By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage & Family Life Coordinator, Diocese of Westminster Praying scripture through art is a practice that allows the text to be explored through the medium of a painting or photograph. This Lent we would like to…Read more
If like me, you enjoy cooking, you will know that, when the recipe asks you to spend time marinading the food, should you then decide to cut corners the overall flavour is affected. Whilst the meal remains edible, the complexity of flavour may be…Read more
In this time of lock down it is good to hear and be inspired by the work of those who work to sustain and nurture marriage and family life. Our thanks to Paul Mannu for this great overview on the charism and work of CANA In this time of continued…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage & Family Life Coordinator, Diocese of Westminster The past year has felt as though it has been full of challenges, sorrows and disappointments as our accepted way of living and acting has adapted to life in…Read more
‘I love you, Pop-Pop and Vovó!’ (Portuguese for grandmother) said our two-year-old granddaughter at our most recent Facetime conversation. After a year in which we have only briefly seen our three grandchildren and had to maintain social…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Coordinator , Diocese of Westminster Two years ago, I had the real privilege of working alongside our friends at Pray-As-You-Go, helping to devise a resource which became known as ‘Imagining the…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator, Diocese of Westminster https://www.restoredlives.org/ At the back of my house is a large wall. For most of the year it is hidden behind a profusion of plants each vying for the…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage & Family Life Coordinator, Diocese of Westminster Although I enjoy swimming, I am not a strong swimmer, which in the past meant that I rarely ventured out of my depth. It was not the water that was the…Read more
Our thanks to our friends from http://www.teamsgb.org.uk/ for sharing this inspiring reflection from Canon John Udris, Spiritual Director at St Mary's College Oscott Reverend Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Co-Ordinator This is to clarify…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Cordinator Diocese of Westminster (Image reproduced with the kind permission of the Preston Jesuit Community) If you ever have the opportunity to visit Preston take a moment to visit the Jesuit…Read more
By Reverend Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator (inspired by an article written for http://www.allianceofcatholicmarriageorganisations.org.uk/ ) I have always been fascinated by the time, effort and creativity that goes into the…Read more
The journey through this pandemic will be long. Our thanks to Nigel & Rose Stokes of the SmartLoving family for this contribution to help couples to grow in their love.
Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
Over the past number…Read more
Hearing different voices has been a particular theme of MFL Westminster during the lockdown. As we are now learning to live with the constraints and pressures of living in a pandemic it is good to hear words that can affirm our relationships and h...Read more
All marriages experience times of stress and disconnection. This is normal. At other times we need to love, help and support of others.
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Lockdown might be easing but the needs for couples and families are not.
MFL Westminster are inviting different voices to share their insights to help support and nourish marriage and family life.
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Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones
Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
What has been our experience as a married couple of the last 14 weeks, living through a time like no other with no set boundaries, different pressures and an un...Read more