12Dec The story of Sr Margaret Farrell in LA — an unlikely rebel

Michaela Haas profiles Sister Margaret Farrell, an Irish member of one of the  Religious Orders in the USA chastised by the Vatican in April 2012.  (First published in THE HUFFINGTON POST on 7 December 2012)

12Dec Analysing the Child Sex offender

Susie Orbach, psychotherapist and author, reviews the latest research into child sex offenses in this half-hour-long BBC Four radio programme

12Dec 12 December, 2012. Second Week of Advent. Wednesday

Mt 11:28ff. Jesus assures those who are burdened, my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.