THE most recent European Holy Childhood Conference (CEME) was held in Geneva in Switzerland and saw a special role being given to one of the Missio Scotland attendees as Gerard Gough, Missio Scotland’s, Communications Officer was appointed to the board (above). The event, which takes place every two years, brings together all those who work within the Missionary Children (Holy Childhood) sector of the Pontifical Mission Societies—the Pope’s official charity for overseas missi
Fr John Doran MHM A THOUSAND years ago, Loki, a Norwegian Viking, set out to discover Iceland. His secret weapons were three ravens, two logs (cedar I think) and two Irish slaves.
When he felt he was nearing land he released a raven. It couldn’t believe it’s luck and headed back east to Norway! The second raven had a failure of nerve and refused to fly. The third raven, having read the contract headed west towards Iceland. The logs? Well, they were thrown overboard where th