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Reflections upon The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner

Of all places, in Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales, I was introduced to a beautiful depiction of the Annunciation. It was there that I saw for the first time Henry Ossawa Tanner’s painting The Annunciation, a striking rendition of the angel Gabriel’s appearance to a virgin named Mary.  I find it fascinating that Mary is… Continue reading Reflections upon The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner

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In Hindsight: Reflections upon Short Experiment in North Wales

  It has been only a few days since I returned from my Short Experiment in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales, and I feel that it would be helpful for me to reflect upon my experience there.  Perhaps it will not be an exhaustive reflection because the totality of events that I experienced would be too… Continue reading In Hindsight: Reflections upon Short Experiment in North Wales

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My Time in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales

When I first arrived in Blaenau Ffestiniog, a village in North Wales, I was  wary for a number of reasons.  First of all, it is my Short Experiment, which means that it is the first time that I am doing apostolic work outside of the surrounding community of the novitiate in Birmingham, England.  Secondly, I… Continue reading My Time in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales