When fire broke out at Burnham Abbey convent near Slough, last week, the nuns themselves coped manfully with the flames until the arrival of the fire brigade. The convent is a beautiful thirteenth-century building. The fire broke out in the garage and outbuildings of the abbey house, and the wind carried the flames to the rafters of the abbey.
Twenty yards of the roof caught fire, and men of the Burnham fire brigade had to climb on to the roof, cut tiles away, and direct their hoses inside to save the building.
witnesses shall be my and your Guardian Angels." It was thus that Don Orione made his religious vows.
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