The celebration of a Requiem Mass for those who died at Gallipoli is a profound act of charity when we pray for the dead and ask that God in his merciful love will welcome them into his kingdom of love.
In the celebration of the Mass we enter i...Read more
I thank the Lord Mayor for the invitation to preach this year’s Spital Sermon on the theme, ‘The Spread of Truth’. The reading from St. John’s gospel (John 16:4-15) presents Jesus promising to send the Spirit of Truth who guides us into al...Read more
Fr. Paul Murray, the Dominican, recounts the story of the opening of a new centre for the Missionaries of Charity in the Vatican City. Pope John Paul II had generously donated the land and the property. The cardinal appointed to bless and open the...Read more
Given at Westminster Cathedral on 16 November 2014 at the Mass for deceased brothers of the Catenian Association.
God bestows his gifts generously and abundantly. Created in the image of the God who is love, we are called to use the gifts which w...Read more
Given on 17 November 2014 at the London Oratory School, Brompton, at the blessing of the new library dedicated to St Philip Neri and the statue of Mary with the teenage Jesus.
On behalf of the Cardinal, I am delighted to be able to bless the new ...Read more
Given at Our Lady of Willesden on the Diamond Jubilee of the Crowning of the Image of Our Lady of Willesden and Rededication of the sanctuary of the shrine chapel on 4 October 2014, the Feast of St Francis of Assissi.Read more
We gather in thanksgiving at the opening Mass of our diocesan pilgrimage and thank God that we have each been able to come to Lourdes to celebrate the 25
During the ninth apparition on the 25
My first pilgrimage to Lourdes wa...Read more