Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster

A message from Cardinal Cormac

Cardinal Cormac has written to Cardinal Vincent asking that a short message be conveyed to the priests, religious and faithful of our diocese. 

Cardinal Vincent has asked that priests share it with their parishioners, knowing that they will keep Cardinal Cormac firmly in their prayers.

In his message, Cardinal Cormac writes:

My dear Cardinal Vincent, 

I would be very grateful if you would convey this short message to the priests, religious and lay faithful of the Diocese, of which I as well as you have been privileged to serve as their Bishop.  

At this time, the words I pray every night are never far from my thoughts: “Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit”. Please tell them that I am at peace and have no fear of what is to come. I have received many blessings in my life, especially from my family and friends. I thank God for the many priests, religious and lay faithful who have helped and sustained me in my Episcopal life. Nor should I forget the many Anglican and Free Church colleagues whose friendship I have valued very much. Above all, as I now commend myself to the loving mercy of God, I ask them all to pray for me as I remember and pray for them. 

Fraternally in the Lord, 

+Cormac

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