With sadness, we announce the death of Fr Danny Horan. Fr Danny died peacefully in Ruislip Nursing Home in the evening of Sunday 23 Sympathy is extended to Fr Danny’s family and friends and to the clergy and parishioners of his former parishes…Read more
In June this year, in response to the dramatic increase in financial hardship during the pandemic, the Brazilian Chaplaincy at St Anne’s Church, Whitechapel, opened its own foodbank with the support of Caritas Westminster.
The foodbank…Read more
Following the devastating industrial blast in Beirut on Tuesday 4
'I watched with deepening horror the unfolding news of the dreadful industrial explosion in the centre of your beloved Beirut. The widespread devastation it has caused has…Read more
By Fr David Stewart SJ
This most extraordinary year of pain and suffering continues into the late summer. The pandemic is affecting, almost certainly, every single human on the face of the earth. It makes you think of the powerful…Read more
SEIDS, a Brent-based project managed by Caritas Westminster, helps people who are unemployed or underemployed find decent, meaningful and dignified work through self-employment, training, social enterprise and living wage job opportunities.…Read more
The journey through this pandemic will be long. Our thanks to Nigel & Rose Stokes of the SmartLoving family for this contribution to help couples to grow in their love.
Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
Over the past number…Read more
Caritas Bakhita House has helped to secure jail sentences for two traffickers operating in London . The team at Bakhita House acted as the main point of contact for the victim in her communications with the Metropolitan…Read more
Hearing different voices has been a particular theme of MFL Westminster during the lockdown. As we are now learning to live with the constraints and pressures of living in a pandemic it is good to hear words that can affirm our relationships and h...Read more
We announce the sad news of the death this afternoon, 17
Fr Fred was born in Liverpool on 27
Sympathy is extended to Fr Fred’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of his former Anglican and Catholic parishes.
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed
society beyond recognition. Cities are largely deserted, and places of worship have fallen quiet. Society has retreated inwards, and as a result, social injustices have increased. Caritas Westminster, which…Read more
The wellbeing of the Newman Catholic College community has always been a key feature of the work of our school , but in recent months this focus has sharpened. We are motivated by Pope Francis’ comment that , ‘ I wa...Read more
The events of the past few months, where the reality of racism has been thrown into the spotlight, have highlighted the urgent need to tackle prejudice in the world and to promote the dignity of every person. In his message for World…Read more
All marriages experience times of stress and disconnection. This is normal. At other times we need to love, help and support of others.
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Pupils and staff at St Benedict’s School in Ealing have raised almost £3,000 for the Trussell Trust, a charity which runs a network of foodbanks in the UK.
Children in all year groups at the school, from nursery to the Sixth Form, …Read more
Bishop John Sherrington, the lead Catholic Bishop for Life Issues, has commented on a proposed amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill that, if tabled, would repeal sections 58 and 59 of the 1981 Offences Against the Persons Act and 'result in the in...Read more
As we pass ed the year’s longest day last month, many families felt that this was the longest y ear ever as so many suffered at various levels from the effects of the pandemic. Families griev ed the loss of beloved ...Read more