Flaws and Laws

Hi there…

Hi! Welcome to my blog.  Or should that be "welcome back"? I've had an on-off relationship with blogging.  Starting with Generation Benedict, my first real foray into this world.  The funny thing is it went viral and all me and... Continue Reading →

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Lourdes: Lessons In Radical Vulnerability

Lourdes: A Lesson In Radical Vulnerability A talk on healing given at Youth 2000 Courageous at Derby Retreat Oct 2017 5 million people descend on Lourdes each year, that shrine in the south of France where Our Lady appeared to... Continue Reading →

HNDL: Who, Why, What?!

Lots of young English friends out with their diocesan pilgrimages this Summer, had never heard of Hospitalite Notre Dame de Lourdes (HNDL) and I had to answer many questions about what it was and what we do.  I have also... Continue Reading →

Education That Empowers

Nearly a year ago I made the rash decision to quit my job at Clinique as I had simply had enough. I threw in an application to study Law and reluctantly came back to Birmingham. I had one prayer in... Continue Reading →

All The World Is Ours Today! The times we live in do not call for young “couch potatoes”, but for young people with shoes, or better, boots laced.  The times we live in require only active players on the field, and there is no room... Continue Reading →

I STILL Can’t Believe I Have to Pray Outside An Abortion Clinic….

A Guest Post first published 16/02/2017 at With 40 Days for Life just around the corner, it was interesting to come across a post by an ex-priest called ‘I Can’t Believe I Once Prayed Outside An Abortion Clinic’.  Whilst... Continue Reading →

A Lenten Wilderness

As many of you will know, I moved back to Birmingham last September to study a Masters in Law. I can’t quite believe that we have nearly finished semester two and as wonderful as this opportunity has been, it has... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to do a HNDL Stage

On the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, I thought I would share this old post about why to do "stage".  Lots of Catholic Brits have a special love for Lourdes and for many the annual diocesan pilgrimage is one... Continue Reading →

And then there was Catherine…   Since arriving back in Birmingham to study last Autumn, I have come to know a little of the life and spirituality of the Sisters of Mercy here in Birmingham.  For those who don’t know, the Sisters of Mercy... Continue Reading →

He Saw Her…

  On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. When Jesus... Continue Reading →

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