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  • Vocations
    Copyright: BiancoDiaconate Ordination of Joseph Raju Katthula CMF

    On the 18th May, Bishop John Wilson ordained Joseph Raju Katthula CMF, a Claretian Missionary, to the diaconate in a joyful ceremony at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Hayes. Addressing his homily to the deacon-elect, Bishop John sa...

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  • Main News
    Pope Francis asks us to open our eyes and hear the cry of victims of human trafficking

    As we prepare to observe the Day for Life on Sunday 17 Invoking the intercession of St Josephine Bakhita, the patron of victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, he prays that ‘she might intercede on their behalf with the God of Mercy so...

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  • Main News
    A New Diocesan Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament

    On the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, 3 Cardinal Vincent said: ‘It is my privilege to be here today to declare this newly and beautifully renovated church to be our Diocesan Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament. ‘In doing so I pray that so many...

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  • Main News
    Holy Father’s Universal Intention

    by Fr David Stewart SJ Pope Francis is renowned for breaking new ground, in so many ways. He encourages all of us to ‘go to the frontiers’. He goes there too; in his preaching and teaching, in his travelling, remarkable for an octogenarian,...

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    Saint of the Month: St Romuald

    St Romuald was born at Ravenna, Italy in 951 AD. Born to an aristocratic family, Romuald grew up with riches and was known to have a wild youth. Devotion to prayer or the call to holy Life was never taught or spoken of within the family setting. U...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal speaks in support of mothers and unborn children

    Cardinal Vincent has spoken in support of the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin following the Irish referendum. In a statement released 29 'Today I offer my prayerful support to the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin, Eamon Martin and Diarmuid Marti...

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  • Main News
    Upgrading the digital diocese

    If you turn on your computer, you can’t avoid reading about computers. Today, technology dominates the news and almost every aspect of our lives, and all sorts of organisations, from banks and telecoms providers to social media sites, have to ex...

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  • Main News
    Royal flowers for St Joseph’s 

    An exquisite bouquet of flowers, designed by Philippa Craddock, used to decorate St George’s Chapel for the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has been donated to the patients of St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney, the day after the we...

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  • Archbishop
    600th Anniversary of Primacy of Poland

    On 29th April Cardinal Vincent travelled to Poland as Papal Legate at the celebrations of the 600th Anniversary of the Primacy of Poland. The Cardinal was in the city of Gniezno, whose Archbishops were first recognised as Primates in 1418, and hav...

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  • Main News
    50 Faces at the Houses of Parliament

    by Bishop Nicholas Hudson It felt fitting and timely indeed to bring to the Houses of Parliament ‘Fifty Faces of the Holy Land’, the photographic and audio exhibition held in May sponsored by the Holy Land Coordination to bring to prominenc...

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