e o p e n i n g c e r e m o n i e s a n d g a t h e r i n g s , s h a r i n g t h e i r l o c a l k n o w l e d g e o f t h e w o r k a n d e x p a n s i o n o f t h e J M c o m m u n i t i e s w o r l d w i d e . W h y A g r a ? W e l l , i t w a s i n 1 8 4 2 , f i v e y e a r s a f t e r t h e d e a t h o f S t C l a u d i n e T h é v e n e t t h e i r f o u n d r e s s , t h a t a s m a l l b a n d o f i n t r e p i d F r e n c h w o m e n f r o m L y o n s e t o u t o n a l o n g a n d a r d u o u s j o u r n e y b y s e a a n d o v e r l a n d , r e - s p o n d i n g t o t h e i n v i t a t i o n o f t h e B i s h o p o f A g r a t o c o m e a n d w o r k i n h i s d i o c e s e . A s y o u k n o w , t h i s w a s n o t t h e e p o q u e o f e a s y t r a v e l a n d w o r l d w i d e k n o w l e d g e o f d i s t a n t p l a c e s . T h e s i s t e r s , t h e r e f o r e s e t o u t , r a t h e r l i k e A b r a h a m – i n f a i t h a n d o b e d i e n c e , n o t k n o w i n g w h e r e t h e y w e r e g o i n g a n d , b y t o d a y ’ s s t a n d a r d s , l i t t l e p r e p a r e d f o r w h a t l a y a h e a d . S o i t w a s f i t t i n g , i n t h e f i r s t w e e k o f O c t o b e r , f o r t o d a y ’ s s i s t e r s t o r e p e a t t h a t j o u r n e y t o A g r a , m a r k i n g t h e b e - g i n n i n g o f t h e e x p a n s i o n o f t h e C o n g r e g a t i o n a n d o p e n - i n g a y e a r i n w h i c h a l l r e m e m b e r t h e g o o d n e s s o f G o d t o t h e m a n d t h o s e w h o w e n t b e f o r e t h e m t h r o u g h o u t t h e p a s t t w o h u n d r e d y e a r s . P i c t u r e s a b o v e : c e r e m o n y i n A g r a . T o p r i g h t , S t C l a u d i n e T h e v e n e t .

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P a g e 8 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 T T R R A A V V E E L L I I N N S S U U R R A A N N C C E E arranged for readers of The Vine A A N N N N U U A A L L T T R R A A V V E E L L I I N N S S U U R R A A N N C C E E A VAILABLE TO ANYONE UP TO 85 YEARS OF AGE. MOST PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS ACCEPTED T T O O P P Q Q U U A A L L I I T T Y Y C C O O V V E E R R With a 24 hour helpline and an air ambulance get-you-home service. Mention this advert to get a Special Vine discount. Don’t forget we can also sell SINGLE-TRIP COVER, with no maximum age limit and up to £20,000 cancellation cover per couple. CALL FOR DETAILS AND PRICES 0116 272 0500 Real people ­ not machines! FT Travel Insurance Car Hire Authorised and regulated by the FCA The church needs religious sisters URGENTLY to bring Christ to others by a life of prayer and service lived in the community of Ignation spirituality. Daily Mass is the centre of community Our Lady of Fidelity Our Lady of Fidelity life. By wearing the religious habit we are witnesses to the consecrated way of life. If you are willing to risk a little love and would like to find out how, contact Sister Bernadette. Late vocations up to the age of 46 welcomed. COVENT OF OUR LADY OF FIDELITY Central Hill, Upper Norwood, LONDON SE19 1RS Telephone: 07973 6002563 or Fax: 0208 766 6579 Mobile: 07760 297001 Ministers of Religion R e g u l a r s a t t h e S t . T e r e s a s S V P c o n f e r e n c e i n B e a c o n s f i e l d , T u e s d a y m o r n i n g C o f f e e & C o m p a n y e n j o y e d a f u l l C h r i s t m a s L u n c h w i t h a l l t h e t r i m m i n g s o n T u e s d a y 1 2 t h D e - c e m b e r .   A l s o i n v i t e d w e r e r e s i d e n t s a t t h e C a r e H o m e w h e r e t h e S V P o r g a n i s e W o r d & C o m m u n i o n .   D e s p i t e t h e s n o w o v e r 7 0 g u e s t s s a t d o w n t o   a t r a d i t i o n a l T u r k e y d i n n e r w i t h C h r i s t - m a s P u d d i n g , m i n c e p i e s o r T r i f l e a s d e s s e r t . T h e n e w P a r i s h P r i e s t a t S t . T e r e s a ’ s M g r S e a n H e a l e y s a i d G r a c e . K e v i n B r o d e r i c k T h e B e a c o n s f i e l d f e a s t O n t h e 4 t h S u n d a y o f A d v e n t a t t h e e n d o f m o r n i n g m a s s a t t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h o f t h e G o o d S h e p h e r d i n H a d d e n h a m , M i c h a e l P i t t - P a y n e o f t h e C h i l t e r n C a t e n i a n C i r c l e p r e s e n t e d a c h e q u e f o r £ 6 5 0 f r o m t h e C a t e - n i a n B u r s a r y F u n d t o C h a r l o t t e E v a n s . C h a r l o t t e h a s o b t a i n e d a V o l u n t e e r i n g   P l a c e m e n t f o r t h r e e m o n t h s s t a r t i n g o n 5 t h J a n u a r y 2 0 1 8 i n B o l i v i a w h e r e s h e w i l l b e l e a d i n g a t e a m o f f o u r v o l - u n t e e r s w o r k i n g f o r T e a r f u n d o n e d u c a - t i o n a l b a s e d p r o j e c t s . P a r t o f h e r d u t i e s w i l l i n v o l v e t r a n s p o r t i n g y o u n g c h i l d r e n w h o a r e l i v i n g w i t h t h e i r p a r e n t s i n p r i s o n t o s c h o o l a n d b a c k t o p r i s o n e a c h d a y . T h e C a t e n i a n B u r s a r y F u n d w a s e s t a b l i s h e d s o m e y e a r s a g o t o e n c o u r a g e y o u n g C a t h o l i c s t o u n d e r t a k e v o l u n t a r y w o r k o v e r - s e a s . E a c h y e a r t h e f u n d g i v e s c a s h g r a n t s ( n o t h i n g t o r e p a y ) o f o v e r £ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 t o y o u n g C a t h o l i c s b e t w e e n t h e a g e s o f 1 6 a n d 2 4 , w h o w o r k a s h e l p e r s o n D i o c e s a n a n d H C P T p i l g r i m a g e s t o L o u r d e s o r v o l u n t e e r t o w o r k o n p r o j e c t s a r o u n d t h e w o r l d . M i c h a e l h a s s u p p o r t e d t h e B u r s a r y F u n d f o r m a n y y e a r s a n d h a s b e e n a t t e n d i n g t h e C h u r c h o f t h e G o o d S h e p h e r d f o r t h e p a s t 2 3 y e a r s . A s t h i s i s t h e f i r s t t i m e t h a t a m e m b e r o f t h e p a r i s h h a s b e e n a w a r d e d a b u r s a r y g r a n t i t w a s a v e r y s p e c i a l a n d h a p p y o c c a s i o n w i t h C h a r l o t t e ’ s p a r e n t s a n d t w i n s i s t e r s o n h a n d t o g i v e h e r t h e i r m o r a l s u p p o r t . I f y o u w o u l d l i k e f u r t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e C a t e n i a n B u r s a r y F u n d , p l e a s e f o l l o w t h i s l i n k . b u r s a r y @ t h e c a t e n i a n s . c o m C h a r l o t t e ’ s b u r s a r y f o r B o l i v i a GREAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN BEDFORD! Afternoon of Reflection in S s Philip and James’ Church, MK41 7BX S aturday, 17th February 2:00pm ­ Stations of the Cross 3:15pm ­ Exposition of the Bessed Sacrament and Sacrament of Confession 4 :00pm ­ Vigil Mass (fulfils Sunday Obligation) 5 :00pm ­ Lent Refreshments! A LL WELCOME M a y t h e S a c r e d H e a r t o f J e s u s b e p r a i s e d , l o v e d , a d o r e d a n d g l o r i f i e d t h r o u g h o u t t h e w h o l e w o r l d , n o w a n d f o r e v e r . S a y s i x t i m e s a d a y f o r n i n e d a y s . A C K N O W L E D G E M E N T

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P a g e 9 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 t ) G REAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN BEDFORD! L ent Day of Reflection in S s Philip and James’ Church, MK41 7BX Saturday, 10th March 1 2:00pm ­ Angelus ­ Blessing of new Our Lady of G uadalupe icon ­ Holy Rosary ­ Divine Mercy 1:00pm ­ Bring and Share Lunch 2:00pm ­ Stations of the Cross 3 :15pm ­ Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament a nd Sacrament of Confession 4:00pm ­ Vigil Mass (fulfils Sunday Obligation) 5:00pm ­ Laetare Sunday Refreshments! A LL WELCOME Our Lady of Lourdes pray for us F east of Our Lady of Lourdes J esus says: "Where two or three are gathered in my name, I am among them." Matthew 18:V, 20 You are invited to a Rosary gathering/procession to honour the Immaculate Heart of Mary a nd to pray for the sick t o be celebrated on Tuesday 13th February 2018 at the Angelus time of 6pm. meeting outside Christ the Cornerstone church 3 00 Saxon Gate West C entral Milton Keynes M K9 2ES n o te: these devotions will not be cancelled due t o bad weather. Praying in the wind, cold and r ain is penance and reparation ( wind and rain bless The Lord). For more information please phone Monica on 07401 366 330 Monday 7th May to Friday 11th May 2018. Free accommodation and meals. A chance to live the monastic life in a unique Benedictine setting. If interested and over 18, please contact Br. John Mayhead OSB for further details or to book. By email: Tu r v e y m o n k s @ y a h o o . c o . u k Or by post to: Br. John Mayhead OSB The Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Jacks Lane, Turvey, Bedfordshire. MK43 8DH. Also visit out website www.turveymonks.org.uk A A W W E E E E K K O O F F M M O O N N A A S S T T I I C C E E X X P P E E R R I I E E N N C C E E At The Monastery of Christ Our Saviour, Tu r v e y, Bedfordshire D u r i n g A d v e n t T e r m t h e R E D e p a r t m e n t a t S t P a u l ’ s o r g a n i s e d a f u n d r a i s i n g a c t i v i t y t o h e l p h o m e l e s s p e o p l e i n M i l t o n K e y n e s . T h e ‘ r e v e r s e A d v e n t c a l e n d a r ’ i n i t i a t i v e w a s e n t h u s i a s t i c a l l y s u p p o r t e d b y p u p i l s , s t a f f a n d p a r e n t s . E a c h f o r m r o o m d i s p l a y e d a r e v e r s e A d v e n t c a l e n d a r s h o w i n g a l i s t o f i t e m s t h a t p u p i l s c o u l d s i g n u p f o r a n d b r i n g i n t o s c h o o l . T h e s e i n c l u d e d s h o e b o x e s ( t o c o n t a i n g i f t s ) , e s s e n t i a l t o i l e t r i e s , c l o t h i n g , t r e a t s a n d C h r i s t m a s c a r d s t o w r i t e a m e s s a g e t o t h e p e r s o n w h o w o u l d r e c e i v e t h e b o x . P u p i l s c o u l d e l e c t t o b r i n g a s i n g l e i t e m o r e v e n d o a w h o l e s h o e b o x t h e m s e l v e s . T h e i d e a w a s t o e n c o u r a g e p u p i l s t o t h i n k a b o u t g i v i n g w h a t t h e y c a n d u r i n g A d v e n t r a t h e r t h a n f o c u s i n g o n t h e t h i n g s t h a t w e r e c e i v e . L a u r a M a w , H e a d o f R E , s a i d : “ W i t h t h e n u m b e r o f h o m e l e s s p e o p l e i n M i l t o n K e y n e s i n c r e a s i n g b y 5 0 0 % s i n c e 2 0 1 2 w e k n o w t h a t t h e h e l p w e c a n p r o v i d e i s n e e d e d n o w m o r e t h a n e v e r . T h i n k i n g a b o u t t h i s d u r i n g t h e A d v e n t s e a s o n h a s h e l p e d p u p i l s t o r e m e m b e r t h e m e a n i n g o f A d v e n t a n d a l l o w u s a l l t o l i v e o u t o u r s c h o o l m o t t o o f l o v i n g a n d s e r v i n g o t h e r s . ” I n t o t a l 1 1 0 s h o e b o x e s w e r e c r e a t e d a n d s p e c i a l t h a n k s g o t o o u r S i x t h F o r m e r s t u - d e n t s w h o w r a p p e d a n d f i l l e d t h e m . T h e s h o e b o x e s h a v e b e e n d o n a t e d t o H e l p O u r H o m e l e s s M K , a g r o u p o f v o l u n t e e r s w h o h a v e b e e n s u p p o r t i n g t h e h o m e l e s s c o m m u - n i t y s i n c e 2 0 1 4 . A l o n g s i d e a S o u p R u n a f e w n i g h t s a w e e k t h e y g i v e o u t c l o t h i n g , t o i - l e t r i e s , b e d d i n g , a n d t e n t s t o t h e h o m e l e s s . T h e y a l s o h a v e a s h o p u n i t o n t h e L a k e s e s - t a t e w h e r e t h e y s t o r e s t o c k a n d a r e a b l e t o s e l l s o m e d o n a t e d i t e m s . P i c t u r e s h o w s S i x t h F o r m e r s t u d e n t s , m e m b e r s o f t h e R E D e p a r t m e n t a n d s o m e o f t h e s h o e b o x e s t h e y w r a p p e d . H e l p f o r t h e h o m e l e s s T h e d a y h e l d a t T u r v e y o n 1 6 D e c e m b e r w a s a w o n d e r f u l s t a r t f o r t h e D i o c e s a n Y e a r o f P r a y e r a n d V o c a - t i o n f o r t h o s e 4 0 o r s o p e o p l e w h o g a t h e r e d f r o m a r o u n d t h e D i o c e s e t o c o n s i d e r t h e t h e m e o f C o m e t o M e .   T h e d a y w a s C o o r d i n a t e d b y M a r i e H e a t h w i t h t h e s u p p o r t o f t h e S p i r i t u a l i t y N e t w o r k t h a t i s a l o o s e g r o u p o f i n d i v i d u a l s w i t h a s p e c i a l i n t e r e s t i n C h r i s t i a n S p i r i t u a l i t y . M o n s i g n o r M c G i n n e l w e l c o m e d a l l t o t h e d a y   i n c l u d i n g B i s h o p P e t e r w h o w a s a b l e t o b e w i t h u s u p t o c e l e b r a t i n g t h e M a s s a t m i d d a y . T h e K e y n o t e a d d r e s s w a s g i v e n b y B r J o h n O S B w h o h e l p e d u s t o t h i n k a b o u t h o w i t i s t h a t J e s u s c o m e s t o u s a n d u n i t e s u s i n H i m .   T h e a f t e r n o o n s t a r t e d w i t h a p r a y e r o f s t i l l n e s s w h i c h e n a b l e d u s t o e n t e r i n t o t h e t i m e w i t h p r a y e r p l a c e s ; g i v i n g t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o a p p r o a c h C h r i s t t h r o u g h d i f f e r e n t m e d i u m s a n d w a y s o f t h i n k i n g a n d f e e l i n g .   H a v i n g t i m e t o s p e n d i n q u i e t r e f l e c t i o n a t t h e d i f f e r e n t p r a y e r s t a t i o n s m a d e f o r s o m e v e r y h e l p f u l o p - p o r t u n i t i e s t o d r a w c l o s e t o C h r i s t a n d t o t h i n k a b o u t h i s c a l l i n g t o e a c h o n e o f u s . A p p r e c i a t i o n f o r t h i s w a s e x p r e s s e d w h e n w e g a t h e r e d a t t h e e n d o f t h e d a y C o m e t o m e J O E W ALSH T O U RS PIL G R IMA G E S L O N D O N : 0 20 3 4 68061 7 | CARDIFF : 029 2 0 003865 www.joewalsh t o urs . c o.uk | i n fo@ j o e w al s h t o u r s.co. u k B o n d e d & L icensed b y t h e C ivil A viati o n A u t h o r ity i n t h e U K | ATO L 5 16 3 | A B T OT 5 332 £ 619 p p s £ W E O FFE R » D i r ect i g h t s f ro m v ariou s a irport s i n t h e U K » Full y e scorted w i th p rof e s sional g u i d e s » Retur n airport tr a n s f e r s » Bo n d ed & f ull y lice n s e d f o r nancia l p rotection M E D JUGORJE 1 7 M A Y | 7 N I GHTS » Direct , r etur n ights f r o m E as t M idland s A irport » B r e a k f a s t & e v e n i n g m e a l s e r v e d d a i l y » S t a y i n g c l o s e t o S t . J a m e s ’ s C h u r c h » C o m p r e h e n s i v e R e l i g i o u s P r o g r a m m e

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P a g e 1 0 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 P e t e r T y l e r i s b o t h p r o f e s s o r o f P a s t o r a l T h e o l o g y a n d S p i r i t u a l i t y a t S t M a r y ’ s U n i - v e r s i t y a n d a p s y c h o t h e r a p i s t . S o i t i s s a f e t o a s s u m e t h a t h i s r e f l e c t i o n s o n t h e s a c r a - m e n t o f C o n f e s s i o n w i l l c o m e f r o m a n u n - c o n v e n t i o n a l p e r s p e c t i v e . H e d o e s n o t d i s a p p o i n t . W r i t i n g p r i m a r i l y a s a C a t h o l i c p s y c h o t h e r a p i s t w h o h a s c o u n s e l l e d m a n y p e o p l e , h e s u g g e s t s t h a t o f t e n t h e y “ l o c k u p t h e f o r c e s o f t h e u n c o n s c i o u s a n d a r e t e r r i - f i e d o f o p e n i n g u p t h e i r c o n t e n t s … ” B u t w h a t d o e s t h e u n c o n s c i o u s h a v e t o d o w i t h C o n f e s s i o n ? A g r e a t d e a l , s a y s t h e a u - t h o r , f o r i t i s o u r u n c o n s c i o u s s c a r s a n d w o u n d s , o f w h i c h w e a r e i g n o r a n t , t h a t l e a d u s t o s i n a n d t h u s t o t h e n e e d t o c o n f e s s . I t i s a l s o t h e r e a s o n w h y , i n t h e m o d e r n a g e , s e l f - r e v e l a t i o n a n d d i s c l o s u r e a r e v e r y c o m - m o n ; a “ s e c u l a r p a n a c e a ” , r e m o v e d f r o m i t s r e l i g i o u s s a c r a m e n t a l n e c e s s i t y . R e f l e c t i n g n o t o n l y o n t h e w r i t i n g s o f t h e e a r l y D e s e r t F a t h e r s , b u t a l s o o n t h e m y t h o - l o g i c a l s i g n i f i c a n c e o f t h e A r t h u r i a n l e g e n d s – e s p e c i a l l y t h e s t o r y o f T r i s t a n - a s w e l l a s t h e m y s t i c a l e x p e r i e n c e s o f m e n a s v a r i o u s a s t h e p h i l o s o p h e r W i t t g e n s t e i n , t h e B r e t o n p r i e s t H e n r i L e S a u x ( l a t e r k n o w n i n I n d i a a s S w a m i A b i s h i k t a n a n d a ) a n d t h e S p a n i s h C a r m e l i t e s a i n t , J o h n o f t h e C r o s s , T y l e r a r - g u e s p e r s u a s i v e l y t h a t t h e y a r e a l l i n t e r - l i n k e d . T h e F o u r t h L a t e r a n C o u n c i l o f 1 2 2 5 c o d i f i e d t h e s a c r a m e n t o f C o n f e s s i o n w i t h i n t h e c a n o n s o f t h e C h u r c h . I t m e a n t t h a t t h e e a r l y D e s e r t F a t h e r s ’ p r a c t i c e o f c o u n s e l l i n g a n d s p i r i t u a l d i r e c t i o n w a s j o i n e d w i t h S t A u g u s t i n e ’ s i n s i g h t t h a t c o n f e s s i o n w a s a t r a n s c e n d e n t a l e n c o u n t e r w i t h G o d , t o b e - c o m e t h e f o r m a s w e k n o w i t t o d a y . I n t h e s a m e c e n t u r y G o t t f r i e d v o n S t r a s s b u r g b e g a n w r i t i n g a b o u t t h e m y t h o f T r i s t a n , a n d t h e C a r m e l i t e O r d e r w a s f o u n d e d o n M o u n t C a r m e l i n I s r a e l . F o r T y l e r , t h e s e t h r e e k e y e v e n t s t h r o w l i g h t o n e a c h o t h e r a n d p r o v i d e t h e k e y t o a l l o w i n g “ t h e t o r - t u r e d 2 1 s t c e n t u r y s o u l t o b e g i n t h e p r o c e s s o f h e a l i n g i t s o b a d l y n e e d s . ” H e w r i t e s t h a t t h e t w o e s s e n t i a l e l e m e n t s o f C o n f e s s i o n , t h e p s y c h o l o g i c a l h e a l i n g o f t h e s o u l a n d t h e “ w i n d o w o n t h e t r a n s c e n d e n t ” b e c a m e “ y o k e d t o t h e c a n o n i c a l r e q u i r e - m e n t s o f t h e S a c r a m e n t ” . C o u n s e l l i n g o r s p i r i t u a l d i r e c t i o n c a n o f t e n b e h e l p f u l w h e n u s e d a l o n g s i d e t h e S a c r a m e n t , i n o r d e r t o g u i d e p e o p l e i n s e l f - u n d e r s t a n d i n g a n d w h y t h e y o f t e n a c t c o n t r a r y t o w h a t t h e y k n o w t o b e t h e i r b e s t s p i r i t u a l i n t e r e s t s . I t i s n o t f o r n o t h i n g t h a t T y l e r ’ s b o o k o p e n s w i t h t h e s e n t e n c e , “ W e a r e s t r a n g e r s t o o u r s e l v e s ” . T y l e r q u o t e s D o m B e d e G r i f f i t h s , a f r i e n d o f H e n r i L e S a u x , w h o a l s o w e n t t o I n d i a t o e x - p l o r e t h e H i n d u w a y o f s e l f - t r a n s c e n d e n c e a n d w h o w r o t e , “ I t i s C h r i s t a l o n e w h o c a n s e t u s f r e e f r o m t h e u n c o n s c i o u s ” a n d t h a t i n o u r C h r i s t i a n l i f e “ t h e H o l y S p i r i t s h o u l d p e n e t r a t e t o t h e … u l t i m a t e r o o t o f b e i n g , a n d t r a n s f o r m u s . ” T h e c h a p t e r o n t h e p h i l o s o p h e r W i t t g e n - s t e i n , w h o s e t o r t u r e d s e a r c h f o r a n a u t h e n - t i c w a y o f l i f e d r o v e h i m t o l i v e i n i s o l a t e d p l a c e s a n d l e d h i m t o m u l t i p l e p u b l i c “ c o n - f e s s i o n s ” t o h i s f a m i l y a n d f r i e n d s , i s e s p e - c i a l l y n o t e w o r t h y . T y l e r p o i n t s o u t t h a t c o n f e s s i o n s s u c h a s W i t t g e n s t e i n ’ s , “ r e m i n d u s t h a t a t t h e h e a r t o f t r u e k n o w l e d g e l i e s t h e c o n f e s s i o n a l a c t . ” S i m i l a r l y , S t J o h n o f t h e C r o s s r e c o g n i s e d t h a t “ a l l t r u e e x a m i n a - t i o n o f t h e d i v i n e m u s t s t a r t w i t h t h e g r o a n o f t h e c o n f e s s i o n a l . ” T o r e p e n t w e n e e d t o k n o w o u r s e l v e s ; a n d t h e n t h e s a c r a m e n t a l g r a c e c a n h e a l a n d t r a n s f o r m u s . O t h e r w i s e , a s t h e a u t h o r p o i n t s o u t , c o n f e s s i o n c a n e a s - i l y d e s c e n d t o s i m p l y w a n t i n g a “ c l e a n s l a t e ” , w i t h t h e c o n s e q u e n t r e p e t i t i o n o f t h e s a m e s i n s , r a t h e r t h a n t h e t r u e , h e a l i n g t o u c h o f C h r i s t . F r a n c i s P h i l l i p s C o n f e s s i o n : T h e H e a l i n g o f t h e S o u l B y P e t e r T y l e r B l o o m s b u r y £ 1 4 . 9 9 I n l a s t y e a r ’ s Q u e e n ’ s B i r t h d a y H o n o u r s B i l l D u p e r o u z e l , w h o h a s b e e n a p a r i s h i o n e r o f t h e S a c r e d H e a r t P a r i s h C h u r c h i n L e i g h t o n B u z z a r d f o r m o r e t h a n 4 0 y e a r s a n d a C a t e - n i a n s i n c e 2 0 0 8 , w a s a w a r d e d t h e B r i t i s h E m p i r e M e d a l f o r s e r v i c e s t o C h a r i t y a n d t h e C o m m u n i t y i n B e d f o r d s h i r e . B i l l w a s b o r n i n W e s t e r n A u s t r a l i a w h e r e h e q u a l i f i e d a s a C P A a c c o u n t a n t b e f o r e m o v - i n g t o E n g l a n d i n t h e e a r l y 1 9 7 0 ’ s a n d s p e n d i n g h i s w o r k i n g l i f e i n t h e I T c o m - p u t e r s e r v i c e s e n v i r o n m e n t . I n 1 9 9 1 h e w a s i n s p i r e d b y h i s w i f e J a n e t w h o h a d f o u n d e d H e a d w a y S o u t h B e d f o r d s h i r e , a b r a i n i n j u r y c h a r i t y b a s e d i n L u t o n , t o b e c o m e i n v o l v e d i n c h a r i t a b l e a c t i v i t i e s ; w o r k i n g t o g e t h e r t h e y e s t a b l i s h e d a n a n n u a l c h a r i t y b i k e r i d e f o r H e a d w a y . T h i s e v e n t r a n f o r t h e n e x t 1 6 y e a r s a n d r a i s e d m o r e t h a n £ 6 0 , 0 0 0 . B i l l r e t i r e d i n 2 0 0 6 a n d b e c a m e t h e A d m i n - i s t r a t o r o f t h e c h a r i t y W o r k a i d w h i c h i s b a s e d i n S o u t h B u c k s . W o r k a i d c o l l e c t s o l d t o o l s a n d e q u i p m e n t w h i c h a r e r e f u r b i s h e d b y v o l u n t e e r s a t i t s p r e m i s e s i n C h e s h a m . W o r k a i d t a c k l e s p o v e r t y b y s u p p l y i n g d i s - a d v a n t a g e d p e o p l e i n A f r i c a w i t h t h e t o o l s a n d e q u i p m e n t t h e y n e e d t o a c q u i r e p r a c t i - c a l s k i l l s a n d b e c o m e s e l f - s u p p o r t i n g . D u r - i n g B i l l ’ s p e r i o d a s A d m i n i s t r a t o r W o r k a i d a c q u i r e d t h e O l d B o o t F a c t o r y i n C h e s h a m a n d h e s u p e r v i s e d i t s c o n v e r s i o n f r o m a n a b a n d o n e d b u i l d i n g t o a w e l l o r g a n i s e d s t o r a g e a n d r e f u r b i s h m e n t w o r k s h o p . B i l l r e t i r e d a s C E O o f W o r k a i d i n 2 0 1 1 a n d i s n o w a t r u s t e e o f t h e c h a r i t y a n d c a r r i e s o u t p u b l i c s p e a k i n g e n g a g e m e n t s t o p r o m o t e i t s w o r k . H e i s a l s o a t r u s t e e a n d t r e a s u r e r o f a l o c a l c h a r i t y , t h e C e n t r e f o r H e a l t h , H e a l i n g a n d C o u n s e l l i n g i n L e i g h t o n B u z z a r d . T h e m e d a l c e r e m o n y t o o k p l a c e a t t h e P u t - t e r i d g e B u r y C o n f e r e n c e C e n t r e i n B e d f o r d - s h i r e o n 1 8 t h S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 7 a n d w a s c o n d u c t e d b y H e l e n N e l l i s H M T h e L o r d L i e u t e n a n t o f B e d f o r d s h i r e . T h i s w a s a v e r y h a p p y o c c a s i o n a n d B i l l w a s s u p p o r t e d b y h i s w i f e J a n e t , t h e i r d a u g h t e r s , A d e l e a n d S u z a n n e a n d h i s s o n - i n - l a w , E r n e s t o . E m p i r e g o n g f o r L e i g h t o n B u z z a r d c o l o n i a l

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P a g e 1 1 T h e V i n e F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 8 2 - i n - 1 C r o s s w o r d b y A x e Y o u c a n u s e b o t h s e t s o f c l u e s t o s o l v e t h e p u z z l e : t h e s o l u t i o n s a r e t h e s a m e . S o , i f y o u w a n t t o t r y t h e C R Y P T I C p u z z l e , f o r i n s t a n c e , b u t a r e u n s u r e , u s e t h e Q U I C K c l u e s t o h e l p y o u w o r k o u t t h e s o l u t i o n . S i m i l a r l y , i f y o u t r y t h e Q U I C K c l u e s , u s e t h e C R Y P T I C c l u e s t o h e l p y o u p r o v e t h e s o l u t i o n C R Y P T I C A c r o s s 6 J e s u s c u r e d h e r t w o g i r l s a n d l i t t l e b o y w i t h d r u g s ( 4 , 9 ) 8 C o n t e x t u a l m a t e r i a l f r o m t h e B i b l e , c h a p t e r a n d v e r s e ( 4 ) 9 C r i m i n a l g r o u p s p o t t e d i n p u b s ( 8 ) 1 0 W h i s k y b o t t l e ? ( 6 ) 1 2 P h i l i s t i n e s ` c a m p i s ` e r e – i g n o r e t h e ` I t t i t e s ! ( 6 ) 1 3 P u l l e d u p i n t r a n s p o r t t o s e e C h r i s t i a n i n T r o a s ( 6 ) 1 5 W h e n d u r i n g P e n t e c o s t t h e r e a r e v a c u o u s l i t a n i e s ( 6 ) 1 6 P a u l ` s v i s i o n ` s d e s e r t e d h i m , g o i n g d o w n t h i s r o a d ? ( 8 ) 1 7 B r e a t h e r a t C h r i s t m a s t i d e i f n o t c o m m e r c i a l . . . ( 4 ) 1 9 . . . v a r i o u s s e a s o n a l h i n t s f o u n d i n l e t t e r s f r o m P a u l ( 1 3 ) C R Y P T I C D o w n 1 B e w a r e i n R o m e v i n e y a r d o u t l e t p l a c e ( 4 ) 2 V a r i o u s p s a l t e r s , i n c l u d i n g m o n t h a n d y e a r s , u s e d i n m e d i e v a l d r a m a s ( 7 , 5 ) 3 O n e w h o t e a c h e s J e w s t o m a k e t h e u l t i m a t e i n m e a t p i e s , p e r h a p s ( 6 ) 4 D e c o r a t e s m a r i n e r s t o p i n s e a - c r a f t a f t e r a r e c e p t i o n ( 6 ) 5 T h e y c r o s s t h e f r o n t i e r w h e n v a n d r i e s o u t ( 8 ) 7 G o i n g t o p a r t y a t h o m e s r o u n d a b o u t , V i r g i n i a ` s m a d e t o w o r k h a r d w i t h o u t r e w a r d ( 6 , 2 , 4 ) 1 1 C o s t w e n t u p , i t ` s r e p o r t e d , f o r t y p e s o f r u l e r i n E g y p t ( 8 ) 1 4 S a m a r i t a n ` s p l a c e i s a m o n g p r i s s y c h a r l a t a n s ( 6 ) 1 5 N o r m a n e n l i g h t e n m e n t ? ( 6 ) 1 8 A l l o v e r E n g l i s h m e e t w i t h F r e n c h n e g a t i v i t y , w h i c h p r o d u c e s z i l c h ( 4 ) Q U I C K A c r o s s 6 K J V n a m e o f o n e o f t h e f i r s t p e o p l e t o s e e J e s u s a f t e r h i s r e s u r r e c t i o n ( 4 , 9 ) 8 S e r m o n b a s i s ( 4 ) 9 R o b b e r r e l e a s e d b y P i l a t e ( 8 ) 1 0 T h i r d p e r s o n o f t h e T r i n i t y ( 6 ) 1 2 P h i l i s t i n e s ` c a m p w h e n S a u l s e t u p c a m p a t G i l b o a ( 6 ) 1 3 P a u l ` s a f f i l i a t e i n T r o a s ( 6 ) 1 5 W h e r e a s ; w h e n ( 6 ) 1 6 S y r i a n c a p i t a l , h o m e t o A r a m a e a n s w h o f o u g h t a n d l o s t t o D a v i d ( 8 ) 1 7 O u t l e t : e x p r e s s ( 4 ) 1 9 M a c e d o n i a n s , t h e o b j e c t o f t w o l e t t e r s f r o m P a u l ( 1 3 ) Q U I C K D o w n 1 L a n d f o r m , t h e e f f e c t o f w e a t h e r i n g a n d s u b j e c t o f s p e l e o l o g y ( 4 ) 2 M e d i e v a l d r a m a s r e p r e s e n t i n g e p i s o d e s f r o m t h e l i f e o f C h r i s t ( 7 , 5 ) 3 C o n e y ( 6 ) 4 D e c k s , d r e s s e s ( 6 ) 5 V i k i n g s , f o r i n s t a n c e ( 8 ) 7 ( M a k e ) f r u i t l e s s e f f o r t s ( 6 , 2 , 4 ) 1 1 K i n g s o f E g y p t a t t h e t i m e o f t h e I s r a e l i t e s ` c o n f i n e m e n t ( 8 ) 1 4 S a m a r i t a n t o w n w h e r e J e s u s s p o k e t o a w o m a n w h o c a m e t o d r a w w a t e r ( 6 ) 1 5 F r o m J o b t o E c c l e s i a s t i c u s / B e n S i r a : t h e ` - - - - - - B o o k s ` ( 6 ) 1 8 Z e r o ( 4 ) 1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 1 314 1 5 16 17 18 1 9 S O L U T I O N A c r o s s : 6 M a r y M a g d a l e n e , 8 T e x t , 9 B a r a b b a s , 1 0 S p i r i t , 1 2 S h u n e m , 1 3 C a r p u s , 1 5 W h i l s t , 1 6 D a m a s c u s , 1 7 V e n t , 1 9 T h e s s a l o n i a n s . D o w n : 1 C a v e , 2 M y s t e r y p l a y s , 3 R a b b i t , 4 A d o r n s , 5 I n v a d e r s , 7 L a b o u r i n v a i n , 1 1 P h a r a o h s , 1 4 S y c h a r , 1 5 W i s d o m , 1 8 N o n e . E X P L A N A T I O N S A c r o s s : 6 M a r y + M a g d a + L e n + E , 8 h i d d e n w o r d i n ` c o n T E X T u a l ` , 9 B a r ( A b b a ) s , 1 0 d o u b l e d e f & p u n , 1 2 S h u n + ` e m , 1 3 C a r ( p / u ) s , 1 5 W h i ( l [ - i t a n i e ] s ) t , 1 6 p u n , 1 7 ( A d ) v e n t , 1 9 a n a g . D o w n : 1 d o u b l e d e f , 2 a n a g o f p s a l t e r s + M Y + Y Y , 3 r a b b i + t , 4 a + d o + R N + s , 5 a n a g , 7 L a b o u r + ` i n ` ( V A ) ` i n ` , 1 1 h o m o p h o n e o f ` f a r e + r o s e ` , 1 4 h i d d e n w o r d i n ` p r i s S Y C H A R l a t a n s ` , 1 5 d o u b l e d e f & p u n , 1 8 n o n + E .

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T h e i n s p i r i n g t r a v e l j o u r n e y t h r o u g h M a r y ` s l i f e p a s t a n d p r e s e n t b e g i n s a t o u r N a t i o n a l M a r i a n S h r i n e i n W a l s i n g h a m , w h e r e M o n s i g n o r J o h n A r m i t a g e s e t s t h e s c e n e , b e f o r e t h e f i v e s e s s i o n s e r i e s t a k e s v i e w e r s t o t h e w o n d e r s o f t h e H o l y L a n d f i l m e d a t a l l t h e k e y M a r i a n s i t e s . A f t e r t h a t , t h e t r a d i t i o n a l p l a c e o f M a r y ` s o l d e r l i f e i n E p h e s u s i s e x p l o r e d b e f o r e v i s i t i n g R o m e , M o n t s e r r a t n e a r B a r c e l o n a , a n d K n o c k . O n e o f t h e h i g h l i g h t s i s t h e b e a u t y o f L o u r d e s w i t h f i l m i n g o f t h e C a r d i n a l a n d a n d s e v e r a l d i o c e s a n p i l g r i m a g e . 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T o d a y , m i l l i o n s o f r e f u g e e s a r e f l e e i n g w a r , n a t u - r a l d i s a s t e r , p o v e r t y o r p e r s e c u t i o n i n s e a r c h f o r a b e t t e r l i f e . W e a r e c a l l e d t o s t a n d a l o n g s i d e o u r s i s t e r s a n d b r o t h e r s i n s o l i d a r i t y , s h a r i n g o u r h o p e f o r a w o r l d t r a n s f o r m e d . T h e e v e n i n g t o l d t h e s t o r y o f A z a , a S y r i a n R e f u g e e , a n d h e r j o u r n e y t o f i n d a s a f e a n d b e t t e r f u t u r e f o r h e r s e l f a n d h e r 9 m o n t h o l d s o n . T h i s w a s r e l a t e d t o r e a d i n g s f r o m t h e b i b l e r e f e r r i n g t o M o s e s l e a d - i n g t h e p e o p l e o f I s r a e l t h r o u g h t h e d e s e r t . 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