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    Picture credit: Fr Lawrence Lew OP.Obituary of Fr Richard George Dangerfield

    It is with sadness that we announce the news of the death of Fr Richard George Dangerfield on Saturday 6th October 2018. Known as Fr George Dangerfield, he died peacefully at the Whitby Dene Care Home in Ruislip where he had been living for the...

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    Celebrating the life of Blessed Oscar Romero

    In anticipation of his canonisation on Sunday 14 At the opening Mass, Bishop John reflected on the life and witness of Bl Oscar, ‘a man, a priest, an Archbishop who was “filled with the Spirit”, and spoke like Jesus and his truth, and so ...

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    'Pray the Rosary often,' says Bishop John Wilson

    At a Mass in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary on 7   ‘As the beads move through our fingers, we pray with Mary as she shows and leads the way to Christ. Moving through the scenes of salvation, Mary guides us into tender intimacy with Jesus,’...

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    Bishop John Sherrington thanks altar servers for their witness

    At the National Mass for Altar Servers at Westminster Cathedral on 6 Recalling the During an audience with the Pope, the Holy Father had asked the bishops to relay his message to ‘be joyful in Christ’. Bishop John explained that joy ‘m...

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    The Human Face of Human Rights in Calais

    By Barbara Kentish Mariam Guérey (pictured) might be called a ‘human face of human rights’ in Calais, where she has been with Secours Catholique-Caritas France for 15 years. There are many more who deserve a mention, but her story is strik...

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    Not just for Sunday

    by Deacon Adrian Cullen, Evangelisation Coordinator For the missionary pilgrims who journeyed to Liverpool to attend Adoremus, the National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage, the celebration of Mass at the Cathedral of Christ the King could n...

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    The Life and Times of a Prison Chaplain

    by Fr Stephen Coker For the last 11 years I have been a full time Prison Chaplain, five years spent at HMP Highdown (Banstead, Surrey) and subsequently six years at HMP Pentonville which is near Kings Cross and has just passed its 175th anniver...

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    Walking La Francigena

    By Sue Girvan  On Monday, 14th May, having flown in from Heathrow the previous day, 29 members of St Luke’s Parish, Pinner, including their Parish Priest Canon Robert Plourde and Father Hugh Preston SDB, left Montefiascone to walk 80+ miles ai...

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    St Cuthbert Mayne: Protomartyr of Douai College

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield, Diocesan Archivist Launceston, ‘the gateway to Cornwall, is a charming town situated two miles west of the river Tamar, the natural border that almost makes Cornwall into an island. Launceston was an important thorou...

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    My Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families

    By Sr Clement Doran  I am very happy to share with you some personal reflections on the World Meeting of Families, hosted by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, in August. Thankfully, it coincided with my visit to our retired priests in Ireland and my...

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