Come away and rest awhile!

Last week, I had the great grace of making a private retreat in St Joseph de Claival Abbey in France where my spiritual director, a benedictine monk, resides.  I had the good fortune to attend Latin Mass every day and to sit in the choir loft for many of the daily Divine offices of the Community which are sung in Latin in the Traditional Gregorian chant.

St Joseph Abbey

I arrived home to a family ravaged by a severe bout of winter flu my great advantage being that , because I was away, I have so far managed to escape this dreaded dose.  Anyway the family are recovering well thank God, and I am now trying to catch up with posting the Marriage Articles that I write for the Catholic Voice on the site.… Read the rest