FROM

  GRANNY

    WITH

       LOVE


REMEMBER, YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE


TABLE  OF  CONTENTS


 

 Preface by Fr Aidan Nichols                          vii

         Blessing by Bishop Rifan                              ix

         Introduction                                               xi


Part 1: Our Glorious Faith

Chapter
1:  How to keep the Faith                                      1

2:  The Sign of the Cross and the Trinity                  3   

3:  Eternity                                                          5     

4:  The Church and the Pope                                   8   

5:  Infallibility                                                     11     

6:  The Creed                                                      16     

7:  The Four Last Things                                       23     

8:  Angels                                                          28     

9:  Saints                                                           31


Part 2: The Great Mother of God

10:  Who is Our Lady ?                                        35

11:  The main events in Our Lady’s Life                  39

12:  During Our Lord’s Public Life and Passion         48


Part 3: The Sacrament of Confirmation

13:  How the Sacrament is given                           55

14:  Pentecost and the Holy Spirit                         58


Part 4: The Story of the Mass

15:  The Upper Room                                           64

16:  Persecution                                                  67

17:  The Mass during the lives of the Apostles        70

18:  After the Death of the Apostles                      73

19:  St Helena, Constantine and the end of Persecution   76

20:  Pope St Gregory the Great                             78

21:  The Mass travels across Rome                        80

22:  The Mass travels across the World                  83

23:  The Middle Ages                                           86

24:  The Reformation and the Liturgy                     89

25:  The Liturgy in recent times                            94


Part 5: Prayers and Hymns                                  103


Part 6: Stories

26:  A Memory Glimpse                                       119

27:  The Power of our Lady’s Picture                     121

28:  Another Story of the Power of Prayer              126


A Catholic Childhood in the Forties and Fifties

29:  Infancy                                                      131

30:  The early years                                           134

31:  Teenage years                                            137

32:  Memories of Sister ‘Bick’                               153

33:  Farnborough Hill and St Michael’s Abbey         161


            Note from the Editor                              169

            List of the Colour Plates                         171

            Acknowledgements for the Plates             177

            Select Bibliography                                 179

            Acknowledgements                                 180