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  • Vocations
    Reflecting on vocations in the time of Covid-19 pandemicReflecting 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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  • Main News
    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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  • Main News
    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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  • Main News
    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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    Caritas Westminster sends out £31,000 in emergency food vouchers

    Caritas Westminster has sent out £31,000 in emergency food vouchers, to be distributed by parishes and schools to those most in need. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people in a difficult financial position with businesses closed and budgets ...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal thanks NHS staff and care workers

    Cardinal Vincent thanks NHS staff and care workers in all settings for the work they are doing during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this video he explains that Masses will be live-streamed each Thursday evening at 7pm from one of the cathedrals around...

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  • Main News
    Fr Antony Conlon RIP

    We share the sad news of the death yesterday evening, the Second Sunday of Easter (of Divine Mercy), 19 Fr Tony was born in Dublin, Ireland on 14 Sympathy is extended to Fr Tony’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of h...

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  • Marriage & Family
    How is our relationship prospering under lockdown?

    We are inviting various voices working in the diocese to share their pastoral and practical insights during the COVID19 pandemic. To find out more https://wwme.org.uk/     Our thanks to Charles & Krysia Golabek for this contribution. Happil...

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