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    In recognition of priestly service at St Theodore’sIn recognition of priestly service at St Theodore’s

    By Sr Marian Ward In recognition of Fr Bernard Boylan’s dedication and commitment of nearly twenty-four years as Parish Priest, a farewell party was organised by the parishioners of St Theodore of Canterbury Church, Hampton-on-Thames, a wonde...

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    Finding God in moments of twilight

    By Deacon Roger Carr-Jones, Marriage and Family Life Coordinator It is always something of a relief when the dark nights begin to fade into memory, and we get to enjoy that great speciality of England: the joy of twilight. Twilight is that in-b...

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    Mass for Consecrated Life

    On February 2 As is customary on this feast, Mass began with a procession of candles as both celebrants and congregation held aloft lit candles. In his homily the Cardinal reflected on the symbolism of the lighthouse, with the light at the c...

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    Papal Blessing for Sheila Gallagher

    By Ellen Teague Sheila Gallagher of the parish of Mary Immaculate and St Peter, New Barnet was given a Papal Blessing at Mass on Sunday 3 In the 1980s, Sheila was instrumental in setting up the Justice and Peace network in north London. A gr...

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    A tiny recognition for astronomical generosity

    By Elke Springett ‘I started when I was nine, and I just carried on,’ says Jim Cullen, Parish Master of Ceremonies at Our Lady of Grace and St Edward the Confessor, Chiswick, when asked what has kept him serving for 64 years. Jim was awarde...

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    Beauty for Ashes: Stained glass art at St Joseph’s

    On Wednesday 23 During Mass, Bishop John also blessed the new altar and the new stained glass window that had been commissioned through the generous fundraising of parents. The stained glass window depicts the presentation of the Infant Jesus a...

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    Stevenage sings ‘And I will raise him up’

    By Fr Brian McMahon Assistant Priest at St Joseph’s Church, Stevenage On Friday 26 The occasion was the raising of a new statue of the Risen Christ and its attachment to the front of the church building. This was part of the finishing w...

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    Brent pupils debate impact of Brexit on BBC news

    Pupils at the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Willesden made the BBC evening news following their first Parliamentary style debate, where they discussed the impact of the EU Settlement Scheme on students, with local Labour MP Dawn Butler present on 1...

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    Harpenden Parish achieves the Live Simply Award

    Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Harpenden received the CAFOD Receiving the award on behalf of the parish, Canon Anthony Dwyer was delighted with the commitment of so many parishioners to the programme. Suggestions on living a sim...

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    New Patron for Passage

    The Passage, the homeless charity in Westminster which has helped over 130,000 people in crisis in almost 40 years, has announced the Duke of Cambridge as its newest patron. Since he and his brother Prince Harry were first taken to see the char...

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