On Monday 15th June, to mark the reopening of churches for individual prayer, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby prayed together in Westminster Cathedral and Abbey to mark this 'moment of grace,' as the Cardinal…Read more
With sadness, we announce the news of the death, this morning Sunday 14
Canon Vincent died peacefully at home, his sister Anne with him, where he had been living in retirement in Weston Turville, Aylesbury. He retired in October 2017, from th...Read more
Karen Anstiss is the Service Manager at Caritas Bakhita House, a safe house for women who have escaped modern slavery. Bakhita House is owned by the Diocese of Westminster and managed by Caritas Westminster.
Karen recently took part in a…Read more
Caritas Westminster has joined Feed Up Warm Up and Hitchin Food Provision Team to support families in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
Hitchin Food Provision Team is a collaboration of local groups . In addition to…Read more
Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
What words would you choose to describe your journey through this pandemic?
Words are an important way of articulating what we have experienced and what has touched us. Fi...Read more
As we approach the Solemnity of Corpus Christi during this unusual time of pandemic, the Cardinal has recorded the following message about the meaning of this 'most wonderful feast' which 'takes us right to the heart of God’s gift of himself…Read more
During this period of lockdown MFL Westminster have invited different groups to share their insights to help support and nourish marriage and family life.
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God so loved the world he gave his only Son!
How incredibl...Read more
A few days before churches re-open for private, individual prayer on 15
In an interview recorded in Westminster Cathedral, the Cardinal said that re-opening churches safely is an important first step as society continues to recover from the COVID...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has welcomed the decision that Catholic churches, that can safely do so, will re-open for individual prayer on 15th June. In his statement, he said:
'I am grateful to the Prime Minister for his decision that our churches may ...Read more
In April 2020, Caritas Westminster launched the Caritas Emergency Food Voucher Scheme as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic . During the first phase of the scheme , Caritas Westminster sent out £31,000 in…Read more
Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Co-ordinator
Going on retreat is always beneficial although it can be fraught with unexpected dangers and surprises, as we learn to travel in a new environment. Without the benef...Read more
'We stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in the USA as they challenge the evil of racism and the brutal killing of George Floyd. As the US Bishops made clear: “we cannot turn a blind eye to these atrocities and yet still try to prof...Read more
This month, Pope Francis takes us to a fundamental aspect of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, since its earliest days as the Apostleship of Prayer. Since its beginning, over 175 years ago, this ministry has been rooted in devotion to ...Read more
In his homily for Pentecost Sunday, Cardinal Vincent questions why churches are not being allowed to reopen.
Comparing the faithful to the disciples who waited in the Upper Room for the coming of the Holy Spirit, he says: 'We, too, are waiting ...Read more
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
With joy, I join Archbishop Justin Welby and all of you to share some thoughts from the heart. This is Pentecost: we celebrate the day on which the Spirit of God came down with power...Read more
Borehamwood Foodbank is one of many social action projects in the Diocese of Westminster to receive financial support from Caritas Westminster during the COVID-19 pandemic. Located at St Teresa’s Church, Borehamwood , the food…Read more