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  • Education
    St Anthony’s School for Girls Announces New Scholarships

    St Anthony’s School for Girls will provide two new scholarships of 20 per cent of annual school fees, for September 2017 entrants to the school.   The scholarships will be awarded on academic merit by the school and will cover the entire educ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    'The Joy of Love': A Day on Marriage Preparation

    On Saturday 26 Attendees from parishes throughout the diocese took part in the second of our training sessions for the new guidelines on marriage preparation and for parishes looking to offer or improve marriage preparation.   The speakers,...

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  • Main News
    #comehomeforchristmas

    This Christmas we invite you to come home and experience the welcome of your Catholic community. Come and receive the warm family welcome of returning home for Christmas where there is already a place waiting for you. Many of us fall away from ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    A Children’s Advent Activity Calendar and Advent Wreath 2016

    An Advent Calendar for Children – with a little activity to do each day!  

     

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  • Main News
    Standing for Faith and Freedom on #RedWednesday

    On 23 November buildings across the country were lit red to raise awareness of religious persecution and to stand up for faith and freedom. The #RedWednesday campaign, led by Aid to the Church in Need, honours those persecuted or killed in acts of...

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  • Education
    Closing the Year of Mercy at St Martha's

    St Martha’s School in Hadley Wood, closed the Year of Mercy on 18 November with a beautiful balloon ceremony. There was a short assembly led by School Chaplain Helen Baly reiterating what the Year of Mercy was about and entailed. She gave a num...

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  • Education
    Raising Funds for Haiti and Renewable World

    Two Sixth Form initiatives at St Augustine’s Priory have raised funds for two causes in November: the Oxfam appeal for Haiti and Renewable World. In early October Hurricane Matthew swept through Haiti causing devastation and death. Several memb...

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  • Main News
    Bishop Lang Condemns Targeting Civilians in Syria

    On 22 November Bishop Declan Lang, chair of the international affairs department for the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, called for an end to the targeting of civilians in the conflict in Syria, particularly in East Aleppo. At least 141 ...

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  • Main News
    Bishops Welcome Community Sponsorship Scheme for Refugees

    Cardinal Vincent recently gave a press conference following the plenary meeting of the bishops of England and Wales at Hinsley Hall in Leeds. At the meeting they remembered especially Bishop David Konstant, former Bishop of Leeds, who died recentl...

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  • Main News
    Bishops Call for Prison Reform and Banning the Box

    At the CSAN parliamentary reception on 2 November Cardinal Vincent called for prison reform as he launched  Cardinal Vincent said: ‘Our society is failing prisoners and prisons are failing our society. Even more than before, a bold and seriou...

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