Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator for the Diocese of Westminster
These are two great titles of work undertaken in recent years by the Marriage and Family Life Team at the Bishop’s Conference. Both resources m...Read more
At a time when the world seems silent,our lived experience is not.
WMFL Westminster is inviting guest contributors to share their insights to help us feed marriage and family life.
36 years ago, we had a young family of three. Life was full of...Read more
We are inviting various voices working in the diocese to share their pastoral and practical insights during the COVID19 pandemic.
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Our thanks to Charles & Krysia Golabek for this contribution.
By Deacon Roger Carr-Jones
Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
When I was in formation for the permanent diaconate, we had an exceptionally gifted lecturer for Moral Theology. Whenever praised for his insights he would merely respond rather p...Read more
We are inviting contributions from various voices working within the diocese to share their pastoral and practical insights during the COVID19 pandemic.
Marriage Care was founded in this diocese in 1946 and has been serving parish communities acr...Read more
By Deacon Roger Carr-Jones
Marriage and Family Life Coordinator
For the past few months, I have been living in a different home while my own home has been restored. Part of living in this different space has meant learning to live in a diffe...Read more
In this time of challenge we are inviting various voices from the diocese to share their pastoral insights.
Forgiveness is easy to say, yet difficult to practice.
Nurturing forgiveness in married life, helps to heal wounds and rekindle love.
We regret that due to the Corvid 19 pandemic and based on the advice being issued by Government, we have taken the decision to now formally cancel this gathering on the 30th May 2020.
At the present moment we are unable to say...Read more
In Ignatian spirituality we can learn to pray through art. However, learning to pray when painting our home with a pot of emulsion feels very different. Yet with every sweep of the brush, or glide of the roller, a new landscape appears before our ...Read more
written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones
There are many things that can be a source of embarrassment in daily life, especially in a work contest, when we do or say something without engaging our brain. I am sure that we have all ha...Read more
Writtten by Roger Carr-Jones MFL Coordinator
Perhaps we can recall when we first met the person that we love, just how eager we were to learn more about them and gradually to learn more about their inner landscape? Dating has...Read more
This January marks a moment of change as my predecessor Kit Dollard hands on the baton of responsibility to serve as Chair of Marriage Care.
Saying ‘goodbye’ is both a bittersweet moment as a friend moves on and the opportunity to look back...Read more
Continuing on our Advent journey with the Holy Family towards Bethlehem, this is a useful opportunity to experience a retreat in daily life as a married couple, where we can reflect upon, heal, affirm and grow our relationship. This may be a new ...Read more
By Deacon Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage and Family Life Coordinator
In the hustle and bustle that now marks the Advent season, the concept of expectant waiting and preparation, both for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas and the...Read more
If we were to reflect back on our experience of family life there would be times when we would have experienced moments of change. Whilst these might differ in their severity and impact, they still form part of our journey, shaping and influencing...Read more
If you are not familiar with Teams, this is an international lay movement in the Catholic Church, designed to enrich ‘married spirituality’, helping to make good Christian marriages even better by growing the graces received in sacramental mar...Read more