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July 22, 2021

Walsingham Sisters offer retreats for body and soul

The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham will be running two retreats, on theology of the body and spirituality. Sr Theresa OCLW explains the opportunities. Places […]
July 14, 2021

Paula provides some direction for the spiritual journey

Paula Pearce moved into the diocese during lockdown and will be working as a spiritual director. Margaret Mary McFadyen provides an introduction. Paula is a trained […]
March 4, 2021

Fr Paul offers company on your spiritual journey

Fr Paul Maddison, who recently returned to the Diocese, has set up an on-line service providing spiritual direction. Below he explains the opportunity. During the pandemic […]
November 16, 2020

Margaret Mary offers a walk through Spiritual Exercises

During Advent Margaret Mary McFadyen will be leading a series of online workshops on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola. Margaret Mary, who is […]
October 30, 2020

Margaret Mary becomes regular guest on Radio Maria

Margaret Mary McFadyen, Spirituality Representative for the Diocese, has started sharing reflections on Radio Maria England. She explains how it came about. Some of you may […]
July 20, 2020

Spiritual director Dr McFadyen grows a sunflower blog

Dr Margaret-Mary McFadyen, the diocesan representative to the Bishops Conference Spirituality Committee, is developing a blog to encourage people on their spiritual journey. She has named […]
June 24, 2020

The “fear factor” in reopening of churches and schools

South Norfolk spiritual director and school teacher Dr Margaret Mary McFadyen reflects on the re-opening of churches for private prayer. I found myself feeling quite emotional […]
April 4, 2020

Bishops’ Conference offers spiritual food for lockdown

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have collected a range of online resources for those looking for spiritual sustenance during times of isolation. Its […]
September 15, 2019

New role for spiritual director Margaret Mary

Spiritual director and school teacher Dr Margaret Mary McFadyen has been appointed as the diocesan representative to the Bishops Conference Spirituality Committee. Here she talks of […]