Archive for August 2007

Walking out of church

Aug 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Ministry

We are in the Dordogne today, one of the most beautiful departments of France and much-loved by English visitors and settlers.

One Sunday some years ago we went to an English-speaking service in a French village.  It was a beautiful place, every turning brought another picture postcard scene.  The village church was an imposing place, a sign of the village’s great wealth in the middle ages.  Built in the local stone and in excellent repair, it was witness to a continuing presence of Christian faith in the village.

The Catholic …