Monthly Archives: March 2020

Our RNDM tribute to The Emeritus Archbishop of Southwark, Peter Smith, RIP.

Archbishop Peter Smith

It is with sadness we have learnt of the sudden illness and death of Archbishop Peter Smith. For some years Archbishop Peter has been the postulator for the Cause of our Foundress, Euphrasie Barbier for his diocese of Southwark. His support and contributions have been gratefully received and we will miss a great advocate for Euphrasie’s Beatification. On behalf of ...

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To Keep a True Lent


The other Sunday I listened to “Something Understood” on Radio 4. The theme was on abstinence. The programme ended with a favourite poem by Robert Herrick written in 1648: To Keep a True Lent. Is this a fast to keep The Larder lean? From fats of veals and sheep. Is this to quit the dish of flesh, yet still To ...

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