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    Advice regarding coronavirusAdvice regarding coronavirus

    Advice for parishes, schools and Catholic organisations has been issued by the Bishops' Conference of England regarding coronavirus. At this time, risk to individuals is low. The following is information on practical steps which parishes can take...

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    "Will you marry me?" A Valentine Day reflection

      Writtten by Roger Carr-Jones MFL Coordinator “ In 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...

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    Sick given ‘pride of place’ at Mass for Our Lady of Lourdes

    On Saturday 8 The Mass was also attended by current and former volunteers and pilgrims involved with the annual diocese of Westminster pilgrimage to Lourdes, which this year takes place from the 25 In his homily, Cardinal Vincent spoke about joy...

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    Pope’s prayer intention for February: Listen to the migrants’ cries

    An urgent and tragic aspect of human life today is the suffering of millions of our brothers and sisters who have been forced to become refugees. A particularly harrowing dimension of this tragedy is illegal human trafficking. In his prayer intent...

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    Cardinal: Living ‘for the sake of the kingdom’ is at the heart of consecrated life

    On Saturday 1 In addition to concelebrating religious order priests, men and women from a number of religious congregations and in consecrated life present in the Diocese of Westminster were in attendance.   Looking at the example of Simeon...

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    Cardinal’s Brexit statement: ‘Commit to each other through kindness’

    Statement from Cardinal Nichols on the UK leaving the European Union As the UK formally leaves the European Union, we have an opportunity to move beyond the divisions which have been evident at many levels in our society. It is important for...

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    Westminster Cathedral hosts first leg of Scripture Road Show

    Westminster Cathedral recently celebrated ‘The Year of the Word’ by hosting the first leg of the Scripture Road Show, a unique event which is travelling to dioceses across England and Wales throughout 2020.

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  • Marriage & Family
    Marriage Care appoints new Chair

    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...

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    Thomas Aquinas: A Saint and Sardines

    “You have written well of me, Thomas: what gift would you have?” The figure of the Lord addressed St Thomas Aquinas from the crucifix. This was one of very few mystical experiences in Thomas’ life, though he was a man who made...

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    New Rector for the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

    The Rt Rev Mgr Canon Philip Moger is to become the next Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk. He will take up his new responsibilities in September 2020. Mgr Moger’s appointment follows the end of the five year ter...

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