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S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 5 Issue No. 316 M a y 2 0 1 8 I s s u e N o . 3 4 7 C h r i s m M a s s P a g e 6 L u t o n ’ s G r a s s r o o t s P a g e 8 F i r e i n s c h o o l P a g e 9 B e d f o r d ’ s n e w I c o n P a g e 1 2 O n 1 7 M a r c h 2 0 1 8 , B i s h o p P e t e r v i s i t e d H o l y C r o s s P a r i s h i n B e d f o r d . H e w a s t h e r e t o c e l e b r a t e M a s s a n d t o i n v e s t B e r n a r d W a d d i n g h a m o f H o l y C r o s s a s a K n i g h t o f t h e P o n t i f i c a l O r d e r o f S a i n t G r e g o r y t h e G r e a t . A s B i s h o p P e t e r s a i d , B e r n a r d a n d h i s w i f e M a r g a r e t h a v e w o r k e d f o r t h e p a r i s h , s c h o o l s , t h e D i o c e s e a n d f o r t h e C h u r c h n a t i o n a l l y a n d i n t e r n a t i o n a l l y . T h e c h u r c h w a s f u l l f o r t h e M a s s , w i t h m a n y o f M a r g a r e t a n d B e r n a r d ’ s f a m i l y p r e s e n t , t o g e t h e r w i t h p a r i s h i o n e r s , f r i e n d s a n d m e m b e r s o f t h e C a t h o l i c U n i o n o f G r e a t B r i t a i n , D a m e s a n d K n i g h t s o f S t G r e g o r y , D a m e s a n d K n i g h t s o f t h e H o l y S e p u l ­ c h r e a n d t h e C a t e n i a n A s s o ­ c i a t i o n . C o n c e l e b r a n t s w e r e M a r g a r e t ’ s c o u s i n , F r M a r k W h i t e C P , C a n o n S e a m u s K e e n a n , P a r i s h P r i e s t F r W a y n e C o g h l i n a n d f o r m e r P a r i s h P r i e s t s F r s T o n y B r e n n a n a n d J o n a t h a n H i l l , a s s i s t e d b y D e a c o n C r i s p i n W a l k l i n g ­ L e a . M a s s w a s f o l l o w e d b y a l i g h t l u n c h i n t h e p a r i s h h a l l . B r r ! I t w a s a v e r y c o l d m o r n i n g ! A r i s e , S i r B e r n a r d J O E W ALSH T O U RS PIL G R IMA G E S L O U RDES DAIL Y B REAKFAST , L UNCH & D INNER 6 J UL Y | 7 N IGHT S From L e ed s ­ B r a d ford £ 7 3 9 p p f r o m £ 1 6 J UL Y | 4 N IGHT S Fro m E as t M idlands £ 6 4 9 p p f r o m £ £ 7 4 9 p p f r o m £ 2 0 J UL Y | 7 N IGHT S From L i v erp o o l £ 6 8 9 p p f r o m £ 1 7 & 2 4 A UGUS T | 7 N IGHT S From M a n c h ester W E O FFE R » D i r ect F li g h t s t o T arbe s ­ L ourde s A irport » Ful l r eligiou s p rogramm e l e d b y S p i r itu a l D i r ector » R etur n a i r port t ran s f ers i n L ourdes » D a i l y breakfast, l u nch & d i n n er » Ful l a ssistanc e o f professiona l guide s & r e p re s e n tat i v es t hr o u g h o u t » Bond e d & l ice n s e d f o r f ul l nancia l p rotection » Grea t s electio n o f hot e l s B O O K O N L I N E & S A V E £ 1 0 L O N D O N : 0 20 3 4 68061 7 | CARDIFF : 0 2 92 0003 8 6 5 www.joe w a lshtours.co.uk | i n f o @jo e w al s h t o u r s.co. u k Bonde d & L icense d b y t h e C ivi l A viatio n A uthorit y i n t h e U K | ATO L 5 16 3 | A B T OT 5 332

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P a g e 2 T h e V i n e M a 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 u b l i s h e r : B e l l c o u r t L t d , N 2 B l o i s M e a d o w B u s i n e s s C e n t r e , S t e e p l e B u m p s t e a d , H a v e r h i l l , S u f f o l k , C B 9 7 B N T e l e p h o n e : 0 2 0 7 1 1 2 6 7 1 0 5 1 2 6 ABTA N o . Y 5 2 8 0 J o i n u s o n T h e P i l g r i m s C h o i c e J o i n t h e D i o c e s a n o f N o r t h a m p t o n L o u r d e s P i l g r i m a g e w i t h B i s h o p P et e r D o y l e a n d t h e C a t h o l i c A s s o c i a t i o n T a n g n e y T o u r s 2 0 1 8 t h e m e ­ “ D o w h a t ev e r H e t e l l s y o u ” By a i r ­ f r o m £ 8 4 9 p e r p e r s o n F l i g h t s d i r e c t f r o m B i r m i n g h a m a n d S t a n s t e d 2 4 t h ­ 3 1 s t A u g u s t w w w . t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m e ­ m a i l : s a l e s @ t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m F R E E B R O C H U R E L I N E : 0 8 0 0 9 1 7 3 5 7 2 w w w . t a n g n e y ­ t o u r s . c o m / CA Fa t i m a b y a i r ­ F r o m L o n d o n H e a t h r ow 1 1 J u n e 4 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 5 8 0 p p i n c . i g h t s H o l y L a n d P i l g r i m a g e s 1 2 N ov 7 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 9 9 9 p p p l u s i g h t s R o m e , S a n G i o v a n n i & A s s i s i 1 5 O c t 7 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 7 2 9 p p p l u s i g h t s L o u r d e s b y a i r ­ F r o m S t a n s t e d 1 J u n e 3 N i g h t s 2 9 J u n e 1 N i g h t Fr o m £ 3 9 9 p p I n c . i g h t s Fr o m £ 2 4 9 p p I n c . i g h t s 3 S e p t . 4 N i g h t s Fr o m £ 5 7 5 p p I n c . i g h t s 1 2 O c t . D a y t r i p Fr o m £ 1 4 9 p p I n c . i g h t s N e w s b e y o n d N o r t h a m p t o n T h e m o s t s i g n i f i c a n t f i n d s o f b i b l i c a l a r c h e o l o g y E p i c o f G i l g a m e s h I n 1 8 7 2 , G e o r g e S m i t h a n n o u n c e d h e h a d d i s c o v e r e d a n A s s y r ­ i a n a c c o u n t o f a f l o o d a m o n g t a b l e t s s t o r e d i n t h e B r i t i s h M u s e u m f r o m e x c a v a t i o n s o f m i d ­ s e v e n t h ­ c e n t u r y ­ B C N i n e v e h . C a l l e d t h e E p i c o f G i l g a m e s h , t h e s t o r y c o m p r i s e s 1 2 t a b l e t s , w i t h o n e t a b l e t c o n t a i n i n g a t a l e o f a g r e a t d e l u g e . T h e h e r o o f t h e f l o o d , a m a n n a m e d U t ­ n a p i s h t i m , r e l a t e s a n e p i s o d e t o G i l g a m e s h . H e e x p l a i n s h o w t h e g o d E a w a r n e d h i m a b o u t a n a p p r o a c h i n g j u d g m e n t a n d t o l d h i m t o b u i l d a b o a t t o s a v e h i s l i f e f r o m t h e w a t e r y o n s l a u g h t . A s t h e t a l e u n f o l d s , t h e e p i c i n s o m e r e s p e c t s i s n e a r l y i d e n t i c a l t o t h e b i b l i ­ c a l n a r r a t i v e o f N o a h i n G e n e s i s 6 – 9 . T h i s d i s c o v e r y c r e a t e d q u i t e a s t i r a m o n g b i b l i c a l s c h o l a r s o f t h e n i n e t e e n t h c e n t u r y , a n d e v e n t o d a y s c h o l a r s c o n t i n u e t o p u z z l e o v e r a n d d e b a t e t h e o b v i o u s p a r a l l e l s b e t w e e n t h e t w o . H e z e k i a h ’ s T u n n e l T h e m o s t d e p e n d a b l e w a t e r s o u r c e f o r t h e c i t y o f J e r u s a l e m d u r i n g t h e I s r a e l i t e s e t t l e ­ m e n t w a s t h e G i h o n S p r i n g . H o w e v e r , i t s l o ­ c a t i o n o u t s i d e t h e c i t y w a l l s w a s p r o b l e m a t i c . D u r i n g a n a t t a c k o r s i e g e , t h e i n h a b i t a n t s w e r e c u t o f f f r o m t h e i r v i t a l w a t e r s o u r c e . I n 1 8 6 7 , e x p l o r e r C h a r l e s W a r r e n d i s c o v e r e d a v e r t i c a l s h a f t c u t t h r o u g h b e d r o c k a l ­ l o w i n g t h e p e o p l e o f J e r u s a l e m t o r e a c h t h e w a t e r s o f t h e G i h o n S p r i n g f r o m b e h i n d t h e c i t y w a l l s . T h i s s h a f t w a s p r o b a ­ b l y b u i l t o r i g i n a l l y b y t h e J e b u s i t e s a n d m a y b e h o w D a v i d ’ s s o l ­ d i e r s c a p t u r e d t h e c i t y f r o m t h e m ( 2 S a m . 5 : 6 ­ 8 ) . A n e w w a t e r s y s t e m e m p l o y i n g p a r t o f t h e e a r l i e r o n e w a s b u i l t b y H e z e k i a h n e a r t h e e n d o f t h e e i g h t h c e n t u r y B C d u e t o a n A s s y r i a n m i l i t a r y t h r e a t . H e z e k i a h ’ s t u n n e l s l o p e d g e n t l y a w a y f r o m t h e G i h o n S p r i n g t o a l l o w w a t e r t o f l o w f r o m i t t o t h e P o o l o f S i l o a m i n s i d e t h e c i t y w a l l s . H e z e k i a h ’ s t u n n e l w a s c u t b y t w o t e a m s d i g ­ g i n g t o w a r d e a c h o t h e r f r o m o p p o s i t e e n d s . I t w a s n o t c h i s e l e d i n a s t r a i g h t l i n e b u t w a s s e r p e n t i n e d u e t o f r e q u e n t s h i f t s i n t e r r a i n . T h e t w o t e a m s m a d e a d j u s t m e n t s a s t h e y d r e w n e a r e a c h o t h e r a n d h e a r d t h e p i c k s o f t h e o t h e r t e a m . A n i n s c r i p t i o n 2 0 f e e t ( 6 m ) f r o m t h e S i l o a m P o o l h a s b e e n d i s c o v e r e d t h a t d e s c r i b e s t h e m e e t i n g o f t h e t w o c u t t i n g t e a m s . D e a d S e a S c r o l l s I n 1 9 4 7 , s h e p h e r d s s t u m b l e d u p o n a c a v e i n a r u g g e d , a r i d a r e a o n t h e w e s t e r n s i d e o f t h e D e a d S e a . W h a t t h e y d i s c o v e r e d w a s s o o n p r o c l a i m e d t h e g r e a t e s t a r c h a e o l o g i ­ c a l f i n d o f t h e t w e n t i ­ e t h c e n t u r y . O v e r t h e n e x t f e w y e a r s , o t h e r s i m i l a r r e m o t e c a v e s i n t h e a r e a w e r e f o u n d . W h a t d i d t h e s e c a v e s c o n t a i n ? O v e r 8 0 0 f r a g ­ m e n t a r y d o c u m e n t s , m a i n l y c o n s i s t i n g o f H e ­ b r e w w r i t i n g s o n l e a t h e r ( w i t h a f e w o n p a r c h m e n t ) , i n c l u d i n g f r a g m e n t s o f 1 9 0 b i b ­ l i c a l s c r o l l s . M o s t o f t h e s e a r e s m a l l , c o n t a i n ­ i n g n o m o r e t h a n o n e ­ t e n t h o f a b o o k ; h o w e v e r , a c o m p l e t e I s a i a h s c r o l l h a s b e e n f o u n d . A l m o s t e v e r y O T b o o k i s p r e s e n t , a n d t h e r e a r e a l s o o t h e r w r i t i n g s v a l u e d b y t h e c o m m u n i t y t h a t d w e l t i n t h o s e c a v e s . I t a p p e a r s t h e e a r l i e s t s c r o l l s d a t e t o t h e m i d ­ t h i r d c e n t u r y B C , a n d m o s t t o t h e f i r s t o r s e c ­ o n d c e n t u r i e s B C . P e r h a p s t h e g r e a t e s t c o n t r i b u t i o n o f t h i s f i n d i s t o o u r u n d e r s t a n d ­ i n g o f t h e t r a n s m i s s i o n o f t h e b i b l i c a l t e x t . I t i s e n c o u r a g i n g t o n o t e t h a t t h e d i f f e r e n c e s a r e m i n i m a l b e t w e e n t h e O T t e x t s o f t h e D e a d S e a S c r o l l s a n d v a r i o u s e d i t i o n s o f t h e H e ­ b r e w t e x t s p r o d u c e d a t h o u s a n d y e a r s l a t e r a n d u s e d t o d a y , i n v o l v i n g t h e s m a l l e s t t e x t u a l d e t a i l s . T h e m e a n i n g o f t h e t e x t i t s e l f i s n o t a f f e c t e d b y t h e s e d i f f e r e n c e s . C r u c i f i x i o n W e a r e w e l l a w a r e o f R o m a n m e t h o d s o f c r u ­ c i f i x i o n o f t h e f i r s t c e n t u r y A D — n o t o n l y f r o m w r i t t e n r e c o r d s b u t a l s o f r o m t h e r e ­ m a i n s o f a c r u c i f i e d m a n d i s c o v e r e d a t G i v a t H a m i v t a r , a s i t e j u s t o u t s i d e J e r u s a l e m . T h e c r o s s c o n s i s t e d o f t w o p a r t s : t h e u p r i g h t b a r , c a l l e d t h e s t i p e s c r u c i s , a n d t h e h o r i z o n t a l b a r , c a l l e d t h e p a t i b u l u m . T h e c r u c i f i e d m a n w a s p l a c e d w i t h h i s b a c k o v e r t h e s t i p e s c r u ­ c i s , a n d h i s h a n d s w e r e n a i l e d t o t h e p a t i b u ­ l u m . A c c o r d i n g t o a r c h a e o l o g i s t s , t h e n a i l s m u s t h a v e b e e n d r i v e n t h r o u g h t h e w r i s t b e c a u s e t h e p a l m s c o u l d n o t h a v e s u p p o r t e d t h e m a n ’ s w e i g h t . H e w a s a f f i x e d t o t h e c r o s s a l s o b y h i s f e e t , i n a w a y d i f f e r e n t f r o m w h a t i s c o m m o n l y t h o u g h t . T h e R o m a n e x e c u t i o n e r m a d e a c r u d e , r e c t a n g u l a r f r a m e o f w o o d i n w h i c h t h e h e e l s o f t h e v i c t i m w e r e p r e s s e d . T h e n a n i r o n n a i l w a s d r i v e n t h r o u g h t h e r i g h t p a r t o f t h e f r a m e , t h r o u g h t h e m a n ’ s c a l c a n e i — t h e l a r g e s t t a r s a l b o n e s i n t h e f o o t — a n d t h e n t h r o u g h t h e l e f t p a r t o f t h e f r a m e . T h e f r e e e n d o f t h e n a i l w a s t h e n b e n t b y h a m m e r b l o w s . T h i s f i n d g i v e s a r c h a e o l o ­ g i s t s f u r t h e r i n s i g h t i n t o R o m a n c r u c i f i x i o n s . M o a b i t e t e x t I n 1 8 6 8 , a m i s s i o n a r y i n J e r u s a l e m f o u n d a s t o n e t a b l e t f o r s a l e t h a t a p p e a r e d t o b e f r o m a n c i e n t t i m e s . O n t h e t a b l e t i s a t e x t w r i t t e n i n M o a b i t e d a t i n g t o t h e n i n t h c e n t u r y B C . T h e t e x t b e g i n s , “ I a m M e s h a s o n o f C h e m o s h , k i n g o f M o a b . ” P r o m i n e n t i n t h e t e x t i s t h e k i n g ’ s v e r s i o n o f a w a r f o u g h t w i t h I s r a e l i n 8 5 0 B C , i n w h i c h M o a b r e ­ v o l t e d a g a i n s t K i n g J e h o r a m o f t h e n o r t h e r n k i n g d o m o f I s r a e l s o o n a f t e r t h e d e a t h o f A h a b . T h e B i b l e r e c o r d s t h e s a m e i n c i d e n t i n 2 K i n g s 3 . T h e t w o a c c o u n t s d i f f e r i n p e r s p e c ­ t i v e . M e s h a e m p h a s i z e s h i s v i c t o r i e s o v e r I s ­ r a e l i n c a p t u r i n g c i t i e s u n d e r I s r a e l i t e c o n t r o l . T h e b i b l i c a l w r i t e r , t o t h e c o n t r a r y , h i g h l i g h t s I s r a e l ’ s s u c c e s s f u l c o u n t e r a t t a c k s a g a i n s t t h e M o a b i t e s . D o n ` t D o n ` t m i s s o u t m i s s o u t o n o n B o o k y o u r B o o k y o u r a d v e r t n o w a d v e r t n o w P l e a s e n o t e t h e d e a d l i n e f o r a d v e r t i s i n g i s t h e 1 0 t h o f e a c h m o n t h T e l e p h o n e T e l e p h o n e 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 A d v e r t i s i n g

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

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P a g e 5 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 D e a c o n s d i s p e r s e D e a c o n D a v i d S m i t h a s s i s t e d w i t h h i s l a s t M a s s a t D a v e n t r y i n J a n u a r y . H e i s i n t h e p r o c e s s o f m o v i n g , w i t h h i s w i f e , A n n a , t o N o r t h u m b e r l a n d t o a d m i n i s t e r S t A i d a n ’ s p a r i s h , S e a h o u s e s , a n d w o r k i n H M P N o r t h u m b e r l a n d . D a v i d w a s o r d a i n e d i n J u n e 2 0 1 0 a n d a l s o s e r v e d a s o n e o f t h e T r u s t e e s o f t h e D i o c e s e i n t h e l a s t f e w y e a r s . A n o t h e r D e a c o n h a s m o v e d " i n t e r n a l l y . B i s h o p P e t e r h a s a s k e d D e a c o n P e t e r G r i f f i n t t o s e r v e i n t h e P a r i s h o f O l n e y , w h e r e S r . R i t a h a s j u s t r e t i r e d . F r M a l c o l m B u l l , w h o i s b a s e d s o m e d i s t a n c e a w a y i n B e d f o r d , a n d i s a l s o h o s p i t a l c h a p l a i n t h e r e , i s d e l i g h t e d a t t h e p r o s p e c t o f h a v i n g P e t e r ’ s s u p p o r t . W e h o p e P e t e r w i l l c o n t i n u e t o s t a y o n a s C h a i r o f G o v e r n o r s a t O u r L a d y ’ s s c h o o l a n d c o n ­ t i n u e h i s w o r k w i t h t h e S c o u t s . D e a c o n P e t e r h a s s e r v e d W e l l i n g b o r o u g h p a r i s h ( 1 2 y e a r s w i t h F r E d ) s i n c e h i s o r d i n a t i o n s o m e 1 5 y e a r s a g o a n d m a n y w i l l b e s a d t o s e e h i m g o . T h e r e w a s a T h a n k s g i v i n g M a s s a t O u r L a d y ’ s , W e l l i n g b o r o u g h , o n 5 t h J a n u a r y . P e t e r b e g a n h i s m i n i s t r y a t O l n e y i n F e b r u ­ a r y . A n e w f a c e a t N Y M O O l i v i a R z a d k i e w i c h a s j o i n e d t h e i r L u t o n o f ­ f i c e a s C o m m u n i c a t i o n s a n d E v e n t s C o o r d i ­ n a t o r . P r i o r t o t h i s , O l i v i a w o r k e d a s a j o u r n a l i s t a n d i n c h a r i t y c o m m u n i c a t i o n s . O l i v i a ’ s f a i t h b e c a m e h e r o w n a t t h e a g e o f t w e l v e , w h e n s h e g o t i n v o l v e d w i t h t h e Y o u t h S V P a t h e r h o m e c h u r c h o f S t J o s e p h ’ s i n G e r r a r d s C r o s s . S h e w e n t o n t o b e c o m e p r e s ­ i d e n t o f h e r g r o u p b e f o r e h e l p i n g o u t w i t h a S o u l F o o d g r o u p a n d m o r e g e n e r a l l y w i t h y o u t h w o r k i n h e r p a r i s h . I n r e c e n t y e a r s , O l i v i a h a s b e c o m e i n v o l v e d i n i n t e r d e n o m i ­ n a t i o n a l p r o j e c t s a n d g r o u p s w i t h l o c a l c h u r c h e s , i n c l u d i n g h e l p i n g t o s e t u p a 2 4 / 7 p r a y e r r o o m i n C h a l f o n t S t P e t e r . O l i v i a l o v e s s i n g i n g , p a i n t i n g , c o m e d y , a n d w a l k i n g i n t h e c o u n t r y s i d e ( s h e i s t r y i n g t o b e c o m e e n t h u s e d a b o u t f i t n e s s w i t h t h e h e l p o f h e r F i t b i t ! ) C o n t a c t h e r o n O l i v i a @ n y m o . o r P u p i l s a t S t M a r g a r e t o f S c o t l a n d C a t h o l i c P r i m a r y S c h o o l , L u t o n w e r e p r o u d t o c e l e b r a t e a n d l e a r n a b o u t t h e d i f f e r e n t c u l t u r e s t h a t t h e y h a v e w i t h i n t h e i r s c h o o l . A l l 2 1 c l a s s e s t o o k o n a d i f f e r e n t c u l t u r a l i d e n t i t y w h e r e t h e t e a c h e r s h a d p r e p a r e d f u n a n d c r e a t i v e a c t i v i t i e s f o r t h e c h i l d r e n t o t a k e p a r t i n . E v e r y c h i l d i n t h e s c h o o l h a d t h e i r o w n p a s s p o r t w h i c h t h e y u s e d t o g a i n a c c e s s t o e a c h c o u n t r y . T h e c h i l d r e n w e r e t r e a t e d t o p e r f o r m a n c e s f r o m N o s t a l g i a S t e e l B a n d a n d T h e W a l s h e A c a d e m y o f I r i s h d a n c i n g a s w e l l a s t a s t i n g c u i s i n e f r o m a r o u n d t h e w o r l d w i t h d i s h e s b e i n g p r e p a r e d b y o u r w o n d e r f u l l y d e d i c a t e d a n d s u p p o r t i v e p a r e n t s . Y e a r 3 a n d 4 t o o k p a r t i n d a n c e w o r k s h o p s w h e r e t h e y l e a r n t d i f f e r e n t d a n c e s f r o m a r o u n d t h e w o r l d . O n F r i d a 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 c o m e t o s c h o o l d r e s s e d i n t h e i r n a t i o n a l d r e s s a n d t h e y s h o w c a s e d t h e i r b e a u t i f u l a t t i r e o n t h e r u n w a y i n t h e f a s h i o n s h o w . T h e y w e r e a m a z i n g ! T r u e C i t i z e n s o f t h e w o r l d T o a d v e r t i s e T o a d v e r t i s e T e l e p h o n e J a n e t T e l e p h o n e J a n e t 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 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

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P a g e 6 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 E v e r y y e a r t h e r e i s a n a i r o f e x c i t e m e n t a r o u n d M a u n d y T h u r s d a y ’ s C h r i s m M a s s I t m a y b e t h e s i g h t o f s o m a n y p r i e s t s c o n c e l e ­ b r a t i n g t o g e t h e r . I t s n o l o n g e r a f i l e o f I r i s h a n d E n g l i s h p r i e s t s . A f r i c a n s a n d I n d i a n s a r e b e g i n n i n g t o p r e d o m i n a t e . I t m a y b e t h e a r r a y o f P e r m a n e n t D e a c o n s . I t m a y b e t h e t h o u g h t o f t h e g e n e r o u s b u f f e t l u n c h p r o ­ v i d e d a f t e r w a r d s . B u t i t s m o r e l i k e l y t o b e t h e t w o h o l y o i l s w h i c h a r e s e t a s i d e a n d b l e s t a n d t h e O i l o f C h r i s m w h i c h i s c o n s e c r a t e d . T o g e t h e r t h e y w o r k w o n d e r s i n t h e C h u r c h i n t h e y e a r a h e a d . T h e C h r i s m M a s s t h i s y e a r w a s n o e x c e p t i o n . T h e a r r a n g e m e n t s w e r e m e t i c u l o u s a n d t h e s i n g i n g t h u n d e r o u s . A s a l w a y s , B i s h o p P e t e r p r e a c h e d t w o d i f f e r e n t s e r m o n s . T h e f i r s t w a s t o t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n . ‘ T h i s C h r i s m M a s s h i g h ­ l i g h t s t h e t w o t h e m e s o f o u r 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 . T h e C h r i s m M a s s i s t r u l y a p r a y e r o f t h a n k s g i v i n g t o a l m i g h t y G o d . W e g i v e t h a n k s t h a t t h r o u g h t h e g r a c e o f G o d o u r F a t h e r w e a r e b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s o f h i s S o n , J e s u s C h r i s t , t h e A n o i n t e d O n e . J e s u s i s o u r b r o t h e r , o u r f r i e n d a n d R e ­ d e e m e r . T h r o u g h C h r i s t a n d w i t h C h r i s t w e a r e a c h o s e n r a c e , a r o y a l p r i e s t h o o d , a h o l y n a t i o n . T h i s i s o u r v o c a t i o n , w e a k a n d s i n f u l t h o u g h w e a r e . W e c a n g i v e t h a n k s t o G o d t h a t , i n t h a t b r o k e n n e s s a n d s i n f u l n e s s , G o d h a s c a l l e d u s a n d a n o i n t e d u s f o r h i s s e r v i c e , c a l l e d u s t o b e c h a n n e l s f o r h i s H o l y S p i r i t t o r e n e w t h e f a c e o f t h e e a r t h ’ . B e p o s i t i v e a n d h o p e f u l W h a t I a m w a n t i n g u s t o d o d u r i n g t h i s C h r i s m M a s s a n d d u r i n g t h e s e s a c r e d d a y s i n t h e l i f e o f t h e C h u r c h i s t o b e p o s i t i v e a n d h o p e f u l , a s p r i e s t s a n d p e o p l e , e s p e c i a l l y w h e n w e a r e w i t h f a m i l y a n d f r i e n d s a n d p a r i s h i o n e r s w h o h a v e s t e p p e d b a c k f r o m t h e C h u r c h . D o n o t b e r a t e t h e m o r a r g u e w i t h t h e m . L o v e t h e m a n d l e t a n y c h a l l e n g e t o t h e m b e o u r o w n l i v e s o f f a i t h a n d h o p e a n d l o v e . P u t y o u r t r u s t i n G o d w o r k i n g i n a n d t h r o u g h y o u . S o , l e t t h i s C h r i s m M a s s b e a t o n i c f o r u s a l l . F o r , t o g e t h e r w e r e p r e s e n t t h e l o c a l C h u r c h 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 . M a y y o u t a k e w i t h y o u f r o m t h i s M a s s , n o t j u s t t h e o i l s b l e s s e d a n d c o n s e c r a t e d f o r u s e i n o u r p a r i s h e s , b u t t h e b u t t h e r e a l i t y t h e y s y m b o l ­ i s e a n d e f f e c t , t h a t w e a r e a p e o p l e o f h o p e , c a l l e d t o s e r v e t h e C h u r c h a n d t h e w o r l d . B i s h o p P e t e r l i s t e d t h e b l e s s i n g s w e r e c e i v e f r o m t h e o i l s ; C h r i s t r e a c h e s o u t t o u s i n o u r w e a k n e s s ; h e c a l l s u s i n t o h i s C h u r c h a n d h e a n o i n t s u s w i t h t h e H o l y S p i r i t s o t h a t w e s h a r e i n h i s p r o p h e t i c , p r i e s t l y a n d k i n g l y o f ­ f i c e . T h e b i s h o p t h e n u r g e d t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n t o w o r k w i t h C o n f i r m a t i o n c a n d i d a t e s . H e w a n t e d t h e m t o t r a i n u p l a y h e l p e r s , e s t a b l i s h l i n k s w i t h s c h o o l s a n d j o i n o t h e r s i n w o r k f o r p e a c e a n d j u s t i c e . A s w e t h a n k G o d w h o h a s c a l l e d u s t o b e h i s a n o i n t e d p e o p l e , I w a n t t o t h a n k y o u f o r y o u r g o o d n e s s , f o r y o u r g e n e r o s i t y , a n d f o r t h e w i t n e s s y o u g i v e t o J e s u s a n d h i s C h u r c h ’ . T a l k i n g t h e n t o t h e p r i e s t s B i s h o p P e t e r n o t e d t h a t h e w a s a b o u t t o c e l e b r a t e t h e f i f t i ­ e t h a n n i v e r s a r y o f h i s o r d i n a t i o n . H e r e ­ m i n d e d p r i e s t s t h a t a k e y p a r t o f t h e i r l i v e s i s t h e w a y i n w h i c h t h e y a r e a c c o m p a n i e d b y o t h e r p r i e s t s , w i t h t h e i r s a c r a m e n t a l m i n i s t r y a n d t h e i r f r i e n d s h i p . ‘ H a v i n g w o r k e d i n p a r i s h e s f o r t h i r t y ­ s e v e n y e a r s , I h a v e b e e n s h o c k e d d u r i n g t h e p a s t t w e l v e m o n t h s t o r e a l i z e h o w m u c h t h a t m i n ­ i s t r y h a s c h a n g e d . O u r b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s f r o m o v e r s e a s h a v e b r o u g h t s t r o n g f a i t h a n d n e w l i f e t o o u r p a r i s h e s b u t h a r m o n i s i n g d i f ­ f e r e n t c u l t u r e s a n d c u s t o m s r e q u i r e s g r e a t s k i l l . T h e p a s t o r a l c a r e o f t h i r d a n d f o u r t h g e n e r a t i o n l a p s e d C a t h o l i c s w h o s e e x p e c t a ­ t i o n s a r e c o l o u r e d b y a s e c u l a r o u t l o o k e s p e ­ c i a l l y i n r e g a r d t o t h e f u n e r a l s o f l o v e d o n e s i s d e m a n d i n g a s i s t h e p r e p a r a t i o n o f t h e i r c h i l d r e n f o r t h e s a c r a m e n t s . T h e n o r m s o f o u r C a t h o l i c f a i t h a r e n o t u n d e r s t o o d , a n d n o t h i n g c a n b e t a k e n f o r g r a n t e d . A d d t o t h a t m i x s a m e s e x a n d g e n d e r i s s u e s a n d t h e s h a d o w o f a b u s e w h i c h w e a r e a l l w o r k i n g s o h a r d t o c o m b a t a n d y o u c a n u n d e r s t a n d t h e g r e a t a d m i r a t i o n I h a v e f o r o u r p r i e s t s , o u r D i o c e s a n p r i e s t s , o u r r e t i r e d p r i e s t s , o u r r e ­ l i g i o u s p r i e s t s , o u r m i s s i o n a r y p r i e s t s f r o m a b r o a d a n d t h e p r i e s t s o f t h e P o l i s h M i s s i o n . W e h a v e a w o n d e r f u l l y r i c h c a l l i n g – a c a l l i n g w h i c h i s o n l y p o s s i b l e w i t h t h e g i f t s o f t h e H o l y S p i r i t w i t h w h i c h w e w e r e a n o i n t e d a t o u r o r d i n a t i o n ’ . A n d s o t h e r i t u a l c o n t i n u e d . T h e p r i e s t s r e ­ n e w e d t h e i r m i n i s t e r i a l p r o m i s e s . T h e o i l s w e r e b r o u g h t t o t h e b i s h o p a n d w e r e b l e s t a n d c o n s e c r a t e d . T h e E u c h a r i s t w a s c e l e ­ b r a t e d . T h e n e w o i l s w e r e g i v e n t o t h e D e a n s , a n d t h e M a s s e n d e d w i t h a r o u n d o f a p ­ p l a u s e . T h e r e ’ s s o m e t h i n g n e w e v e r y y e a r ! C h r i s m M a s s 2 0 1 8

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P a g e 7 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 VIN101 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 Bespoke Quality Furniture Makers Maximising experience and expertise to custom build for Churches and Schools for the future Lecterns, AV Cabinets and PA Decks Altar/Communion Tables/Fonts Complete re­orders F or more information contact us at: Tel/Fax 01934 618111 Email: info@fullersfinerfurniture.co.uk w ww.fullersfinerfurniture.co.uk C h r i s m M a s s 2 0 1 8 P i c t u r e s P a g e 6 , f r o m t o p : D e a c o n s , n e w l y ­ c r e a t e d k n i g h t , D e a c o n K l a u s R e i d e l p r e s e n t s t h e O i l o f C a t e c h u m e n s ; r e a d e r s & c a n t o r s . P a g e 7 : B i s h o p P e t e r b r e a t h e s o n t h e O i l o f C h r i s m : t h e o i l s a r e g i v e n t o t h e d e a n s

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P a g e 8 T h e V i n e M a 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 AVAILABLE TO ANYONE UP TO 8 5 YEARS OF AGE. MOST PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL C ONDITIONS 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 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 GREAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN BEDFORD! May Devotions to O ur Lady of Guadalupe Saturday, 19th May Guest Speaker: Brenden Thompson Brenden is pioneering a new initiative in the Church called “Signs of Life”. 9:10am ­ Morning Prayer (SsP&J) 9:30am ­ Votive MASS of Our Lady of Guadalupe (SsP&J) 10:00am ­ Confession slot (SsP&J) 10:00am ­ Spiritual Talk, Holy Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet led by Brenden (SsP&J) 11:00am ­ Refreshments (SsP&J) 12:00noon ­ Confession slot (HC) 4:00pm ­ Spiritual Address for Confirmandee with option for the Sacrament of Confession (HC) 6:00pm ­ Pentecost Vigil MASS with talk by Brenden (HC) 7:00pm ­ Refreshments (HC) THE ABOVE IS OPEN TO EVERYONE! HC = Holy Cross Church, MK41 0DP SsP&J = Ss Philip and James Church, MK41 7BX O ur Lady of Guadalupe: Pray for us! L u t o n G r a s s r o o t s c e l e b r a t e s s i l v e r A g r a s s r o o t s m o v e m e n t i s o n e w h i c h u s e s t h e p e o p l e i n a g i v e n d i s t r i c t , r e g i o n , o r c o m m u ­ n i t y a s t h e b a s i s f o r a p o l i t i c a l o r e c o n o m i c m o v e m e n t . G r a s s r o o t s m o v e m e n t s a n d o r g a n i z a t i o n s u s e c o l l e c t i v e a c t i o n f r o m t h e l o c a l l e v e l t o e f ­ f e c t c h a n g e a t t h e l o c a l , r e g i o n a l , n a t i o n a l , o r i n t e r n a t i o n a l l e v e l . G r a s s r o o t s m o v e m e n t s a r e a s s o c i a t e d w i t h b o t t o m ­ u p , r a t h e r t h a n t o p ­ d o w n d e c i s i o n m a k i n g , a n d a r e s o m e ­ t i m e s c o n s i d e r e d m o r e n a t u r a l o r s p o n t a ­ n e o u s t h a n m o r e t r a d i t i o n a l p o w e r s t r u c t u r e s ] G r a s s r o o t s m o v e m e n t s , u s i n g s e l f ­ o r g a n i z a t i o n , e n c o u r a g e c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s t o c o n t r i b u t e b y t a k i n g r e s p o n s i b i l ­ i t y a n d a c t i o n f o r t h e i r c o m m u n i t y . G r a s s r o o t s m o v e m e n t s u t i l i z e a v a r i e t y o f s t r a t e g i e s f r o m f u n d r a i s i n g a n d r e g i s t e r i n g v o t e r s , t o s i m p l y e n c o u r a g i n g p o l i t i c a l c o n ­ v e r s a t i o n . G o a l s o f s p e c i f i c m o v e m e n t s v a r y , b u t t h e m o v e m e n t s a r e c o n s i s t e n t i n t h e i r f o c u s o n i n c r e a s i n g m a s s p a r t i c i p a t i o n i n p o l i t i c s . T h e s e p o l i t i c a l m o v e m e n t s m a y b e g i n a s s m a l l a n d a t t h e l o c a l l e v e l , b u t g r a s s r o o t s p o l i t i c s a s C o r n e l W e s t c o n t e n d s a r e n e c e s s a r y i n s h a p i n g p r o g r e s s i v e p o l i t i c s a s t h e y b r i n g p u b l i c a t t e n t i o n t o r e g i o n a l p o ­ l i t i c a l c o n c e r n s .

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P a g e 9 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 F e ast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Rosary procession/gathering to honour the V ictorious Queen of the World on Thursday 31st May 2018 at 6pm. Meeting outside Christ the Cornerstone church 3 00 Saxon Gate West Milton Keynes MK9 2ES S t Joseph, St John the Baptist, St Elizabeth and St Zacharias pray for us. F or more information please phone Monica on 07401 366 330 M AGNIFICAT ANIMA MEA D OMINUM And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out with a loud voice s aying, "Blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb!" D o n ` t D o n ` t m i s s o u t o n m i s s o u t o n B o o k y o u r B o o k y o u r a d v e r t n o w a d v e r t n o w P l e a s e n o t e t h e P l e a s e n o t e t h e d e a d l i n e f o r d e a d l i n e f o r a d v e r t i s i n g i s t h e a d v e r t i s i n g i s t h e 1 0 t h o f 1 0 t h o f e a c h m o n t h e a c h m o n t h T e l e p h o n e T e l e p h o n e 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 A d v e r t i s i n g P r i n t e d o n 1 0 0 % r e c y c l e d p a p e r P l e a s e r e c y c l e t h i s p a p e r R e n o w n e d p y r o t e c h n i c i a n , M a t t h e w T o s h , s p e n t t h e d a y w i t h s t u d e n t s a t S t P a u l ’ s C a t h o l i c S c h o o l i n L e a d e n h a l l t o h e l p t h e m d i s c o v e r t h e S c i e n c e b e h i n d f i r e w o r k s . M a t t h e w , a P h y s i c s g r a d u a t e , f o r m e r S c i e n c e t e a c h e r a n d T V p r e s e n t e r , c o m b i n e d a l i v e l y t a l k w i t h v i d e o p r e s e n t a t i o n s a n d l i v e d e m o n s t r a t i o n s o f f i r e w o r k e f f e c t s a n d m i n i e x p l o s i o n s . H e s h o w e d s t u d e n t s w h a t h a p ­ p e n s w h e n p u r e o x y g e n i s s e t a l i g h t , h o w c o l o u r i s c r e a t e d i n f i r e w o r k d i s p l a y s a n d h o w t o p r o d u c e a v e r y l o u d b a n g ! U s i n g s p e ­ c i a l l y c r e a t e d i n d o o r f i r e w o r k s M a t t h e w a l s o s a f e l y d e m o n s t r a t e d a s p e c t a c u l a r f i r e w o r k f o u n t a i n a n d a ‘ m i n e ’ w h i c h s h o t g l i t t e r i n g s t a r s i n t o t h e a i r . M r S u k h d e v R u p r a i , S c i e n c e T e a c h e r a t S t P a u l ’ s , s a i d : “ M a t t h e w w a s a b l e t o t a k e o u r s t u d e n t s b e h i n d t h e s c e n e s a t a f i r e w o r k d i s ­ p l a y a n d s h o w e d t h e m h o w a r a n g e o f s p e c i a l e f f e c t s a r e c r e a t e d . I t w a s f a s c i n a t i n g f o r t h e m t o u n d e r s t a n d t h e s c i e n t i f i c b a c k g r o u n d t o f i r e w o r k s a n d t o r e a l i s e j u s t h o w m u c h c a r e a n d p l a n n i n g g o e s i n t o c r e a t i n g d i s ­ p l a y s . ” M a t t h e w ’ s w o r k h a s b e e n s e e n a t m a n y f i r e ­ w o r k d i s p l a y s , f e s t i v a l s a n d e v e n t s i n c l u d i n g t h e r e c e n t C i t y o f C u l t u r e c e l e b r a t i o n s f o r H u l l . H e a l s o c r e a t e d t h e e x p l o s i v e v o l c a n o e f f e c t s i n A a r d m a n ’ s l a t e s t f i l m , E a r l y M a n . L i g h t h e r e

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P a g e 1 0 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 V i s i t t o a C A F O D P r o j e c t i n E l S a l v a d o r D e b o r a h P u r f i e l d ( C A F O D c o o r d i n a t o r ) a n d h e r h u s b a n d B r i a n w e r e a m o n g t h e 3 0 p i l ­ g r i m s w h o w e n t t o E l S a l v a d o r w i t h t h e R o m e r o T r u s t . D e b o r a h W r i t e s : I h a v e b e e n s o i n s p i r e d b y O s c a r R o m e r o a n d h i s r e m a r k a b l e l i f e t h a t w h e n I h e a r d t h a t t h e R o m e r o T r u s t w e r e o r g a n i s i n g a p i l g r i m a g e t o E l S a l v a d o r , I f e l t i t w a s a n o p p o r t u n i t y n o t t o b e m i s s e d . A t t h e s a m e t i m e , C A F O D ’ s p r e s e n c e h a s b e e n a n d i s v e r y s t r o n g i n E l S a l v a d o r . D u r i n g h i s t h r e e y e a r s a s a r c h b i s h o p u n t i l h e w a s a s s a s s i n a t e d i n 1 9 8 0 , R o m e r o r e p e a t e d l y d e n o u n c e d v i o l e n c e a n d s p o k e o u t o n b e h a l f o f t h e v i c t i m s o f t h e c i v i l w a r . I n a t i m e o f h e a v y p r e s s c e n s o r s h i p , h i s w e e k l y r a d i o b r o a d c a s t s w e r e o f t e n t h e o n l y w a y p e o p l e c o u l d f i n d o u t t h e t r u t h a b o u t t h e a t r o c i t i e s t h a t w e r e h a p p e n i n g i n t h e i r c o u n t r y . W h e n h i s r a d i o s t a t i o n w a s b o m b e d , C A F O D p r o ­ v i d e d t h e f u n d s f o r a n e w o n e . I n t h i s p r e s e n t d a y , C A F O D i s s t i l l w o r k i n g t h r o u g h p a r t n e r s i n t h e c o u n t r y . W e v i s i t e d a p r o j e c t i n P u e n t e c i t o s , a s m a l l v i l l a g e n e a r t h e b o r d e r o f G u a t e m a l a , a n d w e r e m e t b y E r a s m u s , o n e o f t h e p r o j e c t s ’ o r g a n i s e r s w h o e x p l a i n e d h o w t h e c o m m u n i t y w e r e i m p r o v ­ i n g t h e i r l i v e s b y o p e n i n g s m a l l b u s i n e s s e s a n d u s i n g o r g a n i c f a r m i n g m e t h o d s . W e m e t J u l i a a n d h e r l o v e l y f a m i l y o f 8 c h i l d r e n w h o e x p l a i n e d a b o u t t h e w o m e n ’ s g r o u p a n d h o w t h e c o m m u n i t y w o r k t o g e t h e r a n d l o o k a f t e r e a c h o t h e r . E l d e r m i r a ( w h o w a s t h e H a r v e s t F a s t d a y 2 0 1 7 f o c u s p e r s o n ) w a s u n a b l e t o b e t h e r e h a v i n g m i s s e d t h e t r a n s p o r t t o t h e v i l ­ l a g e . S h e s e n t h e r w a r m w i s h e s t o a l l s u p ­ p o r t e r s i n t h e U K . W e w e r e g i v e n a t o u r o f J u l i a ’ s h o m e a n d s a w t h e c h i c k e n s , p i g s , s a c k s o f c o r n f r o m t h e p r e ­ v i o u s h a r v e s t , h a n d ­ m a d e b a s k e t s a n d s h a m ­ p o o a l l t o u s e a n d s e l l . S u c h a j o y t o s e e t h e c o m m u n i t y s o c r e a t i v e a n d e m p o w e r e d ! W e w e r e m a d e e v e n m o r e w e l c o m e w i t h a s o n g b e f o r e a w o n d e r f u l l u n c h c o o k e d b y J u l i a ’ s e l d e s t d a u g h t e r o n a w o o d b u r n i n g s t o v e . I w a s b r e a t h i n g i n t h e s m o k e f r o m t h e w o o d a n d i t s t r u c k m e h o w t h e f a m i l y h a v e t o b r e a t h i n t h e s e u n h e a l t h y f u m e s e v e r y d a y ! I t m a d e m e r e a l i s e h o w i m p o r t a n t o u r P o w e r t o B e c a m p a i g n w a s t o g e t t h e W o r l d b a n k t o i n ­ v e s t m o r e i n r e n e w a b l e a n d s a f e e n e r g y . A f t e r l u n c h , t h e c o m m u n i t y w e r e s o k e e n f o r u s t o s e e h o w t h e i r e f f o r t s l i t e r a l l y b o r e f r u i t s o w e w e r e t a k e n o n a w a l k t h r o u g h t h e i r l a n d s t o s e e t h e i r n u m e r o u s f r u i t t r e e s . I t w a s f a n t a s t i c t o s e e f i r s t h a n d w h a t I h a v e b e e n s h a r i n g w i t h v o l u n t e e r s a n d s u p p o r t e r s i n t h e U K ­ h o w t h e i r s u p p o r t h a s r e a l l y c h a n g e d p e o p l e ’ s l i v e s f o r t h e l o n g t e r m . T h e c o m m u n i t y w e r e n o t l i v i n g o n h a n d o u t s b u t w e r e g i v e n t h e t o o l s t o i m p r o v e t h e i r l i v e s a n d b y p u t t i n g i n t i m e a n d e f f o r t , t h e y f e l t e m p o w e r e d a n d h a d t h e i r d i g n i t y . T h e c o m m u n i t y p r a y s t o g e t h e r e v e r y T h u r s ­ d a y a n d t h e y a l w a y s p r a y f o r C A F O D . T h e y a s k e d u s t o c o n v e y t h i s m e s s a g e t o y o u , “ T h a n k y o u f o r a l l y o u d o t o s u p p o r t u s . Y o u a r e a l w a y s i n o u r p r a y e r s ” . E v e r y o n e c a m e a w a y f u l l o f h o p e a n d J o y . U n t i l 1 2 M a y 2 0 1 8 t h e U K g o v e r n m e n t w i l l d o u b l e a l l d o n a t i o n s u p t o £ 5 m s o a n y f u n d r a i s i n g y o u d o w i l l m a k e d o u b l e t h e d i f ­ f e r e n c e . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n g o t o t h e C A F O D w e b s i t e o r g e t i n t o u c h : D e b o r a h P u r f i e l d ­ 0 1 8 4 4 2 7 4 7 2 3 , n o r t h a m p t o n @ c a f o d . o r g . u k

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P a g e 1 1 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 8 T h e P o n t i f i c a l E q u e s t r i a n O r d e r o f S t . G r e g o r y t h e G r e a t ( L a t i n : O r d o S a n c t i G r e g o r i i M a g n i , I t a l i a n : O r ­ d i n e d i S a n G r e g o r i o M a g n o ) w a s e s ­ t a b l i s h e d o n 1 S e p t e m b e r 1 8 3 1 , b y P o p e G r e g o r y X V I , s e v e n m o n t h s a f t e r h i s e l e c t i o n t o t h a t s e a t b y t h e C o l l e g e o f C a r d i n a l s . T h e O r d e r o f S t . G r e g o r y t h e G r e a t i s o n e o f t h e f i v e O r d e r s o f K n i g h t h o o d o f t h e H o l y S e e . T h e h o n o r i s b e ­ s t o w e d u p o n R o m a n C a t h o l i c m e n a n d w o m e n ( a n d s o m e t i m e s i n r a r e c a s e s t o n o n ­ C a t h o l i c s [ 2 ] ) i n r e c o g ­ n i t i o n o f t h e i r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e t o t h e H o l y S e e a n d t o t h e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h , t h r o u g h t h e i r u n u s u a l l a b o r s , t h e i r s u p p o r t o f t h e H o l y S e e , a n d t h e i r e x c e l l e n t e x a m p l e s s e t f o r t h i n t h e i r c o m m u n i t i e s a n d t h e i r c o u n t r i e s . T h e m o t t o o f t h e O r d e r o f S t . G r e g o r y t h e G r e a t i s P r o D e o e t P r i n c i p e ( " F o r G o d a n d R u l e r " ) . H i s t o r y a n d a p p o i n t m e n t T h e i n a u g u r a l b r i e f s t a t e s , i n p a r t , t h a t " g e n t l e m e n o f p r o v e n l o y a l t y t o t h e H o l y S e e w h o , b y r e a s o n o f t h e i r n o b i l i t y o f b i r t h a n d t h e r e n o w n o f t h e i r d e e d s o r t h e d e g r e e o f t h e i r m u ­ n i f i c e n c e , a r e d e e m e d w o r t h y t o b e h o n o r e d b y a p u b l i c e x p r e s s i o n o f e s ­ t e e m o n t h e p a r t o f t h e H o l y S e e " . T h e e n d o f t h e b r i e f s t a t e s t h a t t h e y m u s t p r o g r e s s i v e l y m a i n t a i n , b y c o n ­ t i n u e d m e r i t o r i o u s d e e d , t h e r e p u t a ­ t i o n a n d t r u s t t h e y h a d a l r e a d y i n s p i r e d , a n d p r o v e t h e m s e l v e s w o r ­ t h y o f t h e h o n o r t h a t h a d b e e n c o n ­ f e r r e d o n t h e m , b y u n s w e r v i n g f i d e l i t y t o G o d a n d t o t h e s o v e r e i g n P o n t i f f . T h e a w a r d i n g o f t h e O r d e r o f S t . G r e ­ g o r y t h e G r e a t p r e s e n t s n o p a r t i c u l a r o b l i g a t i o n s o n t h e r e c i p i e n t s t o w a r d t h e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h – e x c e p t f o r t h e g e n e r a l o n e s s t a t e d a b o v e . I n s i g n i a [ K n i g h t ` s b a d g e i n t h e m i l i t a r y d i v i s i o n A n e i g h t ­ p o i n t e d c r o s s , t h e i n s i g n i a o f t h e O r d e r , b e a r s a r e p r e s e n t a t i o n o f S t . G r e g o r y o n t h e o b v e r s e a n d o n t h e r e v e r s e t h e m o t t o P r o D e o e t P r i n c i p e ( " F o r G o d a n d R u l e r " ) . T h e c r o s s i s s u s p e n d e d f r o m a r e d a n d g o l d r i b b o n . I n e c c l e s i a s t i c a l h e r ­ a l d r y , l a y m e n a w a r d e d t h e h i g h r a n k o f G r a n d C r o s s c a n d i s p l a y a r e d a n d g o l d r i b b o n s u r r o u n d i n g t h e s h i e l d i n t h e i r p e r s o n a l c o a t s o f a r m s , b u t t h e r e c i p i e n t s o f t h e l o w e r r a n k s p l a c e a n a p p r o p r i a t e r i b b o n b e l o w t h e s h i e l d . T h e d i f f e r e n c e b e t w e e n t h e c i v i l i a n a n d m i l i t a r y i n s i g n i a i s t h a t t h e f o r ­ m e r g r o u p w e a r s t h e c r o s s h a n g i n g f r o m a g r e e n c r o w n o f l a u r e l , w h e r e a s t h e l a t t e r g r o u p w e a r s t h e c r o s s h a n g i n g f r o m a t r o p h y o f a r m s . V e s t m e n t s a n d a c c o u t r e m e n t s A g r e e n u n i f o r m w a s l a t e r p r e s c r i b e d b y P o p e P i u s I X . T h e u n i f o r m c o n ­ t a i n s a b l a c k b e a v e r ­ f e l t h a t d e c o ­ r a t e d w i t h b l a c k s i l k r i b b o n s , s i l v e r m e t a l l i c t w i s t e d r o p e , b u t t o n s a n d b l a c k o s t r i c h f e a t h e r s . T h e j a c k e t , m a d e o f g r e e n w o o l , i s t r i m m e d w i t h s i l v e r m e t a l l i c t h r e a d , a n d h a s a t a i l , n i n e y e l l o w m e t a l b u t t o n s i n t h e f r o n t a n d t h r e e b u t t o n s o n t h e c u f f s a n d i s l i n e d w i t h b l a c k s a t i n . F i n a l l y , t h e c o s t u m e c o n t a i n s s u s p e n d e r s , s e v e r a l y e l l o w a n d r e d r o s e t t e s , w h i t e l e a t h e r g l o v e s , a n d a s h o r t s w o r d w i t h a h a n d l e m a d e o f m o t h e r o f p e a r l w i t h a m e d a l l i o n o f t h e o r d e r a t t h e e n d . K n i g h t s G r a n d C r o s s w e a r a s a s h a n d a b a d g e o r s t a r o n t h e l e f t s i d e o f t h e b r e a s t ; C o m m a n d e r s w e a r a c r o s s a r o u n d t h e n e c k ; a n d K n i g h t s w e a r a s m a l l e r c r o s s o n t h e l e f t b r e a s t o f t h e u n i f o r m : P r o D e o e t P r i n c i p e Y o u r n e x t d e a d l i n e : T u e s d a y M a y 1 2 - i n - 1 C r o s s w o r d b y A x e C R Y P T I C A c r o s s 7 G l o b e i s n a i l e d o n a f t e r p u b l i c i t y t o p r o d u c e s u p e r f i c i a l f i l m ( 6 ) 8 N e e d d i r e c t i o n s t o f o l l o w . . . ( 6 ) 9 . . . t y p i c a l L o n d o n s t r e e t , i t ` s e a s t t o w e s t , i n t h e s c r i p t ( 4 ) 1 0 C a l m s f r e a k e d ­ o u t c h a r a c t e r s f l e e i n g g r a m m a r s c h o o l ` s d e s t r u c t i o n , o n e o f b i b l i c a l p r o p o r t i o n s ( 8 ) 1 1 V i s i t o r s t o c o u n c i l I C I a p p r o p r i a t e d i n t h e T a r s u s r e g i o n ( 7 ) 1 3 P l a c e i n S c o t l a n d w h e n i t t u r n s h o t i s v a c a t e d b y t r a v e l l e r ( 5 ) 1 5 O n e s t o f o l l o w , b e i n g y o u n g ( 5 ) 1 7 A g r i p p a ` s s i s t e r ` s d i a m o n d s a p p e a r t h e c o n s e q u e n c e o f S w i s s c a p i t a l ( 7 ) 2 0 L i n e t h r o u g h t h e c o u n t r y , l i k e t h e b o r d e r , h e m s i n G r e e k h e r o ( 8 ) 2 1 F l y b a c k , i n i t i a l l y r e s t a n d e v a l u a t e t r i p ( 4 ) 2 3 S o r r y , t i r e d l a s t p a r t i n k e y p r o g r a m m e ` s b e e n c l i p p e d ( 3 , 3 ) 2 4 ` B e a s t f r o m t h e E a s t ` t o h i t L i m e r i c k i n t h e w e s t – i t ` s o n t h e B l a c k S e a ( 6 ) C R Y P T I C D o w n 1 O n e c u t s e v e n n o t e s , g o i n g t h r o u g h t h e a l p h a b e t ( 4 ) 2 L i t t l e t r e e s m e l l s n e w w h e n o p e n i n g t o p n o t c h ( 6 ) 3 D a v i d ` s w i f e ` s a n e n o r m o u s p a i n ( 7 ) 4 I t a l i a n p h y s i c i s t , o n e d o w n o n t h e f a r m i n N o r m a n d y b r i e f l y ( 5 ) 5 F a s t r u n w a n t e d t o b r e a k u p a p i e c e o f m u s i c ( 6 ) 6 B r o b d i n g n a g i a n s o l d i e r ` s a c t i n g s u s p i c i o u s l y . . . 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( 8 ) 1 4 . . . h e ` s h e a d o f a L e v i t i c a l f a m i l y s o m e s t r a n g e r s h o n o u r e d ( 7 ) 1 6 I d i o t ` s a d m i t t e d c h a n g e d u e t o b e i n g m a r r i e d ( 6 ) 1 8 L o w e r a n d g r a b a t g i r l ( 6 ) 1 9 P u l l t h e f i n a l s t r i n g o f s m o o t h m o v e f o r t h e c l o s e o f s a l e ( 5 ) 2 2 C a t h e d r a l a r e a f o r a d d i t i o n a l p a r k i n g s o u t h e n d a n d n o r t h e n d s o n l y ( 4 ) Q U I C K A c r o s s 7 G a t h e r o n t h e s u r f a c e c h e m i c a l l y ( 6 ) 8 I n v o l v e ; n e c e s s i t a t e ( 6 ) 9 F o r m e r s t a b l e b l o c k o r b l o c k s r e ­ e n v i s a g e d a s c h i c t o w n d w e l l i n g s , e s p e c i a l l y i n L o n d o n ( 4 ) 1 0 T o w n u s e d t h r o u g h o u t t h e B i b l e a s a w a r n i n g o f G o d ` s j u d g m e n t ( 8 ) 1 1 B i b l i c a l r e g i o n , i n t h e N T a R o m a n p r o v i n c e o f A s i a M i n o r ( 7 ) 1 3 C a p i t a l o f W e s t e r n A u s t r a l i a ( 5 ) 1 5 C o n c e r n : e d i t i o n ( 5 ) 1 7 S i s t e r o f H e r o d A g r i p p a I I ( 7 ) 2 0 F o r e m o s t G r e e k w a r r i o r a t t h e s i e g e o f T r o y ( 8 ) 2 1 R i p : r a c e ( 4 ) 2 3 C i g a r e t t e b u t t : r e m a i n i n g o r w o r t h l e s s p a r t o f s o m e t h i n g ( 3 , 3 ) 2 4 P o r t o f U k r a i n e ( 6 ) Q U I C K D o w n 1 W o o d w o r k e r ? 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F o l l o w i n g a c o m m i s s i o n f r o m P a r i s h P r i e s t F r W a y n e C o u g h l i n , i c o n o g r a p h e r C o n s t a n t i n a A l e x a n ­ d e r T S S F h a d c r e a t e d a b e a u t i f u l i c o n o f O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e , w h i c h w i l l b e o n p e r m a ­ n e n t d i s p l a y i n t h e c h u r c h . I t w a s a p p r o p r i a t e t h a t t h e i c o n w a s p r e ­ s e n t e d d u r i n g t h e f i r s t V i s i t o f t h i s y e a r ’ s P i l ­ g r i m a g e T o u r o f t h e M i r a c u l o u s R e l i c 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 . A l a r g e g a t h e r i n g o f p a r i s h i o n e r s , S h r i n e G u a r d i a n s , K n i g h t s o f S t C o l u m b a a n d p i l g r i m s f r o m M i l t o n K e y n e s a n d A y l e s b u r y a n d b e y o n d w e r e a t S t P h i l i p a n d S t J a m e s f o r t h e o c c a s i o n . 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F a t h e r W a y n e t h a n k e d C o n s t a n t i n a f o r t h e g i f t o f h e r b e a u ­ t i f u l w o r k a n d a d m i t t e d t h a t h e h a d g i v e n h e r q u i t e a t i g h t s c h e d u l e o f 2 ½ m o n t h s t o c o m ­ p l e t e i t . T h e c o v e r w a s t h e n r e m o v e d t o r e v e a l t h e I c o n ; t h e f a m i l i a r f i g u r e o f O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l u p e g l e a m e d w i t h b r i g h t c o l o u r a n d g o l d . T h e c o n g r e g a t i o n w a s v i s i b l y m o v e d a t t h e s i g h t . C o n s t a n t i n a w a s t h e n a s k e d b y F r W a y n e t o s p e a k a b o u t t h e c r e a t i v e p r o c e s s . H e r w e b s i t e s t a t e s t h a t h e r w o r k “ i s s u f f u s e d w i t h p r a y e r , c o n t e m p l a t i o n a n d r e v e r e n c e f o r t h e D i v i n e ” a n d t h i s w a s c o n f i r m e d b y t h e w a y s h e s p o k e w a r m l y a b o u t h o w m u c h c l o s e r s h e h a d d r a w n t o O u r L a d y a n d t o J e s u s a s s h e h a d w o r k e d o n t h e v a r i o u s f e a ­ t u r e s o f t h e i c o n , a n d t h r o u g h t h a t , h o w m u c h c l o s e r t o h u m a n i t y i n g e n e r a l . S h e s a i d t h a t t h i s h a d c o m e a s a r e a l d e l i g h t t o h e r . F r W a y n e i n v i t e d t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n t o t h a n k h e r f o r h e r e n d e a v o u r s , w h i c h t h e y d i d w i t h a h e a r t f e l t r o u n d o f a p p l a u s e . 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