marriage
not too tight…

not too tight…

New Zealander’s were ingenious in making good use of old 44 gallon steel drums turning them into everything from outdoor ovens to boundary fences and chairs…you name it. I often think of these drums when I remember

kids or cats & dogs

kids or cats & dogs

At his early morning Mass (for Vatican workers & others) Pope Francis often uses vivid images in his preaching. Here's an example from his encouragement yesterday...

beauty made flesh

beauty made flesh

It was a privilege to celebrate today the marriage of Cheryl & Gabriel in Cebu, Philippines. On the back of the missal booklet that they had prepared for their...

flying plates

flying plates

If you are married, don't miss this: the pope gave some remarkably realistic and practical advice to married couples in his Wednesday Audience a few hours ago. If you...

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blessed assurance

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so much colour

so much colour

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