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  • Main News
    Fr Patrick Longo Francischini and Sr Elizabete Cristina Costa from the Brazilian chaplaincy team.Brazilian Chaplaincy opens foodbank

    In June this year, in response to the dramatic increase in financial hardship during the pandemic, the Brazilian  Chaplaincy  at St Anne’s Church, Whitechapel, opened its own foodbank with the support of Caritas Westminster. The foodbank is...

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    Cardinal prays for people of Beirut

    Following the devastating industrial blast in Beirut on Tuesday 4 'I watched with deepening horror the unfolding news of the dreadful industrial explosion in the centre of your beloved Beirut. The widespread devastation it has caused has brough...

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    Pope’s prayer intention for August: For those at sea

    By Fr David Stewart SJ   This most extraordinary year of pain and suffering continues into the late summer. The pandemic is affecting, almost certainly, every single human on the face of the earth. It makes you think of the powerful contemp...

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    Caritas Westminster launches training for new social entrepreneurs in Brent

    SEIDS, a  Brent-based  project managed by Caritas Westminster,  helps people who are unemployed or underemployed find decent, meaningful and dignified work through self-employment, training, social enterprise and living wage job opportunities. ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    How is the pandemic affecting couples?

    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 of ...

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    Caritas Bakhita House helps secure sentences for traffickers

    Caritas  Bakhita  House has  helped to   secure jail sentences for two  traffickers operating in London .  The team at  Bakhita  House  acted  as the main point of contact for the victim  in her communications with   the Metropolitan p...

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  • Marriage & Family
    REALITY – We are HUMAN

    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...

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    Fr Frederick George Jackson RIP

    We announce the sad news of the death this afternoon, 17 Fr Fred was born in Liverpool on 27 Sympathy is extended to Fr Fred’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of his former Anglican and Catholic parishes. Informat...

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    Caritas Westminster transforms key services during pandemic

    The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed society beyond recognition. Cities are largely deserted, and places of worship have fallen quiet. Society has retreated inwards, and as a result, social injustices have increased. Caritas Westminster, which w...

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    Newman Catholic College joins partners to help community through crisis

    The wellbeing of the Newman Catholic College community  has always been a key feature of the work of  our  school ,  but in recent  months  this   focus  has sharpened.  We  are motivated  by Pope Francis’  comment that ,   ‘ I wa...

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