A Trysting Place – 40 Days in Brede Abbey

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A Trysting Place

40 Days in Brede Abbey

Hello Friends

It wants but a few days to Lent 2019 and time for me to attempt to send out a daily email for the coming forty days of devotion2019-03-01 11.03.33

This year I will be writing reflections of one of my most cherished books, ‘In This House of Brede’ by Rumer Godden.

It is a work of what is called ‘faction’, not all of the incidents it relates occurred within the enclosure of one convent, however I have been a member of a religious order long enough to know that everything described here has happened to a monk or a nun somewhere!  There is more than a ring of truth within its pages.

We will spend time looking at the challenges we face as we each try to follow the evangelical counsels laid upon us in our baptismal promises.

We will…

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