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    Resident Pauline Clayton and staff at St Joseph’s display the royal bouquetRoyal flowers for St Joseph’s 

    An exquisite bouquet of flowers, designed by Philippa Craddock, used to decorate St George’s Chapel for the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has been donated to the patients of St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney, the day after the we...

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  • Archbishop
    600th Anniversary of Primacy of Poland

    On 29th April Cardinal Vincent travelled to Poland as Papal Legate at the celebrations of the 600th Anniversary of the Primacy of Poland. The Cardinal was in the city of Gniezno, whose Archbishops were first recognised as Primates in 1418, and hav...

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    50 Faces at the Houses of Parliament

    by Bishop Nicholas Hudson It felt fitting and timely indeed to bring to the Houses of Parliament ‘Fifty Faces of the Holy Land’, the photographic and audio exhibition held in May sponsored by the Holy Land Coordination to bring to prominence ...

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    St Mary’s University launches new research centre into education of marginalised children

    St Mary’s University, Twickenham has announced plans to launch a new Centre for Research into the Education of Marginalised Children and Young Adults. The centre will focus on the education of children and young adults not served by existing ed...

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    Recognising migrants’ contribution

    London’s migrant community came to St George's Cathedral, Southwark, on the May Bank Holiday for the 13th annual Mass for Migrants in honour of St Joseph the Worker. The Mass is a joint celebration between the three Catholic dioceses in London,...

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    Rosary on the coast

    On 29th April around the coast of England and Wales, Catholics gathered for the Rosary on the Coast, to pray for ‘life, faith and peace in the British Isles’. In our own diocese, not only did groups travel to the coast to join, but there were ...

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    Blessing of Restored Stations of the Cross

    by Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat Bishop Nicholas Hudson celebrated Mass on 16th May and blessed the newly restored Stations of the Cross at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street.  Many of the donors who funded the project as well as t...

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    Commemorating Portuguese contribution

    by Fr Ulick Loring On Monday 9th April two new stained glass windows were dedicated in St James Church, Twickenham. One remembers the Portuguese dead of the First World War. becoming the first formal recognition in this country of the Portuguese ...

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    Celebrating 60 years at St Mary Magdalen

    by Fr Gladstone Liddle On Sunday, 6th May Cardinal Vincent celebrated Mass at St Mary Magdalen Church, Whetstone to mark the 60th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the present church by Cardinal William Godfrey in 1958. The pa...

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  • Education
    Douay Martyrs join hands for children overseas

    Pupils from the Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School, Ickenham raised £5,000 for the CAFOD Appeal 2018 engaging in four weeks of fundraising activities which included raffle ticket sales, cake sales, unwanted gift sales, guess the number of sw...

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