News Archive

News archive
Page 7 of 182
  • Main News
    Growing in generosity on the World Day of the PoorGrowing in generosity on the World Day of the Poor

    With these words Pope Francis launched the first World Day of the Poor last year. To be kept annually on the 33rd Sunday of the liturgical year (which this year falls on the 18 By now, our shops are full of Christmas gifts, food and drink; our ...

    more
  • Main News
    Inside the hospice: Help in the month of Holy Souls

    by Fr Peter-Michael Scott I am always grateful for help. I remember a while ago, in the first few months of my appointment, trying to visit a Catholic patient in her twenties who could not sum up the courage to meet me because she thought I repre...

    more
  • Main News
    Cry of the earth, cry of the poor

    On a cloudy autumnal day Sr Clara, a Sister of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, brightened the spirits of nearly sixty people from across the diocese, when she addressed a meeting at the Church of Christ the King in Cockfosters, CAFOD’s base...

    more
  • Vocations
    Walking the Via Francigena

    A number of diocesan priests have been making an annual walking pilgrimage along the Via Francigena, the ancient pilgrimage route that connects Canterbury to Rome. They have been walking the Italian part from the Swiss border to Rome, for one week...

    more
  • Main News
    Award for Peace

    Sr Elizabeth O’Donohoe HC, who has been a loyal and committed member of the Westminster Interfaith team for many years, recently received an award for furthering the cause of peace through interfaith dialogue and collaboration. She was one of t...

    more
  • Vocations
    Bishop Paul confers Ministry of Acolyte

    On Saturday 20 October, Bishop Paul McAleenan conferred the Ministry of Acolyte on Westminster seminarians Axcel Soriano and Tim Mangatal at Allen Hall. Please pray for them as they continue their formation for the priesthood.

    more
  • Main News
    Pope's Prayer Intention: November

    by Fr David Stewart SJ One of our innovations, as we have been redeveloping the Pope’s personal Prayer Network (the Apostleship of Prayer, as it was known), is our hugely popular Click-to-Pray online service. It’s the Pope’s app that conn...

    more
  • Archbishop
    Cardinal shares Synod reflections with young people

    On Tuesday 30 The gathering was opened by Diocesan Youth Chaplain Fr Mark Walker, who thanked the nearly 90 young people for coming to hear the reflections of the Cardinal and to discuss them with their peers. He led the audience in The Car...

    more
  • Main News
    Gratitude, loyalty and respect for the Fallen

    I feel deeply moved to be with you in Tyne Cot because my grandfather, Eric Hudson, fought here in the Battle of Passchendaele and survived. We gather here in a spirit of what the ancient Romans called ‘pietas’. ‘Pietas’, for the Romans, m...

    more
  • Marriage & Family
    Alliance of Catholic Marriage Organisations

    We would like to draw to your attention this new partnership, which was launched to a gathering of the Bishops of England and Wales and their Diocesan Marriage and Family Life Coordinators and members of the organisations themselves at the recent ...

    more