. . . to the inimitable fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, whose delightful personality and character is, I think, wonderfully captured in this splendid informal photo by my dear friend fr Lawrence Lew OP.
When I arrived at S. Sabina and walked past the portraits of the 83 previous successors of St Dominic, I suddenly felt overwhelmed, incapable, and that I ought not to have accepted. Finally I consoled myself with the thought that many of my predecessors had probably been mediocre and soon forgotten. I would do my best, and probably be forgotten too. *
I’m sure he did . . . and I’m quite sure he hasn’t been !
* from I Call You Friends : Continuum, 2001