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  • Caritas Deaf Service
    Ash WednesdayLent 2017

    Lent starts on Wednesday 10th February... 

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  • Archbishop
    'Offer the sick pastoral and spiritual care,' says Cardinal Vincent

    In a pastoral letter read in parishes of the diocese on the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 26  February, Cardinal Vincent urges the faithful not just to hand the sick over to professional care, but to offer them pastoral and spiritual care in ...

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  • Archbishop
    Encouraging a 'Culture of Mercy' in the Church

    Good evening. Thank you for this invitation to be with you this evening. My thanks to Fr Eddie O'Donnell for his kind hospitality. Thank you all for coming.  You have invited me to reflect on the Year of Mercy which ended in November. I am gla...

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  • Main News
    The Coffee Shop: Creating a Welcoming Parish

    Nearly two billion cups of coffee are sold in the UK each year, with 85% of us visiting a coffee shop at least once per week. Now there is a good place to start if you want to meet a few people! Of course, people will go into a coffee shop for mor...

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  • Main News
    Shared Understanding of Death and Dying

    The guest of honour at the recent Catenian City of Westminster Circle Gala and Clergy Night was Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE, who gave a thought-provoking talk on end-of-life questions for people of faith and people who have no faith. In a ...

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  • Main News
    'A Powerful Meditation on the Passion'

    This term’s concert given by the Cathedral Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Martin Baker, brings together popular masterpieces from the 17th and 20th centuries with a powerful meditation on the Passion from one of the leading composers of our t...

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  • Main News
    Westminster's 'Daughter Diocese' Celebrates its Centenary

    On Wednesday 22nd March Cardinal Vincent Nichols will preach at the Cathedral of St Mary & St Helen, Brentwood, at the centenary Mass of the Diocese of Brentwood. In March 1917, at the request of Cardinal Bourne (Archbishop of Westminster 1903-193...

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  • Education
    Sir Michael Wilshaw Appointed to St Mary's University

    Sir Michael Wilshaw, former Head of Ofsted, will shortly take up a role as Professor of Education and Director of Multi-Academy Trusts at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, where he hopes to develop world-class leaders in the education system, ab...

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  • Education
    'Be Courageous and Holy'

    ‘Be courageous. Don’t just exist; live.’ Bishop John Wilson told students at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School on a recent visit to celebrate Mass. In his homily Bishop John encouraged students to follow the example of the saints, part...

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  • Main News
    Together for Life

    'Together for Life'. 'Ma'an lil-Hayat', 'Together for Life'. That is the name of the L'Arche community in Bethlehem. It is a name which captures the prophetic power of the movement that is L'Arche. The L'Arche community in Bethlehem nestles clo...

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