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  • Main News
    #Together4GrenfellDOW#Together4GrenfellDOW

    A huge thank you to all the schools in the Diocese for their tremendous efforts in raising money for the Catholic Children’s Society in aid of the Grenfell Tower victims. The children wanted to help their fellow students affected by the tragedy ...

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    Inside the hospice: Getting ready for the fourth stage

    Some grief therapists say there is a common threefold acceptance of dying. The seeds are sown when we are children and, by the time we reach old age, we usually find that we have grown accustomed to the inevitable. At any rate that is the general ...

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  • Education
    Pedalling in Pinner

    On Sunday 18th June a number of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, leaders and parents from 3rd Pinner (St Luke’s) Scout Group attached to St Luke’s Church, Pinner took part in a sponsored bike ride in the grounds of Merchant Taylors School, Northwood in ...

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  • Education
    Oratory Students Explore Seas

    Pupils of the London Oratory School explored the world of shipping and seafarers thanks to a presentation from Apostleship of the Sea on 26th June. Shipping, the lives of seafarers and the work of the Church in this area were almost completely unk...

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    A Century for Canon Louis Thomas

    Festivities to mark Canon Louis Thomas’ centenary took place on 9 Ordained in 1943, Canon Louis served in several parishes, including St Agnes in Cricklewood, both Chelsea parishes of Holy Redeemer and St Mary’s Cadogan Street, St Mary Moor...

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    Golden Jubilee for Bishop Pat

    Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue celebrated his Golden Jubilee anniversary on 21st May 2017 in Cork, Ireland.  Bishop Pat served as Bishop of Westminster and then Lancaster before his retirement in 2009. He was joined by priests, family and friends inc...

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    Six permanent Deacons Ordained

    On Saturday 8th July, Cardinal Vincent ordained six new permanent deacons, following an ancient practice of the first Christian communities, which was revived in the 20th century, of ordaining deacons for life-long service. Pictured with the Cardi...

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    Westminster Men Ordained to the Diaconate

    On 14 June is always a busy month at the Beda, beginning with examinations and then a few days’ relative quiet before the arrival of friends and guests for the diaconal ordinations, which themselves mark both the climax and the end of the colle...

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    Pope Francis makes History with Sea Sunday tweet

    Pope Francis made history with Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) by tweeting for the first time about Sea Sunday on 9   The pontiff’s tweet, which went out at 12:30pm read, ‘I entrust sailors, fishermen, and all those in difficulty on the se...

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    Prayers and Pastoral Support for Grenfell Families

    One month on after the disastrous fire that consumed Grenfell Tower, the tragedy continues to dominate the news media and the charred Tower looms over the skyline at Latimer Road. As the survivors face the loss of their loved ones and the effects ...

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