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    Pilgrims prepare for Holy Week walkPilgrims prepare for Holy Week walk

    The Student Cross pilgrimage has taken place every year since 1948. The name reflects the origins of the pilgrimage, which now involves students, as well as many more experienced participants, from new-borns right through to pensioners. This East...

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    A Singleness of Purpose

    In anticipation of the World Day for Consecrated Life, on 2 During his homily he talked about Pope Francis’ message for the Day for Consecrated Life from last year, which urges religious communities and orders not to become fearful or always ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    National Marriage Week 7th to 14th February 2018

    National Marriage Week celebrated from 7th to 14th February, the week’s aim is to draw attention to the value of marriage, for individuals, family life and civil society. This month we suggest parishes consider how to celebrate the vocation o...

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    World Meeting of Families 2018 Westminster Diocese Launch Day!

    This important and joyful international gathering.. World Meeting of Families is a major international event bringing together families from across the world to celebrate, pray and reflect upon the central importance of marriage and the family as ...

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    Traffickers convicted by evidence from Caritas Bakhita House residents

    Three residents of Caritas Bakhita House, the refuge for women rescued from modern slavery, have given evidence which has led to the successful prosecution of their captors. All three women were trafficked from Romania and trapped in modern slaver...

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  • Archbishop
    Over a century of care

    On Wednesday 17th January, Cardinal Vincent Nichols visited St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney to bless the newly-built Heritage Space, which commemorates those who have served, were cared for or have been a part of the hospice since its founding 113 ...

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    Lighting up London

    Despite the dreary weather, London has been a lot brighter lately. Lumière London, the light festival lit up places across the city from 18th to 21st  January. Westminster Abbey, Carnaby Street and the Kings Cross area were all the sites of inno...

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    Call for Swift Implementation of Sandhurst Treaty

    Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and Bishop William Nolan, President of Justice and Peace Scotland have issued a joint statement welcoming the recent Sandhurst Treaty, which sees the UK agreeing...

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    New Chaplain for Whittington

    On Thursday 14th December 2017 Bishop Paul McAleenan officiated at the induction of Fr Oliver Ejike Ugwu CSSP as Catholic Chaplain of the Whittington Health NHS Trust. The small hospital chapel was overflowing with staff and volunteers as Philippa...

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    135 years of worship

    On Christmas Eve in 1882, the first Mass was celebrated at St Paul’s Church in Wood Green and attended by 18 people. At Christmas, the parish, which is at the heart of the community in Wood Green, invited Bishop John Sherrington to celebrate Mid...

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