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Towering pillars

Today’s image shows the magnificent interior and towering pillars of Gorton Monastery near Manchester.  It was designed by Edward Pugin (son of Augustus Pugin who worked alongside Charles Barry on the creation of the Palace of Westminster).  Gorton is a … Continue reading

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Reflecting on shrines

I recently watched an episode of a BBC TV series Pagans and Pilgrims on the subject of shrines.  In the course of the programme the presenter visited a number of shrines around Great Britain – from a starting point of … Continue reading

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