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Lent: traditionally a time to go without something you value, to make a sacrifice. But have we got it all wrong?

It was only when Jo Neary, the very lovely vicar who lives in Broadwindsor, Dorset, tweeted that she was going to forego Twitter for Lent that I was reminded about the whole sackcloth and ashes thing. I went into panic … Continue reading

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Lourdes France, a place of pilgrimage or commercial enterprise?

When I told friends I was visiting Lourdes, their reaction was one of general “oh that’s interesting” and the conversation moved on to other topics. This in itself is interesting because even though it is probably one of the most … Continue reading

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