Posts Tagged ‘Poet’

Baxter poem excerpts removed from church Comments 0

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Excerpts from a poem by poet James K. Baxter have been removed from a Dunedin church. In a recent edition of the Mercy Parish newsletter, Father Gerard Aynsley wrote that the Parish Pastoral Council had met to discuss the quote from the poem My Love Came Through the City, which was displayed in the foyer Read more

John Bradburne could be Britain’s first new saint in 50 years Comments 0

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

In life, John Bradburne was a British soldier, leper colony missionary and poet. In death, he could become Britain’s first new saint in 50 years. Bradburne, whose father was an Anglican clergyman, converted to Catholicism in 1947. His experiences as a soldier in World War II are said to have influenced his conversion. He initially Read more