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  • Main News
    Award for PeaceAward for Peace

    Sr Elizabeth O’Donohoe HC, who has been a loyal and committed member of the Westminster Interfaith team for many years, recently received an award for furthering the cause of peace through interfaith dialogue and collaboration. She was one of t...

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  • Vocations
    Bishop Paul confers Ministry of Acolyte

    On Saturday 20 October, Bishop Paul McAleenan conferred the Ministry of Acolyte on Westminster seminarians Axcel Soriano and Tim Mangatal at Allen Hall. Please pray for them as they continue their formation for the priesthood.

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    Pope's Prayer Intention: November

    by Fr David Stewart SJ One of our innovations, as we have been redeveloping the Pope’s personal Prayer Network (the Apostleship of Prayer, as it was known), is our hugely popular Click-to-Pray online service. It’s the Pope’s app that conn...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal shares Synod reflections with young people

    On Tuesday 30 The gathering was opened by Diocesan Youth Chaplain Fr Mark Walker, who thanked the nearly 90 young people for coming to hear the reflections of the Cardinal and to discuss them with their peers. He led the audience in The Car...

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    Gratitude, loyalty and respect for the Fallen

    I feel deeply moved to be with you in Tyne Cot because my grandfather, Eric Hudson, fought here in the Battle of Passchendaele and survived. We gather here in a spirit of what the ancient Romans called ‘pietas’. ‘Pietas’, for the Romans, m...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Alliance of Catholic Marriage Organisations

    We would like to draw to your attention this new partnership, which was launched to a gathering of the Bishops of England and Wales and their Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Coordinators and members of the organisations themselves at the recent ...

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    Looking Back at the Armistice of 1918

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield, Diocesan Archivist ‘The days of warfare,’ wrote Cardinal Bourne in the Westminster Cathedral Chronicle of December 1918, ‘are gradually changing into the days of peace. The constant peril from the skies that for ...

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  • Main News
    Monsenor Romero de las Americas

    by Barbara Kentish  ‘Decernimus’ or ‘we so decree’, said Pope Francis, concluding the surprisingly simple ritual which added Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI and five others to the canon of the saints of the Catholic Church on 14th October. ...

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    Rosario Cantada and Living Rosary

    By Fr Lawrence Lew OP London is home to Catholics from all over the world. The diverse cultural expressions of our Catholic faith that the various ethnic communities bring with them to this city enriches our diocese by giving us a vivid sense o...

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  • Main News
    Review: Christian Café dating website

    By Martha Behan I am no stranger to dating apps. I am single, 24, and I live in London, very much the target audience. I am also a Catholic who has only ever used secular dating apps. So when my friend and sometime colleague asked me to review ...

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