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A Canticle to Creatureliness

In 1224 whilst recovering from an Illness, St Francis of Assisi whose feast we celebrate, sat looking out across the Umbrian plain. He was at the window of the Church and Convent of San Damiano that he himself had restored, stone by stone with his

Francis and the Crib at Greccio

Francis and the Crib at Greccio One witness, among the crowd …. reported that Francis included a carved doll which …. seemed to be awakened from sleep when the blessed Father embraced him in both arms. *   He led them up the stony path at dusk on

A Poet’s Faith

I am giving a short poetry retreat at the Beild at Blackruthven, Perth. It runs from May 18th - 19th entitled a Poet's Faith details below. It is a wonderful place and it promises to be a rich time.