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  • Vocations
    Francis gives his testimony at the Lourdes Pilgrimage 2018.Will you be the next Mary Lee?

    My story begins with a lady, called Mary, not the Mother of Jesus, but a sick and housebound parishioner called Mary Lee from my home parish of St Mary Magdalen’s, Willesden Green in North-West London. As a youth group we went visiting on a Satu...

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  • Vocations
    A New Year for our Seminarians

    In early September, the seminarians of Westminster diocese will gather together with the Cardinal and Bishop John Sherrington for the 'Westminster Gathering'. This annual event affords an opportunity for all our seminarians to meet together for pr...

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  • Main News
    The network of charity giving hope and rebuilding lives in Kerala

    As media focus on the Kerala floods gradually fades, a charity in England and Wales is drawing attention to its continued efforts to rescue and restore lives in this latest climate catastrophe.   With 10,000 volunteers in England and Wales ...

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    A day of Christian Solidarity with Friends of the Holy Land

    Press release received from Friends of the Holy Land, Warwickshire   ‘Friends of the Holy Land’ will host a national day of Christian solidarity on Saturday 22nd September.FHL’s achievements in their nine years of existence have been ...

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    FHL Gaza: A vision in action

    ‘Christian witness means being a good neighbour’. This year’s guest speaker at the annual garden party at Our Lady of Victories, Kensington, was Dr Harry Hagopian, international lawyer and ecumenical adviser on matters relating to the Holy L...

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  • Vocations
    'It takes many people to make a good priest'

    ‘What matters is not so much what we achieve as what’s in our heart. Which is why the Lord calls us not simply to be shepherds but to be shepherds after his heart’ were the words of encouragement spoken by Bishop Nicholas Hudson in his homil...

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    'Jesus is unable to resist the word of his Mother... he will certainly grant all that his Mother asks'

    The 30th annual diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this year was held from 22nd to 27th July. The theme for the pilgrimage, ‘Do whatever he tells you’ was taken from John 2:5 when at the wedding feast at Cana, Mary commands the servants to do as J...

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    In adoration of Christ’s Real Presence

    by Fr Kevin Jordan, Parish Priest St Mary Magdalen, Willesden Green Each week on the A-Team, Hannibal would say, ‘I love it when a plan comes together.’ Until recently, the diocese’s directions to our church would bring you to firmly shu...

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  • Education
    In thanksgiving: Catholic Children’s Society

    On Thursday 5th July students from across the diocese gathered for the Catholic Children’s Society (CCS) annual Good Samaritan and Good Shepherd Masses at Westminster Cathedral. The Good Shepherd Mass for primary school pupils was celebrated by ...

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    Diocese without frontiers: An exciting time for ecumenism

    In the second of a series of articles by Westminster priests who live and work outside the diocese, Mgr Paul McPartlan shares his experience of working for ecumenical dialogue.  The year 1984 was important for me in tw...

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