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Day 3 #OfGodandMe I went to Uni to read medicine. I found the highest Church in the city with lots of smells & bells, and, vitally, faith in the Eucharistic presence of Jesus. I heard #GregorianChant for the 1st time. Beautiful. I met the #Angelus Prayer & the #HailMary.
1/11
Here, too, I heard a homily which had a profound impact on me. The vicar talked about Mary's words at the Wedding in Cana: "Do whatever he tells you." Since then these words have hit me at times of uncertainty & decision. They led me to make my 1st confession.
2/11
Confession is quite rare in the C of E except among very devout and very High Church people. Its regular practice gave me a sense of both my sin and God's forgiveness. For me it was also a matter of obedience, like Mary's Fiat and her call to the servants at Cana.
3/11
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24th JULY: ST JOHN BOSTE, PRIEST AND MARTYR

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1. St John was born 1544 in Dufton, Westmoreland. He was educated at Queen’s College, Oxford. Two years later he became headmaster under the charter of Queen Elizabeth I.

St John became a Catholic Christian #StJohnBoste Image
2. in 1576, left England, and was ordained a priest at Rheims in March 1581.

St John returned and worked as a missionary priest in Northern England.

The government authorities, who were against Catholics, wanted to arrest him. He eventually was betrayed to the authorities.
3. After having celebrated a clandestine Mass in 1594 held at Waterhouse the authorities stormed the building and found St John hiding in a ‘priest hole’ behind the fireplace.

Following his arrest,St John was taken to the Tower of London for interrogation on the rack.
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#ULTIMAHORA. El emperador @CesarAgstoSPQR acaba de publicar un edicto ordenando que se empadrone todo el mundo. #Empadronamiento #HiloDeNavidad
#AMPLIACIÓN Según ha informado Cirino, gobernador de #Siria, cada ciudadano debe inscribirse en su ciudad de origen #Empadronamiento
La orden del gobernador va a provocar gran número de desplazamientos. La @DGTes pone en marcha la #OperaciónSalida y controlará el exceso de carga de los pollinos y camellos y sus tiempos de descanso
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