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    Picture credit: L'Arche UKA Revolution of Tenderness

    Book Review: A Cry is Heard, My Path to Peace Jean Vanier Darton, Longman and Todd, London 2018 144 pages/£9.99 (paperback) by Bishop Nicholas Hudson I have read more of Jean Vanier’s books than I can remember. But this one I read at o...

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    Former Irish President visits Convent of Jesus and Mary

    The first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary in March to talk to pupils about the fight against climate change and its impact on human rights. Mary, wh...

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    Award-winning parish centre in Ware

    by Deacon Adrian Cullen Ware Parish set out to use its Growing in Faith funds to re-build its parish centre, under the guidance of Fr John Gray. Parishioners were very generous in their support, contributing towards the £400k needed to build t...

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    Inside the hospice: Clean living and assisted suicide

    by Fr Peter Michael Scott Recently I had a vegan ‘clean living’ dinner with my brother, his wife and two guests. An extra participant was Tilly, my brother’s shipoodle. Tilly is a clever hound: if you are a dog lover she automatically get...

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    Celebrating generations of Catholic worship in Royston

    On Sunday 24th March, parishioners from St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Church gathered to celebrate one hundred years since its opening in the town of Royston, Hertfordshire. The foundation for the church was laid on the A10 Lon...

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    Pope's Prayer Intention: May 2019

    by Fr David Stewart SJ In this May-time, we have continued to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection and we will conclude the month with his Ascension, which of course brings us his absolute promise to remain with us in a new, original way. In our...

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  • Marriage & Family
    UK National Marriage Week 13th – 19th May 2019

    This year’s Marriage Week theme is ‘Recipe for a Healthy Marriage’. The ingredients for that recipe are: Kindness; Friendship; Commitment; Forgiveness; Intimacy; Tolerant communication. It works on two levels, to get couples thinking abou...

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    Sri Lanka: Risen Lord is present to all who suffer

    Easter Sunday is a day of peace. This affirmation   was shattered by the series of suicide bombs detonated in Sri Lanka on that very morning. Three of the bombs targeted Catholic churches where    crowds had gathered for Mass celebrating the Re...

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    Cardinal offers prayers for victims of Sri Lankan attacks

    Following news of multiple explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, which have claimed at least 137 lives and left many injured, Cardinal Vincent has written to Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lan...

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    Archbishop of Paris sends message of gratitude

    Paris, 16 ‘“Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people,” says your God.’ (Is 40, 1) These words of the prophet resonate deeply this Holy Week, the week in which we accompany the Lord Jesus in his Passion and death and as he prepares our hearts for...

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