ST JAMES OF MARCHES St. James of the Marches was a Franciscan priest in the 15th century. He was born into a poor family in Monteprandone, Italy in 1391 and was educated by his uncle who was a priest. He continued his education, eventually achieving the degree of Doctor in Canon and Civil Law from the UniversityContinue reading “SAINT OF THE DAY – NOV 28, 2021”

Nobel Prize laureate Abdul Razak Gurnah – Paradise

Paradise is a historical novel by UK Zanzibar-born writer Abdulrazak Gurnah. The novel was nominated for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. The novel follows the story of Yusuf, a boy born in the fictional town of Kawa in Tanzania at the turn of the twentieth century. Yusuf’s father is aContinue reading “Nobel Prize laureate Abdul Razak Gurnah – Paradise”