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  • Vocations
    Fr Francis Wahle todayFr Francis Wahle: Out of a sense of gratitude

    Fr Francis Wahle turned 90 this year, and although he has been retired for a good number of years, he remains in active service. In this interview, he shares the story of his remarkable life. Around the time of his ninth birthday, an event happ...

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  • Main News
    Bishop John celebrates All Saints Vigil Mass for Young City Catholics

    On 31st October 2019, Bishop John Sherrington joined the Young City Catholics at St Mary Moorfields Church where he celebrated a Vigil Mass for the feast of All Saints. Around 30 young people attended the celebration, which was followed by a meal ...

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  • Main News
    The God Who Speaks: 'Let the Bible be our guide'

    By Adrian Cullen, Evangelisation Coordinator To encounter Jesus Christ is at the heart of evangelisation. During 2020, dedicated as a year of focus on the Bible and ‘The God Who Speaks’ by the Bishops of England and Wales, we are invited...

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  • Marriage & Family
    On the road to Bethlehem and home to God

    By Deacon Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage and Family Life Coordinator In the hustle and bustle that now marks the Advent season, the concept of expectant waiting and preparation, both for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas and the...

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  • Main News
    Inside the Parish: 'this child will change us'

    By Fr Peter Michael Scott I am getting used to baptisms. Having been away from parish life working in a hospice, I am out of practice presiding at services other than Mass and funerals. Thankfully, East Finchley has lots of young families, so b...

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  • Main News
    A remarkable act of reconciliation

    At the General Audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday, 30th October, a remarkable act of reconciliation took place. At the end of the Falklands conflict a statue of Our Lady of Luján, Patroness of Argentina, which been brought to the Islands by ...

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  • Main News
    Editing St John Henry Newman

    By Fr Nicholas Schofield Ten years ago I was asked to help prepare a new edition of one of the lesser known works of our new saint, John Henry Newman: Essays Critical and Historical. It was recently published as part of Gracewing’s ‘Newman ...

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  • Main News
    Building reconciliation between Catholics and Methodists

    By Bishop John Sherrington Recently I travelled to Kenya for the meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the World Methodist Council and the Catholic Church (MERCIC). The meeting was hosted by the Focolare...

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  • Main News
    Advent is a time for waiting

    By Bishop John Sherrington It is difficult to wait and many people become more impatient with daily life. While trains run with remarkable regularity on the Victoria line, one a minute, frustration quickly builds up when there is a longer del...

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  • Main News
    Holy Land pilgrimage 2019: an ideal preparation for Advent

    By Bishop Paul McAleenan ‘O little town of Bethlehem’, we sing. ‘O little town’? Bethlehem today is a very large town. I travelled through it in the last week of November along with 44 others on the annual diocesan pilgrimage to the Hol...

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