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  • Education
    Raising Funds for Haiti and Renewable World 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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  • Main News
    Relics of St Claude la Colombiere and St Margaret Mary Alacoque Welcomed to London

    The relics of St Claude la Colombiere and St Margaret Mary Alacoque were welcomed to London as part of a Sacred Heart of Mercy Mission from 9 to 13 November. The visit was led by missionaries from the Emmanuel Community in collaboration with the p...

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  • Main News
    Cardinal Murphy O’Connor celebrates Requiem Mass for Catholic Police Guild

    On 16 November the Catholic Police Guild of England and Wales held their annual Requiem Mass at Westminster Cathedral for all deceased Police officers and staff. The principal celebrant was Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor, with four concelebrati...

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  • Main News
    Way of the Cross closes Year of Mercy

    To mark the end of the Year of Mercy in the Diocese of Westminster, young people were invited to come to Westminster Cathedral and pray the Way of the Cross. Hundreds of people gathered together, to pray the Stations with a focus on the corporal a...

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  • Marriage & Family
    The Art of Dying Well: A Resource for Families

    Recently, the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales created a new website, a refreshing digital update of the medieval Church manuscript Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying Well). It is a fantastic resource, exploring what it means to talk about 'dying...

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  • Education
    Bishop Douglass School commemorate Armistice Day with veteran.

    On November 11 Bishop Douglass School held a commemorative service to mark Armistice Day and were graced with the presence of World War II veteran, Roy Beckett, who has just been honoured by the French government with the Order of the Legion of H...

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  • Education
    RE Coordinator's Day 2016

    Photos from RE Coordinator's Day 2016

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