FRANKLY my dear…

One of the things I do is to work as part of the team which produces the annual Catholic magazine, FRANKLY (not to be confused with the women’s arty/crafty/fashion magazine Frankie). FRANKLY is pretty cool; it’s designed to be given as a gift at Christmas Eve Masses or other special events in the life of a…

Reading about zombies

The children went off to school quite happily on Monday after their two-week break. I was surprised. It also happened to be my birthday, and my husband was home, so we were able to have a lovely lunch date. Our lunch itself, at a trendy local bistro, was a gift from friends. I bought myself a book…

St Margaret Mary’s letters, Amoris Laetitia, and other reading

In the last month someone sent me to read the letters of St Margaret Mary Alacoque to her mother superior, novices, relatives and priests. This French 17th century nun was largely responsible for the spread of the Sacred Heart devotion. Until recently it was very common for Catholic households to have up somewhere one of…