Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds ‘Out of Bounds!’ A tiresome school rubric which, loosely translated, meant: ‘If you are planning to go to that area, keep your head down’. I’ve been thinking about boundaries—a subject that could fly off unbounded in many directions, nearly all leading to philosophy and deep water. What…

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Sr Goedele M. De Belder

20 August 1935 –  20 July 2021 Sister Goedele was aged 85, and in the 60th year of her religious profession. She was born at Antwerp, Belgium, in 1935, and made her monastic profession at Schotenhof, Belgium, in 1962. She came to England and made her final profession at Cockfosters,…

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Solemnity of Saint Benedict

We’ve lived through some hard and challenging times this year, and we are all too aware that there’s more hardship and uncertainty to come. In the middle of that we’re celebrating the feast of St Benedict so I’ve been looking to the Rule for wisdom and insights for these times….

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