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  • Marriage & Family
    Finding healing, renewal and rediscovery in marriageFinding healing, renewal and rediscovery in marriage

    Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator Dear Couples, What has been our experience as a married couple of the last 14 weeks, living through a time like no other with no set boundaries, different pressures and an un...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal welcomes announcement on resuming collective worship

    Cardinal Vincent welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement on 23 'As Catholics we now look forward to being able to celebrate Mass together again from 4 'It is important that we continue to abide by the guidance, given by the Government, on app...

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  • Main News
    Windrush Day: 'Learn from our history', says Bishop Paul

    Bishop Paul McAleenan, Lead Bishop for Migrants and Refugees, has encouraged the Catholic community to unite in prayer and reflection on Windrush Day. He heralds the importance and value of the Windrush Generation as well as that of the UK’s mig...

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  • Main News
    Guidance for non-Eucharistic funeral services in churches

    As part of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, it has been announced that non-Eucharistic funeral services can now take place in churches. The guidelines developed by the Bishops' Conference support the safe and dignified conduct of these non-Eu...

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  • Main News
    Abortion statistics 'an increasing and terrible human tragedy'

    Abortion statistics released by the Department for Health on 11 The highest number of abortions ever was recorded for English and Welsh residents, with 207,384 abortions for English and Welsh residents, an increase of 6,776 since 2018. The stati...

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  • Main News
    Rediscovering the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Five days ago, our churches were able to open their doors for the first time in three months, albeit with necessary restrictions and doorkeepers. Some have been able to visit, with joy; others have stayed away, housebound or still needing to shiel...

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  • Main News
    Irish Chaplaincy provides tablet devices for seniors

    (This article was first published by Independent Catholic News on 10th June 2020.) 'It's the nicest thing anyone has done for me. I felt so lonely during lockdown. Now I feel so connected.' So said Ann, who is supported by the Irish Chaplain...

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  • Main News
    Caritas Westminster responds to Government’s extension of free school meals over summer

    Caritas Westminster has responded to the announcement that the Government’s  free school meal voucher scheme will be extended to cover the summer holidays . Anna  Gavurin , Coordinator of Caritas Food Collective  at Caritas Westminster ,  s...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal and Archbishop Welby pray together on first day of church opening

    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 sai...

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  • Main News
    Canon Vincent Berry RIP

    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...

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