Reflections

  • Julian Lent Book Group Week 2

    How is your 40-day Journey with Julian of Norwich progressing?

    Last week we shared the online resources that are available throughout Lent, but we thought it would be helpful to provide a weekly catchup post for those whose weeks have perhaps been busier than intended.

  • Motto of the Order of Julian of Norwich (1)

      AWAIT First in a series of four reflections from Richard Norton CJN ObJN It was lovely to see so many Friends and Companions supporting me as I ...
  • Keeping the conversation going

    Anne Welsh, Social Media Lead, writes: Looking for more information, quotations and conversation about Julian of Norwich? The Friends are active o...
  • Twenty one paintings on the Revelations of Divine Love of Julian of Norwich

    Sheila Upjohn writes... The Australian artist Alan Oldfield first encountered Julian of Norwich through the words “All shall be well” quoted by T.S...
  • Mary Sharratt, Revelations, New York, NY: Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2021

    Rev. Dr Luke Penkett, CJN, ObJN writes: This is a superb book. Meticulously researched, empathically written, it is a rare treat to simply read and...
  • 'Paying back what I learned from Julian of Norwich in my paintings'

    'The Revelations of Divine Love of Julian of Norwich,' are a series of paintings by Alan Oldfield which were first exhibited in Oldfield's home ci...
  • Australian Friends and Companions of Julian of Norwich

    ‘This sight was shown for all the world’ Our Australian friends write: "Australia was completely unknown to the fourteenth century mystic and anch...
  • Why medieval mystics trump the selfie philosophy

    Reproduction of an article by Margaret Coles in The Times: "The 'selfie' seems to me an attempt to fix a moment in time instead of living it. I s...
  • A Very Short Liturgy of Reconciliation

    Father Luke writes, "As Julian herself writes in Revelations of Divine Love ‘Prayer unites us to God.’ Reconciliation is quite simply the restorati...
  • Father John-Julian, OJN, a tribute from Rev. Dr Luke Penkett, OJN, CJN

    Father John-Julian was born into Heaven on Thursday 15th July 2021, at about 3.30 a.m. local time, after a bout of pneumonia. Following a broken hi...
  • To help you meditate...

    Father Luke, Fr Luke, CJN, ObJN, writes: "In Julian’s time, the time of Chaucer, of Botticelli, religious and lay people alike were meditating, usi...
  • A Novena to Julian

    A Novena - a period of prayer which takes place over nine days - for your to use which draws on Julian's writings.