Dad’s Shed

Dad died on the 10th June, 2019. He was 90 yrs old. This is a picture of his shed which he constructed as an extension to the garage in the 1960s. It was from here he repaired vacuum cleaners and washing machines which he then sold to customers in North London. I remember as a…

The Divine Imperative

  Our Lord answers His Mother:  “Did you not know that I must be about my Father’s business?” St. Luke, 2:49. “The Divine ‘must’ comes from two sides: the obedience to His Father’s Will, and His love of men. The first pointed Him to the Cross, the second nailed Him there and kept Him there,…

Mental Prayer

“The devil knows that he has lost the soul that perseveringly practises mental prayer.”    St. Teresa of Avila. “This spiritual manner of praying does not exclude the use of vocal prayer. Nevertheless, that prayer which is the vehement outpouring of the soul, deservedly holds the first place; and, although not uttered with the lips,…