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A barbecue competition in the US (PA)

The discovery of the word of God as fundamental to prayer is exciting, like throwing fuel on the barbecue of our spiritual life

Pope Francis arrives for the week-long Lenten retreat  (CNS) Below: The Pope's anniversary tweet

Pope tweets message asking Catholics to pray for him

Members of the retreat are pictured in Hyde Park, west London

On retreat, boys learn silence

Pupils at Cardinal Vaughan school go on retreat at Tyburn Convent

With pupils on the Farm street retreat are, from left: Roger Mcllevnna, Fr John Edwards, SJ, Chole Jenner

Sixty boys at Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School in west London spend a day on retreat at Farm Street