Monday, August 17, 2009

Found While Looking for Something Else

The Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation at West Grinstead struggled through the penal days in England and is still a place of pilgrimage. Priests smuggled in from France landed near there and were hidden at the priest's house deep in the woods. It's a wonderful story. You can find it here.

And once again, after a short hiatus with - how shall we phrase this? - let's say an "unfriendly" rector - the traditional Mass of the Roman Rite is now celebrated there as in the days of the hunted priests.