This should have been a year of celebration for Life Ascending, England. It is 40 years since the first groups were established in November 1980 and a number of events had been planned to mark this milestone. The Covid-19 virus pandemic was unforeseen and now all plans for a celebrati
The blessing of the throat takes place on the Feast of St Blaise, 3 February. It is an appropriate feast day for this time of the year, when so many suffer from sore throats and snuffles. As the priest blesses the throat with two crossed candles, he says “May God at the interc
Golden Jubilee of Belgium VMI. The Golden Jubilee of the movement in Belgium (Life Ascending/VMI ) took the theme for the main day of celebration “A source of confidence for our society” in the magnificent Abbey of the Bonne Esperance in VILLEREILLE-LES- BRAYEUX. Although a year ag
Easter is the most important moment in the Christian calendar. It is a time to rejoice and celebrate and we are truly blessed in our country to be free to go to our churches and outwardly share the joy of this feast. It is unbelievable to realise that Christians are persecuted and ar
Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent. It is a day when all the Church celebrates. Some notable person or institution receives a Golden Rose from the Pope on this day, as an honour and token of affection. The Golden Rose is a beautiful spray of flowers made of gold.