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    Who do you say I am?Who do you say I am?

    This is the question that Jesus puts to his disciples, as we hear in the Gospel for Home Mission Sunday which this year is on 16th September. Really it is a question about faith. For those who have not been brought up in the Catholic faith, or hav...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal expresses sorrow and shame about abuse in the Church

    Cardinal Vincent has written to clergy of the diocese in response to the letter from Pope Francis on the abuse of children in the Church.  In the letter, the Cardinal expresses sorrow and shame, saying:  ‘I am so sorry for the hurt that ...

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    It’s the Mass that matters

    by Fr Mark Vickers With Adoremus imminent, there is a heightened anticipation among delegates preparing for Liverpool and among those who will hold the event in their prayers. Just occasionally, however, one hears the query: ‘A Eucharistic Co...

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    Inside the hospice: The Eucharist as a small detail

    by Fr Peter Michael Scott   In his Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate, Pope Francis reminds us that Jesus asked his disciples to pay attention to details: ‘The little detail that wine was running out at a party. The little detail t...

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    The last days of the English College in Douai

    In this second of two articles in the 450th anniversary year of the English College, Douai, Fr Nicholas Schofield continues the story of the College through turbulent wars and the French Revolution until its return to English shores   The ...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal expresses 'solidarity in prayer' for victims of Keralan floods

    On Tuesday 21st August, Cardinal Vincent wrote to the Keralan/Malayalam Catholic community to express his 'solidarity in prayer' for the victims of the Keralan floods. In the letter addressed to Frs Johnson Alexander and Sebastian Joseph,  ...

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  • Vocations
    From Tyburn to Grancey-le-Château

    by Tom Henry 3rd December 2016 will be a significant date in the history of the Tyburn nuns. It was on this day that the initiation ceremony for the cause for Mother Marie Adele Garnier, the foundress of the order, took place at the monastery i...

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  • Education
    Cardinal Vaughan student explores the work of AoS chaplains

    Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) hosted work experience student, Ciaran Bourke, from Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, London, at its head office in Eccleston Square for two weeks in July. Ciaran helped in various jobs including working on spreadsheet...

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    Multi-faith commitment to peace

    by Clive Phillips This year the annual multi-faith pilgrimage visited the East End of London, an area that has welcomed thousands of migrants and refugees of different faiths from France, Ireland, Russia, the Caribbean, Bangladesh and other par...

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  • Marriage & Family
    World Meeting of Families The Gospel of the Family

    by Roger Carr-Jones Like many others I will be participating in this great event at some distance (having no ticket!), but I, like the rest of our diocesan family, will remain close to all the participants, especially the Holy Father, Cardinal ...

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