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Anonymous, John Moorman Franciscan Library (S. Deiniol's), September 1989
Anonymous, The Moorman Collection (S. Deiniol's), January 1991
Anonymous (An Anglican Sister), Community grief observed, January 1994
Anonymous (a CSCl Sister), The Community of S. Clare, January 1993

Anonymous, Befriending the Refugee January 2003
Vocations Team, Encouraging growth, May 1991

Alan John SSF, Patterns of death, January 1994

Alison Francis OSC, A Clare perspective, September 2000

Alistair SSF, Money, taboo & magic, September 1994
Alistair SSF, Reflecting Religious Life, January 1998

Alistair SSF, Money, taboo & magic, September 1994

Anderson, Andrew, William of Ockham, May 1995

Andrew SSF, The quick brown fox . . . May 1994

Angelo SSF, Saint Francis and Brother Ass, January 1996

Anselm SSF, New Bishop Protector (Philip Goodrich), September 1990
Anselm SSF, S. Francis School, September 1992
Anselm SSF, Early memories (of Freeland), January 1993
Anselm SSF, Discerning the Vision, September 1995
Anselm SSF, Why I Stayed, January 1997

Anselm SSF, A Vocation within a Vocation, September 2001

Anselm SSF, Francis and Human Liberation, January 2006

Asghar, Asghar's Story, January 2003

Ashdown, James, An ecumenical black spot?, May 1992

Atherton, John, Canon, God's instrument in the 1990s, May 1990
Atherton, John, Christianity & the Market, September 1994

Austin SSF, Franciscan Studies, January 1995

Bagott, David TSSF, London's sharp end, May 1989

Barnabas SSF, That blessed word Blessed, January 1991

Beatrice CSF, Polish connections, May 1991

Benjamin SSF (interviewed), Birmingham reflections, May 1989
Benjamin SSF (interviewed), Resources for youth, May 1993

Bernard SSF, The Bible alive today, May 1989
Bernard SSF, Decade of Evangelism, January 1990
Bernard SSF, The mission of the Friars & Sisters, September 1993
Bernard SSF, Reading about mission (review article), September 1993
Bernard SSF, Francis & money, September 1994
Bernard SSF, Empowering the People: The Church and Broad-based Organising, May 1995
Bernard SSF, Truth and Love: a Franciscan in Inter-Faith Dialogue, September 1997
Bernard SSF, Two Domes, One God?, May 1999
Bernard SSF, Enneagram Spirituality, May 1999

Best, Richard, The politics of housing, September 1991

Biddington, Terry, Why on Earth is Gender still such an issue? May 2005

Bonney, Janet, Something Missing?, September 2002

Bradley, Peter, Strategies for Preaching God's Judgement, May 2004

Brooks, Greta, Practising peace, May 1993

Brothers and Sisters, 'His ministers a flaming fire ..., September 1995

Buchanan, Colin, What is the Gospel for today?, January 1991

Bucknall, Valerie TSSF, Spirit of Assisi, January 1989

Butler, Barbara, Third World Debt - what do we do, September 1994

Butler, Barbara, Pilgrimage for Change and Justice, May 2006

Carey, George, Archbishop of Canterbury, Walking with Christ, January 1995

Carleton Paget, James, Where is biblical criticism going?, September 1996

Catherine Joy CSF, A Hermit in the City, September 2005

Cathie, Sean, Freeing the Body, January 1996

Cavanagh, Lorraine, A Mutual Agreement: The divine in parent and child relationships, January 1998

Cecilia CSF, Call & Response, January 1995

Chartres, Richard, Changing Mind Sets, May 1999

Chetwynd, Tom, Zen Body, Zen Mind, January 1996

Chris NCSF, Hearing the deaf, May 1991
Chris NCSF, Where is the sea?, May 1992

Christine James CSF, Community of Communities, January 1993

Christopher John SSF, Principled living, September 2000

Christopher John SSF, Australia-New Zealand Province, SSF 'Down Under', January 2004

Clapperton, Carolin, Greyfriars Canterbury, May 2002

Clark Berge SSF, Tools of transformation, September 2000

Claydon, Graham, Mind, Heart & Will, May 1999

Coleman, Ann, Vocation, gift & ministry, September 1989

Colin Wilfred SSF (interviewed), AIDS: CHALLENGE TO THE CHURCH, September 1989
Colin Wilfred SSF, Imprisoned Splendour, January 1996

Colin Wilfred SSF 'Pass on Peacefully, Longing for Home' May 2006

Conway, Martin, Christian unity world-wide, May 1992
Conway, Martin, The Walter Wink Trilogy (Review Article), May 1995

Cotter, Jim, Small Pilgrim Places, May 2006

Cooper, Niall, A co-ordinated church response?, September 1992
Cooper, Niall, Listen, hear - poverty close at home, May 2001

Coulter, Elizabeth TSSF, It Happened Here (the Holy Land), May 1989

Coyle, Adrian, Prejudice against Asylum Seekers: Reinstating the Person, May 2004

Croft, Steve, One Story, Two Endings, May 1996

CSF Sisters & SSF Brothers, The Ministry of the Word, May 1998

CSF Sisters & SSF Brothers, Listening to Each Other, September 2001


Daggers, Jenny, A Rehabilitation of Eve: the British Christian Women's Movement, May 2005

Damian SSF, Oh that we might see better times (Glasgow/Prague), September 1992
Damian SSF & Hugh SSF, To Belgrade & Zagreb with love, May 1994
Damian SSF, Becoming who we are, September 1995
Damian SSF, Penitence in Northern Ireland, January 1999

Daniel SSF, SSF in the Solomon Islands, January 2004

David SSF Novice, Power & Powerlessness in Stepney, May 1995

David Columba SSF, Inner City Christ, May 1989

David Jardine SSF, Healing in Nigeria, September 1992
David Jardine SSF, Spirit Power, May 1995

David Jardine SSF, A Light Shines in the Darkness and the Darkness never Extinguishes it, September 2005

David Stephen SSF, Understanding people (Myers-Briggs), September 1990

Dennis TSSF, John & Dorothy, Marriage, January 1998

Dennis, Trevor, New questions, fresh insight, January 1992

Desmond Alban SSF, Of the mouths of babes and comedians ..., May 2000
Desmond Alban SSF, In the city: interviews, September 2000

Desmond Alban SSF, Assisi, May 2002

Desmond Alban SSF, Galaxies, Goldilocks and Little Green Men. September 2004

Donald SSF, Reaching out in Sussex, January 1989

Downing, Sister Frances Teresa, OSC Clare the Pilgrim May 2006

Dunstan, Petà, Psychological understanding & spiritual direction, May 1994
Dunstan, Petà, The Wounds of Choice, January 1997
Dunstan Petà, Hinduism and Jesus, interviewing Tamal Krishna Goswami, January 2001

Dunstan, Petŗ, Bartlemas, Oxford, May 2002

Easton, Robert, Ethics and Vulnerability, May 2001

Echlin, Edward P., Sustainability: Theology and Practice, May 2003

Edwards, David, Church & State, May 1990

Elizabeth CSF, Looking at General Chapter, January 1989
Elizabeth CSF, Discerning the way, May 1991

Elsie Felicity OSC, Spirituality and Ageing, September 1998

Eyre, Ronald, Thomas in Notting Hill, January 1992

Figueiredo, Annette, Acton Homeless Concern, September 1992

Ford, David F Anglican Identity in England, January 2000

Frances Teresa Downing, OSC, Clare the Pilgrim, May 2006

George, Kathleen, Sixty years on ... , May 1997

Geysens, Father Jean, OSB Religious Life - A Catholic Perspective, January 2005  

Gillian Clare CSCl, Clare & her charism, January 1993
Gillian Clare CSCl, Contemplating contemplatives, September 1993
Gillian Clare OSC, Francis and the Incarnation, January 2001

Gillian Mary SSC, Hawks and Hunting: Images of Religious Life, January 2000

Gladwyn, John, Setting the Agenda, January 1989

Gloucester Tertiaries, Sharing the Franciscan Way, May 1996

Gorringe, Tim, Alive in India: THE BIBLE & THE POOR, May 1989

Goswami, Tamal Krishna, Hinduism and Jesus, [interviewed by Dr Petà Dunstan], January 2001

Gray CSC, Judith,  How Fundamentally Male is God? September 2003

Greeves, Roger, A Twist in the Tale, January 2003

Gregory SSF, Loving with Christ's Love, May 2001

Griffiths, Petra, A spirituality for new times, January 1990

Grundy, Malcolm, The DNA of a Growing Church, September 2002

Guite TSSF, Malcolm, This is My Blood: Sacrament and community on an outer estate, September 1996

Hagger SFO, Michael, God on the Internet, May 1998

Hall, John Christian education: where are the nationís children going to find faith?, January 2000

Halliwell, Alison, Patterns, January 1993

Hall-Matthews, Clare, Living in L'Arche, September 1992

Hall-Matthews, John, Soul Friend or Psychotherapist? January 2002

Hare Duke, Michael TSSF, The problems of peace, May 1993

Harvey, Graham, The tragedy behind the smile, May 2000

Harvey, Jeremy, Finding the right path, September 1989

Haslam, David, The need for sanctuary, May 1997

Heap, Pat, Taking the Walls off the Church, May 1998

Helen CSF, Victim Support, September 1992

Helen Julian CSF, Koans in the Bible, January 1992
Helen Julian CSF, Peace & justice, May 1993

Henderson CSP, Maureen, Faith at Work?, September 1997

Hill, David W, Saint Francisí Eye Trouble, January 1996

Horgan, Ann, Dangerous Memory, January 2003

Houlden, Leslie, Power in the New Testament, May 1995
Houlden, Leslie, The soul of a liberal Christian, May 1999

Hubert SSF, Research resources (S. Deiniol's), September 1992

Hugh SSF, Settling Wayfarers, January 1995

Hugo SSF, Letter from Haruro, September 1991
Hugo SSF, The final account - C/SSF & finance, September 1994

Hussain, Asaf, Does Extremism have Islamic Legitimacy?, September 2003

Hutchison, Eric, Gospel & Psyche, May 1994

Ingram-Smith, Norman, Facing Death, September 1998

Irons, Richard, Death, faith & a doctor, January 1994

Jacobs, Michael, Power in the Pastoral Relationship, September 1995

James Anthony SSF, Out of Africa, September 1990
James Anthony SSF, Masasi Mkesa, January 1991
James Anthony SSF, A Passage to India, September 1998

James Edward SSF, Living with the dying, September 1994

James, Sarah, Learning Ways, May 1996

Jamieson, Bishop Penny, The Fire and the Rose, May 1995

Jean Te Puna CSF, All roads lead to . . ., May 1993

Jeff, Gordon, A Balanced Spirituality?, January 1993

John NSSF, Back to school (Hooke), September 1990

John Francis SSF, New chapter A.Y.P.A. . ., January 1990
John Francis SSF, Brum Doors (Ladywood Estate), September 1992
John Francis SSF, Holy Places, Holy People: An account of a visit to Egypt, Israel and Palestine, January 1997

John Nicholas NSSF, Knot only, but also . . ., May 1990
John Nicholas NSSF, Muslim friendships, September 1990
John Nicholas SSF, Changing hearts, May 1993

Jones, Robert, Living Life to the Full, January 2002,

Joy CSF, Creative response, January 1990

Joyce CSF, Till we all attain to a Perfect Man, May 2005

Jude SSF, God within, May 1994

Judge, Alison, Bun-running, September 1991

Judith Ann CSF, Fool for Christ, January 1991

Julian Michael SSF, Equal in the sight of God?, September 1991

Justus SSF, Impressions of Papua New Guinea, January 2004

Kasibante, Amos, Death & dying in Africa, January 1994

Keys, Henry, Is God an Ulster Protestant? September 2003

Kitchen, John, The Witness of Life, May 1998

Lawrence, James, Men: the Challenge of Change, September 1999

Leech, Kenneth, The time of no room, September 1991

Leo Anthony SSF (interviewed), The challenge of honesty, September 1993

Leonore CSF, Home, September 1991

Lewis, Antony, S. Francis School (its closure), January 1993

Lewis, Philip, Let Demonising of British Muslims end, September 1997

Lovatt, John, TSSF,For God's Kingdom: a Tertiary viewpoint, September 2000

Lundy, Damian FSC, Discerning the mystery, September 1989
Lundy, Damian FSC, A man born blind, January 1992

Lunn, Leonard, Separation loss & healing, January 1994

MacInnes OLM, Elaine, From Silence to Peace, September 1997

Macquarrie, John, The Morality of Forgiveness, January 1999

Magonet, Jonathan, How a Rabbi reads the Bible, January 1992

Maitland, Sara, Glorious Things, January 1991

Manketelow, Michael, Seeing St Francis, January 2006

Marcus SSF, 'Morning Vicar', May 1990

Martin, Sally, The Twelve Steps, September 1999

Martineau, Jeremy, Rural homelessness, September 1991

Masseo SSF, Lasting impressions , May 1992

Matthews, Melvyn, 'And God saw that it was good . . .', January 1990

Matura, Thaddee OFM, Clare, a free woman, January 1993

McFarlane, Graham, Fundamentals and Fundamentalism, September 2003

McGrath, Margaret, FMSJ, Doing Penance, What did Francis mean?, January 1999

McLeod, Elizabeth, Witness in South Africa, September 1990

Michael SSF, Why They Left, January 1997

Moyra CSF, Learning teaching, January 1993
Moyra CSF, First Impressions (of Freeland), January 1993

Mulholland, Seamus, OFM, Incarnation in Franciscan Spirituality: Duns Scotus and the meaning of Love, January 2001

Mulholland, Seamus, OFM, The Last Greek Father of the Church, The life and thought of Bonaventure, January 2006

Naylor, Vivien, The Theology of Touch, January 1996

Nelson, Julie, How I wept to hear your hymns and songs, September 1996

Nicholas Alan SSF, novice, Why I Came, January 1997

Nicholas Alan, SSF, Francis and Creation, May 2003

Nolan Tobias NSSF, Archbishop's Chaplain, January 1995
Nolan Tobias SSF, African Christians, September 1999

O'Brien, Terry, Why I Left, September 1997

O'Sullivan, Sister Ann, Instruments for growth, May 1991

Oxbrow, Mark Mission Moves On, January 2000

Pamela Clare CSF, In Beauty we Walk: The spirituality of the Navajo Indians, September 1999

Panaitescu, Father Christofor  A Cry, A Question, an Answer January 2005

Paschal SSF, House of bread, September 1991
Paschal SSF, This Little Room, January 1999

Pat CSF, Justice & Peace Links, May 1993
Pat CSF, To the ends of the earth, September 1993

Pearson, Hilary, TSSF The Canticle of the Creatures: A basis for a spirituality of matter for today. September 2004

Perham, Michael, Communicating God through Liturgy, May 1998

Peter SSF, A new way of being church, January 1991

Phyllis CSF, Anglican Franciscan spirituality, May 1991

Piper, Graham, Spirituality in the congregation, September 1999

Platten, Stephen, Catholic Evangelicalism the mission of SSF, September 1993

Polkinghorne, John, Seeing with Two Eyes, September 2004

Pollerman, Sandra, Clowning and outreach, May 2000

Potts, Ann, Flame of Faith, January 1994

Pryce, Mark, Praying as a Man? May 2005

Quash, Ben, Et verbum caro factum est . . ., January 2001

Ramon SSF, The Kingdom's Paradoxical Priorities, January 1989
Ramon SSF, Hermit Friendship, January 1998
Ramon SSF, Reading, Writing, Praying, May 1999

Randall, David, Pointing the Church to love, September 1992

Raws, Chas, Torture: A Moral Contagion,  September 2005

Reed, Esther, Out of control: Theology in a Postmodern Age, September 1996

Robson, Michael OFM Conv., Ministry of the Franciscans in the Thirteenth Century, September 1995

Rose CSF, 'One of the least ... ', May 1997

Rosemary CHN, The humour of Jesus, May 2000

Rowan Clare CSF novice, The Witness of Life: Interviews with brothers and sisters of CSF and SSF, September 1998

Rowan Clare CSF, One minus one is nun!, May 2000

Rowan Clare CSF, Retreat from Reality? The retreat in fiction, January 2002

Russell, Anthony, The Crisis in the Countryside and the Church's Response May 2003

Russell, Brian, Servant, Sacrament, Pilgrim People, September 2002

Russell, Gillean, Listening together, May 1991

Ryan, Catherine M. OSM, Sharing Power in Religious Communities, May 1995

Sagovsky, Nicholas, The Immigration and Asylum Act (2002): What is won't do, January 2003

Samuel SSF, Strengths of weakness, January 1991
Samuel SSF, Gospel and Culture, September 1996
Samuel SSF, Why, January 1997

Samuel SSF, Hilfield, May 2002

Santer, Mark, The new Europe, May 1992

Saward, Michael, Proximate pessimist, ultimate optimist, September 1996

Selwyn Suma SSF and Anselm SSF, PNG-UK: A Conversation, January 2004

Sentamu, John, A Vision for the World, January 1991

Seraphim SSF, Egyptian Christians (torture allegations), September 1991
Seraphim SSF, We are Anglicans but Egyptians, September 1992
Seraphim SSF, Islam in the UK & around the world, January 1995

Shakespeare, Tom, Make level paths for my feet, May 1997

Shaw, Martin, This Great Absence, January 2002

Shells, Charles, Theme retreats, May 1991

Silas SSF, Being an alien, September 1990
Silas SSF, A Church of pigs?, January 1992
Silas SSF, Images of Community, January 1995
Silas SSF, Loved into Shape, May 1996
Silas SSF, When the stranger is your brother, May 1997

Simmonds, Gemma, IBVM, Religious life for a new Millennium, September 2001

Slee Nicola, Praying like a woman, May 2005

Smith Oliver, Jo, Complementary Therapies, September 1999

Stanton, Helen, Nature is the New Poor, May 2003

Sue CSF, Hospitality: to strangers and friends, May 1997

Sue CSF 'The Best Kept Secret'? January 2005

Sullivan, Emmanuel SA, Living dangerously, September 1990

Sweet, John, Judgement in the Revelation of St John, May 2004

Taylor, John V, The mission of God in the world & the Church, September 1993

(Tastard) Terry SSF, Instruments of Peace, January 1989
Tastard, Terry, Peace & violence, May 1993

Tetley, Joy Dawn, Servant Ministry, A New Testament Perspective, September 1995

Thomas Anthony SSF, Ontario to Islamabad, September 2005

Thomas of Celano, Francis's Bethlehem, January 2001

Thomas Carey SSF, American fireworks, January 1993

Thomas SSF, Franciscans in the Midst of Empire, January 2004

Thomas, David, The Light which enlightens everyone, September 2002

Thompson, Ian, Faithfulness and Responsibility: towards a theology of human sexuality, May 2001

Thompson, Bishop Jim, Confrontation or dialogue?, September 1990

Tolstoy, Margie, Reconciliation, January 1998

Townroe, John, The Practice of Penitence, January 1999

Tristam SSF, Resisting Tyranny, May 1990
Tristam SSF, Father Algy 100 - Sermon, January 1995
Tristam SSF Church and State, January 2000

Tutu, Archbishop Desmond, Seeking Reconciliation in South Africa, January 1999

Tyler, Alison, Signs of Hope, September 2005

Vanstone, Dr W.H., The orientation of retreats, May 1991

Venner, Stephen, On The Way, May 1996

Walker, Peter, The boys with no birthdays (SA street children), May 1993

Watkins, Sue, Managing time, September 2000

Watts, Fraser, Starbridge Spirituality, May 1994

Watts, Fraser, The Human Capacity for Religion: Scientific and Theological Perspectives, September 2004


Wayne Martin SSF, Franciscan Studies at Canterbury,  September 2001

Welsh, Mary, Theology in the pew, September 1996

Wild, Jennifer, Divergent worshipping communities, May 1992
Wild, Jennifer, Though we are many, January 1996

Wilkinson, Alan, Jesus and the Drains, January 2001

Williams, Rowan, Making Commitments, January 1995

Woodhall, Ralph, SJ, Death and Ageing: How shall we face the biblical challenge?, September 1998

Worsfold, John (Bruce), Caring for Older People, September 1998

Wroe, Martin, An Historical Moment?, September 1999

Young, Frances, Judgement in the New Testament, May 2004

Zahn, Sister Miriam, CCB A Gleam of Hope for our Church January 2005



Ashdown, James, Streetlife, May 2000

Carr, Kate, SSF Friary, Alnmouth, Saturday Evening, May 1989

Culver, P.A.J., The Sanctuary Chapel, Alnmouth, May 199

Frost, Thelma, Before retreat, May 1990
Frost, Thelma, Eucharist, January 1991
Frost, Thelma, Corpus Christi, May 1994
Frost, Thelma, Saint Pega's, September 2000

Gateau, Jenny, One Small Miracle, September 1995

Hannah, Patricia, Dichotomy, January 1995

Huddie, Patrick, Credo, January 1990

Levering Kern, Alexander, Of Francis, Film and Fathers, May 2005

Michaela CSCl, Communion, January 1992
Michaela CSCl, For Epiphany, January 1994

Michaela OSC, Julian, September 2004

Noel Thomas SSF, Some of our neighbours, September 1991

Rosemary CHN, Mary to Elizabeth, May 2001

Scott, David, The Surplice, September 1990

Thomas Carey SSF, Poem, May 1993

Vodden, Clifford David, (low IQ, ? schizophrenic), September 1993

Waldram, Ruth, The burning tree, May 1992

OBITUARIES in order of the departed

Damian SSF Aidan SSF, January 2002

Anselm SSF, Alban SSF, September 1989

Elizabeth CSF Alison Mary CSF May 2003

Elizabeth CSF, Angela Mary CSF, September 1998

Hilary CSF, Barbara CSF, January 1999

Anonymous, Barnabas SSF, January 1992

Damian SSF, Cecil SSF, January 1996

Michael SSF, David SSF, September 1994

Samuel SSF David Stephen SSF January 2004

Michael SSF, Denis SSF, May 1990

Anonymous, Desmond SSF, January 1993

Victor SSF, Frederick SSF, September 1990

Anonymous, Eastaugh, John, Bishop, (Bishop Protector) May 1990

Damian SSF, Edgar SSF, September 1995

Gwenfryd Mary CSF, Gabriel CSF, May 1999

Damian SSF, Gordon SSF, January 2000

Damian SSF, Goodrich, Philip, Bishop (Bishop Protector) May 2001

Damian SSF, Harry SSF, May 2000

David Jardine SSF, Hubert SSF September 2003

Anselm SSF, Ian SSF, May 1991

Peter SSF, John Nicholas SSF, January 1994

Samuel SSF, Justin SSF, May 1996

Anonymous, Kenneth SSF, January 1992

Anselm SSF, Lawrence (Christopher) SSF, January 1990

Elizabeth CSF, Leonore CSF, September 1997

Elizabeth CSF, Mary Francis CSF, January 1994

Damian SSF Michael SSF May 2004

Anonymous, Patrick SSF, May 1992

Damian SSF, Paul SSF, January 2002

Ieuan Lloyd, Ramon SSF, September 2000

Anonymous, Richard SSF, May 1992

Benedict SSF, Robbie Asaph SSF, January 1999

Samuel SSF, Thaddæus SSF, May 1995

Jude SSF, Timothy SSF, January 1994

Samuel SSF, Tristam SSF May 2003

Elizabeth SSF Veronica CSF January 2002


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