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    Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop of Canterbury Justine Welby at the closing of the Year of Mercy (Mazur/Catholicnews.org)Letter to all Christians for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

    This week our churches will be praying together for Christian unity in our life together, our witness and our longing to see the Kingdom of God in the midst of our world. We encourage every church to take this call to prayer with the utmost seriou...

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    Fr Seamus Noctor RIP

    Fr Seamus died peacefully at the Glenashling Nursing Home in Co. Kildare, on the morning of 16th January. Fr Seamus’ sister, Maura, who was also living at Glenashling, died on Monday.  Fr Seamus was born in Dublin in September 1928 and Ordai...

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    Feltham youth carry out the works of Christian mercy

    by Analiza Botelho It is important to spend time with the elderly or sick who may be alone or unable to leave their homes during the cold winter. A group of 24 young people, from the community of St Lawrence Parish in Feltham, volunteered to ...

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    Faith in Action: Training Day at Newman Catholic College

    For the third successive year staff from Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School and Newman Catholic College came together at the start of the spring term for a day of high quality reflection and debate. This year the conference was held at Newman Cathol...

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    St Michael’s successful expansion bid

    St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School in Finchley has been selected by the Department for Education (DfE) to receive funding from the Selective School Expansion Fund to expand the school.     The expansion will allow the school to incre...

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  • Vocations
    Hearing the Call in Panama

    by Canon Stuart Wilson At the moment there is an army poster that has caused a bit of kerfuffle. For a hundred years the Army has been famous for its call to service with the phrase ‘your country needs you.’  The latest version has not gon...

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  • Marriage & Family
    The Seasons of Marriage and Family life: cultivating new growth

    February is sometimes viewed as a time of extended gloom and despondency as winter begins to strengthen its grip. In the natural world the familiar beauty of the landscape and the garden has departed and all seems stark. When we remind ourselves t...

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    Pope's Prayer Intention for January 2019

    To begin the new year of 2019, Pope Francis has chosen this intention and now offers it to us to pray with him: ‘that young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the jo...

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    Click to Pray chosen as official prayer platform for WYD Panama

    The Pope’s Prayer Network is honoured to have had Each day, the app offers a different set of short and accessible prayers. The first is to start off the day, as we pray to make ourselves available for Christ’s mission; a second one, very b...

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    St Thomas More Pupils Mark Parliament Week with MP Q&A

    On Thursday 15th November, St Thomas More Catholic School welcomed David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, to a Q&A session with their Year 11 pupils.  The event took place during UK Parliament Week, a national campaign for schools to raise pupils’ und...

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