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    Image credit: Anthony DoranParishes open homeless refreshment station with Caritas Westminster support

    Caritas Westminster  has assisted   a group of  parishes   with the launch of   a  new  refreshment station   for the homeless  in  central London , located  in front of the Fourth Plinth  in Trafalgar Square .   Since  the beginning...

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    Faith In Lockdown

    In Pope Francis message for World Communications Day this year, he encourages us to tell good stories, saying: To that end, we have been encouraging people on social media to share their stories of faith and in particular how they have kept the...

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    Bishop Paul Mason shares message for Mental Health Awareness Week

    Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18th to 24th May 2020. The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness.   Bishop Paul Mason, Lead Bishop for Healthcare and Mental Heal...

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    Cardinal recalls 'endless patience' and 'kindness' of Bishop Vincent Malone

    Upon hearing of the death of the Rt Rev Vincent Malone, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Liverpool and Titular Bishop of Abora, on Monday 18th May, Cardinal Vincent Nichols remembered with the 'endless patience,' 'unfailing courtesy' and kindness of B...

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  • Vocations
    'Smile and go where you are sent'

    The journey to Catholicism led me, unexpectedly, to become an Anglican monk at Alton Abbey in Hampshire. It was there that I began to read, and to realise that my feelings had a rational foundation too. After 20 months, I left and went to see the ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Drinking from the wine of Cana in lockdown

    Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator Over the last few weeks, it has been a real joy to hear different voices sharing their insights into the ways in which we can affirm and support couples and families durin...

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    Cardinal on re-opening churches safely for private prayer

    Is it right that you can go to a garden centre or to the council tip, but not to church? Faith leaders are meeting ministers on Friday to try and change this. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bi...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Commit, Connect, Communicate From this Day Forward

    In this time of crisis MFL Westminster have been inviting various groups to share their resources to help support and sustain marriage and family life. www.marriage-week.org.uk www.careforthefamily.org.uk   There has been much coverage during...

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    Bishop Paul: COVID-19 having disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities

    Following the announcement of Public Health England’s inquiry into the disproportionate effects of the pandemic on BAME communities, Bishop Paul McAleenan said:   'While people from all backgrounds are suffering, the experiences of Catholic c...

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    Bishops respond to government's lockdown easing plans

    Following the government's release of the document  ‘Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy’ on 11 'The timing and the manner of the opening of churches touches profound sensitivities and spiritual needs. The ...

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