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    Picture courtesy: Marcin MazurHonouring the Immaculate Heart of Mary

    On Saturday 29th June, the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, an afternoon of prayer and devotion will take place in Kensington, beginning with the Angelus at Our Lady of Mount Carmel at noon, followed by Mass, recitation of the Rosary, Adorat...

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    Giving thanks for Veda Ryan

    On the anniversary of the 13th apparition in Lourdes, 2nd March 2019, Veda Ryan slipped away from this world peacefully surrounded by her family. Veda was the Chief Nurse for the Westminster Lourdes pilgrimage, a voluntary role which she had held ...

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    Walsingham: Queen of Shrines of Our Lady

    by Fr Alan Robinson For around the last forty years I’ve been going to Walsingham pretty much every year, and often more than once. Our Blessed Lady and I have been through a great deal together, covering shades of every emotion, and she has ...

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    Celebrating Young People Awards open for nominations

    The Celebrating Young People Awards are open for nominations. They are being offered as an opportunity to respond to Pope Francis’ recent letter, Christus Vivit. Million Minutes CEO, Danny Curtin explains: ‘Pope Francis has written to the you...

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    St Columba’s collects over a tonne of donations for foodbanks

    During Lent, St Columba’s College collected a total of 1.4 tonnes of food, from families and staff to support local food banks. When they began their Lenten food drive two years ago, students and staff donated 700 kg of food, and last year 1.2 t...

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    Fairtrade: Will Westminster be First?

    by Michael Walsh Parishioner at Our Lady and St George, Enfield Our diocese is very close to becoming the first Fairtrade diocese in England and Wales, if only three more of our parishes accepted the simple and light commitment of being Fairtr...

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    A Revolution of Tenderness

    Book Review: A Cry is Heard, My Path to Peace Jean Vanier Darton, Longman and Todd, London 2018 144 pages/£9.99 (paperback) by Bishop Nicholas Hudson I have read more of Jean Vanier’s books than I can remember. But this one I read at o...

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    Former Irish President visits Convent of Jesus and Mary

    The first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary in March to talk to pupils about the fight against climate change and its impact on human rights. Mary, wh...

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    Award-winning parish centre in Ware

    by Deacon Adrian Cullen Ware Parish set out to use its Growing in Faith funds to re-build its parish centre, under the guidance of Fr John Gray. Parishioners were very generous in their support, contributing towards the £400k needed to build t...

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    Inside the hospice: Clean living and assisted suicide

    by Fr Peter Michael Scott Recently I had a vegan ‘clean living’ dinner with my brother, his wife and two guests. An extra participant was Tilly, my brother’s shipoodle. Tilly is a clever hound: if you are a dog lover she automatically get...

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