This month marks the 170th anniversary of the opening of St Beuno’s, the Jesuit College-turned-Retreat centre in North Wales. Cataloguing Archivist, Alex van Goethem, takes a look at its history through the Archives.
Archivist Rebecca reflects on the fact that an account of the Catholic Social Guild's 1927 Summer School in the Blandyke Papers makes a nice addition to the Plater College archive collection being catalogued.
The 23rd of September is the Feast of Padre Pio, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina. He died fifty years ago on this day in 1968. For fifty years before that, Padre Pio bore on his body, the stigmata. The stigmata are the marks of the sufferings of Christ.