Posts Tagged ‘Religious life’

BBC4 has done a TV series about various Benedictine monasteries in the UK. Each episode has scenes filmed at the monastery- from the monks at prayer and work. Calm, quiet, uplifting and an interesting insight to the lives of monks, which an outsider would not normally see. The monasteries covered are: Downside Abbey, Pluscarden Abbey […]


A TV series has recently been on channel 5 about five young women who live a party lifestyle visiting the convent of the Sacred Heart in Swaffham, Norfolk. Beautiful to see the positive effect that this spiritual experience has on the young women. Worth a ‘watch again’ if you’ve not seen it.


We have been blessed to get to know some Nigerian Sisters who are missionaries in Dundee! They are Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ (IHM). In Dundee their work is to¬†support the St Ninian Pastoral Institute. What a change for them to move to Dundee from Nigeria! They very kindly hosted […]


We watched a documentary about the life of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in Bradford. A fun and inspiring watch, gives a good insight into what religious life is like. Still available on BBC i-player if you missed it! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08mk2tv  


Jess joined the Sisters of the Gospel of Life as a postulant on the 8th of September 2016. Here is a letter in which she reflects on her experiences so far… Dear friends, Five and a half weeks in, I have finally managed to sit down and find some time to reflect and write about […]