Can we imagine Jesus ushering us out of the temple? What would he say to us as we left? Thank you for your presence? Thank you for your sincere prayers? Thank you for the love of God you have expressed here, and for the good life which it prompts and enables?
Long ago in a school I came round a corner in time to hear the least impressive of the prefects (sixth formers) addressing a small boy who had evidently displeased him in some way. “I don't know who you think you are. I will tell you who you are. Just scum!
Lockdown and working from home has meant that I have not been able to continue with cataloguing the books in the Jesuit Antiquarian Book Collection. However, I have been able to take a look in greater detail at some of the books already catalogued, especial