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Campaign group Don’t Screen Us Out have written an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to protect pre-birth human beings with Down’s Syndrome in Northern Ireland. Don’t Screen Us Out describe themselves as “a grass-roots initiative supported by a collection of people with Down’s syndrome, families and Down Syndrome advocate groups led… Read more »

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Listen

Listen with mother Some of you will remember, and many of you will have heard of, a programme that was on BBC radio called “Listen With Mother”.  The first short episode consisting of a collection of songs, rhymes and stories aimed at children under the age of five was broadcast 70 years ago this week (Thursday 16 January).  Learning to listen Most children love to sing… Read more »

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Merry Christmas from Life 

At this time of year, many of us will have at least heard Christmas carols if not joined in the singing of them.  One of the favourites for people is often, “Whilst Shepherds watched”, which tells the story of the angels appearing to the Shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus.  The line that stands out… Read more »

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Living Life

“What did you want to be when you left school?”  A question I was often asked during my twenty years as a Chaplain in an all boys’ Catholic High School in Liverpool.  I often used to retort with, “I don’t know, I haven’t left school yet!”  Two weeks ago, however, I felt like I was… Read more »

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