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Tom Holme

Easter Message from the Rector

  Cardinal Newman’s poem The Dream of Gerontius is considered by some to be great, by others to be bordering on doggerel. At all events of course it was set to the music of Elgar, great beyond words. Here is a quotation from the poem: Gerontius sensing the nearness of death. “Rouse thee my fainting […]