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  • Marriage & Family
    Edmund Adamus: 
Moving OnEdmund Adamus: Moving On

    After almost 13 years working in Westminster diocese Edmund is moving on next month to take up an  exciting opportunity with the Diocese of Portsmouth as Professional Adviser to the Episcopal Vicar for Education and work as a diocesan Schools Co...

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  • Main News
    Sacred Heart Mission of Mercy to London

    To conclude the Year of Mercy the relics of St Claude de la Colombière SJ and St Margaret Mary Alacoque will visit London from 9 to 13 November 2016 for a Sacred Heart of Mercy Mission. The mission will begin with the reception of the relics ...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal Vincent Draws Attention to 'Hidden Homelessness'

    The Bishops’ Conference has launched its latest document on prison reform as Justice Minister Liz Truss is set to unveil her strategy for improving prisons, including an additional £14million for more than 400 extra staff. Cardinal Vincent l...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal Vincent Encourages Peace Process in Colombia

    On the occasion of Colombia’s first-ever state visit to the UK, where Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos de Calderon comes as an official guest of Her Majesty the Queen, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, said: 'Throughout five decades of violence...

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  • Main News
    Ministry of Acolyte at Allen Hall

    On the feast of the Blessed Martyrs of Douai College, 29 October, Bishop John Wilson celebrated Mass at Allen Hall and instituted six men as Acolytes. At a Mass attended by friends and family, Laurence Bryce, Ian Conford, Mark Dunglinson, Chinedu ...

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  • Archbishop
    Furthering the Work of Combatting Modern Slavery

    The Santa Marta Group, a partnership between the Catholic Church, governments and law enforcement agencies around the world, met on 26 and 27 October to report on their progress and continue their collaboration in the fight against human trafficki...

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  • Main News
    Leeds Trinity University Celebrates 50 Years of Education

    On 12 October, the feast of St Wilfrid, Leeds Trinity University celebrated their 50th anniversary with Mass at Westminster Cathedral celebrated by Bishop John Wilson, previously a priest of the Diocese of Leeds. In his homily Bishop John reflect...

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  • Main News
    150th 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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