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  • Main News
    150th Consecration Anniversary at Hertford150th Consecration Anniversary at Hertford

    The parish of the Immaculate Conception and St Joseph, Hertford, celebrated the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the church on 16 October with Mass celebrated by Cardinal Vincent. The church was originally built by Cardinal Vaughan in 1858...

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  • Vocations
    New Hospital Chaplain Commissioned

    On 5 October Deacon Anthony Curran was commissioned as the Catholic chaplain at Lister Hospital, Stevenage, by Bishop Paul McAleenan for the diocese and Carolyn Fowler, Deputy Director of Nursing, for the Trust. The lead chaplain, Rev Rachel Allan...

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  • Vocations
    ‘God is the Source of Every Vocation’

    On 20 October 2016 the Cardinal addressed the International Congress on the Pastoral Care of Vocations in Rome on the Church’s teaching on vocations. He explained that ‘God is the source of every vocation’. ‘In this Year of Mercy,’ he sa...

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  • Main News
    Homerton Parish Celebrates 60 Years of Faith

    On 9 October Cardinal Vincent visited Homerton parish to mark the 60th Anniversary of works to rebuild the church after it was damaged by a bomb during the Second World War. From 1941 to 1956 Mass continued to be celebrated there despite the churc...

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  • Vocations
    Permanent Deacons Celebrate Year of Mercy

    Permanent deacons from across England and Wales and their families gathered at Westminster Cathedral on 24 September for a Jubilee of Mercy Mass. The Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Vincent, was an opportunity to give thanks for our deacons and the v...

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  • Education
    Finchley School Gives Thanks

    On the 27 September, the community at Finchley Catholic High school came together to celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving to mark the 90th Anniversary of the founding of the school. There were over 270 people in the congregation, including staff, stud...

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  • Education
    Mike Freer MP Visits Bishop Douglass School

    On 23 September Mike Freer MP made a congratulatory visit to Bishop Douglass School on their conversion to Academy status.  He was met by the Head Boy, Tisloh Danboyi and Head Girl, Charlotte Moore and their deputies Rewayda Abdulahi and John Mar...

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  • Education
    Golden Jubilee for the Rosary Catholic School

    50 joyous years as a Catholic school, at the heart of Heston community, was marked by Cardinal Vincent who celebrated Mass with the school and parish on Tuesday 18 October. The Cardinal touched the hearts of all those who attended the Mass as he ...

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  • Main News
    Two Cockney Brothers

    The diocesan archive largely consists of precious documents relating to the history of the Catholic community in the London area. There are not many artefacts but two always intrigue me, and they now hang on the wall of my office: memorial plaques...

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  • Archbishop
    New Rosary Shrine Inaugurated

    On Saturday 22 October, members and friends of the Dominican Order, parishioners, and clergy of the diocese gathered to witness the inauguration of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary at St Dominic’s Church, Haverstock Hill. The principal cele...

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