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  • Marriage & Family
    Zacchaeus to the rescue Zacchaeus to the rescue

    Written by Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator for the Diocese of Westminster 4th May 2020 In this time of crisis feeling isolated is not an unusual feeling and is one that crosses my mind when my daily walk takes me past ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    The joy of growing closer to God and each other every day

    During this time of crisis MFL Westminster has been inviting different voices to share their insights on ways to deepen our insights into the vocation of marriage andways to  explore married spirituality. Last Friday (third week of Easter) we ...

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    Metropolitan Archbishops on closure of churches during pandemic

    Writing on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the five Metropolitan Archbishops have addressed the COVID-19 pandemic and, specifically, the measures taken and restrictions imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus.   Writing...

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    Supporting victims of domestic abuse

    Since the UK-wide COVID-19 lockdown began on 23 In response, on 29 Bishop John Sherrington explained: ‘Every person has a right to live their life free from violence, abuse, intimidation and fear. Catholic parishes can play an important r...

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  • Vocations
    Reflecting on vocations in the time of Covid-19 pandemic

      This Sunday is Good Shepherd Sunday. We hear Jesus the Good Shepherd calling us to the fullness of life. As a shepherd, he has a keen and sharp awareness for the needs of each one of us. Lovingly he tends us, soothes us and leads us through ...

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    Good Shepherd Sunday

    Good Shepherd Sunday, 3 Due to the pandemic, as we are unable to gather in our churches to celebrate Mass, this year there will not be a collection for the Priests’ Training Fund. Please pray for the seminarians and those discerning God’...

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    Pope Francis institutes new prayers to Our Lady

    In his letter on the month of May, Pope Francis has provided two new prayers which he encourages us to recite at the end of the Rosary and are included in full below. Especially in this month where we express devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary...

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    Pope’s prayer intention for May: For Deacons

    A response of tenderness ‘ To the pandemic of the virus we want to respond with the universality of prayer, of  compassion, of tenderness ’ ,  said  Pope Francis,  just before Holy Week and Easter ,  as the virus ripped  through almos...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Home is a Holy Place and Seeking God Together

    Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator for the Diocese of Westminster These are two great titles of work undertaken in recent years by the Marriage and Family Life Team at the Bishop’s Conference. Both resources m...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Coping with Lockdown: choosing to love

    At a time when the world seems silent,our lived experience is not.  WMFL Westminster is inviting guest contributors to share their insights to help us feed marriage and family life. 36 years ago, we had a young family of three. Life was full of...

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