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  • Marriage & Family
    'Joy for the World'
A day for everyone involved in Marriage and Family Ministry'Joy for the World' A day for everyone involved in Marriage and Family Ministry

     

     

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  • Main News
    Pope’s Prayer Intention for May

    by Fr David Stewart SJ As we move into Mary’s month, and the beginning of the northern-hemisphere summer, our Holy Father points to the mission that we all share as baptised followers of the Risen Christ, the Mission of the Laity. Pope Franci...

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    Saint of the Month: The English Martyrs

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield Up until recently England and Wales could claim one of the largest groups of martyrs officially recognised by the Church, at least since ancient times. This has been recently challenged by the martyrs of the 20th centur...

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  • Archbishop
    Rejoice and Be Glad

    by Cardinal Vincent Nichols What is your picture of holiness? In your eyes, what does a saint look like? Pope Francis’ recent Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (‘Rejoice and be Glad’) offers us his answers to these questions. He says that...

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    Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation Welcomed by Bishops

    The Bishops of England and Wales have expressed their gratitude for the reflection on holiness which the Holy Father has given in Gaudete et Exsultate, and have commended it to all those who seek wholeness and peace in their lives. In their state...

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    A Global Wave of Prayer

    Some ideas are so simple, yet so profound, that you wonder why no one has come up with them before. In 2015 the Archbishops of Canterbury and York suggested that people might use the ten days between the Ascension and Pentecost as a special time o...

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    Adoremus 2018: National Eucharistic Congress

    by Albert Lawes, Parish Catechist, Shepherd’s Bush Parish One of the greatest attractions of Adoremus, the National Eucharistic Congress to be held in Liverpool over 7-9 September, will be the presence of Bishop Robert Barron. Together with C...

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    Sharing Joy in Hounslow

    In early March, Fr. Mamdouh AbuSada, Director of the School of Joy, spent two weeks visiting the UK. The School of Joy, in Beit Sahour, is dedicated to helping young people aged 6-23 who have learning difficulties or have been abandoned by their f...

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    One Step Closer to Lourdes

    Each year the Diocese of Westminster organises a pilgrimage, taking the sick, infirm and disabled pilgrims to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes. There are many sick people who wish to visit Lourdes but are unable to do so due to financial constrai...

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    New SVP President Welcomed

    Bishop Paul McAleenan, Spiritual Director of the St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP), celebrated a special Mass for members of St Aloysius parish, Somers Town on Saturday 7th April. The Mass marked the beginning of the presidency of Simon Matthews wh...

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