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    Deep roots to the SpiritDeep roots to the Spirit

    Evangelisation is first and foremost about an encounter with Jesus Christ. For many who passed through Trafalgar Square on Pentecost Sunday, it would have been just that: an encounter, maybe for the first time, through his disciples, with Jesus Ch...

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    Pope's Prayer Intention: July 2019

    by Fr David Stewart SJ   At the end of June, the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network gathered in Rome to celebrate 175 years since its founding. From those early days in France, this pontifical service has grown to become the Church’s largest p...

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    Christian marriage is worth celebrating

    Marriage and Family Life Coordinator Did you know that in June over 600 couples, each called to be missionary disciples in their different ways, attended our Mass of Thanksgiving for Matrimony? I was fortunate to meet a number of couples and to s...

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    Bishop John Sherrington urges Catholics to contact MPs to save unborn lives

    'Early next week Parliament will consider the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill, and we are expecting amendments to legalise abortion in Northern Ireland. 'This is the most serious threat to the life of the unborn child in modern times....

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    Merger of Parishes of Chiswick and Gunnersbury

    DECREE CONCERNING THE MERGER OF THE PARISHES OF OUR LADY OF GRACE & ST EDWARD (CHISWICK) AND ST DUNSTAN (GUNNERSBURY)   Following consultation with the Council of Priests in accordance with Canon 515 §2, and conscious of the views expressed by t...

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    Missionaries of Sacred Heart bid farewell to St Albans

    On Pentecost Sunday, Fr Carl Tranter MSC, Provincial of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, visited St Alban and  St Stephen to announce the sad news that the Order would be withdrawing from the parish, following the retirement or death of a nu...

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  • Archbishop
    Remembering Cardinal Hume

    On Monday 17 Sharing many memories of the Cardinal Hume, Cardinal Vincent said in his homily: ‘What I cherish most about Cardinal Hume is his stature as a man and teacher of prayer. He knew, I know, you know, that only prayer can answer the a...

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  • Vocations
    Celebration of Priesthood

    On the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the day of universal prayer for priests, which this year occurred on 28 Welcoming the hundreds of priests who attend the Mass, Cardinal Vincent said: ‘Today is about you, my brother priests, about ...

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  • Vocations
    Entering into an engagement with the Lord

    by Matteo Di Giuseppi I consider becoming a candidate for Holy orders a real gift from God and also a sign of his faithfulness towards me. It is also recognition from mother Church of the genuineness of God’s calling in my life. I have, there...

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    Looking forward in hope and anticipation

    Becoming a candidate for Holy Orders has sharpened my focus on Christ and has granted me both encouragement and reassurance that I am where God wants me to be. I have certainly matured both spiritually and humanly since I started my formation to ...

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